Chairwoman of sustainability committee with NYC Hotel Association plays a role to entice membership involvement and focus on people profit and planet and assisting NYC mayor’s office and state’s commitment for better Sustainable future. Finished two NYC Marathons and several Other races in NYC raising funds for Charity. Board Member of NYSHTA and AH&LA’s Women in Lodging NY / NJ where she assist to promote and develop women into senior executive roles . Fatena is been acknowledged by several council and assembly members for her community work , Presidents Volunteer Award and Presidential Champion Award . Also acknowledged by city of NY Bloomberg administration for her philanthropic work in the service industry and efforts towards operating responsible business.”
Hospitality Veteran of 20 years serving the industry, moved through the ranks at Carslon , IHG and boutique hotels to hold several titles last as Managing Director of Life Hotel NYC . Professor at the NYIT School of Hospitality School of Management Hospitality Studies teaching Asset, Risk and Revenue Management and Finance. Currently assisting promoting business through Queens Chamber of Commerce in Queens the number one borough in the US in development. Transitioned from Lebanon with degree in Hospitality and earned degree in Business Management and Economics from New York. Named One of Top Hospitality Women of 2017, 2018 in Tri State area. Led her team to win 2016 Social Responsibility Award as a Managing Director of Herald Square Hotel.
Advocate through her Rein as Ms. Tourism USA and Ms. Tourism International for People, Profit , Planet . Been named International woman Model of the year. Served as a judge for Miss universe Preliminary in Guyana and judge for the GlobalShort Film Awards on Environment and Social Awareness Films at Festival Cannes, France.