HOLLYWOOD, CA (June 26, 2017) – In advance of the highly-anticipated summer opening of Dream Hollywood, Danny Benaderet has been appointed as Director of Sales & Marketing for the property. With over 15 years of experience in the hotel industry, Benaderet will be an integral part of the Dream Hollywood team and will focus on group business for the hotel.
“We are excited to announce the addition of Danny Benaderet to our team,” said Ayo Akinsete, General Manager for Dream Hollywood. “He brings a wealth of knowledge, experience and expertise to Dream Hollywood as well as a great understanding of the market. We feel he will be an invaluable addition to the property.”
Benaderet joins Dream Hollywood from Loews Hollywood, where served as Director of Sales for the last three years and was awarded the Platinum Loews Superstar status in 2015. Previously, he was the Director of Sales & Marketing at the Thompson Beverly Hills, in Beverly Hills, California, where he directed a sales team of four for a 107-room, luxury lifestyle hotel. Benaderet has also held sales management positions at the Los Angeles Convention Center, The Standard Hotel, Millennium Hotels and Resorts, The Queen Mary Hotel, The Disney Land Resort and Westin Bonaventure Hotel and Suites.
Benaderet graduated from The Hospitality Institute of Chicago with an Associate of Applied Science Degree, Culinary Arts, in 1999. He was awarded the Certificate Hospitality Digital Marketer (CHDM) in 2016. Benaderet currently resides in Los Angeles, CA with his wife Stacy, two-year-old son Hudson and three-month-old daughter Harper.