Dan Briks Named General Manager of Millennium Hilton New York One UN Plaza

November 19, 2019 Americas

NEW YORK – Millennium Hilton New York One UN Plaza has announced the appointment of Dan Briks as the hotel’s new general manager of the 439-room property. Most recently, Briks held the title of hotel manager at The Lexington Hotel NYC, Autograph Collection. 

In his new position, he will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of Millennium Hilton New York One UN Plaza, including hotel management, guest experience and day-to-day operations of the property.

A seasoned New York City hospitality veteran with over 15 years of experience, Briks began his career at Waldorf Astoria New York where he started in the hotel’s management development program before holding roles as the assistant director of capital projects, director of front office operations, executive management of food and beverage operations and executive assistant manager. After his tenure at Waldorf Astoria New York, Briks held the title of hotel manager at Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel. 

“I’m delighted to be returning to Hilton and continuing my career with the #1 Best Company to Work For in the U.S. and #2 Best Workplace in the World,” said Dan Briks, general manager for Millennium Hilton New York One UN Plaza. “I’m looking forward to joining my new team members, collaborating with an excellent team of leaders and contributing to the success of this property.”

Briks holds a bachelor’s degree in Hospitality Business from Michigan State University and is on the Board of Directors for Michigan State University’s School of Hospitality Business. 

Located in Midtown East Manhattan and the closest hotel to the United Nations, Millennium Hilton New York One UN Plaza offers 439 high-rise rooms and breathtaking views of the Manhattan skyline. The hotel is a short walk from Grand Central Station and offers easy access to exploring some of the destination’s top attractions. The property is also home to UN Café and its signature restaurant and a New York City landmark venue, Ambassador Grill & Lounge, featuring globally inspired menus from Executive Chef Ayman Mustafa, along with an indoor tennis court and fitness center. Perfect for meetings and events, Millennium Hilton New York One UN Plaza offers more than 7,500 sq. ft. of meeting space with sweeping city views. 

Millennium Hilton New York One UN Plaza is part of Hilton Honors®, the award-winning guest-loyalty program for Hilton’s 17 distinct hotel brands. Hilton Honors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits, including a flexible payment slider that allows members to choose nearly any combination of Points and money to book a stay, an exclusive member discount that can’t be found anywhere else and free standard Wi-Fi. Members also enjoy popular digital tools available exclusively through the industry-leading Hilton Honors mobile app, where Hilton Honors members can check-in, choose their room and access their room using a Digital Key.

Hilton Honors Gold and Diamond members can enjoy complimentary access to the Skyline Club Lounge, featuring exceptional views of Midtown and the East River skylines while enjoying continental breakfast and afternoon bites along with complimentary wine and beer.

Millennium Hilton New York One UN Plaza is located at One United Nations Plaza, New York, NY 10017. For reservations, visit Millennium Hilton New York One Plaza or call (212) 758-1234.

About Millennium & Copthorne Hotels

Millennium & Copthorne Hotels (M&C) is a London-based global hotel company, which owns, manages and operates over 135 hotels across some 80 locations worldwide. Its properties are in key gateway cities such as London, New York, Los Angeles, Paris, Dubai, Doha, Beijing, Shanghai, Seoul, Singapore and Hong Kong. M&C is the hotel arm of Singapore-listed global real estate company City Developments Limited (CDL). M&C’s global brand – Millennium Hotels and Resorts (MHR) has four distinct hotel collections — Leng’s Collection, M Collection, Millennium Collection and Copthorne Collection — throughout Asia, Europe, the Middle East, New Zealand and United States. Occupying the best locations around the world, MHR has the perfect address for business and leisure travelers. Listed on the London Stock Exchange in 1996, M&C was delisted on 11 October 2019 following a successful privatization exercise launched by CDL. 

Founded on the philosophy of genuine hospitality, this dynamic hospitality group has an outstanding reputation for excellence, taking pride in exceeding the needs of its business and leisure travelers.

For more information, visit www.millenniumhotels.com.

About Hilton Hotels & Resorts

For 100 years, Hilton Hotels & Resorts has set the benchmark for hospitality around the world, providing new product innovations and services to meet guests’ evolving needs. With 585 hotels across six continents, Hilton Hotels & Resorts properties are located in the world’s most sought-after destinations for guests who know that where they stay matters. Hilton Honors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits. Begin your journey at www.hiltonhotels.com, and learn more by visiting newsroom.hilton.com/hhr and following Hilton Hotels & Resorts on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

About Hilton

Hilton (NYSE: HLT) is a leading global hospitality company with a portfolio of 17 world-class brands comprising nearly 6,000 properties with more than 954,000 rooms, in 117 countries and territories. Dedicated to fulfilling its mission to be the world’s most hospitable company, Hilton earned a spot on the 2019 World’s Best Workplaces list, and has welcomed more than 3 billion guests in its 100-year history. Through the award-winning guest loyalty program Hilton Honors, more than 100 million members who book directly with Hilton can earn Points for hotel stays and experiences money can’t buy, plus enjoy instant benefits, including digital check-in with room selection, Digital Key, and Connected Room. Visit newsroom.hilton.com for more information, and connect with Hilton on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and YouTube.

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Dan Briks. Credit: Hilton Hotels & Resorts
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