Plaza Hotel Gets New GM

Shane Krige has been named general manager of the famous Plaza Hotel in New York City. Slated to re-open this fall after a $400 million renovation, coinciding with its Plaza's 100th anniversary, the Plaza will have 282 hotel rooms and condo-hotel units. Krige will oversee the activity for the hotel segment. A native of South Africa, Krige has spent more than a decade in the hospitality industry working at such properties as London's Grosvenor House and Ritz-Carlton properties in Washington D.C. Visit [www.fairmont.com].