Seán Carney Appointed Managing Director of Rosewood Miramar Beach Opening Early 2019 in Southern California
November 5, 2018 2:25pm
Seán Carney has been appointed managing director of Rosewood Miramar Beach, a luxury resort opening early 2019 in the idyllic Montecito community of Southern California. Designed with style, grace and glamour, Rosewood Miramar Beach will offer luxurious beachfront living in the most stunning of settings. In his role as managing director, Seán will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of the property, including the resort’s six dining venues and Sense, A Rosewood Spa®.
Seán joins Rosewood Miramar Beach with over 20 years of experience in the hospitality industry. Most recently, Seán served as managing director of Lough Eske Castle, A Solis Hotel in Donegal, Ireland. During his tenure at the five-star property, Seán significantly increased the hotel’s revenue, profitability and occupancy rate. Prior to that, he served as the interim managing director of the Capella Marigot Bay in Saint Lucia, where he oversaw all elements of the resort while it was undergoing a multi-million dollar renovation.
Previously, Seán held various food and beverage positions at hotels across the U.S. and the Caribbean, including Caneel Bay, a former Rosewood Resort, Ritz Carlton in the U.S. Virgin Islands and Atlanta, Georgia and the Hilton Waikoloa Village in Hawaii. A dual citizen of Ireland and the United States, Seán holds a bachelor’s degree with honors in international hospitality management from Queen Margaret University College in Edinburgh, Scotland.
“We are thrilled to welcome Seán to the Rosewood Miramar Beach team as we approach the upcoming opening of the property, which represents a significant moment for the brand,” said Radha Arora, president of Rosewood Hotels & Resorts. “With his extensive experience in the industry and demonstrated track-record establishing top-tier properties across the globe, Seán is a welcome addition to Rosewood and will be instrumental in establishing this resort as a world-class destination.”
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Situated on one of the most beautiful and exclusive beaches in Southern California, Rosewood Miramar Beach is located in Santa Barbara’s picturesque Montecito community. Opening in early 2019, the highly-anticipated resort is designed with style, grace and glamour, and will feature 161 ultra-luxury guestrooms and suites, including beachfront accommodations, a collection of signature suites and multi-bedroom bungalows. Amenities include Sense, A Rosewood Spa, a state-of-the-art fitness studio, two cabana-lined pools and bespoke beach service on the sandy shores of Miramar Beach. Home to six distinct dining venues, Rosewood Miramar Beach will quickly establish itself as a culinary destination for locals and visitors alike, with its beachfront restaurant, al fresco beach bar, sophisticated cocktail lounge, casual poolside dining experience and delightful ice cream and burger shack. Expansive indoor and outdoor event space, totaling approximately 28,000 square-feet, includes the Chandelier Ballroom with over 6,500-square-feet, and the Great Lawn, which offers infinite ocean views. Attentive Estate-Style™ service makes Rosewood Miramar Beach the perfect destination for celebrating life’s moments both big and small. Rosewood Miramar Beach is owned by Caruso and managed by Rosewood Hotels and Resorts.
Contact: Caterina Gleijeses
646 654 3419
Rosewood Hotels & Resorts® manages 24 one-of-a-kind luxury properties in 15 countries, with 21 new hotels under development. Each Rosewood hotel embraces the brand’s A Sense of Place® philosophy to reflect the individual location’s history, culture and sensibilities. The Rosewood collection includes some of the world’s most legendary hotels and resorts, including The Carlyle, A Rosewood Hotel in New York, Rosewood Mansion on Turtle Creek in Dallas and Hôtel de Crillon, A Rosewood Hotel in Paris, as well as new classics such as Rosewood Beijing.
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