Hotel Barrière Fouquet’s New York Appoints New General Manager

June 29, 2023

New York City – Hotel Barrière Fouquet’s New York announced on Thursday the appointment of Karen Earp as the property’s General Manager. Earp has 40 years of hospitality experience gained from various properties across the globe, according to a press release

Originally from the United Kingdom, Earp holds a Bachelor of Science from Surrey University in hotel, restaurant and tourism management, as well as a Master’s in Business Administration from City University Business School, specializing in marketing and finance. Following university, she began her career in 1983 as Assistant Manager of Four Seasons, Park Lane. Earp went on to hold a range of positions at esteemed properties and organizations worldwide, including The Pierre Hotel in New York, Disneyland Paris, and Four Seasons Hotel in Istanbul. In 1997, she returned to France as the General Manager at Four Seasons George V, which led to her subsequent appointment as Four Seasons Canary Wharf’s first General Manager. Earp then moved stateside to become the General Manager of Four Seasons Resort the Biltmore Santa Barbara, where she remained for over 15 years.

“I am excited to join the Hotel Barrière Fouquet’s New York team, as the property’s newest General Manager,” said Earp. “The hotel is a spectacular addition to the city’s hospitality landscape, beautifully marrying the best of French and New York City luxury.”

As Earp assumes her new role, she will be instrumental in capitalizing on Hotel Barrière Fouquet’s New York’s initial success as it enters its second year of operation.

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