Jay Kriske Named General Manager Of Hilton Sedona Resort At Bell Rock

This information originated in American English.

February 17, 2016

SEDONA, Ariz. - Hilton Worldwide (NYSE: HLT) today announced the appointment of Jay Kriske to the position of general manager of Hilton Sedona Resort at Bell Rock. Kriske will oversee the day-to-day operations of the newly renovated, 219-room resort with 25,000 square-feet of wellness, fitness and spa amenities, three heated pools and three lighted tennis courts, two restaurants and the largest conference facilities in Northern Arizona. The resort offers a respite with sweeping views of the iconic Bell Rock and locally-inspired guest experiences focused on adventure, exploration and rejuvenation. Kriske will report to Area Vice President, Ben Fusco.

"Jay brings an extraordinary pedigree of skill, knowledge and insight to Hilton Sedona Resort at Bell Rock" said Fusco. "Under his leadership the resort will continue to serve as a premier destination for visitors traveling to Sedona in search of adventure, relaxation and unique experiences." 

Most recently, Kriske held the position of resort manager at La Quinta Resort & Club, A Waldorf Astoria Resort where he had overall responsibility for the legendary property. During his tenure there, he successfully led the resort through various high level initiatives including a multi-million dollar renovation. From 1991-2007 Kriske held various positions with increasing responsibility at The Phoenician Resort in Scottsdale, Arizona. As an executive committee member, he was responsible for long and short term strategic positioning of the resort.

Kriske was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois and moved to Arizona in 1978. He attended Scottsdale Community College where he earned a degree in Business Administration. He is an enthusiastic sports fan and loves the outdoors and Sedona's active and tranquil lifestyle.

For more information on Hilton Sedona Resort at Bell Rock, visit www.hiltonsedonaresort.com.   

About Hilton Sedona Resort at Bell Rock
Located along the Red Rock Scenic Byway near the iconic Bell Rock, the newly renovated Hilton Sedona Resort at Bell Rock offers a locally-inspired guest experience focused on relaxation and rejuvenation. Plush with amenities, the resort features three outdoor pools, an adjacent 18-hole golf course and 25,000 square-feet of fitness, wellness and spa amenities including eforea spa. With 219 guest rooms, the resort's 171 suites feature cozy fireplaces and private balconies with separate living rooms and bedrooms. Offering more than 20,000 square feet of meeting space, Hilton Sedona Resort at Bell Rock is also Northern Arizona's largest resort conference center. For more information, visit www.hiltonsedonaresort.com.

Contact

Andra Dan
Hilton Sedona Resort at Bell Rock
+1 602 870 2720
andra.dan@hilton.com

About Hilton Hotels & Resorts

For nearly a century, Hilton Hotels & Resorts has been proudly welcoming the world's travelers. With more than 570 hotels across six continents, Hilton Hotels & Resorts provides the foundation for memorable travel experiences and values every guest who walks through its doors. As the flagship brand of Hilton, Hilton Hotels & Resorts continues to set the standard for hospitality, providing new product innovations and services to meet guests' evolving needs. Hilton Hotels & Resorts is a part of the award-winning Hilton Honors program. Hilton Honors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits, including a flexible payment slider that allows members to choose nearly any combination of Points and money to book a stay, an exclusive member discount that can’t be found anywhere else, free standard Wi-Fi and digital amenities like digital check-in with room selection and Digital Key (select locations), available exclusively through the industry-leading Hilton Honors app. Begin your journey at www.hilton.com and learn more about the brand by visiting news.hilton.com or following us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.