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Stanley Turkel | February 19, 2019
by Stanley Turkel, CMHS Hotel History: The Americana of New York The Americana of New York opened on September 25, 1962 as a 2,000-room convention hotel. It was constructed by brothers Laurence Tisch and Preston Tisch, co-owners of the Loews Corporation and was the first over 1,000-room hotel to be built in New York since the Waldorf Astoria in 1931. With 51 floors, it was acclaimed for many years in its advertising and by the media as the tallest hotel in the world, based on the number and height of its inhabited floors. The Americana was built, along with the New York Hilton facing Sixth Avenue on the next block, to serve the huge num...
July 26, 2018
NEW YORK, NY (July 26, 2018) – The Sheraton New York Times Square hotel is proud to announce the appointment of Sean Verney as General Manager. A 35-year hotel and hospitality industry veteran, Verney was most recently General Manager of The Westin New York at Times Square. Previously, Verney held leadership positions at the Sheraton New York Times Square and at the Sheraton Parsippany Hotel, which afforded him a deep understanding of all aspects of food and beverage, event services, rooms and hotel operations. His innate interest in the industry is in his roots, as his first hospitality job was working in an upstate New York rest...
the Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel | April 10, 2017
NEW YORK (April 11, 2017) - The Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel has named Stephen Batta as General Manager. A 25-year veteran of the hotel industry, Mr. Batta brings strong leadership experience and extensive knowledge of the New York City tourism market to his third hotel General Manager role. Mr. Batta has held senior roles in large New York hotels for more than two decades, most recently as General Manager of JW Marriott Essex House New York and Renaissance New York Hotel, and as Assistant General Manager of New York Marriott Downtown. Prior to his General Manager roles, he served as Director of Food and Beverage at New York Mar...
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