Dream Midtown Expands Team

NEW YORK, NY—Dream Midtown, located in the heart of midtown Manhattan, has added two hospitality executives to its management team: Ashlee Thomas as director of sales & marketing and Soyoung Lee as director of revenue management.

Both appointees have proven track records of success within the hospitality industry and will be integral to Dream Midtown’s efforts to maximize revenue streams, according to the brand.

“We’re excited to have Ashlee and Soyoung join our team, bringing with them a wealth of knowledge, experience and expertise to Dream Midtown,” said Randy Taormina, GM of Dream Midtown. “There is no doubt they will both prove to be invaluable additions in helping us to reach our sales and revenue goals.”

As director of sales & marketing, Thomas leads all sales efforts through the development of creative tactics to increase business at Dream Midtown, while also keeping the hotel front-of-mind for its customer base, including meetings and events clients.

Thomas joins Dream Midtown from Global Hospitality Service where she served as director of sales – Americas. She was tasked with identifying corporate and group revenue opportunities, and leveraging strong industry relationships to uncover new business for the company’s hotel partners. Previous roles included director of corporate sales for The Quin in New York City; area sales manager for Kimpton Hotels of New York; and global account executive for Starwood Global Sales.

As director of revenue management, Lee is responsible for maximizing revenue for Dream Midtown through the development and implementation of innovative strategies, data and demand trends.

Lee arrives at Dream Midtown from Morgans Hotel Group in New York, where she was director of revenue management. Previously, Lee spent two years with The Ritz-Carlton, Tysons Corner in McLean, VA, joining as rooms division LIVE leader and departing as a market research analyst.