One of the most prominent hotel men in the United States who gathered the most important and the largest hotels of his time. Considered the pioneer of a scientific approach to hotel management, he was also referred to as a master of cost accounting and operating efficiency. He took the risk of reactivating the institution of the Waldorf-Astoria from scratch, with great success. Despite unfavorable conditions, he managed to navigate the hotel into the new modern era without damaging its tradition. To this day, Boomer’s Waldorf-Astoria remains an icon of New York and a symbol of world-class luxury hotel services.
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