New Director Of Business Development At Hilton Hotels In Prague

This information originated in UK English.

August 18, 2011

PRAGUE - It is our great pleasure to announce that Mr. Christian Schwenke has been appointed cluster director of business development at Hilton Hotels in Prague. Christian is succeeding Ruhsar Eryoner, who was promoted to the position of general manager at Hilton Imperial Dubrovnik.

Christian Schwenke (28), born German, has been with Hilton Worldwide for 10 years and has a revenue and sales background, Prague being already his sixth assignment with Hilton. He is joining the team from Hilton Budapest WestEnd, where he was Director of Business Development.

Christian is fluent in English and has a good command of Dutch and basic knowledge of French. He is single and in his free time, he enjoys travelling, city trips and cooking.

About Hilton Hotels in PragueHilton Worldwide operates two properties in Prague, Hilton Prague & Hilton Prague Old Town.

Hilton Prague
With 791 rooms, suites and apartments, the Hilton Prague is the largest modern upscale hotel in the Czech Republic catering to the needs of both the business executive and holiday travellers. Facilities include three restaurants including the flagship CzecHouse Grill & Rotisserie and Café Bistro open round the clock, and two bars including Cloud 9 sky bar & lounge with stunning city views, as well as a health club & spa with an indoor pool and squash court. The hotel also offers an Executive Lounge (depending on room type), and state-of-the-art meeting facilities with a Congress Hall for up to 1,500 guests, a Grand Ballroom for 650 guests and 33 versatile meeting and banquet rooms. The hotel is located on the right bank of the Vltava River within walking distance from the city centre, just 20 km from the Prague Ruzyne International Airport.

Best Hotel in the Czech Republic for four consecutive years, TTG Travel Awards 2011
Best Business Hotel in Eastern Europe, Business Traveller Magazine 2010
Best Business Hotel in the Czech Republic, Business Destinations Travel Awards 2010

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Hilton Prague Old Town
Opening under the Hilton banner on November, 2007, the property has undergone an exciting renovation utilising some of Europe’s most recognised talent to create a truly authentic and yet modern Prague experience. Hilton Prague Old Town with its 303 rooms is located in the heart of the city amidst many of its key attractions, just 18 km from the Prague Ruzyne International Airport. In addition to the Zinc restaurant offering modern European cuisine with Asian flavours, Zinc lounge & bar, the hotel offers 1,000 m² of dedicated meeting space and the flexibility to accommodate groups ranging from 10 to 800 people, with twelve meeting rooms as well as the Dvorak Ballroom. Guests can also enjoy access to an Executive Lounge (depending on room type), health club & spa.

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