Industry Veteran Eric Danziger Joins Trump Hotel Collection as CEO

NEW YORK—The Trump Organization has appointed Eric Danziger as CEO of its luxury hotel management company, Trump Hotel Collection.

Danziger, who has more than 45 years of hospitality experience, is charged with overseeing global operations, brand strategy, and the expansion of Trump Hotel Collection. The company has a portfolio of 14 hotels, including assets such as Trump National Doral, an 800-acre property in Miami; Trump International Hotel Washington D.C.; and Trump International Hotel & Tower.

Danziger was most recently president and CEO of Hampshire Hotels Management LLC., where he introduced Début Hotel Group, a collection of lifestyle hotel brands. He has also held roles as president and CEO of Starwood Hotels; president and COO of Carlson Hotels Worldwide; and president and CEO of Wyndham Hotel Group, where he was instrumental in each of their respective organizations. 

“Trump Hotel Collection has been an amazing success, and we are very pleased to welcome Eric to the company. We have some of the greatest hotels in the finest locations in the world. Eric will play a vital role in our continued expansion and the incredible future of Trump Hotels,” stated Donald J. Trump, chairman & president of the Trump Organization.

“I couldn’t be more thrilled and honored to be joining the Trump family as the CEO of Trump Hotel Collection. Having started as a bellman at a luxury hotel 44 years ago, being named as CEO of Trump Hotel Collection today, undeniably one of the most amazing luxury brands on the planet, is the stuff of fairy tales—and of the American Dream. To lead this prestigious company alongside Donald, Ivanka, Donald Jr. and Eric, who are thoughtful, caring, incredibly smart and deeply passionate people, will be a personal cherished highlight. I fully believe that the Trump Hotel brand has significant domestic and global opportunities and look forward to a very dynamic growth trajectory,” stated Danziger.