Denihan Hospitality, an independent owner and operator of boutique hotels in New York and Chicago, appointed Patrick Horstmann as managing director of The James New York – NoMad and James New York – SoHo.
Horstmann joins the Denihan team shortly following the soft opening of The James New York - NoMad, located at 29th Street and Madison Avenue. Designer Thomas Juul-Hansen transformed the 344-room property with today's modern traveler in mind. Later this year, LDV Hospitality's signature restaurant, Scarpetta, along with a new cocktail bar concept, is arriving to the newest property.
Through a modern lens, The James New York - NoMad embraces the brand's core identity through "connection, consciousness and community" in both its design and the guest experience.
"We are elated to announce the appointment of Patrick Horstmann as our new managing director for The James New York – NoMad and James New York - SoHo. He is a seasoned and accomplished professional who will help us achieve great results for our properties and continue to build The James Hotels brand. Patrick joins Denihan Hospitality with vigorous knowledge of the luxury hotel industry that will strengthen and grow our company," Vera Manoukian, president/COO, Denihan, said in a statement.
Horstmann has more than 20 years' experience in lifestyle and luxury hotels. His previous positions have been GM of the W New York Downtown, The Roger New York, The Nolitan New York, and Hotel Gansevoort New York, as well as director of operations and rooms division manager at The Shore Club Miami Beach. He has opened five properties, and most recently was part of the opening team of the Hudson Valley Montreign Hotel and Casino Complex (Empire Resorts). Additionally, as GM of the W New York Downtown, he lead the renovation and re-launch of The Living Room Bar & Terrace.
Horstmann attended Cologne University for Business Administration. He received training from hotel management apprenticeship positions at Intercontinental Cologne in Germany and Hotel Plaza Athenee New York.