Spotlight on New General Manager: Warren Herrera

HANYC welcomes Warren Herrera, the newly appointed General Manager at the Gallivant Times Square.

Warren brings with him over a decade of dynamic leadership in the hospitality sector, making him a highly successful hotel operator with a wealth of experience in various roles within the industry.

With a background in hotel and restaurant management, Warren has demonstrated expertise in performance strategies and controls, brand and loyalty achievement, and financial acumen. He has extensive experience working with brand and luxury boutique-style hotels in the competitive NYC market.

Throughout his career, Warren has been commended for his unwavering commitment to ethics and integrity, delivering exceptional results while exceeding revenue sales goals. His exceptional communication skills, coupled with his professionalism, have earned him the respect of his peers and colleagues.

In his most recent role as General Manager at Elysian Hospitality, Warren has been instrumental in overseeing daily operations, front desk management, housekeeping oversight, staff supervision, revenue management, guest relations, maintenance coordination, budgeting, and financial oversight.

Prior to this, Warren has held significant positions such as Director of Operations at Fortuna Realty Group, Interstate Hotels & Resorts, Real Hospitality Group, Choice Hotels International, Hersha Hospitality Management, among others. His diverse experiences have equipped him with the expertise to lead our team to success.

Warren holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) with a concentration in Finance from Berkeley College, along with a Bachelor’s degree in Legal Studies from the same institution. He has also pursued additional education and training in hotel revenue management and hotel/restaurant management from reputable institutions such as Cornell University and NYU School of Professional Studies.

Scholarship Awards Program

We are pleased to announce that the HANYC Foundation, a 501(c)(3) organization, will be offering four scholarship awards of $10,000 each this year.

Sustainable Hospitality

Our vision is to transform the New York City hotel industry into a recognized champion of sustainable hospitality in the United States and in the World. On this external site we share best practices, innovations and sustainable initiatives.

Human Trafficking Training

Human trafficking is incredibly widespread and our hotels have an important role to play in keeping our community and our hotels safe from this harm. HANYC is now partnering with Businesses Ending Slavery and Trafficking (BEST) to provide FREE human trafficking training for HANYC members and their staff.




10jun7:00 am5:30 pm2024 HANYC foundation Golf Outing -- Members only


12sep5:00 pm6:00 pmEnd of Summer Celebration -- members only


01oct10:00 am12:30 pmBig Apple Stars Awards -- hotel members only


06nov4:00 pm7:00 pm Annual General Meeting