Op-Ed in Crain’s New York Business on the Laptop Ban by President & CEO Vijay Dandapani

May 30, 2017 by Vijay Dandapani Trump laptop ban threatens New York City's tourism industry Airlines cut flights when a limited prohibition began. A broader ban [...]

Crain’s New York Business News – De Blasio ramps up Airbnb enforcement

April 26, 2017 Mayor budgets $1.6 million for more inspectors to crack down on illegal hotels Mayor Bill de Blasio plans to expand a citywide [...]

New York Times – Inside the Hotel Industry’s Plan to Combat Airbnb featuring President and CEO Vijay Dandapani

April 16, 2017 SAN FRANCISCO — Last year, Airbnb underwent a rough regulatory patch. The short-term rental company became a Federal Trade Commission target last [...]


HANYC Cybersecurity Seminar

June 19, 2017 - Vijay Dandapani, the President and CEO of the Hotel Association of New York City gave a speech before a hotel industry [...]

HANYC meets with New York State Senator on issue of Human Trafficking in hotels

June 13, 2017 -- HANYC president and CEO Vijay Dandapani and Vice President Niki Franzitta Meet with New York State Senator Jesse Hamilton in his Albany [...]

2017 ADL New YorkReal Estate Panel – Impact of Immigration Policy on New York Real Estate

Vijay Dandapani, president & CEO, HANYC speaks at ADL New York Region Real Estate Division second annual Real Estate Panel...


Featured Employee: Mr. Waldemar Bronowicz – The Phillips Club

Mr. Waldemar Bronowicz, Handyman The Phillips Club Waldemar has been employed with the property for 11 years. Waldemar, Known in the hotel as “Waldek," began [...]

Featured Employee: Mrs. Clerona Clifford – Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel

Mrs. Clerona Clifford, Room Attendant Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel Clerona has been employed with the property for 25 years. On March 14, 2017 [...]

Featured Employee: Mrs. Cyme Sabaj – Gild Hall (A Thompson Hotel)

Mrs. Cyme Sabaj, Room Attendant Gild Hall - A Thompson Hotel Cyme has been employed with the property for 17 years. Cyme is an incredibly [...]


Perrine at The Pierre Hotel announces Fête De La Musique celebration

NEW YORK, NY (May 30, 2017) – Celebrate the longest day of the year at this Parisian-style street festival on the Upper East Side. On June 21st, Perrine, along with Whispering Angel rosé by Chateau D'Esclans, brings its flavors outdoors to 61st Street, with a festive selection of street food inspired by Paris’ La Marais district.

The Pierre and Château d’Esclans to unveil outdoor dining overlooking Central Park called ‘Rosé Terrace at Perrine’

NEW YORK, NY (April 17, 2017) – Manhattan’s The Pierre, A Taj Hotel, in partnership with Château d’Esclans – producer of Whispering Angel rosé – invites New York City to celebrate the summer on the ‘Rosé Terrace at Perrine.’ Beginning on April 17, Perrine will debut its outdoor seating and a mouth-watering new Spring menu to coincide with Whispering Angel’s 10th Anniversary celebrations. The ‘Rosé Terrace at Perrine’ will play host to a series of events throughout the Summer


The Kitano – 66 Park Avenue

The Kitano's history dates to the 19th century when the building was owned by the Rockefellers and known as the Murray Hill Hotel. In 1973, the property was purchased by the Kitano Group and opened as the Kitano Hotel, the first Japanese owned hotel in New York City.

The New Yorker – 481 Eight Avenue

An Art Deco landmark, just steps from Broadway, Penn Station and the High Line -- One of New York’s most renowned hotels—a midtown icon, famous citywide for the red block lettering on its façade. Our Midtown West location puts you in the heart of Manhattan, steps from Penn Station, Times Square, the Javits Center, and innumerable attractions.

Trump SoHo – 246 Spring Street

Located on Spring Street in the fashionable SoHo (South of Houston) neighborhood and in close proximity to the posh enclaves of TriBeCa and the West Village, Trump SoHo is just steps from Manhattan’s world-class galleries, restaurants, boutiques, and nightlife. Boasting unrivaled views of the city’s spectacular skyline, Hudson River, Statue of Liberty, Freedom Tower, and Empire State Building.