Tag Archives: employees


People of the Palace: Meet Edgar Crespo, Our Trumpet-Playing Watch Engineer

For this month’s #PeopleofthePalace post, we recognize Edgar Crespo, the Watch Engineer here at Lotte New York Palace. After speaking with Edgar, we like to think of him as the ‘Clark Kent’ of Engineering, in that he has a bit of an alter ego that many of us may not know. By day he is managing the safety of the hotel and our guests. With 15 years at The Palace under his belt, Edgar knows the ins and outs like … Read More


Breaking the Cycle of Homelessness through Education: NYP and Operation Backpack

One of the most memorable moments for a child as they prepare for the upcoming school year is that special trip to the store for back-to-school supplies. Picking the perfect folders, the perfect color notebook, and a backpack that fits their style may seem like small feats, but to some children this is what sets the tone for the fresh new school year. Unfortunately, 1 in 20 New York City public school students is currently homeless and may not have … Read More

Nathalie Luciano July 14 2015

People of the Palace: Meet Nathalie Luciano, Our Knowledgeable HR Generalist

This month’s #PeopleOfThePalace nominee is Nathalie Luciano, our Human Resources Generalist. A comforting, familiar face among employees old and new, Nathalie is the first line of contact when walking through those HR doors. Nathalie began her career in Human Resources at The New York Palace seven-and-a-half years ago after graduating from New York City College of Technology in Brooklyn with a degree in hospitality management. Since then, Natalie has worked her way up the ranks of The Palace’s HR team … Read More