Trump International Hotel & Tower Chicago appointed Gabriel Constantin GM of the property.
Before joining Trump Hotel Chicago, Constantin served as the manager of Trump Hotels’ Old Post Office in Washington, D.C., which opened in September 2016.
In Chicago, Constantin leads the management team for the group’s property—which includes 339 guestrooms and a residential tower comprised of 489 luxury units. The hotel attained Forbes Five-Star and AAA Five Diamond rankings several years running.
Constantin was immersed in the hospitality arena at a young age, working with his family’s business in Bucharest, Romania. After earning his degree in finance and management from the Ecological University of Bucharest, he pursued a career in the hospitality industry. He quickly moved through food and beverage positions in the U.K. and Ireland before moving to the United States in 2002, where he served in leadership roles at the Westin (Greenville, S.C.), and InterContinental Hotels Group (Baltimore, Md.) before being named director of operations for The Ritz-Carlton in the greater Philadelphia area.
In early 2003, he was recruited to join Trump Hotels to oversee the food and beverage operation for the group’s Doral property, which underwent a $250-million transformation into a luxury resort with 700 rooms, 100,000 square feet of event space and a $30 million food & beverage budget.
Trump International Hotel & Tower Chicago, located at 401 N. Wabash Avenue, welcomed its first hotel guests in January 2008. The hotel comprises floors 14-27 of a 92-story residential tower developed by the Trump Organization, and includes 339 guestrooms including one-, two- and three-bedroom suites; Sixteen, a two-star Michelin-rated restaurant; The Spa at Trump with 53 spa guestrooms; the Health Club; Rebar, a cocktail lounge; The Terrace and more. Designed by architectural firm Skidmore, Owings & Merrill with interiors by McGinley Design, Trump International Hotel & Tower Chicago underwent a design refresh as of 2016.