Gary E. Schweikert Joins Trump SoHo New York as MD

Travel News Asia Videos Podcasts Latest Travel News Asia Friday, 7 November 2014

Gary E. Schweikert has been appointed as Managing Director of Trump SoHo New York.

With more than 35 years of hotel industry experience, Mr. Schweikert is responsible for the ongoing operations and strategic direction of Trump SoHo, the only AAA Five Diamond hotel in the SoHo neighborhood.

Mr. Schweikert most recently served as founder of Strata Hospitality Group and its sister company Arambys Inc, which provides owner relations and strategic advice to developers of hotel projects internationally.

Previously, Mr. Schweikert served as president of Jumeirah Hospitality and Leisure USA, and concurrently general manager of the Jumeirah Essex House.

His career also includes nine years as the regional vice president of Fairmont Hotels and Resorts and managing director of New Yorks historic Plaza Hotel, and senior management positions within Hilton Hotels including at the legendary Waldorf Astoria.

Mr. Schweikert is the recipient of many awards, including the International Geneva Associations Restaurateur of the Year, the Cardinals Award by the Cardinals Committee of the Laity, and the Humanitarian of the Year Award by the American Jewish Committee.

He is past Chairman of the Hotel Association of New York City and proudly serves as Vice-Chairman of The Marine Corps-Law Enforcement Foundation.

We are delighted to welcome an industry veteran of Garys caliber to the leadership team of Trump Hotel Collection, said Jim Petrus, chief operating officer of Trump Hotel Collection. With his extensive experience in luxury hospitality, Gary brings an in-depth knowledge of operations and strategy to complement Trump SoHos positioning in New York City.

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