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Hilton Worldwide Appoints Philippe Kronberg As General Manager At Hilton Pattaya
November 26, 2012
PATTAYA, Thailand - Hilton Worldwide today announced the appointment of Philippe Kronberg as general manager of Hilton Pattaya. In this role, he will oversee hotel operations and lead the team in delivering quality and exceptional guest experiences at this award-winning property.
Dirk De Cuyper, regional general manager - Thailand, Hilton Worldwide, said, "Philippe is the ideal candidate to lead the team at Hilton Pattaya. His outstanding track record and strong network in Asia formed through his years in the industry will aid in continue striving Hilton Pattaya's position as the upscale hotel of choice for both business and leisure travelers. His vast experience in the hospitality sector and, in particular his intricate knowledge of the Asian market, will ensure that our discerning guests continue to have a unique experience at the Hilton Pattaya. Under his guidance, we are confident that the hotel will continue to cement its position as one of Thailand's top luxury hotels."
Holding dual citizenship of France and Australia, Philippe is well versed in hotel management, having gained rich experience in the hospitality industry, over 10 years of which has been spent with Hilton Worldwide. His climb into the industry began with the Ritz London Ltd which was his ascendance right after his professional education from 'Les Roches' Switzerland. He had also worked in a number of Hilton Worldwide properties in China, Japan, Australia and Europe. Philippe's investment into the industry has culminated in his completion of his Hotel management MBA awarded by the University of New South Wales and University of Sydney.
"I am passionate about taking forward the achievement of this stunning 302-room property, and will continue to work with our team to maintain our hotel's popularity among local and international travelers," said Philippe Kronberg, general manager, Hilton Pattaya.
About Hilton Pattaya
Unique by design and centrally located, Hilton Pattaya rises 34 levels above CentralFestival Pattaya Beach, South East Asia's largest beachfront shopping complex, with spectacular views North and South over Pattaya Bay and the Gulf of Thailand. Styled with the property's beachfront location in mind, all Hilton Pattaya rooms and suites feature 180 degrees of unobstructed ocean views with private balconies. This unique position forms the core of Hilton Pattaya's design concept and philosophy. Panoramic views, high quality design and finishes, and impeccable service play an integral part of the experience that is on offer to both leisure and business travelers. From the moment you arrive you will know that a new standard for style and sophistication has been set. A unique combination of light, textures and finishes create an atmosphere of pure indulgence. Just 90 minutes from Bangkok Suvarnabumi International Airport and with so much luxury to offer, the Hilton Pattaya is your new recreation and business destination of choice. For information, please visit www.pattaya.hilton.com or contact the hotel directly on + 66 (0)3 825 3000.
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