The Dream Hotel Group promoted Randy Taormina from Area Managing Director for their Dream Hotels in New York City to VP of Operations. In his new role, he will be responsible for leading the operations and life cycles of Dream Downtown in New York City and the newly opened Dream Nashville and other Dream Hotel Group locations across the company’s portfolio.
Before Taormina joined the Dream Hotel Group, she worked for Highgate Hotels for six years. During this time he was GM at the Refinery Hotel in New York City and Area Managing Director in Miami for the company’s lifestyle portfolio. Prior to Highgate, Taormina spent eight years with Lodgian, where he was GM of real estate in Dallas, Phoenix, Denver and Pittsburgh.
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Paul Mensi – Managing Director
October 5, 2021 – Dream Hotel Group, the acclaimed hotel brand and management company, is pleased to announce the appointment of Paul Mensi as General Manager of Unscripted Durham, a 74-room lifestyle hotel in the heart of downtown Durham, North Carolina, with immediate effect Effectively announcing as General Manager, Mensi is responsible for the day-to-day management of the 74-room boutique hotel and its three on-site dining options, The Patio, The Studio and All Day Café, as well as oversight, recruitment and development from executives to the staff, the annual hotel budget and ensuring guest satisfaction.
Leiya Cohen – Complex General Manager
August 5, 2021 – Dream Hotel Group, the acclaimed hotel brand and management company, is pleased to announce the appointment of Leiya Cohen as Complex General Manager, responsible for the day-to-day management and operations of two iconic Dream Hotel Group hotels in New York City Supervised – Dream Midtown and The Time New York from Dream Hotel Group effective immediately.
Weylan Rhame – Managing Director
July 13, 2021 – Prestigious hotel brand and management company Dream Hotel Group is pleased to announce the appointment of Weylan Rhame as General Manager of Unscripted Durham, North Carolina. With more than 35 years of hospitality experience, including leadership roles in full-service hotels and resorts at Hilton, Marriott, and Sheraton, as well as five-star timeshare resorts in Virginia Beach, Virginia, Rhame brings strategic leadership, attention to detail, and comprehensive Experience for Unscripted Durham, which will prove critical to the continued success of the brand’s flagship location.