New York City’s The Mark Hotel announced the appointment of Manuel Martinez as General Manager, effective October 15th, 2019.
With over 20 years of experience in international luxury hospitality, Mr. Martinez has held leadership positions at some of the most prestigious hotels in the world. He began his career at The Palace Hotel in Madrid, Spain, later moving to The Essex House and Ritz-Carlton Central Park South hotels in New York City and Hotel Maria Cristina in San Sebastián, Spain. His extensive experience includes roles as Hotel Manager at The St. Regis New York and General Manager at The St. Regis Washington D.C. Most recently, he was General Manager at The Ritz-Carlton, D.C.
Mr. Martinez is a graduate of Cornell University, where he received a Masters Certificate in Hospitality Management. Additionally, he holds degrees from New York University and Harvard University’s Managing Mentor School. A native of Madrid, Spain, Martinez is fluent in both English and Spanish. A long established leader in luxury hospitality, Martinez has been consistently recognized for his dedication to the highest standards of service, attention to detail and guest satisfaction.
“I am honored to join the excellent team at The Mark Hotel New York. I look forward to continue The Mark Hotel’s legacy and continue to deliver exceptional hospitality experience to our guests.”