Peter Bowling

Peter Bowling

PETER BOWLING

Managing Director

Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills

Peter Bowling is the managing director of the Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills, which opened last year in Beverly Hills. Bowling, who joined the hotel in December, was previously managing director of the One&Only Palmilla resort in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. The British-born Bowling has more than 30 years of experience in luxury hospitality, primarily in the United Kingdom and in the Caribbean, including at the Chilston Park Country House, the Lainston House and Eastwell Manor in England; the Royal Pavilion and the Villa Nova in Barbados; the Cotton House Hotel in Mustique; Jumby Bay, a 300-acre private island in Antigua; the Inn at Perry Cabin by Belmond in Maryland; and the Resort at Pedragal in Mexico. Waldorf Astoria is part of the Hilton Hotels Holdings Inc.

What was your proudest moment?

Marrying my amazing wife 30 years ago

What is your alma mater?

Accrington and Rossendale College, a hotel school in England

What is your next project?

Too busy and involved in my current role!

Who is your hero?

The lady who gave me life – my mother

What do you like best about Los Angeles?

The weather, the people and the energy of L.A.