SOURCE: The Quin Hotel

The Quin Hotel

February 11, 2016 09:35 ET

Vincent Vienne Appointed as Managing Director of the Quin Hotel in New York

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Feb 11, 2016) - Vincent Vienne has been appointed as Managing Director of the Quin, New York's quintessential luxury lifestyle hotel, located at 57th Street and Sixth Avenue. Mr. Vienne brings more than 18 years of leadership experience at American and European luxury properties to the hotel, which has quickly established itself as a stylish and refined oasis in midtown. With specialized expertise in operations, revenue management, sales and communications, Mr. Vienne will seek to build on the Quin's ascendance, which has seen it earn awards in its inaugural two years including: The 2015 Conde Nast Traveler Reader's Choice Award as a Top 5 Hotel in New York, recognition from the Travel & Leisure "It List" and the 2016 US News & World Report "Best Hotels in the USA" list. The Quin is a member of Small Luxury Hotels of the World.™

Vincent Vienne worked for Pullman Hotels and Resorts in Brussels following his graduation from Hotelschool Ter Duinen, in Koksijde, Belgium. He rose quickly through the ranks within the Accor Hotels Group, moving to the United States to serve in roles for the Sofitel Luxury Hotels and Resorts brand. In a range of leadership positions at Sofitel New York City, Vienne helped lead the hotel to three consecutive "Best Luxury Hotel in New York City" awards from Trip Advisor, before taking a position as General Manager of Sofitel Philadelphia, where he led the hotel for 5 years. Most recently, Mr. Vienne returned to serve as General Manager of Sofitel New York City. 

Steve Barick, Chief Operating Officer of Highgate, commented, "Vincent is an ideal fit for the Quin, and has the experience and passion required to build on the hotel's extraordinary initial success. His international background and New York savvy, combined with his track record of leadership success at acclaimed luxury properties, ensure that the Quin will continue to evolve into a true New York landmark."

Vincent Vienne added, "It's an honor to take the helm at the Quin hotel and to join the Highgate family. I look forward to expanding on the hotel's cutting-edge Quin Arts program, and continuing to provide a level of service that allows us to deliver the quintessential New York experience to our guests."

Mr. Vienne is fluent in English, French, Dutch, and conversational German. In addition to his degree from the Hotelschool Ter Duinen, he has completed training programs at Essec Business School in Paris and the Cornell University School of Hospitality.

About The Quin
The Quin, New York City's quintessential lifestyle hotel, is located on the corner of 57th Street and 6th Avenue. At the intersection of art, music, and fashion, its privileged Midtown location provides effortless access to Lincoln Center, Carnegie Hall, The Museum of Modern Art and Fifth Avenue couture. The Quin melds modern opulence with its rich artistic heritage in each of its 208 thoughtfully appointed guestrooms, including 28 suites. Guests enjoy urbane and intelligent services from the QA, who curate each guest's New York experience, to distinguished amenities like an Executive Boardroom, state-of-the-art Technogym fitness center, Apple equipped drawing room, Dux® beds by Duxiana®, and Fresh® Spa Products. Guests can also indulge at The Wayfarer, a classic American grille, located adjacent to the hotel. The two-story, 130-seat restaurant offers breakfast, lunch and dinner daily, weekend brunch, and a full, 24-hour, in-room dining menu from Executive Chef Chris Shea for hotel guests, featuring classic American dishes, redefined. Quin Arts is an interactive arts program curated by DK Johnston that celebrates the property's rich artistic heritage and produces exciting new platforms for contemporary artists. Renowned architecture and interior design firm, Perkins Eastman, has transposed a contemporary masterpiece on the classical foundation that was once home to cultural icons like pianist Ignacy Jan Paderewski and artist Georgia O'Keeffe. Resonating with refined repose, the Quin is the Quintessential New York Hotel. Follow the Quin @thequinhotel. Reservations are available at 1-855-447-QUIN (7846) or http://www.theQuinhotel.com/.

ABOUT HIGHGATE
Highgate is a premier hospitality investment and management company widely recognized as an innovator in the industry. Highgate is the dominant player in U.S. gateway markets including New York, Boston, Miami, San Francisco and Honolulu. Highgate also has an expanding presence in key European markets through properties in London, Paris, Barcelona, Vienna and Prague. Highgate's portfolio of global properties represents an aggregate asset value exceeding $10B and generates over $2B in cumulative revenues. The company provides expert guidance through all stages of the hospitality property cycle, from planning and development through recapitalization or disposition. Highgate also has a proven record of developing bespoke hotel brands and utilizes industry leading proprietary revenue management tools that identify and predict evolving market dynamics to drive outperformance and maximize asset value. With an executive team consisting of some of the industry's most experienced hotel management leaders, the company is a trusted partner for top ownership groups and major hotel brands. Highgate maintains corporate offices in London, New York, Dallas, and Seattle.

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