Le Méridien New York, Central Park Welcomes New General Manager and Director Of Sales

/Le Méridien New York, Central Park Welcomes New General Manager and Director Of Sales

Le Méridien New York, Central Park Welcomes New General Manager and Director Of Sales

|2019-09-18T15:46:21-04:00September 17th, 2019|

NEW YORK (September 17, 2019) – Le Méridien New York, Central Park is pleased to announce the appointments of two new team members at the recently opened Manhattan property: Shahram Khan, General Manager, and Mirian Ortega, Director of Sales.

A self-motivated leader with over 20 years of hospitality experience, Shahram Khan comes to New York from Boston where he was General Manager at the Le Méridien Boston Cambridge. He played an active role in the Cambridge Chamber of Commerce and Tourism council and held a Marriott Advisory Board position for Children’s Miracle Network, which helped raise funding for the Boston Children’s Hospital. Khan was recognized as GM of the year from hotel ownership in 2018.

In his new role at Le Méridien New York, Central Park, Khan is responsible for leading business development, guest relations, and all employees for the 240-room hotel that offers breathtaking views of Central Park and the Manhattan skyline. Khan has a proven record of creating and sustaining a highly motivated work environment that ensures guest and employee satisfaction, with financial success. Khan is excited to merge the brand’s distinctly European spirit of savouring the good life with the vibrancy and hustle of the greatest city in the world – bringing to life a truly unique experience that will make a lasting impression on each and every guest.

Mirian Ortega joins Le Meridien New York, Central Park with over 16 years of experience in operations, sales and revenue within the hotel industry, having most recently been a part of the opening team for Hilton Garden Inn Times Square South. Prior to that she was the Opening Director of Sales & Marketing for Courtyard by Marriott Times Square West. Ortega was recognized for the Director of Sales & Marketing of the Year award in 2017.

With effective revenue management, strategy, and her knowledgeable approach to increasing market share, Ortega oversees the sales team at Le Meridien’s only Manhattan property. She is recognized for consistently achieving results with an enthusiastic management style that incorporates a strategic approach of direct sales, focused/educated targeting, and business evaluation. Ortega is responsible for all aspects of sales such as catering, business travel and group sales, incorporating her passion for opening and rebranding hotels in New York City.

About Le Méridien New York, Central Park

In the heart of Midtown Manhattan sits Le Méridien New York, Central Park, a 240-room hotel that seeks to inspire travelers to explore the world in style, savor the good life and enjoy experiences that offer something more than meets the eye. The sole Le Méridien property in New York City the brand’s boutique French heritage with the vibrancy and undeniable energy of the greatest city in the world.

Ideally located at 120 West 57th Street, travelers are immersed in Manhattan’s most iconic 5th Avenue next to high-end storefronts and steps away from must-see NYC attractions. Designed by renowned firm Roman and Williams, the hotel’s façade cleverly blends traditional elements with a modern flair, while the interior features a combination of custom designed and vintage details. Welcoming accommodations and suites on 28 floors are adorned with gold finishes and marble surfaces, while offering breathtaking views of Central Park and the Manhattan skyline.

Located on the street level, Kingside features New American classics highlighting fresh, locally-sourced ingredients, paired alongside hand-crafted cocktails. After a quick trip up to the 29th floor, capping the top of the hotel is The Roof, an alluring lounge and rooftop terrace that offers guests a perch to take in the soaring scenic views, accompanied by an expansive beverage selection and elevated small plates.Guests are also able to enjoy a revamped state-of-the-art fitness center or take advantage of over 1,000 square feet of meeting room and event space.  

Members of Marriott Bonvoy are able to earn and redeem points for every Le Méridien New York, Central Park stay.  For more information on Le Méridien New York, Central Park, please visit their website.

Contact: Ashtyn Tardif

[email protected]/646-455-0042

About HEI Hotels & Resorts

HEI Hotels & Resorts, headquartered in Norwalk, Conn., is a leading hospitality investment and management company that owns and/or operates 82 premium select-service, full-service, upper upscale and luxury independent or branded hotels and resorts throughout the United States with annual combined revenues in excess of 2.2 Billion.  HEI’s branding partners include Marriott, Hilton, Hyatt, IHG and Accor. Taking a holistic approach to creating value for its investors and employees, HEI sets the highest standards across all aspects of hotel management and operation and focuses on central principles of excellence and continuous improvement. HEI prides itself on some of the highest employee satisfaction scores in the hospitality industry, fuels local economic prosperity by investing in communities and is committed to environmental stewardship and sustainability. To learn more about HEI, please visit www.heihotels.com.

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