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Dream Hotel Group is proud to be a leader in managed properties throughout the globe. Our hotels, proprietary brands, and food and beverage partners are often the topic of news stories in major print publication and digital media outlets, as well as with independent travel writers and bloggers. In addition, our press releases entice and educate the public about our newest initiatives. Regardless of format, our innovative approach to hotel management has earned us an exceptional reputation for connecting guests to their chosen destinations through modern hospitality design, premier service, and locally relevant dining options.

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Katie Fontana
Vice President, Communications & PR
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<strong>CRAIN'S NEW YORK BUSINESS</strong>

CRAIN'S NEW YORK BUSINESS

Even with tourism hurting, city hotels begin to reopen

The city’s once-glamorous hotel scene, part of which has provided shelter for the homeless to survive the pandemic, is planning its comeback. The Dream Downtown, a 314-room luxe Chelsea hotel, is set to open its doors to guests Friday, and rooms are already booked, Chief Executive Jay Stein said. The hotel, which has been closed since mid-March, is promoting itself to staycationers who want to get out of their home for a few days or celebrate a special occasion. 

<strong>SKIFT</strong>

SKIFT

A Lifestyle Hotel Brand Fights Through Carnage to Stay Independent

The lifestyle hotel sector is increasingly crowded with bigger brands, but Dream Hotel Group is one of the few genuinely boutique players left on the field. Independence may be its trump card for brand identity moving forward.

<strong>YAHOO! FINANCE</strong>

YAHOO! FINANCE

Luxury NYC hotel Dream Downtown looks to make a comeback as COVID-19 hurts the travel industry

Jay Stein, Dream Hotel Group CEO, joins Yahoo Finance's The First Trade with Brian Sozzi and Ines Ferre to discuss the luxury hotel market in New York City and across America, how Dream Hotel Group's locations are implementing safety protocols and much more.

<strong>FORBES</strong>

FORBES

See Why This Hotel Brand Is A Dream Come True

Jay Stein is Chief Executive Officer of Dream Hotel Group, overseeing the evolution and expansion efforts of the company and its portfolio of brands: Dream Hotels, Time Hotels, The Chatwal, Unscripted Hotels, and new By Dream Hotel Group brand. 

<strong>LODGING MAGAZINE</strong>

LODGING MAGAZINE

North American Exposure: Dream Hotel Group CEO on the Company’s Changing Focus

Dream Hotel Group has been around for more than 30 years. However, as its CEO Jay Stein told LODGING, until recently, its growth strategy was focused not only on North America, but also on far-flung destinations in Asia and the Middle East. He described the moves that are radically changing the face of this hotel company, which he says is growing by shrinking and shifting focus.

<strong>HOTEL INTERACTIVE</strong>

HOTEL INTERACTIVE

A Dream Come True

With Sin City having been on Dream Hotel Group’s radar for quite some time, the recently signed deal to bring its namesake lifestyle brand to the Las Vegas Strip could be considered something of a ‘dream come true.’

<strong>ENTREPRENEUR WEEKLY</strong>

ENTREPRENEUR WEEKLY

Episode 171: Lifestyle and Luxury with Dream Hotel Group

Quality is something that will stand the test of time, whether it be the materials used to create something or the little nuances that take an experience to the next level. We are joined today by two guests who have given the business world a fancy edge. We begin the hour with Jay Stein, CEO of the Dream Hotel Group, who explains why their lifestyle hotels create lasting memories. Every little touch is carefully thought out when it comes to the Dream Hotels decor, hospitality, restaurants, and entertainment, and the ambiance keeps guests coming back. Jay shares how he was able to take the lessons he learned from his parents and reflect it in his management training. Tune in for Jay’s advice on staying calm in the heat of conflict, and how to create a company culture that will unite everyone as a team.

<strong>NASDAQ TRADE TALKS</strong>

NASDAQ TRADE TALKS

#TradeTalks: Travels Deals & Experiences Drive Consumer Spend #CyberMonday

Join Jill Malandrino as she brings you all of the #CyberMonday coverage. Jill is joined by Jay Stein who is the CEO of Dream Hotel Group. They discuss how the travel industry is offering Cyber Monday deals.

<strong>HOTEL MANAGEMENT</strong>

HOTEL MANAGEMENT

Dream Hotel Group CEO Awake at the Wheel

Trying to pin down Jay Stein might cause one to consider opting for the literal meaning rather than the figurative. The CEO of Dream Hotel Group seems consistently on the move, wheeling and dealing on behalf of the 30-year-old brainchild of entrepreneurial founder and chairman Sant Singh Chatwal.

<strong>CHEDDAR TV</strong>

CHEDDAR TV

Dream Hotel Group is Taking Its Business to Downtown Memphis

Dream Hotel Group partners with real estate group 18Main to bring its popular Dream Hotels brand to Downtown Memphis. This will be the second Dream Hotel location in Tennessee. Jay Stein, CEO of Dream Hotel Group, joins Cheddar to talk about its latest expansion and why Dream succeeds in the hospitality industry.

<strong>CNBC SQUAWK BOX</strong>

CNBC SQUAWK BOX

Dream Hotel CEO: Offering Travelers Lifestyle Brand Choices

Jay Stein, Dream Hotel Group CEO, discusses the introduction of technology into the hospitality space along with other amenities.

<strong>LODGING MAGAZINE</strong>

LODGING MAGAZINE

Dream Hotel Group CEO Jay Stein on Creating Stand-Out Lifestyle Hotels

Jay Stein, CEO of Dream Hotel Group, isn’t too worried about macroeconomic trends that could impact the hospitality industry. The lifestyle hotel company isn’t like other big names in hospitality, he says, in that Dream Hotel Group is hyper-focused on select markets and the niche hotels in its competitive set.

<strong>THE NEW YORK TIMES</strong>

THE NEW YORK TIMES

Why Boutique Hotels Are So Big in Not-So-Big Cities

The high costs of large cities make it difficult for some hotel companies to make a profit on luxury rooms. So they have set their sights on smaller cities, like Durham, North Carolina.

<strong>USA TODAY</strong>

USA TODAY

Living The Dream: Dream Hotels Creates Hip New Brand

What is a lifestyle brand to CEO Jay Stein? “It’s highly stylized; it’s about design, great food and beverage,” he says. “The hotel is a meeting place for the community.”

<strong>BLOOMBERG MARKETS AM</strong>

BLOOMBERG MARKETS AM

Dream  Hotel's Stein on Growing Brand: 18 Hotels In Pipeline

Jay Stein, CEO of Dream Hotel Group, on the lifestyle hospitality space and continued growth.