Appointed Director of Sales and Marketing
At InterContinental New York Barclay - NY, USA
A New York native and twenty-year hotel veteran, Joe is an experienced leader who believes in motivating and inspiring his team by example. He started his career in the hospitality industry in the late 1980's holding several hotel positions before directing sales and convention services at the New York Palace. He went on to become that hotel's Director of Sales, a position he held through 2008. Joe later became Director of Sales and Marketing at the Loews Regency, then the Area Director of Sales and Marketing for New York's Surrey and Benjamin Hotels in 2012. Within a year at Denihan hospitality, Joe was promoted to General Manager of the Benjamin Hotel in February 2013, directing the final touches of that hotel's renovation.
Some of Joe projects have involved the re-vamping of hotel websites, doubling room revenue through the online vehicles. With a strong background in food and beverage, Joe was able to significantly lower costs by implementing measurements and staffing guidelines. "