Thompson makes director appointments at The Beekman in NYC

George Sell By George Sell
22 May 2015 | Updated 22 May 2015

US: GB Lodging and Thompson Hotels have announced the appointments of managing director Robert Andrews and director of sales and marketing Allison Ante at The Beekman.

US: GB Lodging and Thompson Hotels have announced the appointments of managing director Robert Andrews and director of sales and marketing Allison Ante at The Beekman.

The Beekman is a new Thompson Hotel opening in in Lower Manhattan, near the South Street Seaport. It is being developed by GB Lodging.

Andrews most recently served as director of operations for the four New York City Kimpton Hotels. Previously, he was general manager for both the Soho Grand and Tribeca Grand Hotels.

Ante brings over 15 years of hospitality industry experience to The Beekman. Her prior positions include global director of sales for the Viceroy Hotel Collection, and most recently the director of sales and marketing for the Soho Grand and Tribeca Grand Hotels.

Bruce Blum, president and co-ounder of GB Lodging, said: "We are thrilled to have the luxury lifestyle experience of Robert Andrews and Allison Ante at the forefront of what will be an iconic Manhattan hotel."

"We're proud to have Robert and Allison at the helm of this visionary hotel project, which we're confident will set a new benchmark for our Thompson brand," said Niki Leondakis, CEO of Commune Hotels & Resorts, which operates Thompson Hotels.

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