Industry Update
Appointment25 January 2011

Joseph DiBenedetto

Appointed Director of Sales
At Gansevoort Miami Beach - FL, USA

Joseph DiBenedettoBoasting more than two decades of experience in the hospitality industry, DiBenedetto has most recently held the position of director of sales at Wyndham Nassau Resort, where he was responsible for driving group revenue and led his team to achieve 110 percent of the group goal for 2009. Previously, DiBenedetto held the position of associate director of sales at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino, in Las Vegas, Nevada. Prior to that, DiBenedetto was national sales manager at the AAA Five Diamond Bellagio Hotel & Casino, also in Las Vegas. DiBenedetto entered the hospitality field first with Sheraton Hotels in Miami FL and Paradise Island, Bahamas. DiBenedetto’s previous experience encompasses an impressive list of luxury properties, including the Ritz-Carlton San Juan Hotel & Casino, San Juan, Puerto Rico and Wyndham El Conquistador Resort & Country Club, Fajardo, Puerto Rico.

Gansevoort Hotel Group

Gansevoort Hotel Group (GHG), the developers of the flagship Gansevoort Meatpacking NYC in New York City's Meatpacking District, is led by father and son team William and Michael Achenbaum . The company manages a successful Caribbeanresort property, Gansevoort Turks + Caicos, which opened in April 2009.
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Joel Freyberg - Managing Director

7 September 2015 — Joel Freyberg has been appointed managing director of Gansevoort Park Avenue, the second location of Gansevoort Hotel Group in New York City. Freyberg began his tenure with the group in 2004 as part of the pre-opening team at Gansevoort Meatpacking, the brand’s flagship property, serving as Hotel Manager.
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Jean-Francois Tremblay - Hotel Manager

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