• Kimpton Solamar Hotel Appoints Devin Mahoney as General Manager

     
    POSTED March 10, 2018
     

The 235-room stylish boutique Kimpton Solamar Hotel announced the appointment of Arizona native, Devin Mahoney as general manager.

A seasoned hospitality industry leader, Mahoney will be responsible for day-to-day hotel operations, guest relations and business development for the hotel. “Kimpton Solamar has so much to offer vacationers, business travelers, and local San Diegans,” said Mahoney. “I am incredibly proud to be a part of the Kimpton family and look forward to becoming an integral part of the community and leading the team to meet new challenges and provide the highest level of service to our guests in 2018.”

Mahoney spent two years as general manager at Kimpton Amara Resort and Spa in Phoenix, where he received Kimpton’s ‘Freshman of the Year’ award for high performance amongst new company general managers.

“Devin’s extensive knowledge of the Kimpton brand coupled with his award-winning leadership at the property in Phoenix make him a great asset to Kimpton Solamar,” said Kate Connor, Director of Sales and Marketing at Kimpton Solamar Hotel. “We have big plans for the East Village property in 2018 and look forward to bringing them to life under Devin’s leadership.”

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