Hilton Hefei Appoints Robert King As Director Of Business Development

This information originated in UK English.

March 05, 2009

HEFEI, China -  Hilton Hefei, the first luxury hotel in the rapidly growing capital of Anhui Province in China, is pleased to welcome Robert King as the new Director of Business Development. He will bring the business forward in one of China's most dynamic cities, where the hotel is seeing a high level of interest from tourists and business travelers.

In his new role, Robert will be responsible for the sales and marketing functions of the hotel, including rooms, catering and conventions, revenue management and public relations.

Commenting on his latest appointment, Robert said: "I am truly excited about my new role and I am looking forward to attracting more guests and taking the business to the next level. I am confident that Hilton Hefei will be recognized as one of the country's leading business hotels."

Having had a notable 14 years of work experience in the hospitality industry, Robert has previously held leading sales and marketing roles with various five-star hotel chains. He joined Hilton Hotels in October 2008 for the pre-opening of Hilton Guiyang.

About Hilton Hefei
Opened in February 2007, Hilton Hefei represents the new breed of Hilton hotels combining contemporary
design with a touch of local flavour, and is the first luxury hotel in the rapidly growing capital of Anhui
Province in China.

The striking 26-storey property encapsulates a contemporary design accented with traditional Chinese
motifs. Each of its 561 spacious guest rooms offers expansive views over the city as well as deluxe
bathrooms with rain showers, high-speed broadband internet access and flat screen LCD television sets
with international satellite programs. A state-of-the-art Spa and Sauna, a Grand Ballroom and meeting
facilities and a wide variety of dining options compliment the hotel.

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