VETERAN BROADWAY ACTRESS ASHLEY BROWN PERFORMS
AT THE “RED CARPET HOSPITALITY GALA,” HOSTED BY
THE HOTEL ASSOCIATION OF NEW YORK CITY (HANYC)
HANYC Honors Thomas
Schumacher, President & Producer, Disney Theatrical Productions
and David Marriott, Chief Operations Officer, The Americas –
Eastern Region, Marriott International at its Annual Dinner
(New York, NY) – Luminaries
from the hotel and tourism industries were treated to a special
live performance from Broadway’s Ashley Brown as the Hotel
Association of New York City (HANYC) hosted the “Red Carpet
Hospitality Gala,” HANYC's Annual Dinner on Monday,
November 26, 2018. A veteran Broadway actress, Brown played
Belle in Beauty and the Beast and originated the title
role in Mary Poppins. The fundraiser took place at JW
Marriott Essex House in Manhattan. A portion of the proceeds
from the gala will go towards the HANYC Scholarship Fund.
event was chaired by Vijay Dandapani, President and CEO,
Hotel Association of New York City, and Fred Grapstein,
Chairman, Hotel Association of New York City.
HANYC honored Thomas Schumacher, President &
Producer, Disney Theatrical Productions, and David Marriott,
Chief Operations Officer, The Americas – Eastern Region, Marriott
Introducing Mr. Schumacher was Jonathan Tisch, Chairman &
CEO, Loews Hotels. Introducing Mr. Marriott was Tyler
Morse, CEO and Managing Partner, MCR Development.
evening offered a cocktail reception, dinner, musical
performance, and an award presentation.
Host Committee included Lisa Linden, President & CEO, LAK
Public Relations; Tyler Morse, CEO and Managing Partner,
MCR Development; Charlotte St. Martin, President, The
Broadway League; John Rieman, General
Manager, JW Marriott Essex House; Jonathan Tisch,
Chairman & CEO, Loews Hotels; and Sean Verney, General
Manager, Sheraton New York Times Square.
Serving the hotel industry since 1878, HANYC is one of the
oldest professional trade associations in the nation. Today
HANYC represents nearly 300 of NYC's finest hotels, 80,000 rooms
and over 50,000 employees.
Established in 1878, the Hotel Association of New York City,
Inc. is one of the oldest professional trade associations in the
nation. Its membership includes 275 of the finest hotels in New
York City, representing more than 76,000 rooms and 50,000