Hilton Shijiazhuang Appoints Steven Chen As Director Of Business Development

August 08, 2013

SHIJIAZHUANG, China - Hilton Shijiazhuang today announced appointment of Steven Chen as director of business development. Mr. Chen will report to Mark Ancrum, general manager, Hilton Shijiazhuang, and is responsible for directing all aspects of the hotel's sales and marketing functions including Rooms Sales, Conference and Event Sales, Reservations and Public Relations and Marketing activities.

Mr. Ancrum said, "Mr. Chen brings to the role more than 12 years of experience in the hospitality industry and has worked for top names in the hotel sector in China. We're delighted to have him to join our senior leadership team in Shijiazhuang, and we are confident that his skills will prove to be an asset in helping to establish Hilton Shijiazhuang as one of the leading hotels in the market. We wish him much success in his new role."

Mr. Chen joined Hilton Worldwide in 2011 as director of sales at Hilton Guangzhou Baiyun. Before this, he served as director of sales and marketing at Howard Johnson Tongfang Plaza Zhuji.

Mr. Chen started his hospitality career in Wuhan in 2000. He later relocated to Shenzhen in 2009 where he joined Crown Plaza Hotel & Suites Landmark. He has also gained a distinct local market understanding from his time working in different regions in China.

Mr. Chen is a Chinese national and holds a major in Tourism Management from China South Central University for Nationalities.

Media can access additional information about Hilton Shijiazhuang at http://news.hilton.com/shijiazhuang

About Hilton Shijiazhuang
Conveniently located in the CBD area of Shijiazhuang, Hilton Shijiazhuang occupies 29 floors of the iconic 53-storey Kaiyuan Tower. The hotel features 594 guest rooms with space ranging from 45 to 245 square meters, offering an unparalleled level of service to guests. Hilton Shijiazhuang boasts more than 2400-square meter of conference and event space, including 16 flexible function rooms. The 1,066-square meter pillar-less Kunlun Grand Ballroom and the 386-square meter adjoining foyer including a direct access car lift, offer ultimate conveniences to all kinds of events. The hotel features six diverse restaurant and bar outlets providing guests with truly international, innovative and healthy culinary options. To relax and rejuvenate, guests can enjoy 25-meter heated indoor swimming pool, state-ofthe-art facilities at the Health Club & Gym as well as ISPA. Guests can also take unobstructed city and mountain views though floor to ceiling windows when working from guest rooms, dining at the hotel restaurants, or working out at the Gyms. Hilton Shijiazhuang provides world-class hospitality for business and leisure travelers.
For more information or to make reservation, please visit: www.shijiazhuang.hilton.com

About Hilton Worldwide's 25th Anniversary in China
Hilton Worldwide is celebrating its 25th anniversary in China, marking a new milestone in Hilton Worldwide's legacy of providing Chinese guests with excellent hospitality services. In 1988, Hilton Worldwide became one of the first international hotel brands to enter China and has since grown with China's consumers by constantly innovating to win their hearts at home and abroad. Since its entry into China, Hilton Worldwide has been registering strong growth in the Chinese market by expanding its presence from over 30 operating hotels today to more than 150 hotels over the next few years. Hilton Worldwide is also accelerating its expansion in the market with more than 115 projects in the pipeline under the Waldorf Astoria, Conrad, Hilton, DoubleTree by Hilton and Hilton Garden Inn brands. Over the past 25 years, Hilton Worldwide has launched meaningful initiatives tailored for Chinese tastes, including the Huanying program and Hilton HHonors program, and in 2011 Hilton Worldwide became the first multinational hotel company to sponsor the Chinese Olympic Committee. Hilton Worldwide is launching a series of campaigns and promotional activities to commemorate the event.


Amber Huang
Instep Communication Group
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Helen Zhao
Hilton Shijiazhuang
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