PRESS RELEASE / ANNOUNCEMENTS Friday, October 16, 2015

Canary Santa Barbara Appoints Peggy White as Senior Sales Manager

Kimpton’s Canary Santa Barbara announced today the appointment of Peggy White as Senior Sales Manager. In her new role, White will be responsible for fostering customer relationships and optimizing group and corporate business performance.

White comes to the Canary from Loews Hollywood Hotel, where she served as a National Sales Manager. Her previous hospitality roles include serving as a National Sales Manager for the Ritz Carlton Laguna Niguel, Vail Cascade Resort and St. Regis Aspen. White also spent time as a Task Force Sales Manager at Inland Pacific Associates and an Associate Real Estate Broker at Frederick Realty Interests, both in Denver, Colo.

“The Canary Santa Barbara is one of the leading boutique hotels in the nation,” said White. “In addition to its ideal location—right in the heart of urban Santa Barbara—the stunning venue offers a great setting and amenities for business and leisure travelers alike. I’m thrilled to be part of the team here.”

White holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Hotel Restaurant Management from Boston University. She is also a licensed real estate agent.

The Canary Santa Barbara is enviably situated in the heart of downtown, steps away from the city’s beaches, bistros, and world class shopping. The 97-guestroom boutique hotel offers postcard-perfect views from the rooftop pool and terrace, locally sourced cuisine and a world-class wine list to create an inviting retreat with unmistakable local flavor. The hotel caters to social and corporate events with more than 7,300 square feet of flexible event space and full catering and banquet services from its famed Finch & Fork Restaurant. For more information, visit


San Francisco-based Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants is a leading collection of boutique hotels and restaurants and the acknowledged industry pioneer that first introduced the boutique hotel concept to the United States. In 1981, Bill Kimpton founded the company that today is renowned for making travelers feel genuinely cared for through thoughtful perks and amenities, bold, playful design and a sincerely personal style of guest service. Out to help people live full, balanced lives, Kimpton aims to inspire with touches like yoga mats in every room, complimentary coffee and tea to start the day, hosted evening Wine Hour, in-room fitness programming and complimentary bike rentals. The award-winning restaurants and bars are led by talented chefs and bartenders that offer guests a chance to dine like a local.

Kimpton is consistently ranked as one of the top companies in the Market Metrix Hospitality Index, Upper Upscale Segment, for Customer Satisfaction. The company is highly-regarded for its innovative employee culture and benefits and has been named a FORTUNE magazine “Best Place to Work” six times since 2009. Kimpton is continuously growing and currently operates over 60 hotels and 70 plus restaurants, bars and lounges in 30 U.S. cities. In January 2015, Kimpton was welcomed into the InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) family of hotel brands, bringing together two special cultures and sets of values to create the world’s largest boutique hotel business. For more information, visit

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