New Director Of Business Development Named At Hilton Phuket Arcadia Resort & Spa

This information originated in American English.

January 10, 2011

PHUKET, Thailand - Hilton Phuket Arcadia Resort & Spa has appointed Jeroen Meijer as the new director of business development. Jeroen will oversee all hotel revenue streams, heading up Hotel Accommodation Sales, Food & Beverage and Event Sales, Marketing & Communication, Yield and Revenue Management.

Born and educated in the Netherlands, Jeroen attended the prestigious CHN University (currently "Stenden University") in Leeuwarden, The Netherlands. A Hilton veteran, he has a strong hotel sales background having worked at a variety of Hilton Hotels throughout the Netherlands, Australia, and New Zealand during his 10-year career, most recently as the director of business development for Hilton Auckland, New Zealand and he was in the opening team for Hilton Lake Taupo, New Zealand as director of business development prior to joining Hilton Phuket Arcadia Resort & Spa.

"I'm really pleased to be joining the team here in Phuket. Hilton Phuket Arcadia, with its 671 rooms, is the largest hotel in the South of Thailand and also features the largest MICE facilities on the island" Jeroen said. "It's an exciting time to be joining the hotel having just completed a refurbishment of all 94 rooms in one of the main buildings and the featured Ocean Beach Club Pool. I'm energized by the opportunities this brings to drive business further. On a personal note I'm also thrilled about coming to Thailand, I have heard so much about this beautiful country, which I intend to explore as much as possible."

"Jeroen brings to the hotel an in-depth knowledge of our overseas markets, particularly those of Europe, Australia and the U.S. He has experience of our International Sales Office as well as hotel sales, great assets to have when facing a challenging market going forward," says John M. Kidd, general manager of Hilton Phuket Arcadia Resort & Spa.

About Hilton Phuket Arcadia Resort & Spa
Located in the heart of Karon Beach and just a short 10 minutes driving to Patong Beach, Hilton Phuket Arcadia Resort & Spa is a luxurious hotel on the island of Phuket featuring 671 guest rooms and suites in three wings. All rooms have private balconies and a view of the glorious Andaman Sea or the resort's lust tropical garden. The resort is also the home of the finest spas in the region with an exclusive sanctuary featuring 15 delightful treatment suites and wonderful spa villas providing the most ultimate spa experience. Complete your perfect getaway with an extensive range of international and Asian cuisine at our exciting dining venues. For more information about our hotel, please visit www.phuketarcadia.hilton.com. Tel: +66 (0) 7639 6433-41 Fax: +66 (0) 7639 6136

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