Hilton Shanghai Hongqiao Appoints Michael Williamson As General Manager

This information originated in American English.

October 29, 2012

SHANGHAI - Hilton Shanghai Hongqiao today announced appointment of Michael Williamson as general manager.

Michael's experience in the hospitality industry spans nearly 30 years, of which the last 17 years with Hilton Hotels & Resorts. Until taking over the helm at Hilton Shanghai Hongqiao, Michael was the general manager of various prestigious Hilton hotels in London, including Hilton London Hyde Park, Hilton London Green Park, Hilton London Paddington and Hilton London Euston. Over the years, Michael built a consistent track-record of hospitality & commercial succeed as well as overseeing major refurbishment projects.

During his career, Michael has worked in the United Kingdom, Belgium, Romania, the Netherlands and Dubai. He has held positions in revenue management, business development and hotel operations.

A native of England, Mr Williamson attended Durham and Newcastle Universities and holds diplomas in Business Administration, Hotel Management & Catering Administration as well as a BA Hons in Politics.

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About Hilton Shanghai Hongqiao
Hilton Shanghai Hongqiao offering spacious and comfortable accommodation, with guest rooms starting form a generous 46 sqm-the largest in Hongqiao. Indulge in unrivaled pampering at our iconic Spa, or revel in the flavors and ambiance of our world-class restaurants and bar. For special functions, the grand ballroom, accommodates more than 1,000 guests and is the largest in Puxi. Hilton Shanghai Hongqiao is conveniently located at the heart of the new Hongqiao business development district, just 15 minutes from Shanghai Hongqiao Airport. Discover a great new way to experience Hilton in Shanghai. www.shanghaihongqiao.hilton.com.

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