INNSIDE by Meliá New York Appoints Mauricio Patino as General Manager

/INNSIDE by Meliá New York Appoints Mauricio Patino as General Manager

INNSIDE by Meliá New York Appoints Mauricio Patino as General Manager

|2018-11-01T14:14:41-04:00November 1st, 2018|

New York, NY (November 1, 2018)Meliá Hotels International, Spain’s leading hotel company, is excited to announce the appointment of Mauricio Patino as the new General Manager of its INNSIDE by Meliá New York hotel.

Mauricio, a celebrated hospitality professional with over 28 years of industry experience, most recently served as the Complex General Manager of Highgate Hotels, where he oversaw two properties in the Boston area. Mauricio brings great knowledge of the US market, having started his career in 1990 with Hilton Hotels Corporation in New York City in which he held several Food and Beverage leadership positions. In 2005, he was promoted to the Assistant General Manager of Doubletree Guest Suites by Hilton. In 2007, Mauricio assumed his first role as General Manager at Hilton Newark Penn Station in Newark, New Jersey. He maintained his position of General Manager at varying Hilton, Marriott and IHG locations, using his expertise to lead these properties in New York City, Westchester, Miami Beach and Boston. With his familiarity in the market having led several hotels in NYC including the Hilton Fashion District, Mauricio is poised to help with the localization of INNSIDE by Meliá New York.

“I am eager to begin a new chapter with INNSIDE by Meliá New York and contribute industry knowledge that I’ve gained throughout my years in hospitality” said Mauricio Patino. “I’m looking forward to working with a new team, a new hotel brand and providing a unique perspective to this modern, New York hotspot.”

In his new position, Mauricio will oversee all aspects of property management, ensuring excellence in all operational and strategic initiatives as well as leadership team development. Mauricio plans to use his skill set to proactively spearhead operational improvements to drive hotel growth.

Launched in March 2016, INNSIDE by Meliá New York is a North American flagship property for the brand. The hotel features 313 spacious and modern guestrooms, including eight suites, with three offering spacious terraces and views of the Midtown skyline, that cater to both savvy business travelers and leisure guests. With a prime central location in the heart of the city, the hotel delivers smart and efficient service, contemporary design and exceptional technology to guests.

Founded in 1956 in Palma de Mallorca (Spain), Meliá Hotels International is one of the largest hotel companies worldwide, as well as the absolute leader within the Spanish market, with more than 370 hotels (current portfolio and pipeline) throughout more than 40 countries and four continents, operated under the brands: Gran Meliá Hotels & Resorts, Paradisus by Meliá, ME by Meliá, Meliá Hotels & Resorts, INNSIDE by Meliá, Sol by Meliá and TRYP by Wyndham. The strategic focus on international growth has allowed Meliá Hotels International to be the first Spanish hotel company with presence in key markets such as China, the Arabian Gulf or the US, as well as maintaining its leadership in traditional markets such as Europe, Latin America or the Caribbean. Its high degree of globalization, a diversified business model, the consistent growth plan supported by strategic alliances with major investors and its commitment to responsible tourism are the major strengths of Meliá Hotels International, being the Spanish Hotel leader in Corporate Reputation (Merco Ranking) and one of the most attractive to work worldwide. Meliá Hotels International is included in the IBEX 35 Spanish stock market index. Follow Meliá Hotels International on Twitter @MeliaHotelsInt and Facebook meliahotelsinternationalwww.melia.com.

INNSIDE by Meliá hotels are centrally located, urban lifestyle hotels, designed for the discerning professional traveler who is looking to connect, work and play during their stay. With functional, design-led communal areas, free and fast Wi-Fi, creative meeting spaces, round-the-clock exercise classes and relaxing wellness areas, INNSIDE by Meliá caters to every need of the modern traveler. The sleek rooms and suites offer a unique signature concept, whilst stylish cuisine and mixology are also at the heart of the brand. INNSIDE by Meliá is one of Meliá Hotels International's fastest growing brands, with key new openings in Europe, Asia Pacific and the Middle East allowing guests to maximize their leisure time during business trips wherever they are in the world. Follow INNSIDE by Meliá on Twitter @InnsidebyMelia, Instagram @innside_by_melia and Facebook INNSIDE.by.Melia. www.innside.com.

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