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 epicentre of Miami’s downtown business district, offering rooms to business travellers 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. “He brings extensive knowledge, a goal-oriented mind-set, 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 honoured 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