The Kimpton Hotel Zamora is pleased to announce the recent appointment of Paul Romero as the Director of SalesÊand Marketing of its boutique, urban oasis on St Pete Beach. In this role, Mr Romero will work to spearhead Zamora’s marketing initiatives and sales plans for the hotel, oversee group, catering and banquet activities and work with the revenue team to increase total revenue and sales.
Mr Romero joins The Kimpton Hotel Zamora with more than seven years of hotel industry experience, most recently serving as a Senior Sales Executive at Hilton St Petersburg. He also held previous roles as Director of Sales and Catering at Chesapeake Hospitality in Philadelphia, Sales Manager at Tampa Marriott Westshore and General Manager at Country Inn and Suites, Tampa Airport.
ÒWe are thrilled to welcome Paul to The Kimpton Hotel Zamora family,Ó said Eric Jellson, Area Director of MarketingÊand Strategy, Kimpton Hotels of FloridaÊand Cayman Islands. ÒWith his local hospitality management experience, we are confident Paul will bring a fresh perspective and contribute innovative ideas that will bring Kimpton’s Hotel Zamora to the next level.Ó
Mr Romero earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Villanova University in Villanova Pennsylvania and servedÊasÊa US coast guard for four years. When he isn’t leading Zamora’s sales and marketing initiatives, Mr Romero enjoys participating in local football, basketball and softball leagues and is an avid New York Jets fan.
The Kimpton Hotel Zamora is reminiscent of a modern day Mediterranean palace, that is both modern and historically inspired by the architecture of its namesake Spanish province, reflected throughout the hotel’s public spaces and expansive suites with balconies overlooking the Intracoastal Waterway and Gulf of Mexico.
Zamora’s unique rooftop event space features 360-degree views of the Bay and Gulf of Mexico, ideal for boutique weddings and intimate corporate events. Castile RestaurantÊand Lounge is ideal for locals and guests to experience contemporary cuisine influenced by the culinary traditions of Spain, Mexico and the Mediterranean.