Hilton Surfers Paradise Appoints New General Manager

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August 27, 2015

GOLD COAST, Australia - Hilton Worldwide has announced the appointment of Fiona Pryde as general manager, Hilton Surfers Paradise. In her new role, Pryde will take responsibility for the 419 room combined hotel and residences property on Queensland's Gold Coast.

Pryde has more than 19 years' experience in the hospitality industry. She commenced her career in food and beverage and progressed through roles in front office, revenue management and sales and marketing before her first general manager appointment in 2009.

Throughout her career, Pryde has completed a variety of assignments in Brisbane and the Northern Territory, and most recently held the position of cluster director, business development - Northern Territory. In this role she managed Hilton Darwin, and three DoubleTree by Hilton properties in Darwin and Alice Springs.

Pryde is delighted to return to her home state of Queensland and believes the Gold Coast will continue to see positive growth as a business, event and holiday destination.

"I am pleased to be working with such a dynamic team and represent our flagship leisure property in this vibrant and diverse marketplace.

"Hilton Surfers Paradise has celebrated great success in its four years since opening. I look forward to being part of our next milestones and achievements, as we continue to drive a culture of innovation, whilst honoring the traditional style of Hilton."

For the second year running, Hilton Worldwide has been named in Universum's 'Most Attractive Employers' in the Asia Pacific region. Fiona's appointment is a testament to Hilton Worldwide's effort to groom talented team members and provide them with the opportunity to grow their careers within the organisation.

Media can access additional information about Hilton Surfers Paradise at news.hilton.com/surfersparadise.

About Hilton Surfers Paradise
Enter your Property copy here.Hilton Surfers Paradise is the first leisure-focused combined hotel and residences property from Hilton Hotels & Resorts in Australia. It is also the first global upscale hotel to be built on the Gold Coast since 2000. The development consists of two spectacular curved towers rising above the city skyline, with the Boulevard Tower opening its doors to both residents and guests in late 2010 and the Orchid Tower welcoming first guests in September 2011, prior the grand opening event in November that year. The property offers a combined total of 250 one, two and three-bedroom Hilton Residences and 169 Hilton guest rooms and suites. Additional facilities include the signature restaurant Salt grill by Luke Mangan, FIX Bar with cocktails created by a team of expert mixologists, The Food Store cafe, a 1500m2 pool deck, and the first new custom built eforea: spa at Hilton in Australia. 


Chelsea Steber
Hilton Surfers Paradise
+61 07 5680 8015

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