Abe LiaoWith its highly-anticipated fall 2017 debut, Kimpton The Rowan Palm Springs has announced Abe Liao as General Manager. In his role as General Manager, Mr Liao leads all pre-opening and day-to-day operations for Kimpton The Rowan Palm Springs.

An industry veteran with deep roots in Kimpton hospitality, Mr Liao has successfully led several Kimpton hotels through renovations, transitions and rebranding. Mr Liao’s 13 years of hotel management experience have taken him to Kimpton properties across the US, from Washington D.C., Alexandria, Va. and Palm Beach, Fla. to San Francisco and now Palm Springs, California.

Mr Liao previously held the position of General Manager at the Kimpton George Hotel in Washington D.C. where the property – under his direction – achieved an all-time, record-high revenue performance. He was also an active member of the Hotel Association of Washington, D.C. and mentor in the Kimpton Mentor Program.