Craig Waterman Named General Manager of Bei San Francisco

Seasoned Hotelier to Lead Dynamic Downtown Hotel

USA, San Francisco, California. October 13, 2021

BEI San Francisco, Trademark Collection by Wyndham announces the appointment of Craig Waterman as General Manager of the 396-room contemporary lifestyle hotel located within minutes of iconic San Francisco neighborhoods such as Hayes Valley, Union Square and the Financial District. In his new role, Waterman is responsible for day-to-day hotel operations, ensuring guest satisfaction, and helping in the development of creative programming and the rebuilding of group business.

"I am thrilled to join BEI San Francisco and lead our incredible, resilient team," said General Manager Craig Waterman. "With the impending return of international visitors and as the San Francisco tourism industry continues to take steps toward recovery, we look forward to welcoming guests back safely and delivering an exceptional hospitality experience that reflects the unique work and play styles of modern travelers."

Waterman comes to BEI San Francisco from Hyatt Hotels Corporation where he held a seven-year tenure, most recently serving as Managing Director of the former Parker New York (now Thompson Central Park New York). Under the former Two Roads Hospitality lifestyle brand, he held the roles of Vice President Openings & Transitions, overseeing hotels in the California, Arizona and Hawaii markets as well as Regional Director of Operations & General Manager of Hotel Kabuki in San Francisco's Japantown. His decades of hotel management experience span all aspects of hotel & resort operations, sales & marketing, renovations, openings and transitions for brands including Morgans Hotel Group, St. Regis Hotels & Resorts and The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company.

Designed to facilitate connection among travelers and locals alike in a tech-forward environment, BEI San Francisco offers 10,000 square feet of flexible coworking, meeting and event space including a 4,000-square-foot outdoor terrace and two F&B concepts: Ren, an on-the-go San Francisco café, and Sum, a casual restaurant and bar. The hotel's prime location, one block from the Orpheum Theatre and Bill Graham Civic Center Auditorium, makes it an ideal home base for exploring the best in San Francisco entertainment.


Craig Waterman Named General Manager of BEI San Francisco
/ SLIDES
Tags: san francisco hotel, davidson hospitality group, pivot hotels, trademark collection by wyndham, wyndham hotels, appointments

About BEI San Francisco, Trademark Collection by Wyndham

About Pivot

Business Contact:

Kevinie Woo
Founder
Kevinie Woo PR
T: +1 310-270-5675
E: [email protected]
W: http://www.keviniewoopr.com

Subscribe to our newsletter
for more Hotel Newswire articles

Related News

Choose a Social Network!

The social network you are looking for is not available.

Close
Coming up in August 2022...

Food & Beverage: Remarkably Resilient


In the wake of the devastation that disrupted every aspect of their operations, the hotel food & beverage industry is proceeding with cautious optimism and a measure of hope as it re-emerges from the pandemic's darker days. It is also bringing forward all the lessons learned from the challenges that were faced, and integrating them into their current, day-to-day operations. For example, new digital interfaces that minimize physical contact, including tableside ordering systems and QR code menus. Here to stay are also features such as packaged room service meals and cocktails; on-property, quick-service food options; a greater emphasis on outdoor dining and pop-up restaurants; gourmet home meal kits; live-streamed cooking classes; and virtual wine-tastings. Still, some challenges remain, such as coping with a persistent labor shortage and maintaining scrupulous sanitation standards. The August issue of the Hotel Business Review will report on what some leading hotels are doing to integrate these changes into their F&B operations as they rebound with a remarkable resiliency.