Industry Update
Appointment24 January 2020

Leiya Cohen

Appointed General Manager
At Dream Midtown in New York - NY, USA

Leiya Cohen

Renowned hotel brand and management company Dream Hotel Group has announced the appointment of Leiya Cohen as General Manager at Dream Midtown. In this role, Leiya is responsible for overseeing all aspects of hotel operations at the Dream Hotel brand's original location. Leiya most recently served as the Hotel Manager of The Time New York, another property within the Dream Hotel Group portfolio.

With over a decade of experience in the hospitality industry, Leiya's career is marked with management positions at Millenium Premier New York Times Square, when it was known as The Premier, and at The London NYC, now known as the Conrad New York Midtown. She has also held key management roles at luxury restaurants including Gordon Ramsay and MEGU New York. In 2014, Leiya joined the team at The Time New York, starting as the Director of Front Office, helping facilitate the comprehensive redesign of the hotel by the Rockwell Group. From there, she quickly worked her way up to Hotel Manager where she oversaw hotel operations, as well as LeGrande cocktail lounge and Serafina restaurant.

Dream Hotel Group

Dream Hotel Group is a hotel brand and management company with a rich, 30-year history of managing properties in some of the world's most highly competitive hotel environments. Home to its Dream Hotels, Time Hotels, The Chatwal and Unscripted Hotels brands, Dream Hotel Group encompasses three business lines: Proprietary Brands, Hotel Management and Dining and Nightlife.
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