Loews Hotels & Co Appoints Three New Operations Leaders
Loews Hotels & Co announces the appointment of Patrick Barrett, general manager, Loews New Orleans Hotel, Younes Atallah, general manager, Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel, and Reggie Dominique, managing director, Loews Hollywood Hotel.
"At a time where the hospitality industry has seen a tremendous amount of uncertainty, due to the global pandemic, we at Loews Hotels & Co are thrilled to have three seasoned leaders join the team, overseeing our hotels in Hollywood, New Orleans and Santa Monica," said John Cottrill, Chief Operating Officer, Loews Hotels & Co. "We welcome Reggie, Patrick and Younes to the Loews family and look forward to leveraging their expertise and skill sets not only with their respective hotels but also throughout the organization."
In Los Angeles, CA hospitality veteran, Reggie Dominique has been named managing director at Loews Hollywood Hotel. Dominique's 25 years of hospitality experience includes a diverse leadership background in hotel operations and sales, having spent the majority of his career with The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, LLC. Dominique began his hospitality career in sales & marketing, starting as a group sales manager for The Ritz-Carlton, Marina del Rey. He then served as the director of sales & marketing for The Ritz-Carlton, Palm Beach and The Ritz-Carlton, San Francisco before moving into operational leadership roles. Most recently, Dominique was hotel manager, JW Marriott Los Angeles L.A. Live, where he led the team in raising employee satisfaction scores and increasing overall operational efficiency and revenues.
At Loews Hollywood Hotel, Dominique will oversee all operations for the 628-guestroom hotel located in the heart of Los Angeles, including its three dining venues and 76,000 square feet of premier conference facilities. Outside of work, Dominique enjoys playing sports, working out, cooking, and traveling while enjoying good food along the way. He and his wife have two children. He also played football at Santa Clara University and his daughter currently plays volleyball at University of Virginia.
Patrick Barrett has been named general manager, Loews New Orleans Hotel, which is located in the New Orleans Art District. He is a 25 year hospitality veteran and a native New Orleanian, whose career spans across Hilton Hotels & Resorts, Marriott International, Starwood Hotels, Choice Hotels, and independent hotel companies. Barrett is knowledgeable in all phases of hotel operations from concept and development, to operational execution and long-term planning. His passion is creating leaders including educating and empowering teams to develop a strong depth of talent with notable success.
Most recently, Barrett held the position of Area Managing Director for Fillmore Hospitality, LLC. He earned his BBA in Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism at The University of Southern Mississippi. Outside of work, Barrett enjoys reading, exercising, and outdoor water activities. He is a fan of live entertainment, particularly New Orleans funk and Delta Blues, and attending the many festivals New Orleans boasts including the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival and the French Quarter Festival. He lives in New Orleans with his wife and two sons, who he says are his greatest joy and success in life.
Younes Atallah has been appointed as general manager of Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel, which is located just steps away from the iconic Santa Monica Pier. Atallah has over 20 years of hospitality leadership experience with Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts and Fairmont Hotels and Resorts. He began his hospitality career in the rooms division as an Assistant Manager at the Four Seasons Resort in Palm Beach, FL. Most recently, he served as Hotel Manager for the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess Resort and has a strong background as an operator, leading some of the brands' most recognized hotels. He is an expert at delivering luxury service; with a focus on growth, positive guest and team member experiences, and bottom line profit.
At Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel, Atallah will be responsible for overseeing the general operations of the 347-guestroom hotel, as well as its dining venues and its 30,000 square feet of indoor outdoor event space. When not working, Atallah enjoys cooking, traveling (having visited 35 countries and counting), running, swimming, and hanging out with his seven-year-old boxer. He is also fluent in both English and Arabic and has a working knowledge of French.