The Kimpton Goodland Appoints Hospitality Leader Sylvie Monsivais as Director of Sales and Marketing
September 11, 2019 // Franchising.com // Goleta, Calif. - The Kimpton Goodland announced today the appointment of long-time Santa Barbara resident and hospitality leader Sylvie Monsivais as Director of Sales and Marketing. In her new role, Monsivais will be responsible for daily sales efforts and positioning of the popular boutique hotel, including internal and external brand communication, as well as customer development.
A highly skilled sales and marketing professional, Monsivais brings 17 years of experience to The Kimpton Goodland. Prior to this role, she served as Director of Sales and Marketing at the Harbor View Inn, a 149-room resort-style hotel located on the coast in Santa Barbara, near the charming State Street shops. There, Monsivais managed group and corporate sales, developed online and print marketing materials, provided budgeting forecasts and aided in the growth of on-property guest activations.
“Sylvie’s extensive experience in the industry, specifically in the Santa Barbara market, is going to be instrumental in the continued success of The Kimpton Goodland,” said Barry Dorsey, general manager at The Kimpton Goodland. “We’re looking forward to witnessing the positive changes she makes within the department and are confident that her go-getter mentality will drive the business the hotel needs.”
“I’ve had the privilege of working in this market for nearly 20 years,” said Monsivais. “I’m looking forward to bringing my knowledge of the area and my experience driving hotel revenue to The Kimpton Goodland and I already feel like I’m a part of the wonderful team here. I’m also eager to see how my skillset may benefit the property beyond sales, including programming, brand recognition and customer engagement.”
Monsivais has a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of California, Santa Barbara and enjoys spending time at the beach with family and friends when she’s not overseeing the Goodland’s marketing and sales efforts.
About The Kimpton Goodland
The Kimpton Goodland Hotel is located along the California coastline in Goleta, neighboring historic Santa Barbara. A pet-friendly, free spirited bohemian oasis, inspired by the SoCal lifestyle, the 158-room hotel is known for its nostalgic Americana amenities and programming, including a vintage house car and airstream, VNYL record shop, curated art gallery, film and concert series, yoga, pop up shops, in-room record players and workshops taught by local purveyors. Known for culturally-relevant arts and events, the hotel also has a major local draw. Outpost restaurant serves locally sourced cuisine and the lobby bar, Goodbar focuses on hand crafted cocktails. The Kimpton Goodland offers more than 6,000 square feet of indoor/outdoor meeting space, including a pre-function space and an event lawn for weddings, pool scene, musical performances and other social events. For more information, please visit www.thegoodland.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 that 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” six 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.
SOURCE Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants