the roosevelt hotel
Nobody Asked Me, But… No. 260: Hotel History: Terminal City, The Roosevelt Hotel and The Postum Building, New York
Stanley Turkel | January 25, 2022
By Stanley Turkel, CMHS Hotel History: Terminal City (1911) Terminal City originated as an idea during the reconstruction of Grand Central Terminal from the old Grand Central Station from 1903 to 1913. The railroad owner, the New York Central and Hudson River Railroad, wished to increase capacity of the station’s train shed and rail yards, and so it devised a plan to bury the tracks and platforms and create two levels to its new train shed, more than doubling the station’s capacity. At the same time, chief engineer William J. Wilgus was the first to realize the potential of selling air rights, the right to build atop the now-undergr...
The Roosevelt Hotel | July 8, 2019
(NEW YORK – July 8, 2019) – The Roosevelt Hotel, the historic and elegant hotel in Manhattan’s bustling Midtown district, today announces the addition of Louis Lanfranchi as Director of Sales. With more than 20 years of experience in advertising, hospitality, sales and operations roles, Lanfranchi brings a dynamic, multifaceted approach to lead The Roosevelt’s sales and marketing team. Most recently, Lanfranchi spent time forming and developing the sales team at the Parker New York, starting as a Group Sales Manager and moving up to Director of Group Sales, and in 2010, rising to Director of the entire sales team. There he handled ...
The Roosevelt Hotel | October 20, 2015
NEW YORK, N.Y. – Situated in the heart of Midtown Manhattan at Madison Avenue and 46th Street, The Roosevelt Hotel is pleased to announce the promotion of Joseph Bustos to Director of Digital Marketing. Bustos joined The Roosevelt Hotel in March 2011 as Revenue Manager and has been serving as Director of Revenue Management since 2013. In his new role, Bustos will be responsible for managing the hotel's digital spending and marketing efforts to drive website traffic and booking sales through online marketing initiatives. "This is an area of hotel business that will become increasingly vital, especially for independent hotels like T...
The Roosevelt Hotel | April 27, 2015
The Industry Veteran of Over 37 Years takes Helm for the 1,015-room Circa 1924 Hotel Known as "Grand Dame of Madison Avenue" NEW YORK, N.Y. - April 27, 2015 - Situated in the heart of Midtown Manhattan at Madison Avenue and 46th Street, The Roosevelt Hotel is pleased to announce Chris Hosmer as the new General Manager. Hosmer has excelled in the hospitality industry for more than 37 years and will now oversee all operations for the 1,015-room historic hotel property - deemed "Grand Dame of Madison Avenue" for more than 90 years since its opening in 1924. General Manager responsibilities range from guest relations and staff team building...
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