Category: Employee Spotlight

June 07 2013

Employee Spotlight: Samir Saleh, Maître d’Etage

There is one job at The New York Palace that involves interfacing with guests on a daily basis, especially Towers guests experiencing our new lobby for the first time. The Maître d’Etage, also known as a butler, enhances the guest experience from pre-arrival to post departure. Samir Saleh is one of The Palace’s long-standing Maître d’Etages, having served at the hotel for 19 years. Saleh started at The Palace after his move to the United States from Egypt per the … Read More

May 30 2013

Employee Spotlight: Ricky Arechiga, Director of Guest Relations

Here at The New York Palace, we are gearing up for the re-opening of The Towers lobby next week, and are excited for all the new installations and designs being finalized. With new guests checking in, our Guest Relations Director of the past six years, Ricky Arechiga, is thrilled to assist guests with all of their needs during this new chapter. We caught up with Ricky to chat with him about our new upgrades. The New York Palace: Please take … Read More

May 03 2013

Employee Spotlight: Rob Blanchard of Shawmut Design and Construction

There are always a number of different teams that collaborate on a property renovation in a variety of ways. In the case of Rob Blanchard, Senior Project Manager at Shawmut Design and Construction, he helps The New York Palace’s changes come together seamlessly. With 17 years in the industry, Blanchard knows a thing or two about designing and building new structures. Having been inspired by the fast pace of the construction industry, he enjoys the rush of delivering the highest … Read More