Gettys marks 25th anniversary

Hospitality design and interior architecture firm Gettys announced that as it celebrates its 25th year, it is slated to host an educational industry invitational event later in the year to celebrate the company’s history and discuss the future of the hospitality industry with other industry experts.

Gettys was founded by four Cornell graduates in 1988. This year is said to mark a period of stable growth for Gettys, as the company continues to strengthen its foothold internationally in the Middle East, North Africa, Asia Pacific, as well as throughout the Americas.

The Gettys team is working internationally to continually offer its services in procurement and design. In Asia Pacific, Ariane Steinbeck, co-founder, managing director and principal, is working to initiate and strengthen regional relationships with owners and brands while opening Gettys’ second office in the region. The coming weeks will see her complete the renovation of The Peninsula Hong Kong, which coincides with the property’s 85th birthday.

Managing Gettys’ efforts in the Middle East is newly appointed regional director, Mustapha Chbinou. A designer and architect, Chbinou is currently leading a large-scale procurement project for Rosewood Al Faisaliah, Saudi Arabia.

In the US, Miami-based Karrie Drinkhahn was promoted to oversee the firm’s global business development efforts, using her design experience and talent for fostering client relationships to further Gettys’ global network.

This year will also see Gettys’ continued work with Resorts World Manila, the Amalfi Hotel in Chicago, two Hilton Garden Inns in San Jose, Costa Rica and Bogota, Colombia, and the Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne, among others.

Gettys is a hospitality design company headquartered in Chicago with offices throughout the Americas, Asia Pacific and the Middle East.

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