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Johanna Bellaiche Promoted to General Manager of New York City's New Q&A Residential Hotel

NEW YORK, Feb. 17, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Q &A Residential Hotel, the first under 30-day stay experience from renowned furnished apartment provider Furnished Quarters, today announced that Johanna Bellaïche has been promoted to serve as the property's General Manager. Bellaïche joined Furnished Quarters in November 2015 as Hotel Manager for Q &A.

"Johanna has provided leadership and guidance from pre-opening through the opening of Q &A, and has easily transitioned into her new role during a critical time," said Jason Antoniazzi, Vice President of Human Resources at Furnished Quarters. "She has instilled the Furnished Quarters' high level of guest service and team motivation into our newest venue and has contributed to its overall success. We are very happy to have her at the helm of Q &A."

In her new role, Bellaïche will oversee management of the first Q &A Residential Hotel. Located in the heart of Manhattan's Financial District, the hotel features accommodations that average three times larger than typical New York City hotel rooms as each suite is a real apartment with a full-sized kitchen. Adopting elements of the European serviced apartment model, Furnished Quarters outfitted Q &A with many amenities and services akin to those found in luxury hotels.

Bellaïche brings more than a decade of professional and progressive experience in the hospitality industry to her new role at Furnished Quarters, with expertise in strategic planning, operational efficiencies, team building, and project management. Prior to joining Furnished Quarters, Bellaïche worked at Gansevoort Hotel Group for Gansevoort Park Avenue and Gansevoort Meatpacking in New York. Bellaïche joined Gansevoort in 2005, was promoted multiple times, and perfected her hospitality and management skills catering to a clientele similar to that of Q &A. Bellaïche received a BAFA Counselor degree from Marseille, France.

Q &A offers 132 apartment-sized suites (ranging from 500 to 1,400 sq. ft.) that include custom-built amenities, carefully curated furnishings, smart TVs with streaming capability, and more. Q &A Residential Hotel was created by Furnished Quarters as a way to provide legal stays in New York City apartments for those needing accommodations of 29 days or less.

About Q &A Residential Hotel
The Q &A Residential Hotel, located at the iconic 70 Pine in Manhattan's Financial District, is designed to serve the needs of today's business and leisure travelers. With 132 suites, Q &A's accommodations are on average three times larger than a typical New York City hotel room. Q &A is also unique in that every suite is a full-sized apartment with a full-sized kitchen. Designed by Benjamin Noriega-Ortiz—the designer behind the Mondrian SoHo Hotel in New York and the Mondrian Hotel in Los Angeles—and the Furnished Quarters' in-house design team, Q &A offers a blend of upscale contemporary décor and custom furnishings. For more information or to make reservations, visit QandAHotel.com.

About Furnished Quarters
Furnished Quarters is an independently owned and operated provider of stylishly designed and fully equipped temporary furnished apartment rentals, both nationally and globally, and the largest provider of temporary furnished housing in New York City and Boston. Furnished Quarters also provides a diverse portfolio of temporary furnished apartments in Cambridge, New Jersey, White Plains, and Connecticut. Established in 1998, Furnished Quarters offers one-call access to over 40,000 furnished short-term apartments worldwide. For more information visit furnishedquarters.com.



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Source:Furnished Quarters, LLC