M&R Hotel Management today announced the appointment of Felix Maldonado as the general manager of the 250-room Hilton Garden Inn New York Times Square South, now under construction at 326 West 37th Street and scheduled to open in June.
Lugaro previously served M&R Hotel Management as assistant general manager of the Holiday Inn NYC – Lower East Side, where he started as front office director in 2013.
Chang, a 24-year hospitality industry veteran, joined M&R as general manager of the 128-room Holiday Inn Express New York JFK Airport Area in October 2014.
The 35-story hotel becomes the 13th New York hotel in M&R Hotel Management’s 16-hotel portfolio and fifth Holiday Inn hotel.
Rucks is an 11-year hospitality industry veteran who has managed hotels in Indiana, New York, New Jersey and Connecticut.
Hou, an 11-year hospitality industry veteran who has served in hotel management roles throughout Manhattan, will oversee all aspects of the 88-room hotel’s operations.