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The Gabriel Miami, Curio Collection by Hilton, Appoints Duncan Clements to General Manager



The Gabriel Miami, Curio Collection by Hilton, is happy to announce the appointment of Duncan Clements to general manager. In this role, Clements is responsible for driving overall operations and guest satisfaction for the downtown lifestyle hotel’s 129 newly renovated rooms and suites. Clements assumes this position immediately and oversees all aspects of hotel operations. The Gabriel Miami is a cultural hub in Downtown Miami located within close proximity to the city’s main attractions, including museums, beaches, shopping and entertainment venues. The property is also at the epicenter of Miami’s downtown business district, offering rooms to business travelers as well as meeting and event attendees visiting the Magic City.


“We are delighted to have someone with Duncan’s experience leading The Gabriel Miami," said Robert Festinger, Vice President of Hospitality Asset Management at CGI Merchant Group. "He brings extensive knowledge, a goal-oriented mindset, and passion to our day-to-day operation on property. We look forward to seeing how his innovative ideas and leadership will bring success to the hotel."


Clements brings over 30 years of hospitality to his new role at The Gabriel Miami. He graduated from Manchester University with a Bachelor’s degree in Business, Hotel and Catering Studies. Throughout his professional career, Clements has held prestigious roles at major hospitality establishments across the globe, including properties in London, Adbu Dhabi, Glasgow, and Birmingham. Career highlights span across multiple hospitality brands, including Hilton International, Kimpton Hotels, Intercontinental Hotels, Destination Hotels and more.


Most recently, Clements was the general manager at the Hillsboro Beach Resort in South Florida, where he served as the opening manager. He also managed large destination hotels, including the Elms Hotel and Spa in Excelsior Springs near Kansas City and the Yve Hotel in Downtown Miami. Clements also worked with Kimpton for 10 years, which brought him to notable properties in Chicago, Florida and Texas.


Representing a forward-thinking approach, Clements will utilize his well-versed background and rich expertise to increase bookings for the downtown tower hotel. A strategic and driven business leader, he will work with the hotel staff to improve the guest experience and quality of service. He will also lead all efforts for hiring and training employees, in addition to managing budgets for the property.


“I am honored to have the opportunity to join the team of hard-working hospitality professionals at The Gabriel Miami," stated Clements. "With an incredibly talented team behind me, I have no doubt that we will create unforgettable memories for guests visiting the hotel.”


The Gabriel Miami is now accepting reservations with rates starting at $225 per night. For more information and to book your stay at The Gabriel Miami, visit thegabrielmiami.com.


About Curio Collection by Hilton


Curio Collection by Hilton is a global portfolio of more than 100 one-of-a-kind hotels and resorts in nearly 30 countries and territories. Curio Collection properties offer travelers authentic, curated experiences through distinctly local offerings and elevated amenities, while providing the benefits of Hilton and its award-winning guest loyalty program Hilton Honors. To make reservations, travelers can visit curiocollection.com. Read the latest brand and hotel stories at newsroom.hilton.com/curio, and connect with Curio Collection on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.


About The Gabriel Miami, A Curio Collection by Hilton


The Gabriel Miami, a Curio Collection Hotel, is a 129-key lifestyle hotel in Downtown Miami, offering spacious rooms and suites, a Dermanova Med Spa & Salon, 10,000 sq. ft. of meeting space and views of Biscayne Bay. The Gabriel Miami is located just minutes from Wynwood, the Design District, Miami Beach, and LoanDepot Park, and is within walking distance to the FTX Arena, PortMiami as well as countless dining and cultural attractions, including the Adrienne Arsht Center, Phillip and Patricia Frost Museum of Science and the Pérez Art Museum Miami. Call 786.577.9700 to book a stay at The Gabriel Miami and visit thegabrielmiami.com for more information. Stay social and follow on Instagram @TheGabrielMiami.





By ML Staff. Images courtesy of Curio Collection by Hilton


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