Industry Update
Appointment30 August 2019

Sinem Kaya

Appointed General Manager
At Kimpton Angler’s Hotel South Beach in Miami - FL, USA

Sinem Kaya

Kimpton Angler's Hotel South Beach announces the appointment of accomplished hotel management professional Sinem Kaya to the position of General Manager, leading property-wide operations while building on the hotel's positioning in the market. With a deep understanding of the destination that spans more than 10 years, Sinem Kaya brings keen insights and a track record of success to Kimpton Angler's as it prepares to celebrate its grand debut this Fall following a six-year, $61 million re-imagination.

Sinem is an innovative hospitality industry leader who thrives on building successful teams and optimizing productivity while driving revenue. Wasting no time immersing herself in the property's operations, Sinem is focused on setting Kimpton Angler's apart with a clear vision that brings forward the hotel's rich history, personalized service, variety of offerings, stunning design, and thoughtful touchpoints to create a highly guest-centric experience.

In addition to her vast industry experience within the local market, Kaya's background leading various pre-opening and launch teams and their transition to post-opening, make her uniquely qualified for her current role. Prior to joining Kimpton Angler's, Sinem spent six years with SBE Global Lifestyle Hospitality, where she was part of the pre-opening/launch teams for SLS South Beach, Redbury South Beach and SLS Brickell. Kaya also had oversight of the company's global portfolio in her role as Director of Operations with SBE Corporate.

Sinem received her Master Certificate in Hospitality Management from Cornell University and also has an extensive background in employee training and performance, which have earned her numerous awards and high customer satisfaction levels. She looks forward to leading Kimpton Angler's high-energy, all-female management team that includes Food & Beverage Director, Sophia Fiedler; Director of Finance, Maribel Garcia; and Director of Sales, Ligy Alarcon.

Cornell | School of Executive and Professional Education

Sinem Kaya (Class of 0) is a graduate of Cornell | School of Executive and Professional Education in Ithaca, New York - 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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