Hilton Niseko Village Appoints Darryl Marsden As General Manager

This information originated in UK English.

May 19, 2011

NISEKO, Japan - Hilton Niseko Village today announced the appointment of Darryl Marsden as its general manager, effective 16 May 2011. Darryl was most recently the general manager of Fiji Beach Resort and Spa Managed by Hilton in Denarau, Fiji.

Born in Australia, Darryl brings with him 29 years of experience working for hotels in Australia, England, Fiji, Indonesia, Malaysia, Bermuda and Hawaii. Prior to joining Hilton Worldwide in 2010, Darryl spent 10 years with HPL Hotels & Resorts, holding various positions including executive assistant manager, food & beverage; executive assistant manager and general manager.

“I am very excited to have this opportunity to lead the team at Hilton Niseko Village, one of the premier mountain resort hotels in Asia, with arguably the best powder skiing anywhere and superb golf facilities. I look forward to continuing to enhance the resort’s reputation both locally and internationally,” said Darryl Marsden.

Darryl will report directly to Oded Lifschitz, vice president of operations for Japan, Korea and Micronesia, while assuming responsibility for managing hotel operations.

Contact:
Naoko Tokunaga
Hilton Niseko Village
+81 136441111
naoko.tokunaga@hilton.com

About Hilton Niseko Village
Set at the foot of the Niseko Annupuri Mountain, Hilton Niseko Village is the perfect base from which to enjoy a huge variety of outdoor activities. Ski on powdery slopes during winter, or challenge a colleague to a round of golf in the summer months. Opened since July 2007, this 506 guest room hotel boasts a variety of restaurants and bars, an award winning spa, Onsen natural hot springs, 24 hour fitness room, and offers the premium mountain resort experience.

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