Leading the industry, Anthony Melchiorri has assembled a team of experts that specialize in every aspect of hotel management.
group of hard working professionals consists of developers, marketing strategists, fiscal analysts and operators.
In the twenty years Anthony
has been in the hospitality business he
has a proven track record of understanding a company's vision, its individual parts, and how to make those parts work together to complete the whole picture.
He knows it is attention to detail and making each part of the operation functional and strong that are the keys to creating profitability.
has developed and repositioned some of the country's finest and most high profile properties such as the first Nickelodeon Hotel
and Resort and the landmark Algonquin Hotel.
By taking on companies such as these and others in need of development or immediate re-positioning, he
experience and ability to build teams and add value for the owners and developers and increase their bottom line.
was put on the fast track to success early on at the landmark Plaza Hotel as Director of Front Office Operations.
This career path led Anthony to several operation positions at hotels such as the Embassy Suites and Millennium Hotels, before becoming vice president of operations for Ecce Panis' Retail Company.
discovered that the same principles with which he
achieved success in the hotel industry also applied in growing small businesses.
took a small struggling bread company and was one of the people that helped contribute to turn it into the largest artisan bread company in the country.
helped establish financing and built a 60,000 square foot production facility.
One of Ecce Panis' successes was being one of the first companies to deliver all of Starbuck's breakfast items.
By the age of 29, Anthony had become a seasoned professional and was selected to become the general manager of the Lucerne Hotel in 1997 and developed it into one of the top ranked hotels in New York City.
It was selected as the NY Times Travel Guide's
Best Service Hotel.
After seven years at the Lucerne, he was chosen to become general manager of the world famous Algonquin Hotel.
At the time, the Algonquin
had seen better days.
, and his
team, closed the hotel for a month and oversaw a basement-to-roof renovation, including all the restaurants and back-of-house areas.
brought the project in on time and on budget.
team re-positioned The Algonquin
to become a highly rated Michelin Guide Hotel and the hotel's Public Relations campaign won HSMAI Best in Show Award for Marketing.
Some of the hotel's marketing campaigns included the Martini on the Rock (a $10,000 Martini containing an engagement ring which was seen on news stations and web sites all around the world).
Young Cabaret Artist Competition also generated interest and press from all over the United States.
After the hotel was re-positioned, the owner sold it for a significant return and asked Anthony to become senior vice president of the first Nickelodeon Hotel and Resort in the world (in Orlando, Florida).
oversaw the 25-acre, 800 room resort helping it to become one of the most sought-after travel destinations in Orlando.
Anthony successfully made the transition into the asset management side of the business, becoming first vice president of Tishman Hotels where he was asset manager of the Westin Hotel in Times Square.
As Senior Vice President of New York Hotel Management Company, Anthony helped develop a 310 all suite hotel in Times Square overseeing construction, design, pre-opening, opening and post-opening operations.
The Tripadvisor guest satisfaction score for the hotel is 96% which is number one on Tripadvisor and ranked in the top 2% of all hotels in New York City.
Since forming Argeo Hospitality he has help create and implement a web-based third-party hotel company that helps owners attract customers at significantly lower margins than traditional third-party companies.
consults on hotel projects for private owners and investors.
has the ability to create a plan, market, promote, and turn a company's staff into a well-oiled machine.
has an unmatched ability to break down problems and find solutions that generate profits.