Wolfgang Maier Appointed As General Manager At Hilton Abu Dhabi

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November 13, 2011

ABU DHABI, U.A.E. - Wolfgang Maier has been appointed as the General Manager of Hilton Abu Dhabi, bringing with a wealth of 40 years Hilton experience.

With an international career spanning 40 years at Hilton, Maier has extensive hotel management experience in Europe, Australia, Philippines, China and the Middle East. Prior to taking on his new role at Hilton Abu Dhabi, he held the position of Cluster General Manager at the Jeddah Hilton and Qasr Al Sharq in Saudi Arabia.

German born Maier first started with the company as an apprentice in hotel administration in Mainz Hilton in Germany in 1971 and made his first move overseas in 1977 to the Hilton Kuwait. From there he has developed his career at 13 different Hilton hotels across five continents. This latest move marks Maier’s second spell at the Hilton Abu Dhabi.

Commenting on his new challenge, Maier said: “It is wonderful to be back in Abu Dhabi. This is an exciting time to be in the capital. Hilton Abu Dhabi is a unique property that has been a cornerstone of hospitality for nearly 40 years and together with my team, the hotel will remain a true leader with its unique facilities, vibrant dining and entertainment venues in the heart of Abu Dhabi.”

About Hilton Abu Dhabi
Overlooking the Arabian Gulf, Hilton Abu Dhabi is 25 minutes from Abu Dhabi International Airport and few minutes from the centre of the capital. It offers 327 elegant rooms overlooking the Arabian Gulf, the skyline of Abu Dhabi or tranquil garden views, together with over 13 restaurants and bars that have marked the capital with award-winning dining options. The hotel facilities include a private beach club, water sports, three swimming pools, health club, spa, tennis and squash courts. Meetings can be held in 14 function spaces, which can accommodate up to 2,000 guests and are supported by the fully equipped business centre. For more information, visit abudhabi.hilton.com or call +971 (0)2 6811900.

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