Industry Update
Appointment26 April 2011

Karin Kopano

Appointed General Manager
At Gansevoort Hotel Group in New York - NY, USA

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Karin KopanoKopano began her tenure with the property as part of the pre-opening team, serving as hotel manager. In her new role, Kopano will manage and be responsible for all aspects of the hotel, including guest and employee satisfaction, human resources, financial performance, sales, and revenue generation. She will lead the hotel in the development and implementation of hotel-wide strategies while ensuring brand initiatives to exceed guest expectations. Before joining Gansevoort Park Avenue NYC, Kopano served as the hotel manager at Gansevoort South, where she developed the managerial skill set necessary to shift into a leading role at the company’s newest property. Prior to working with Gansevoort Hotel Group, Kopano spent three years as the Rooms Divisions Manager at Hotel Victor in Miami. Kopano has also spent time working abroad in her home country of Greece, as well as in Turkey, giving her the unique ability to identify with the international travel industry. Originally from Greece, Kopano relocated to Florida, where she received her BS in Hospitality and Tourism Management from Florida International University. She now resides in New York City.

Florida International University

Karin Kopano (Class of 0) is a graduate of Florida International University in North Miami, Florida - United States
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Gansevoort Hotel Group

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