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Two Management Team Members Named for San Diego, California's
Hilton Garden Inn and Homewood Suites by Hilton in Del Mar

Lori Bolton Hired as Director of Sales, Bill Songer Promoted to Food & Beverage Manager


May 10, 2012 - Hilton Garden Inn and Homewood Suites by Hilton in Del Mar is excited to announce two new additions to our management team in San Diego, California.

Lori Bolton, a 10-year hospitality veteran, was recently hired as Director of Sales at the Hilton Garden Inn and Homewood Suites by Hilton in Del Mar, where she will head the group and leisure travel sales department. Most recently, she was a sales manager at the Hilton San Diego Del Mar, where she worked while earning a Master’s Degree in leadership from the University of San Diego. She previously served as the Director of National Sales at Woodfin and Chase Suite Hotels in San Diego and Dublin, OH.

“Lori has that unique combination of direct sales expertise and analytical skills that is so hard to find,” said Bob Rauch, president of R.A. Rauch & Associates, the hospitality management firm of both Del Mar hotels.



Lori Bolton
Director of Sales
Bill Songer
Food & Beverage Manager

After displaying exemplary leadership skills and service as banquet captain at the Hilton Garden Inn and Homewood Suites San Diego/Del Mar for a year, Bill Songer was promoted to Food & Beverage Manager. He now oversees operations of Hilton Garden Inn’s in-house food outlets, Bistro 39 and NY Garden Deli, and banqueting facilities at both hotels. Songer earned his bachelor’s degree from Humboldt State University.

“Bill is one of those hospitality professionals who has a genuine commitment to excellence,” Rauch said. “Plus, he has creative approaches to grow our markets, such as our outside catering business, and furthering our reach as gastronomically reputable hotels.”

About Hilton Garden Inn
Hilton Garden Inn is an award-winning, mid-priced brand which continuously strives to offer today’s frequently travelling busy people with everything they might need during their trip, including complimentary cable and WiFi internet access in all guest rooms, PrintSpot(tm) mobile printing, complimentary round-the-clock business center services, innovative and stress relieving Garden Sleep SystemTM and ergonomic Mirra® chairs designed by Herman Miller. Such that, whether you are on a business trip or a personal trip, Hilton Garden Inn provides you a deep sleep away from home, comfortable working environment, delicious food and comfort and services to help you stay fresh. For further information on Hilton Garden Inn’s North American or European hotels or to plan your next escape, please visit www.HGI.com.

About Homewood Suites
Launched in 1989, the Homewood Suites by Hilton brand today has more than 300 hotels open with approximately 80 in the development pipeline. Beyond its spacious suites and home-like amenities, additional guest features include an on-site Suite Shop convenience store, complimentary grocery shopping services**, a complete business center, and laundry services at most locations. For more information, please visit www.homewoodsuites.com.

About Hilton Worldwide
Hilton Worldwide is the leading global hospitality company, spanning the lodging sector from luxurious full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and mid-priced hotels. For 93 years, Hilton Worldwide has offered business and leisure travelers the finest in accommodations, service, amenities and value. The company is dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest experiences across its global brands. Its brands are comprised of more than 3,800 hotels and timeshare properties, with 630,000 rooms in 88 countries and include Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Hilton Hotels & Resorts, DoubleTree by Hilton, Embassy Suites Hotels, Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton Hotels, Homewood Suites by Hilton, Home2 Suites by Hilton and Hilton Grand Vacations. The company also manages the world-class guest reward program Hilton HHonors®. Visit www.hiltonworldwide.com for more information and connect with Hilton Worldwide at www.facebook.com/hiltonworldwide, www.twitter.com/hiltonworldwide, www.youtube.com/hiltonworldwide, www.flickr.com/hiltonworldwide and www.linkedin.com/company/hilton-worldwide.

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junvi@hospitalitycontentstudio.com

 


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