News for the Hospitality Executive
New York, New York (July 5, 2012) – Hercy Hernandez has been appointed Director of Sales and Marketing for the Quin, a new 200-room luxury boutique hotel slated to open this winter in New York City. The Quin is a joint venture between Three Wall Capital and Caro Enterprises.
As Director of Sales and Marketing for the Quin, Ms. Hernandez will be responsible for all aspects of the hotel’s sales and marketing efforts, as well as for building new business relationships in the region. She will be reporting directly to General Manager, Holly Waterbor-Breuche.
Ms. Hernandez has more than 13 years of experience in the hospitality industry and earned a degree in Hospitality and Tourism from Virginia Tech University. Most recently as the Pre-Opening Sales Director for The Setai Fifth Avenue, Hernandez launched a brand new five star luxury hotel in New York City. She began her career in Washington, DC in hotel operations as Director of Front Office and Guest Services Director with Loews Hotels. As a Sales Manager, Ms. Hernandez was an integral part of the pre-opening team for three Kimpton Hotels; in Washington DC – The Hotel Monaco, The Hotel Palomar and in New York - Ink48. She also served as an Area Sales Manager for 7 Kimpton Hotels in Washington, DC, and most recently was the Global Account Director for Omni Hotels & Resorts, representing a portfolio of 50 properties.
“Hercy Hernandez is a dynamic, results-oriented leader, whose experience, creativity and client-centric approach will help drive the Quin’s successful launch in New York City,” said Alan Kanders, principal of Three Wall Capital.
The Quin, located at the corner of 57th Street and Sixth Avenue, is a new luxury hotel that will occupy the space formerly home to the Buckingham Hotel. Featuring 200 elegantly appointed rooms that will include 10 one-bedroom suites, and four specialty suites, the Quin boasts a breathtaking specialty suite that is among New York City’s largest and most exquisite.
About the Quin:
The Quin, New York City’s newest boutique luxury hotel located at the corner of 57th and 6th – the intersection of art, music and fashion, is the epitome of modern luxury. Featuring 200 elegantly appointed rooms, including 10 one-bedroom suites and four specialty suites, the Quin delivers travelers the essence of New York City in an atmosphere of serene elegance. Designed by renowned architecture firm, Perkins Eastman, the Quin was completely transformed from the structure that housed the historic Buckingham Hotel, once home to musical legends such as Ignacy Jan Paderewski and saxophonist Gato Barbieri. Located just minutes from New York City’s finest venues for theater, music, art, dance and shopping the Quin will offer exceptional accommodations, unsurpassed service and amenities, and a world-class food and beverage outlet. http://www.thequinhotel.com/
35 East 21st Street, 8th Floor
New York, NY 10010
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