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Hilton Abu Dhabi Appoints New General Manager
Hans Schiller takes the reins as Cluster General Manager for Hilton Abu Dhabi and Hilton Al Ain
August 21, 2017
The hospitality veteran brings with him 25 years of work experience in the industry spanning the Pan Arab region, including stints in the UAE, Qatar, Egypt, Nigeria and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
In his new role, Hans will take the reins of the operations of two iconic Hilton hotels in the UAE - Hilton Abu Dhabi and Hilton Al Ain. In his role, Hans focus will remain on engagement with guests and his team, to elevate the hotel standards by provide guests with par excellence service.
A German national, Hans kicked off his career in the hotel industry in 1989 after he equipped himself with two degrees in the field. He graduated from the Dr. Speiser Hotel Management School and followed it with a Kitchen Apprentice Degree in Culinary Skills.
Hans has been a part of the Hilton family since 2008 when he joined the Hilton Alexandria Green Plaza in Egypt as Director of Operations. He then moved to Hilton Abuja in Nigeria in 2012 where he secured Africa's Leading Business Hotel Award for the hotel in less than 6 months of his appointment. Hans has also proven his strong leadership and operational capability by successfully hosting the 24th World Economic Forum in 2014 in Transcorp Hilton Abuja catering for world leaders, diplomats and distinguished officials.
In 2014, Hans climbed up the career ladder when he was appointed as the Cluster General Manager of Doubletree by Hilton Riyadh - Al Muroj Business Gate and Hilton Garden Inn Riyadh Olaya. In this role, he achieved numerous awards for the hotels. In 2016, Doubletree Hotel by Hilton Dhahran was added to his portfolio.
Hans Schiller, Cluster General Manager - Hilton Abu Dhabi and Hilton Al Ain, said: "I strongly believe that the success of a hospitality brand depends on team work and each staff member's passion and the right attitude towards their work. In my new role, I will focus on growing the talent we have in-house at both hotels and set the tone for a high-performance culture to create a synergistic impact on the hotels' hospitality."
Media can access additional information about Hilton Abu Dhabi and Hiltonia Beach Club, Fitness and Spa at news.hilton.com/abudhabi
About Hilton Abu Dhabi
Located on the Corniche, Hilton Abu Dhabi has 326 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 11 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.
About Hilton Al Ain
Set in exotic landscaped gardens, Hilton Al Ain offers a peaceful oasis in the vibrant UAE and an important historical background as the UAE's first international hotel, opened in 1971. Hilton Al Ain has 202 guest rooms and chalets and 7 restaurants and bars including the newly renovated Flavours Restaurant and famous Paco's bar with live music and events. Hiltonia Resort and Aquatic Club features amenities for the whole family, including 3 swimming pools, a water slide, tennis courts, a squash court, Jacuzzi and sauna, a state of the art fitness center and massage rooms. The hotel offers flexible function spaces and a grand ballroom for up to 650 guests as well as catering for conventions, weddings and social gatherings. Hilton Al Ain is located in an oasis in the middle of magnificent sand dunes and has many tourist major tourist attractions close by such as UNESCO World Heritage sites, Al Ain Zoo, Jebel Hafeet and Al Ain Oasis, while both Dubai and Abu Dhabi airports are just 80 minutes away. For more information, visit alain.hilton.com.
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