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Rui Domingues Appointed as General Manager of the 288-room
British Colonial Hilton Nassau Hotel in the Bahamas

MCLEAN, Va. – December 17, 2012
– Hilton Worldwide today announced the appointment of Rui Domingues as general manager of the 288-room AAA Four Diamond award-winning British Colonial Hilton Nassau hotel in the Bahamas.

Domingues most recently served as general manager of both the all-inclusive Hilton Papagayo Costa Rica Resort & Spa and Hilton Garden Inn Liberia Airport, since January 2010.  During his time in Costa Rica, Domingues not only managed two distinct properties, he also led the conversion of Hilton Papagayo Costa Rica Resort & Spa to an all-inclusive property.

His contribution to Hilton Worldwide began more than 36 years ago, when he joined the company in the food and beverage department of a Hilton hotel in Montreal.  Since starting his career in hospitality, Domingues has delivered a number of successes, as a result of the experience he gained in key management positions spanning the Americas.  As a general manager of full-service hotels in Canada, the Caribbean, South America and Central America, Domingues has overseen everything from business hotels and resorts to a time share property and casino, while engaging in a variety of cultures and languages.

Domingues holds an Arts degree from Champlain College in Montreal, Canada and speaks four languages fluently: English, Portuguese, French and Spanish.

For information about British Colonial Hilton Nassau please visit www.nassau.hilton.com or call 1-800-HILTONS.

About British Colonial Hilton Nassau
Located in the heart of downtown Nassau, 25 minutes from the airport, the British Colonial Hilton Nassau boasts the only secluded beach in the downtown area.  The location is ideal for business guests as well as those preferring a quieter vacation location. The secluded beach overlooking the harbor is complemented by a freshwater swimming pool, fitness center, complimentary non-motorized water sports, landscaped gardens and a brand new beach club boasting beach beds, cabanas and more.  288 guest rooms, including 47 Executive Floor rooms and 23 suites with executive lounge access, offer stunning harbor or city views.  For dining options, AQUA is a fun, casual restaurant serving international favorites with a Caribbean flair.  Light snacks and creative cocktails may be enjoyed inside and outside at Bullion, the hotel’s chic bar.  The hotel also boasts a colorful past.  It is said that the property is built on the site of what was once the infamous Blackbeard the Pirate’s residence, Old Fort Nassau, and also served as a setting for the James Bond movies “Never Say Never Again” and “Thunderball.”  Visit www.nassau.hilton.com for more information and connect with British Colonial Hilton Nassau at www.facebook.com/HiltonNassau and www.twitter.com/BCHiltonNassau.

About Hilton Worldwide

Hilton Worldwide is a 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 3,900 hotels and timeshare properties, with 640,000 rooms in 91 countries and territories 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.

Contact:

Karla Visconti
Hilton Worldwide
+1 786 866 7240
karla.visconti@hilton.com

Lindsay Smith
M. Silver Associates
+1 954 765 3636
lindsays@msilver-pr.com

 

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