'Round and About

Hotel Voice, Winter 2023

Birth Announcements

Willy Alexandre, a Houseman at Marriott Westchester, joyfully announces the birth of his daughter, Emily Alexandre Islas, on October 19, 2022, at White Plains Hospital.

Room Attendant Stefanie Luque from Springhill Suites Newark Liberty International Airport welcomed the birth of her son, Isaias Luque, on December 5, 2022.

Guest Service Agent Luis Herasme from Executive Hotel Le Soleil New York, celebrated the birth of his twin sons, Eli and Aiden, on November 10, 2022.

Retirement Announcements

With the satisfaction that her children and grandchildren are all grown up and gratitude for the conditions the union contract provided her during her 30-year career, Linda Jones, Housekeeper at the Algonquin, has announced her retirement. Linda has started traveling domestically, and she looks forward to upcoming cruises with her sister. Linda is also planning to visit some international destinations, including Jamaica and Australia.

Pastry Chef Ezequiel Gomez is retiring from the New York Hilton after 36 years with our Union. Before the New York Hilton, Ezequiel served many years as a Delegate at the Waldorf=Astoria. Ezequiel plans to enjoy his time with his wife and children, and delight them with his presence and desserts. Ezequiel retires with a love for the Union, that he feels will stay with him beyond retirement.