Collective pensions, the experiential travel company offering luxury accommodations to unexpected destinations, announced the appointment of Nicholas Wirth as Managing Director of Collective Governors Island in New York. Wirth brings more than eighteen years of hospitality experience to the property, where he will continue to expand his presence as Manhattan’s only outdoor luxury getaway and strengthen his support for the local community through a curated suite of artistic, cultural and culinary programs and partnerships.
During his lifetime growing up in the luxury hospitality industry, Wirth has developed a wide range of skills at properties in North America, Africa, Europe and South America. Most recently, he held the position of Food and Beverage Manager at the Greenwich Hotel, where he worked alongside the team to ensure the success of the establishment’s renowned restaurants. Previously, Wirth served as a management consultant for luxury hotel companies including Hacienda AltaGracia in Costa Rica and Limpopo-Lipadi Private Game & Wilderness Reserve in Botswana. He started his career working in luxury properties such as Hotel Artemis, The Setai Fifth Avenue and Grand Hotel Villa Serbelloni, Lago di Como. He graduated from Cornell University with a Bachelor of Science in Hospitality Administration. In his spare time, Wirth enjoys immersing himself in local art, theater and film and indulging his passion for sailing.
“Hospitality has been my lifelong passion, and I am thrilled and honored to join Collective Governors Island, a unique destination at the forefront of experiential travel and truly one of New York’s most spectacular properties,” said Wirth. “I look forward to nurturing the property’s stellar reputation and delivering unforgettable experiences for new and returning guests alike.”
Collective Governors Island
New York, New York