MIAMI (November 2019) – Kimpton Hotel Palomar South Beach is pleased to announce the recent appointments of General Manager Fernando Rivera and Director of Sales and Marketing Lizmary Perez for the all new boutique hotel, located in the heart of Miami’s most dynamic neighborhood, Sunset Harbour.
“With our opening approaching, we’re excited to bring onboard two incredibly talented additions to the Kimpton Hotel Palomar South Beach team,” said Ericka Nelson, Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants Director of Hotel Operations, Florida. “The property is extremely fortunate to have such a strong and experienced pair who will ensure a top-notch guest experience from day one.”
Fernando Rivera brings more than 20 years of operational, sales, marketing and brand management experience to his role as General Manager at Kimpton Hotel Palomar South Beach. Previously with esteemed downtown Miami property Kimpton EPIC Hotel, his high energy, customer-oriented management style has led to success at every turn. Fernando has a full operational background in the hospitality sphere, having worked front office, food and beverage, sales, marketing and revenue departments. He will oversee Kimpton Hotel Palomar South Beach’s daily operations, personnel, business development and guest relations.
As Director of Sales and Marketing, Lizmary Perez will develop strategies to establish Kimpton Hotel Palomar South Beach as a leader in the marketplace through the development of future and repeat business. Born and raised in Miami, she has spent her entire career in Miami Beach, leading sales and marketing efforts at Hilton Bentley Miami/South Beach and Hilton Cabana Miami Beach. Skilled in account management, client relations, brand positioning and multi-media marketing, Lizmary was named the Top-Producing Seller of the Year in 2017.
Featuring striking design by legendary Miami architect and designer Kobi Karp, Kimpton Hotel Palomar South Beach is set to become an iconic addition to the scene, with an extraordinary lobby, stylish guestrooms and a spectacular two-tier roofdeck bar/pool. For additional information about Kimpton Hotel Palomar South Beach, please visit: www.hotelpalomar-southbeach.com. Follow along with the progress and catch an inside look on Instagram at @palomarsobe.
About Kimpton Hotel Palomar South Beach
Opening fall 2019, the Kimpton Hotel Palomar South Beach is perfectly situated at the most desirable junction of Miami’s Lincoln Road, serving as a refined gateway to this neighborhood and just steps away from Biscayne Bay. The hotel’s 96 rooms are larger on average than almost any other hotel in the South Beach area, with private patios available for nearly every guest. The property’s design takes its cue from Miami’s oceanic environs, with a luxury yacht-inspired lobby that incorporates art displays meant to resemble the ripples of the Atlantic ocean. Kimpton Hotel Palomar South Beach’s private rooftop pool and two-tier roof deck features stylish décor, lounge area seating and panoramic views of the Collins Canal. The ground-floor restaurant Osteria Morini is a concept from Chef Michael White’s Altamarea Group, featuring rustic Northern Italian fare in a light and breezy space. Every part of a guest’s stay will surprise and delight, including mini-bar offerings from the shops located in Sunset Harbour, turn-down services paired with local bites, and a cocktail and a daily wine hour. Learn more at www.hotelpalomar-southbeach.com.
About Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants
San Francisco-based Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants is a leading collection of boutique hotels and restaurants and the acknowledged industry pioneer that first introduced the boutique hotel concept to the United States. In 1981, Bill Kimpton founded the company that today is renowned for making travelers feel genuinely cared for through thoughtful perks and amenities, bold, playful design and a sincerely personal style of guest service. Out to help people live full, balanced lives, Kimpton aims to inspire with touches like yoga mats in every room, complimentary coffee and tea to start the day, hosted evening Wine Hour, in-room fitness programming and complimentary bike rentals. The award-winning restaurants and bars are led by talented chefs and bartenders who offer guests a chance to dine like a local. Kimpton is consistently ranked as one of the top companies in the Market Metrix Hospitality Index, Upper Upscale Segment, for Customer Satisfaction. The company is highly-regarded for its innovative employee culture and benefits and has been named a FORTUNE magazine “Best Place to Work” seven times since 2009. Kimpton is continuously growing and currently operates over 60 hotels and 70 plus restaurants, bars and lounges in 30 U.S. cities. In January 2015, Kimpton was welcomed into the InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) family of hotel brands, bringing together two special cultures and sets of values to create the world's largest boutique hotel business. For more information, visit www.KimptonHotels.com.