News for the Hospitality Executive
NEW YORK (July 6, 2012) – Refinery Hotel, a historic hat factory-turned-chic-hotel scheduled to open this fall, announces the appointment of Manya duHoffmann as Director of Sales and Marketing.
duHoffmann will be responsible for the development and execution of Refinery’s sales and marketing plans and leading all sales activities throughout the hotel.
duHoffmann comes to Refinery with 18 years of experience in the industry, and most recently worked as Director of Sales and Marketing for Thompson Hotels at the Thompson LES and The Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel. In addition to her roles with Thompson Hotels, she has worked with the Ace Hotel, NYC and the Ace Hotel, Palm Springs; The NoMad Hotel, NYC; the Standard Hotel, Downtown LA; Four Seasons Resort, Nevis; and CuisinArt Resort & Spa, Anguilla.
“Manya’s proven track record of implementing profitable sales plans and launching new properties make her a valuable addition to our Refinery team,” said Ezra Aini, owner of Refinery Hotel.
About Refinery Hotel
Refinery Hotel will become the newest hotel in New York’s Fashion District when it opens this fall on 38th Street between 5th and 6th Avenues. Originally built as a high-end millinery factory and tea salon in 1913, Refinery’s design draws on the building’s past combining raw elegance in the guestrooms with refined public spaces. This 197-room hotel will have fashion-forward loft-like guestrooms featuring industrial-chic design, 12-foot high ceilings, and amenities by Pure by Gloss. The property will also host a top-tier restaurant and bar, unique artisanal coffee, tea lounge, and a stunning 3,500 square foot upscale rooftop public space with views of the Empire State Building. The building has been re-imagined by Stonehill & Taylor (The NoMad, Crosby Street Hotel). www.refineryhotelnewyork.com
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