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The St. Regis New York Appoints Maggie Mojica as Director of Sales

NEW YORK, NY. September 28, 2017 – The St. Regis New York is delighted to announce the appointment of Maggie Mojica as the Director of Sales for the New York flagship property. Boasting an impressive career in hospitality, Maggie brings a wealth of experience to her new role at the beloved flagship property.

Commenting on her new role Maggie stated, “The St. Regis New York embodies the legendary St. Regis legacy and has set the standard for luxury hospitality around the world. I am honored and excited to join the sales team to carry on the hotel’s position as New York’s preeminent five-star property.”

As Director of Sales at The St. Regis New York, Maggie will play an integral part in the hotel’s development and execution of strategic sales initiatives, as well as working closely with the sales team to build strategic partnerships and maximize revenue for the hotel.

Maggie has held a variety of positions where she has gained exceptional experience in the luxury hospitality arena; she comes to The St. Regis New York from the New York Hilton Midtown, where she served as the Director of Sales. In her role, she was responsible for the growth and development of the international sales team. Prior to her role at the New York Hilton Midtown, Maggie served as the Director of Sales of The Waldorf Astoria New York, where she and her team consistently exceeded revenue goals by a minimum of 25 percent each quarter and gained exceptional insight and experience into the luxury hospitality arena. Earlier in her career, she also worked as the Director of Northeast Sales for El Conquistador Resort & Spa in Puerto Rico and as the Convention Services Manager at The New York Marriott Marquis in New York, further enhancing her hospitality background.

The St. Regis New York, originally founded by John Jacob Astor over a century ago, is revered as one of the finest hotels in the world. The majestic Beaux Arts exterior, elegant public spaces, exquisitely designed guest rooms and suites and unparalleled, bespoke service have preserved its legendary status for more than 100 years. The hotel is also home to the famed King Cole Bar, the birthplace of the original Bloody Mary. Ideally located in the heart of Manhattan at the corner of Fifth Avenue and 55th Street, The St. Regis New York has received a myriad of awards and accolades over the years from various publications including Institutional Investor, Travel + Leisure, Forbes and Condé Nast Traveler, as well as been honored with the prestigious AAA Diamond distinction, a coveted award that further confirms the hotel’s place as one of the world’s premier luxury experiences.

About The St. Regis New York

Founded over a century ago by John Jacob Astor IV, The St. Regis New York proudly presents a new era of glamour at Manhattan’s best address. With stunning guestrooms, public spaces and the King Cole Bar and Astor Court, the flagship hotel has evolved to reflect the rich history of St. Regis while infusing a timeless allure which has come to define the Fifth Avenue icon. Combining classic elegance with a modern sensibility, the hotel’s ongoing legacy comes to life for all of its guests and visitors through continued traditions including: jazz performances, signature Bloody Mary cocktails, afternoon teas and the St. Regis Butler Service’s uncompromising level of bespoke and anticipatory service. For more information on The St. Regis New York, please visit www.stregisnewyork.com. The St. Regis New York Social Media Twitter: @StRegisNewYork Facebook: The St. Regis New York

Contact:
srny@mcc-pr.com
(212) 505-8200

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