Conrad New York Downtown Appoints Juan Gonzalez Izquierdo as Hotel Manager
NEW YORK - Conrad New York Downtown has announced the appointment of Juan Gonzalez Izquierdo as the new hotel manager for the property. In his position, Gonzalez Izquierdo leads hotel operations, focusing on enhancing the 463 all-suite property’s luxury standard of hospitality, and further elevating the international guest experience.
“Juan’s expertise in managing many aspects of hotel operations at opulent properties all around the globe, coupled with his dedication and passion, brings an exciting new perspective to our team,” says Marlene Poynder, general manager of Conrad New York Downtown. “Our commitment to providing world-class service to our guests stands above all, and we’re certain that Juan will be an invaluable asset in taking that experience to the next level.”
Throughout his 15-year career in hospitality, Gonzalez Izquierdo has been dedicated to creating memorable guest experiences in the luxury sector, working with renowned hoteliers at Five-Star properties in the United Kingdom, Spain, Germany and the United States.
Prior to joining Conrad New York Downtown, Gonzalez Izquierdo served as director of operations at The Carlyle, A Rosewood Hotel. Earlier in his career, Gonzalez Izquierdo completed a six-year tenure at The Carlyle, working as bar manager and restaurant manager at the Carlyle Restaurant and was later promoted to director of food and beverage for all culinary operations on property, including banquets and events. His diverse background includes work with The Peninsula New York as director of food and beverage in addition to stints with The Ritz Carlton and Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts in Barcelona and London.
Gonzalez Izquierdo earned a bachelor’s degree in hotel management and tourism administration from Endicott College in Massachusetts and is a graduate of Le Roches School of Hotel Management in Switzerland.
As part of Hilton, Conrad New York Downtown participates in Hilton Honors, the award-winning guest-loyalty program for Hilton's 17 distinct hotel brands. Members who book directly have access to instant benefits, including a flexible payment slider that allows members to choose nearly any combination of Points and money to book a stay at an exclusive member discount.
Conrad New York Downtown is located at 102 North End Avenue, New York, New York. To book a reservation at Conrad New York Downtown, please call (212) 945-0100 or visit conradnewyorkdowntown.com.
About Conrad New York Downtown
Located in the heart of Lower Manhattan’s Battery Park, Conrad New York Downtown is an all-suite, luxury hotel that provides award-winning service and amenities to guests from around the world. The 16-story, high-rise property boasts 463 spacious suites offering a minimum of 430 square feet and innovative technologies; a select collection of suites feature sweeping views of the Hudson River and Statue of Liberty. An urban escape for leisure and business guests alike, the hotel features two distinctive dining concepts, including the seasonal Loopy Doopy Rooftop Bar and ATRIO Wine Bar & Restaurant; more than 2,000 exclusively curated works of art; a lush rooftop garden; and 30,000 square feet of event space. A prestigious LEED Gold certification, along with an impressive series of creative green initiatives, make the hotel a bold leader in sustainable luxury.
The hotel is adjacent to Hudson River Park and is just minutes from many of the city’s most historic neighborhoods, including Tribeca, Greenwich Village, SoHo, and Wall Street. The property is also walking distance to a list of acclaimed attractions such as the Staten Island Ferry, One World Trade Observatory, Children’s Museum of the Arts, Brookfield Place, Westfield World Trade Center, SeaGlass Carousel, and more. Learn more by visiting www.conradnewyork.com, and follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.
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Spanning five continents with nearly 40 properties, Conrad Hotels & Resorts has created a seamless connection between contemporary design, leading innovation and curated art to inspire the entrepreneurial spirit of the globally connected traveler. Conrad is a place where guests can experience service and style on their own terms – all while connecting with local and global culture. Connect with Conrad by booking at www.conradhotels.com or through the Hilton Honors mobile app. Learn more about the brand by visiting newsroom.hilton.com/conradhotels, and follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.
Hilton (NYSE: HLT) is a leading global hospitality company with a portfolio of 18 world-class brands comprising more than 6,100 properties with more than 971,000 rooms, in 119 countries and territories. Dedicated to fulfilling its mission to be the world’s most hospitable company, Hilton welcomed more than 3 billion guests in its 100-year history, earned a top spot on the 2019 World’s Best Workplaces list, and was named the 2019 Global Industry Leader on the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices. Through the award-winning guest loyalty program Hilton Honors, more than 103 million members who book directly with Hilton can earn Points for hotel stays and experiences money can’t buy, plus enjoy instant benefits, including digital check-in with room selection, Digital Key, and Connected Room. Visit newsroom.hilton.com for more information, and connect with Hilton on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and YouTube.Download Article Photos