Bridgeton Holdings Appoints Assistant General Manager for its Walker Hotels in New York City
Katherine Woods and Christoph Duerrbeck Join Walker Hotel Tribeca and Walker Hotel Greenwich Village
New York, N.Y. (August 18, 2021)- Today,Bridgeton Holdings[Walker Hotel Greenwich Village, Walker Hotel Tribeca, Marram Montauk] announces the appointment of two new Assistant General Managers at both of its Walker properties:Katherine Woods for Walker Hotel Tribeca, which opened in April 2021 on historic Walker Street, andChristoph Duerrbeck for Walker Hotel Greenwich Village, the brand's flagship location.
The boutique lifestyle hotel brand, which is owned and operated by Bridgeton Holdings, has been an integral part of New York City's rebound post-pandemic, offering community-focused programming ranging from bike tours led by integral New York City bike messengers, to art installations and pop up events supporting non-profits likeNew Yorkers for ChildrenandVisual AIDS.
"Katherine and Christoph will be incredible assets to the Walker team," saidPeter Yeung, Managing Director, Walker Hotels."Their enthusiasm for the brand and what we are trying to achieve with our community programming is invaluable. We are thrilled to have them onboard."
An industry veteran with over 16 years of experience, Christoph Duerrbeck has touched nearly all facets of hospitality, from event sales to food and beverage. Having originally joined the Walker Hotel Greenwich Village team as Director of Front Office, Duerrbeck will be moving into the role of Assistant General Manager touching both the hotel and restaurant, Society Cafe.
Prior to joining the Walker Hotel Greenwich Village team, Duerrbeck gained international experience working abroad in Germany and Switzerland before relocating to the United States and joining Triumph Hotels, where he worked with the portfolio at the Frederick, Iroquois and Evelin Hotels.
After leading the grand opening of The'Quin House, a private social club in Bostons affluent Back Bay neighborhood, Katherine Woods joins the Walker Hotel Tribeca team as Assistant General Manager to help lead the completion of the property with the coming food and beverage additions.Having started her career with W Hotels in Barcelona, Woods moved on to join their New York Union Square and Downtown locations, where she established herself in the city. Her first venture into the boutique hotel market, she joined the neighboring 11 Howard in Soho as Director of Rooms.
Bridgeton Holdings is a private investment firm that creates value through optimizing and leveraging its expertise in operations, capital improvements and development. The Company, led by Chief Executive Officer; Founder Atit Jariwala, is dedicated to innovation across office, residential and hospitality projects through uncommon experiences, exceptional service and expressive design. Bridgeton creates spaces that are focused on enhancing the individual guest experience rather than prescribe a lifestyle, the Company embraces guests lives. The portfolio spans the city and the sea: Walker Hotel Greenwich Village and Walker Hotel Tribeca in New York City and Marram in Montauk. Each property is comprised of thoughtful gestures that create warm and welcoming environments for all. For more information:bridgeton.com.