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Hilton Abu Dhabi Appoints Francisco Giles As General Manager
January 11, 2016
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Hilton Abu Dhabi announces the appointment of Francisco Giles as General Manager.
The “grand dame” of Abu Dhabi, Hilton Abu Dhabi is seen as a landmark by local residents, and by constantly evolving and looking at ways to improve their offering, the hotel remains one of the most sought after destinations for business and social gatherings in the capital.
"I am extremely excited to have the opportunity of leading this iconic Abu Dhabi hotel", said Francisco Giles. "I look forward to working with the team to enhance our many great restaurants and bars and the popular Hiltonia Beach Club. The legacy of Hilton Abu Dhabi is undisputed, and I’m honoured to be trusted in bringing this established hotel to the next level."
Giles brings over 30 years of industry experience across five continents to his new role at Hilton Abu Dhabi. In his former role at the Park Rotana Complex in Abu Dhabi, he was responsible for over 700 guest rooms and apartments. Giles has also held general manager positions with Marriott International.
His experience is reinforced with a strong hotelier educational background with an Honoury Degree from Les Roches Hotel School in Switzerland, and further studies at Cornell University in the USA.
A dual national of the UK and Australia, Giles has a nine year old son and his greatest passion is golf.
Media can access additional information about Hilton Abu Dhabi at news.hilton.com/abudhabi.
About Hilton Abu Dhabi
Located on the Corniche, Hilton Abu Dhabi has 327 rooms overlooking the Arabian Gulf and the city skyline, as well as 12 restaurants and bars including the award-winning Bocca and Vasco's restaurants and Jazz Bar & Dining. Hiltonia Beach Club offers 11,000 sqm of pristine white sand, three pools, kids waterslide, water sports centre and a fully equipped health club with personal training and group exercise classes. The hotel caters for conventions, social gatherings and weddings for up to 2,000 people in 14 indoor and outdoor venues. Hilton Abu Dhabi is just 25 minutes from Abu Dhabi International Airport and close to popular attractions such as the Heritage Village, the Yas Marina Circuit, Ferrari World and the stunning Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque. For more information, visit abudhabi.hilton.com.
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