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Hilton Tokyo Bay Appoints Roger Brantsma As General Manager
January 23, 2017
URAYASU, CHIBA, Japan - Hilton Tokyo Bay, a Tokyo Disney Resort® official hotel, today announced the appointment of Roger Brantsma as general manager.
Roger brings with him a wealth of experience, having spent over 20 years with Hilton Worldwide. Most recently, he was the cluster general manager for Hilton Auckland and Hilton Lake Taupo (New Zealand). During his four-year tenure, Roger successfully completed a full refurbishment of Hilton Auckland in 2016. And, he was also awarded "New Zealand General Manager of the year 2016" at HM Awards in Sydney, Australia.
Roger commenced his career in food and beverage and progressed through director of operations role as director of operations at Hilton Sharks Bay Resort (Egypt), Hilton Phuket Resort and Spa (Thailand) and Hilton Sydney (Australia) before his first general manager appointment at Hilton Chennai (India) in 2011.
Commenting on his new appointment, Roger says "It is a great opportunity which Hilton provided me to be working in Japan. Hilton Tokyo Bay is well established in its market, and I look forward to be working with the dynamic team to consistently delighting our guests and to further strengthen the overall performance of the hotel".
Roger's global experience in hospitality coupled with strong leadership will play an essential role in his position and his successful resort and operational background will ensure the hotel and team continues to perform at the uppermost levels.
Media can access additional information about Hilton Tokyo Bay please visit the hotel's website on Hilton.com.
About Hilton Tokyo Bay
This family-friendly hotel is ideally situated on the eastern shores of Tokyo Bay, adjacent to Tokyo Disneyland® and Tokyo DisneySea®. Located just 30 minutes from Tokyo and 60 minutes from Narita International Airport, this official hotel of the Tokyo Disney Resort® offers 823 state-of-the-art guest rooms, 5 extensive restaurants and bar, 2 magnificent ballrooms and 14 smaller function rooms serving meetings of any size. Accommodations range from stylish modern rooms through to unique-themed multiple occupancy rooms. The hotel boasts numerous recreation facilities including a 1600 square meter Garden Pool area, children's indoor play spaces, a spacious modern Fitness Center and an indulgent Relaxation Salon. For more information about the Hilton Tokyo Bay, please visit www.tokyo-bay.hilton.com.
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