Elias J. Moukarzel Appointed As General Manager For Hilton Dead Sea Resort & Spa And King Hussein Bin Talal Convention Centre Managed By Hilton

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January 10, 2016

DEAD SEA, Jordan - Hilton Dead Sea Resort & Spa and King Hussein Bin Talal Convention Centre managed by Hilton have welcomed Elias J. Moukarzel, in the capacity of General Manager late October of 2015.

Moukarzel brings with him a wealth of experience in the hospitality industry. After receiving his Hospitality Management Higher National Degree and his Master's Degree in Business Administration (MBA), specializing in Hotel Management from "Ecole Hôtelière de Toulouse", France and "Ecole de Savignac", France respectively, Moukarzel started his career in Food and Beverage and progressed to take managerial positions in the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Jordan and Lebanon.

Moukarzel moved to Jordan to manage the renowned King Hussein Bin Talal Convention Centre managed by Hilton and the soon to open Hilton Dead Sea Resort & Spa, following his appointment as General Manager at Hilton Capital Grand Hotel in Abu Dhabi.

"This is an exciting move for me and I am delighted to come back to Jordan. I consider Jordan my second home, as I have previously lived and worked in the Dead Sea," said Moukarzel. "I am honored to join and lead a great team full of talents. Our main objective is to build on the success of the convention center and open the first Hilton-branded hotel in Jordan; Hilton Dead Sea Resort & Spa. We look forward to creating many memorable experiences for our guests."

Hilton Dead Sea Resort & Spa is projected to open in 2016 and will offer 285 rooms, fully equipped with modern technology and amenities. The resort also features state-of-the-art facilities and introduces, for the first time in the Levant area, the global spa experience eforea: spa at Hilton.

About Hilton Dead Sea Resort & Spa
Hilton Dead Sea Resort & Spa is a 5 star luxury hotel destination located on the Northeast coast of the Dead Sea. Lying over 410 meters below sea level, its location defines the resort and spa experience as unique in the Middle East, making it a destination of choice for those seeking the perfect retreat whilst enjoying the therapeutic benefits of the Dead Sea's natural elements.

Hilton Dead Sea Resort & Spa's four wings accommodate 285 rooms, all with exquisite views of the Dead Sea offering deluxe and guest rooms, executive rooms, juniors and executive suites, and one royal suite. The hotel houses a splendid array of cuisines and culinary experiences including an all-day dining restaurant, authentic Lebanese and Italian restaurants, a style bar, a lobby lounge, a pool bar and a sea-view terrace. The resort features a fitness gym, a business center and the first in the Levant global spa experience eforea: spa at Hilton. The resort is adjacent to King Hussein Bin Talal Convention Center managed by Hilton, the award winning convention center; making it an ideal choice for business Guests looking for business and leisure.

Contact

Farah Samawi
Marketing Communications Manager
+962 6 550 6300
farah.samawi@hilton.com

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