Pointe Hilton Squaw Peak Resort Names Jon McFarland As General Manager

McFarland Joins Iconic Phoenix Resort, Following Successes at Hilton Waikoloa Village

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March 06, 2015

PHOENIX, Ariz. - Pointe Hilton Squaw Peak Resort has named Jon McFarland as general manager of the 563 all-suite resort in Phoenix.

McFarland will lead the day-to-day operations of the iconic Phoenix property, renowned for its four-acre pool and entertainment complex, full-service spa and fitness center and flexible indoor/outdoor venues for meetings and special events.

“Pointe Hilton Squaw Peak Resort has such a rich history in the Valley, with many guests that return year after year,” said Jon McFarland, general manager, Pointe Hilton Squaw Peak Resort. “It’s truly exciting to join such an established resort, and I look forward to ensuring the resort is well positioned to create great experiences for our next generation of travelers.”

Most recently holding the position of assistant general manager of Hilton Waikoloa Village on the Island of Hawaii, McFarland led the implementation of the resort’s subset luxury hotel, Makai, designed to compete directly with the island’s top Four Diamond properties. McFarland brings with him more than 20 years combined experience managing Hilton franchised properties across the U.S., including six years as the general manager of The Seelbach Hilton in Louisville, Ky.

He holds a Bachelors of Science degree in Hotel and Restaurant Management from Central Missouri State University and studied mechanical engineering at Wichita State University.

About Pointe Hilton Squaw Peak Resort
Pointe Hilton Squaw Peak Resort has been welcoming generations of families, business travelers and corporate guests for more than 35 years. Opened as the first all-suite resort of its kind, Pointe Hilton Squaw Peak Resort is comfortable and inviting with fun for all ages, including a four-acre water park, miniature golf, kids camp program, full-service spa and historic BBQ restaurant. The resort's lush outdoor courtyards and flexible indoor/outdoor venues host memorable and productive meetings and special events year round. Tucked within a neighborhood at the base of the Phoenix Mountain Preserve in uptown Phoenix, the 563-suite resort is walking distance to urban hiking trails, popular local restaurants and is just minutes from the city's top attractions. For additional information on Pointe Hilton Squaw Peak Resort, please visit www.pointehiltonsquawpeak.com or call 1-800-947-9784.

Contact

Tessa Bajema
Pointe Hilton Squaw Peak Resort
+1 602 870 2720
tessa.bajema@hilton.com

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