The Beverly Hilton Appoints Sam Kim as Hotel Manager

Beverly Hills Hilton

Experienced Hospitality Expert to Lead the Iconic Hotel’s Operations

Sam Kim
Sam King - Hotel Manager

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. –  (February 15, 2023) – The Beverly Hilton [2] is pleased to announce the appointment of Sam Kim as the new hotel manager of the iconic, landmark hotel in Beverly Hills. A driven hospitality leader who thrives on creating an unparalleled guest experience, optimizing day-to-day operations, and executing top-tier events – he will uphold the highest standard of hospitality and honor the timeless elegance of the property.

Kim joins The Beverly Hilton with more than 15 years of hospitality industry experience across Toronto, with a successful track record at numerous award-winning hotels. Most recently, he worked as the director of the rooms division at Hilton Toronto [3] and was instrumental in executing an extensive restaurant and lobby renovation as well as a 375 guestroom renovation. Kim specializes in executive hotel leadership and is dedicated to motivating team members to deliver unmatched results. Kim also brings years of expertise in successfully executing large-scale events, galas, and conferences.

“We are looking forward to Sam bringing his talent and unique skills to his new role. Sam’s dedicated experience in hotel leadership along with his unmatched expertise in A-list event logistics, execution, and guest experience will be instrumental to driving success at The Beverly Hilton,” says Sandy Murphy, General Manager.

Kim started his hospitality career as a manager at Intercontinental Hotels Group and held leadership positions at numerous acclaimed hotels, including the Sheraton Centre Toronto and Westin Harbour Castle. During his recent role with Hilton Toronto, Kim oversaw numerous high-profile events including Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s visit, President George W. Bush’s speech, Premier of Ontario’s Press Conference, an NBA Toronto Raptors event, and Toronto’s International Film Festival. Kim also served on the Hilton Toronto Executive Committee, overseeing operations of the 600-room property and managing day-to-day operations to ensure the hotel achieved the highest profit and guest satisfaction. Kim is a graduate of the Seneca College of Applied Arts and Technology and holds a degree in Hospitality Management with High Honors.  

For more information on The Beverly Hilton, visit [4].

For more information on Hilton Hotels & Resorts, visit Stories [5] from Hilton.


About The Beverly Hilton

 Opened in 1955 by distinguished hotelier Conrad Hilton, The Beverly Hilton, a Forbes Four-Star hotel, is owned by the Los Angeles-based, Oasis West Realty, LLC and managed by Hilton Worldwide (NYSE: HLT).  Nestled at the crossroads of the iconic Wilshire and Santa Monica Boulevards, the hotel combines the excitement of Hollywood with the prestige of Beverly Hills. In 2020, The Beverly Hilton completed a transformative, multi-million dollar renovation encompassing all guest rooms, suites, and public spaces, ushering in a reimagined and contemporary look. The 566-room hotel features 101 refreshed suites including nine private luxury suites within The Penthouse Collection.  With more than 60,000 square feet of indoor and open-air event space, The Beverly Hilton boasts the most technologically advanced meeting space of its kind in the country. The hotel’s renowned International Ballroom plays host to glamorous annual events including the Golden Globe Awards Show, Oscar Nominee Luncheon, Pre-GRAMMYs Gala, and the Milken Institute’s Global Conference. The legendary Aqua Star Pool is Beverly Hills’ largest pool and the setting for numerous recognizable photo shoots. The brand-new health and fitness facility, Upgrade Labs [6], delivers more than 20 different technologies dedicated to improving mental and physical performance and recovery. Bellezza Salon [7] provides innovative, full-service treatments, embracing Hollywood beauty secrets. The Beverly Hilton’s dining concepts include CIRCA 55 [8]restaurant, enticing guests with locally-sourced Italian cuisine in a stylish, mid-century modern setting overlooking the pool, and the
rooftop restaurant Sant’olina [9], serving Mediterranean fare with a Southern California twist, backdropped by breathtaking views of the Los
Angeles skyline. For more information, please visit [10] or call 310.274.7777.

About Hilton Hotels & Resorts  

For over a century, Hilton Hotels & Resorts [11] has set the benchmark for hospitality around the world, providing new product innovations and services to meet guests’ evolving needs. With more than 600 hotels across six continents, Hilton Hotels & Resorts properties are located in the world’s most sought-after destinations for guests who know that where they stay matters. Experience a positive stay at Hilton Hotels & Resorts by booking at [12] or through the industry-leading Hilton Honors app [13]. Hilton Honors [14] members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits. Learn more about Hilton Hotels & Resorts at [5], and follow the brand on Facebook [15],
Twitter [16] and Instagram [17].

About Hilton  

Hilton (NYSE: HLT) is a leading global hospitality company with a portfolio [18] of 19 world-class brands comprising more than 7,000 properties and more than 1.1 million rooms, in 123 countries and territories. Dedicated to fulfilling its founding vision to fill the earth with the light and warmth of hospitality, Hilton has welcomed more than 3 billion guests in its more than 100-year history, earned a top spot on Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work For list and been recognized as a global leader on the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices for six consecutive years. Hilton has introduced several industry-leading technology enhancements to improve the guest experience, including Digital Key Share, automated complimentary room upgrades and the ability to book confirmed connecting rooms. Through the award-winning guest loyalty program Hilton Honors, the nearly 146 million members who book directly with Hilton can earn Points for hotel stays and experiences money can’t buy. With the free Hilton Honors app [19], guests can book their stay, select their room, check-in, unlock their door with a Digital Key and check out, all from their smartphones. 

Visit [20] for more information, and connect with Hilton on Facebook [21], Twitter [22], LinkedIn [23], Instagram [24] , and YouTube [25].



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