New Marketing and Communications Manager Appointed for Hilton Auckland and Hilton Lake Taupo

Jo Marsh Appointed As Marketing And Communications Manager For Hilton Auckland And Hilton Lake Taupo

This information originated in American English.

September 20, 2012

AUCKLAND, New Zealand - Hilton Hotels & Resorts today announced the appointment of Jo Marsh as Marketing and Communications Manager for Hilton Auckland and Hilton Lake Taupo.

In her new role Jo will be responsible for the hotels' marketing and communication strategies, strengthening brand awareness, reinforcing Hilton's market position and addressing the business needs of each hotel. Jo will also be responsible for overseeing each property's sustainability and community initiatives.

With a background in hospitality, Jo's career began in hotel front office operations both overseas and here in New Zealand, before embarking on her marketing studies at AUT and beginning her marketing career.

Jo brings eight years of marketing, brand/product and event management experience to her new role with Hilton Auckland and Hilton Lake Taupo. In her former role at ACP Media, Jo was Marketing Manager for ACP's two largest magazines. Jo brings with her extensive knowledge and a strong understanding of the New Zealand media landscape.

Commenting on the appointment Ryan Mikkelson, director of business development, Hilton Auckland and Hilton Lake Taupo said, "We are very excited to have Jo join the team at Hilton. Her vivacious personality, proactive attitude and extensive media background makes her a valuable asset to our marketing efforts and a perfect fit for our Hilton team."

Media can access additional information about Hilton Auckland and Hilton Lake Taupo at www.hilton.co.nz and http://news.hilton.com.

Hilton Auckland
Hilton Auckland has a unique waterfront location 300 metres out to sea at the end of Princes Wharf just minutes from Auckland's Central Business District and the vibrant Viaduct area. This 165 room hotel, including 7 suites, has stunning views over Waitemata Harbour and features spacious balconies in every room. Hilton Auckland offers seven multi-purpose function venues, all bathed in natural light and flowing to balconies overlooking the water, catering for cocktails for up to 750 guests and dinner for up to 370 guests.

Hilton Lake Taupo
The historic Hilton Lake Taupo is one of Taupo's architectural icons located in the Onekeke Thermal Valley, famous for its ancient pumice flows. Situated 1 km from the lake front along State Highway 5, the hotel overlooks the lake and the central plateau mountains beyond offering spectacular views. Built originally in 1889, exclusively from New Zealand native timbers, Hilton Lake Taupo is one of only two remaining hotels from that era and offers a luxurious haven of comfort and relaxation.

The hotel features 113 spacious accommodation rooms including suites and apartments. Leisure facilities include an infinity swimming pool and spa pool, tennis courts and a beautifully appointed fitness centre with steam room and sauna. Offering the Cellar Ball Room, Conservatory and Cellar Cocktail Bar, Hilton Lake Taupo is the perfect destination for executive retreats, incentive travel groups and company conferences.

Contact

Jo Marsh
Hilton Lake Taupo and Hilton Auckland
+ 64 9 978 2016
jo.marsh@hilton.com

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