The Waldorf Hilton, London, Appoints New General Manager

This information originated in U.K. English.

December 09, 2013

LONDON - The Waldorf Hilton, London, welcomes Alison Palin as general manager fresh from her successful period as general manager at Hilton Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport. Palin brings extensive hotel management experience to the role, with nearly 30 years of service in the hospitality industry.

Prior to joining The Waldorf Hilton, London, Palin worked across numerous Hilton hotels, including Hilton London Kensington and Hilton Montreal Airport. She started her career in 1987 at Trust House Forte Hotels as front of house manager, responsible for front office, housekeeping and engineering, before then joining the former Hilton Wembley Plaza. Alison Palin, general manager, The Waldorf Hilton, London, said, "It's an exciting time to join the team, with the ongoing guest room refurbishment revitalising the hotel's original art deco features. As one of the capital's most historic hotels, it also enjoys a fantastic location with many of London's iconic attractions on its doorstep. Its rich history offers some fantastic stories and anecdotes and I feel extremely privileged to be given the opportunity to lead the team into the next phase of its legacy."

An iconic landmark situated in the heart of London's West End, The Waldorf Hilton, London, is the perfect place to enjoy 21st Century comforts and conveniences. A stone's throw from London's financial district, the hotel offers an Executive Lounge, a 24-hour business centre, seven meeting rooms with up to 400 capacity, full-service amenities and wireless internet access.

The hotel recently unveiled its Royal Crown Derby afternoon tea offering. Guests can enjoy a quintessentially English afternoon tea experience in the hotel's striking Homage Grand Salon, with distinct blends of tea and exquisite finger sandwiches, pastries and cakes all served on the finest quality bone china from Royal Crown Derby Entertains. The afternoon tea has been further enhanced to include a live harpist and vintage Champagne trolley. For further information visit and to make a reservation call +44 20 7836 2400.


Emily Conradi
Golley Slater PR (For The Waldorf Hilton, London)
+44 207 420 7758

Lauren Trinder
Golley Slater PR
+44 207 420 7761

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