Industry Update
Appointment28 August 2019

Juan Gonzalez Izquierdo

Appointed Hotel Manager
At Conrad New York Downtown - NY, USA

 Juan Gonzalez Izquierdo

Conrad New York Downtown has announced the appointment of Juan Gonzalez Izquierdo as the new hotel manager for the property. In his position, Gonzalez Izquierdo leads hotel operations, focusing on enhancing the 463 all-suite property's luxury standard of hospitality, and further elevating the international guest experience.

Throughout his 15-year career in hospitality, Gonzalez Izquierdo has been dedicated to creating memorable guest experiences in the luxury sector, working with renowned hoteliers at Five-Star properties in the United Kingdom, Spain, Germany and the United States.

Prior to joining Conrad New York Downtown, Gonzalez Izquierdo served as director of operations at The Carlyle, A Rosewood Hotel. Earlier in his career, Gonzalez Izquierdo completed a six-year tenure at The Carlyle, working as bar manager and restaurant manager at the Carlyle Restaurant and was later promoted to director of food and beverage for all culinary operations on property, including banquets and events. His diverse background includes work with The Peninsula New York as director of food and beverage in addition to stints with The Ritz Carlton and Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts in Barcelona and London.

Gonzalez Izquierdo earned a bachelor's degree in hotel management and tourism administration from Endicott College in Massachusetts and is a graduate of Le Roches School of Hotel Management in Switzerland.

Les Roches International School of Hotel Management

Juan Gonzalez Izquierdo (Class of 0) is a graduate of Les Roches International School of Hotel Management in Bluche - Switzerland
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