PORTLAND—The Nines, A Luxury Collection, Portland, is pleased to announce Dragan Andrejic as the hotel’s new general manager. In this position, Andrejic is responsible for all aspects of the hotel’s day-to-day operations, long-term success of the hotel in the Portland community and ensuring a superior guest experience.
“I am beyond thrilled to welcome a dynamic leader like Dragan to the team at The Nines,” said Dani Stern, vice president of the Premier Collection – West for Sage Hotel Management, a Sage Hospitality Group company, which operates the hotel. “Dragan brings the expertise and drive to continue to build on the prestigious reputation of The Nines, delivering unparalleled guest service and experiences.”
Originally from Belgrade, Serbia, Andrejic is a graduate of the College of Hotel Management at the University of Belgrade with a bachelor’s degree in hospitality management. He has experience in a variety of leadership positions within the hospitality industry, including the Park Hyatt Washington D.C., the Kimpton Donovan Hotel and the Kimpton Rouge. He was most recently the general manager of The Elizabeth Hotel, Autograph Collection in Fort Collins, Colo.
“I could not be more honored to take the helm of such an incredibly celebrated property,” said Dragan Andrejic. “I look forward to driving the property forward and working with the team and the community to continue to make The Nines the best-known hotel in Portland.”
The Nines, part of the prestigious Luxury Collection by Marriott, is a LEED Silver-certified property situated within the top nine floors of the landmark Meier & Frank Building in the heart of downtown Portland, Ore. The award-winning property boasts an extensive curated art collection with original, commissioned works in every room, and more than 400 pieces from local artists on display throughout. The Nines is home to two restaurants, the modern steakhouse Urban Farmer, and the rooftop lounge Departure, which offers an eclectic drink menu as well as unparalleled views of the mountains and Portland city skyline. The Nines is part of the Pebblebrook Hotel Trust portfolio of properties.