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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 cybersecurity panel discussion at LOTTE New York Palace. Our panel of experts in the industry joined together and addressed some issues including: Studies of instances [...]


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 office on the issue of Human Trafficking in hotels.


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.

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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 has been halted but remains "on the table" The Trump administration’s proposal to extend the laptop ban to flights from nearly 60 airports in Europe [...]


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.

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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.

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Happy Red Nose Day!

The Hotel Association of New York City is proud to support Red Nose Day. Red Nose Day, a fundraising campaign run by the non-profit organization Comic Relief Inc., brings people together to have fun, raise money and change the lives of kids who need help the most.


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.

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St. Regis New York – 2 East 55th Street

Just steps away Central Park, Fifth Avenue shopping, world-class restaurants and award-winning theater, The St. Regis New York is ideally located in the heart of Midtown Manhattan. The St. Regis New York was originally founded by John Jacob Astor IV in 1904 and was the tallest hotel in Manhattan at that time.

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Life Hotel – 19 West 31st Street

Centrally located in NYC’s vibrant NoMad neighborhood. Located in the original building that once housed the iconic LIFE Magazine, where celebrated writers and artists worked, resided, and played, the hotel echoes the original dual-use of this iconic property. Opening in late Spring 2017, full service Life Restaurant, by Chef Michael Vignola and veteran restaurateur Stephen Hanson, will offer breakfast, lunch and dinner in addition to a full bar.

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