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The Chatwal, New York appoints Matt Tobin as Director of Sales and Marketing

Matt Tobin
Matt Tobin

The Chatwal, New York, part of Hyatt’s Unbound Collection, appoints Matt Tobin as Director of Sales and Marketing to enhance revenue and solidify the hotel’s luxury reputation.

NEW YORK, NY – The Chatwal, New York, a landmark luxury hotel in the heart of Manhattan, part of Hyatt‘s prestigious Unbound Collection, announce the appointment of Matt Tobin as its new Director of Sales and Marketing. With over 17 years of progressive experience in the luxury and lifestyle hotel industry, Matt Tobin boasts a wealth of knowledge and expertise to this pivotal role. In his new position, Matt Tobin will oversee all aspects of sales and marketing at The Chatwal, New York, focusing on driving revenues for the hotel, collaborating on marketing partnerships, and solidifying the hotel’s reputation as a leader in the luxury hospitality sector.

Most conveniently located on 44th Street, The Chatwal, New York is steps from the best of entertainment, dining, shopping, Broadway theaters and the city’s media and financial giants. The lavish landmark structure, originally built in 1905 by Stanford White, has been restored and renewed by master architect Thierry Despont, re-launching in 2010. The Chatwal’s 76 keys of expertly appointed guest rooms drawing inspiration from glamorous, early 20th century travel, including 28 stunning Suites and 14 ‘themed’ accommodations with spacious designer terraces, as well as bespoke services including a team of professional Butlers, in-room dining and distinct private bars, additionally home to the historic The Lambs Club, an elegant restaurant serving new American cuisine.

“We are delighted to welcome Matt Tobin to The Chatwal family,” said Ashish Verma, Senior Vice President of the Luxury Division at the Unbound Collection by Hyatt. “His extensive experience in Sales and Marketing within Hyatt and other renowned hotel companies makes him most suitable to lead sales and marketing efforts at our iconic hotel. We are confident that with his contributions, our hotel’s historic strong performance and reputation will be further enhanced as a premier luxury destination in New York City.”

Tobin’s impressive career has been marked by his significant contributions to renowned hotel brands and his exceptional ability to drive commercial success. Most recently, Matt served as the General Manager of Hotel Nyack, a JdV by Hyatt Hotel in Nyack, NY. Under his leadership, the hotel saw remarkable growth, with revenues increasing by 5% and GOP by 22.7% in 2023, marking the best financial performance since the hotel’s opening in 2016. Prior to his tenure at Hotel Nyack, Matt was the Area Director of Sales & Marketing for Bridge Hospitality Group in New York, NY, where his role included the pre-opening of a 510-key Hyatt Place and the transition of independent properties to Hilton Hotels. Matt’s strategic insights and leadership led to significant achievements.

“I am thrilled to join the impressive team of Chatwal Champions as the new Director of Sales and Marketing and look forward to upholding the strong values and dedication to many years of excellent results and performances the team is best known for,” said Matt Tobin. “Having spent my entire career in the hospitality industry, I am committed to honing my expertise to deliver exceptional outcomes and supporting my colleagues in their efforts to maximize results and experiences for The Chatwal, New York.”

In addition to his practical experience, Matt Tobin holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business and Hospitality Management from Florida State University and has completed executive education in Digital Marketing at Columbia Business School. His extensive background in strategic planning, business development, and customer relationship management will be invaluable as he steps into his new role at The Chatwal, New York.