Industry Update
Appointment12 November 2020

Ash Bhasin

Appointed General Manager
At Pendry Manhattan West - NY, USA

Ash Bhasin

Pendry Hotels & Resorts is proud to announce the appointment of Ash Bhasin as general manager of Pendry Manhattan West, the brand's first New York City property and part of the eight-acre, six-building mixed-use Manhattan West development located in Manhattan's Hudson Yards district. In this role, Bhasin will be responsible for overseeing and managing all daily operations of the hotel, slated to open in 2021. 

Bhasin brings more than two decades of hospitality experience to his role with Pendry Hotels & Resorts. Most recently, he served as general manager of Hotel Indigo Lower East Side, where he oversaw all facets of the hotel's marketing, positioning, sales & revenue, guest experience, rooms division, food and beverage, owner relations, property operations and financial performance. He also held the general manager role at Cachet Boutique Hotel and SIXTY SoHo, as well as hotel manager at Trump SoHo Hotel & Condominium. Prior to that, he held the role as director of rooms at Four Seasons New York, director of rooms and tower operations at Trump International Hotel & Tower Condominium, and several other positions in the New York, Los Angeles and Miami markets. He also served as assistant manager, food and beverage, at Taj Mahal Intercontinental Hotel and Tower in Mumbai, India.

Johnson & Wales University

Ash Bhasin (Class of 2001) is a graduate of Johnson & Wales University in Providence, Rhode Island - United States
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