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Hilton Anatole Appoints Ta'alolo Puni Pau As Director Of Recreation
February 24, 2016
DALLAS - The iconic Hilton Anatole recently announced its appointment of Ta'alolo Puni Pau as the new Director of Recreation for the 1,606 room hotel located in the Dallas Design District. An accomplished hospitality professional with more than ten years of industry experience, Puni Pau rejoins the Hilton Worldwide family from Disney's acclaimed Aulani Resort and Spa on the island of Oahu where he most recently served as Recreation Manager, leading the service and operations of the hotel's award-winning aquatic facilities. In this new role, Ta'alolo will oversee the opening and operations of the Anatole's heavily anticipated Jade Waters, an upscale resort-style pool complex opening this summer.
"We are excited about the unique expertise and energy Ta'alolo brings to the Hilton Anatole," said Harold Rapoza, general manager, Hilton Anatole. "The Anatole is internationally recognized as a top destination for groups and conventions. We feel that this appointment is a further step toward solidifying our position as a top destination for leisure and family travelers."
As Director of Recreation, Ta'alolo Puni Pau will be instrumental in creating the overall Jade Waters experience through the oversight and expansion of the hotel's poolside offerings such as dive-in movies, luxury cabana rentals, children's activities and more. Outside of the summer season, Puni Pau will continue to enhance the overall Anatole guest experience, leading the development of family-focused programming including the hotel's celebrated Breakfast with Santa series.
A graduate of Boise State University, Puni Pau has held leadership roles at a number of Hilton Worldwide properties in Santa Barbara and Anaheim, California and Nashville, Tennessee. He now resides in Dallas, Texas.
For more information, please call +1 214 748 1200 or visit www.HiltonAnatoleHotel.com.
About Hilton Anatole
Located within a 45-acre campus, Hilton Anatole features two high-rise atriums; a 27-story tower; and 1,606 luxuriously appointed guestrooms with first-class in-room amenities and wired Internet access. Additionally, the hotel offers guests more than 500,000 sq. ft. of event space as well as a variety of recreational activities, including viewing the Art Collection, one of the largest and most intriguing private assemblies in the world; an 80,000 sq. ft. fitness center, tennis courts, one of the finest lap pools in the region, an indoor jogging track; gift and sundry boutiques; V Spa, the hotel's newest luxury spa oasis; and five unique restaurants and bars for dining and entertainment, including the new high-tech Media Grill + Bar, the critically-acclaimed SĒR Steak + Spirits and the chic Gossip Bar. www.hiltonanatole.com
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