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Pablo Torres Named General Manager Of Caribe Hilton
February 12, 2014
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - Hilton Worldwide today announced the appointment of Pablo Torres to general manager of the 917-room Caribe Hilton in San Juan, Puerto Rico, where he incidentally began his hospitality career as a food and beverage management trainee back in 1992. Known as the birthplace of the piña colada and the city's largest hotel, this AAA Four Diamond award-winning property is also a proud recipient of Green Key due to its environmental awareness and efforts.
Torres most recently held the position of general manager of the 304-room Hilton Short Hills located in the suburban bedroom community of Short Hills, New Jersey. Previously, he served as general manager of the 288-room British Colonial Hilton Nassau in The Bahamas.
Torres has more than 20 years of business development and operations experience in hospitality management. From middle to large-scale volume facilities, Torres has held a myriad of key positions with many internationally recognized hotel companies throughout the Caribbean and Latin America. Within Hilton Worldwide, he has also gained ample experience working on projects in the United Kingdom, Europe, Asia and the Middle East.
Torres attended Hocking College in Nelsonville, Ohio, where he received an associate's degree in Hotel and Restaurant Management. Additionally, he attended Cornell University hospitality training programs where he received several certifications.
Torres recently relocated to San Juan, Puerto Rico with his wife of 16 years, Rita, and their two children, Valentina and Juan Pablo.
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