Gabriel Soanca named Trump Hotel Chicago manager

The Trump International Hotel & Tower Chicago is led by GM Gabriel Constantin. Photo credit: Trump Hotels

Trump International Hotel & Tower Chicago appointed Gabriel “Gabi” Soanca to hotel manager.

Gabriel Soanca. Photo credit: Trump Hotels

Soanca joins the downtown Chicago hotel with more than 15 years of experience in the hospitality industry. Before joining the team at Trump Hotel Chicago, he most recently served as the executive assistant manager at the InterContinental, Washington D.C. – The Wharf. Previously he worked as the director of food and beverage at the Trump National Doral in Miami.

“We are thrilled welcome Gabi to the team,” Gabriel Constantin, GM of the Trump Hotel Chicago, said in a statement. “His history of successful leadership in multiple facets across the hotel industry will be a phenomenal asset to our guests. His keen eye and attention to detail embody the high standards of hospitality for which our property is known worldwide.”


Like this story? Subscribe to Operations!

Hospitality professionals turn to Operations as their go-to source for breaking news on guest rooms, food & beverage, hospitality trends, management, and more. Sign up today to get news and updates delivered to your inbox daily and read on the go.

In his new role, Soanca will work alongside Constantin to maintain the property. Soanca began his career in the hospitality industry at the Ritz-Carlton, Cleveland as a manager in training. His professional trajectory continued as he joined the opening team of the InterContinental Conference Center in Cleveland. For more than three and a half years he continued to increase his level of responsibility across the property before moving on to open the group’s Montelucia Resort & Spa in Scottsdale as director of banquets.

A former professional European “football” (soccer) athlete, Soanca still enjoys participating in local team games.

Suggested Articles

Occupancy, rates and revenue are all down across Dubai's hotels, but observers like Accor's Sébastien Bazin have hope for 2020 and beyond.

Meliá Ho Tram Beach Resort features 152 rooms and suites, 61 deluxe villas, a spa, three swimming pools and a fitness center.

Now open, Residence Inn Calgary Downtown/Beltline District offers 390 suites, a fitness center and access to downtown Calgary.