Industry Update
Appointment 3 June 2016

Sean Flanigan

Appointed General Manager
At Surfcomber Miami, South Beach- a Kimpton Hotel - FL, USA

Sean FlaniganKimpton’s Surfcomber Miami, South Beach is pleased to announce the return of Sean Flanigan as the general manager of the “backyard bliss,” design-inspired oceanfront hotel. With eleven years of brand experience, Flanigan returns to South Florida with an invigorated vision. Tasked with elevating the overall guest experience at Surfcomber to a new level of excellence, Flanigan will oversee all property operations, sales and revenue, marketing, and management functions. His goal – to maintain the highest performance levels, as well as guest and employee satisfaction. Flanigan has a vast portfolio of managerial experience with Kimpton hotels, having served as hotel manager for Hotel Monaco Philadelphia, Surfcomber Miami, and most recently, The Muse New York in Times Square, one of U.S. News & World Report’s “2016 Best Hotels in New York City.” In that role, he was responsible for a $15 million dollar renovation to the fashionable New York City boutique hotel, which included completely re-imagined guest rooms and a refresh to the hotel’s chic and timeless design. Flanigan has also been part of the opening teams for several Kimpton hotels including Ink48 in New York, the Palomar Philadelphia, the Palomar Phoenix, and EPIC, Miami – Kimpton’s flagship property in the Florida market.

University of Massachusetts Amherst

Sean Flanigan (Class of 0) is a graduate of University of Massachusetts Amherst in Amherst, Massachusetts - United States
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Kimpton Hotel & Restaurant Group, LLC

San Francisco-based Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants, a collection of boutique hotels and chef-driven restaurants in the US, is an acknowledged industry pioneer and was the first to bring the boutique hotel concept to America.
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