The Whitney, a new luxury boutique hotel slated to open spring 2019 in Boston's Beacon Hill neighborhood, recently announced the appointment of Marina Aslanidou as the property's general manager. With over 10 years of experience as a hospitality management professional, Marina will oversee the hotel's daily operations upon its opening this spring, helping to establish The Whitney Hotel as a coveted destination for both leisure travelers and Boston locals.
As general manager of The Whitney Hotel, Marina supervises all aspects of operations for numerous departments, including reservations, front office, housekeeping, maintenance, payroll, sales and marketing. Prior to joining The Whitney, she was most recently the director of sales for Grace Hotels North America, planning and implementing sales and marketing campaigns for all Grace Hotels properties. Marina also previously held positions as the general manager at Grace Vanderbilt Hotel in Newport, Rhode Island and reservation manager and assistant hotel manager at Grace Mykonos Hotels.
Marina graduated from The Foundation College in Athens, Greece where she specialized in economics and management, then moved on to The University of Sussex in Brighton, UK where she studied computer science. Throughout her career, Marina has a proven track record of building brand viability, growing revenue and leading domestic and international operations.