NEW DIRECTORS AT HILTON ABU DHABI
NEW DIRECTORS AT HILTON ABU DHABI
ABU DHABI, U.A.E. – September 26, 2010 – Hilton Abu Dhabi is proud to announce the appointment of Christian Hoehn as the new Director of Operations and Hany Ahmed as the new Cluster Director of Business Development.
Austrian born Hoehn has an extensive experience, starting his hospitality career in 1996 and has been working for Hilton Hotels and Resorts since 2000. Hoehn will be responsible of overseeing the operations department, including rooms, food and beverage and catering.
Christian Hoehn comments: “This is an exiting time to be in Abu Dhabi and I am honoured to be part of this city’s dynamic development. I am looking forward to working with my team of specialists providing our guest with the best product and service experience.”
Hany Ahmed has been working for five star hotel chains in leading management positions in the Middle East and Africa including Abu Dhabi. With his last stint at the Hilton Sandton in South Africa, Hany and his team hosted the Dutch team during the FIFA World cup 2010. Ahmed will be managing the sales, conference and events, marketing and revenue department of the three Hilton properties, Hilton Abu Dhabi, Hilton Corniche and Hilton Baynunah.
“It is great to be back in Abu Dhabi. I am very excited to work in my new role and taking the business to the next level during these creative and dynamic times at Hilton Hotels & Resorts. ” adds Ahmed.
About Hilton Abu Dhabi
Overlooking the Arabian Gulf, Hilton Abu Dhabi is 25 minutes from Abu Dhabi International Airport and few minutes from the centre of the capital. It offers 327 elegant rooms overlooking the Arabian Gulf, the skyline of Abu Dhabi or tranquil garden views, together with over 13 restaurants and bars that have marked the capital with award-winning dining options. The hotel facilities include a private beach club, water sports, three swimming pools, health club, spa, tennis and squash courts. Meetings can be held in 14 function spaces, which can accommodate up to 2,000 guests and are supported by the fully equipped business centre. For more information, visit www.abudhabi.hilton.com or call +971 (0)2 6811900.
About Hilton Worldwide
Hilton Worldwide is the leading global hospitality company, spanning the lodging sector from luxurious full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and mid-priced hotels. For 91 years, Hilton Worldwide has been offering business and leisure travelers the finest in accommodations, service, amenities and value. The company is dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest experiences across its global brands. Its brands are comprised of more than 3,600 hotels and 599,000 rooms in 81 countries and include Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Hilton, Doubletree, Embassy Suites Hotels, Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton Hotels, Homewood Suites by Hilton, Home2 Suites by Hilton and Hilton Grand Vacations. The company also manages the world-class guest reward program Hilton HHonors®.
The company currently operates 44 hotels in Middle East & Africa – 16 hotels in Egypt, nine hotels in the UAE, six in Saudi Arabia and one each in Oman and Kuwait, plus another 11 hotels in Africa and the Indian Ocean.
Hilton Worldwide has a signed development pipeline of an additional 25 properties across Middle East & Africa in the U.A.E, Qatar, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Lebanon, Egypt, Jordan, Equatorial Guinea, Uganda, Namibia, Nigeria and Cape Verde.
For more information about the company, please visit www.hiltonworldwide.com and www.hiltondevelopment.com
The Hilton Reservations and Customer Care telephone numbers in the Middle East are as follows:
UAE - 8000 20000 11 Qatar - 800 20 222
KSA - 800 82000 10 Egypt - 19009
Bahrain - 8000 4058 Jordan - 00202 25805927
Kuwait - 222 56 200 Lebanon - 00202 25805928
Oman - 800 78 788 Syria - 00202 25805926