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