Industry Update
Appointment29 April 2019

Katherine Saad-loman

Named Director of Sales and Marketing
At Kimpton Hotel Monaco Washington DC and Kimpton George Hotel in Washington, D.C. - DC, USA

Katherine Saad-loman Named

Kimpton Hotel Monaco Washington DC and Kimpton George Hotel are pleased to announce the hire of Katherine Saad-Loman as director of sales and marketing for both boutique hotels in Washington, D.C. Saad-Loman bring s a strong resort, catering, and luxury hotel background to the position, as well as nearly 30 years of experience in the hospitality industry.

In her new role, Saad-Loman will drive all sales and marketing activities for Kimpton's Hotel Monaco Washington DC and Hotel George. Both hotels are at the heart of the city's political and downtown epicenters. Kimpton George Hotel - one of the first boutique hotels to open in Washington - is located two blocks from the U.S. Capitol Building. Regularly recognized for its contemporary design inspired by the nation's first president and unrivaled customer service, the hotel features more than 2,000 square feet of flexible meeting space and private rooms with catering provided by Bistro Bis, a popular local French restaurant by Chef Jeffery Buben. A few blocks away, the luxurious 184-key Kimpton Hotel Monaco Washington DC is housed in the District's historic former General Post Office building, and since its opening in 2002, the hotel has been recognized for its impeccable design, innovative culinary prowess, anticipatory service, and outstanding Penn Quarter location near Capital One Arena, Smithsonian Museums and the National Mall. With over 7,000 square feet of meeting and event space, including the luxe bar and restaurant Dirty Habit with a vivid social scene centered on expertly-crafted cocktails and memorable global dishes by Chef Kyoo Eom, guests and groups alike can experience one of the top hotels in Washington, D.C.

Saad-Loman's day to day as director of sales and marketing for the two hotels will be spent with an emphasis on working with key corporate accounts while also leading the hotels' expert sales, catering, and events staff. Under her guidance, the team will continue to create ridiculously personalized meetings, weddings, and creative event experiences, offering seasonally-inspired food and beverage in partnership with the hotels' talented restaurant t eams. Saad-Loman will also spearhead strategy for all sales segments and oversee the approach toward revenue, digital marketing, advertising and public relations efforts for the hotels.

Saad-Loman joins Kimpton with varied and impressive experience. She began her career at Hilton Singer Island Ocean Front Resort where she increased catering sales 350% across her three year term. After learning the ropes of a conference hotel, Saad-Loman gained experience as a director of food and beverage at Imperial Lake Golf and Country Club in Mulberry, Florida. She then cut her teeth in a number sales and operations roles throughout central Florida and Baltimore before joining the team at Walt Disney World's Grand Floridian Resort as a senior sales and catering manager. She continued to advance her career at top hotels in the Florida market before returning to the Mid-Atlantic as a director of sales and marketing at Bethany Beach Ocean Suites in Delaware. Prior to joining the team at Kimpton, she was task force director of sales and marketing with Crestline Hotels & Resorts in Fairfax, Virginia.

A world traveler and graduate of Catham College in Pittsburgh, Saad-Loman has called the greater D.C. area home for the past seven months. Outside of work, she can be found planning her next trip, finding places to use her fluent French and recommends everyone live abroad at least once in their lives. Saad-Loman is a member of Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International (HSMAI) with a passion for mentoring those looking to hone their sales and leadership skills, and she also volunteers, teaching financial literacy, work readiness, and entrepreneurship to first graders through Junior Achievement of Greater Washington in her spare time. Saad-Loman brings a stylish sense of leadership and a wide range of sales and marketing experience to both Hotel George and Hotel Monaco Washington DC.

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