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Charles Hill Appointed as General Manager of the 384-suite
Embassy Suites Washington, D.C. - Convention Center

WASHINGTON, D.C. – June 5, 2013
- Charles Hill has been appointed general manager of the Embassy Suites Washington, D.C. - Convention Center, effective immediately, according to Ted Ratcliff, senior vice president operations east, Hilton Worldwide. Hill will oversee the day to day operations of the 384-all suite and full service, hotel located blocks from the Walter E. Washington Convention Center.

Hill was an integral part of the hotels opening team in 2005, where he held the position of assistant general manager and room’s division director, a position he held until his recent position as director of sales and marketing for the hotel.  In his sales and marketing role, Hill was responsible for increasing hotel revenue and market share. “Charles has a great understanding of the property and its customers and has done an outstanding job through recent renovations to increase profit margins while continuing strong team member loyalty and customer satisfaction,” said Ratcliff.  Recent hotel makeover included design elements to brighten the ambiance and update amenities providing a fresh, modern environment including the hotel’s lobby and manager reception area.

Hill began his hospitality career in 2002 at the Embassy Suites Tysons Corner as a front office supervisor.  Within three months he moved into sales, and within two and a half years was promoted to senior sales manager.  He then took over as director of front office for one year before joining the team at the recently renovated Embassy Suites Washington, D.C. – Convention Center.

Hill graduated from Virginia Tech University.  He and his wife have two children, Annabelle, 3 1/2; and Paxson, 2 1/2.  He enjoys family time, running and photography.

About Embassy Suites Washington, D.C. Convention Center
Located at 900 10th St. NW between K St and New York Ave, the hotel is six miles from the Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport.  The Embassy Suites Washington D.C. Convention Center provides guests with a full complement of services and amenities, including an unbeatable location to some of the most visited attractions in our nation’s capital.  The Metro, D.C.’s rapid transit system, is located just two blocks from the hotel, the White House just five blocks, and the National Mall just twelve blocks away.

About Embassy Suites Hotels
Embassy Suites Hotels, one of Hilton Worldwide’s ten market-leading brands and one of Parents magazine’s 10 Best Hotel Chains for Families of 2012, gives guests more during every stay. The full-service, upscale brand offers spacious two-room suites, free cooked-to-order breakfast and nightly Complimentary Evening Receptions with appetizers and beverages. Both leisure and business travelers looking for an approachable, upscale experience feel right at home in the brand’s inviting atrium environment. Embassy Suites Hotels has 211 properties across the Americas and nearly 35 more in the pipeline. For more information, visit www.embassysuites.com, and connect with Embassy Suites at www.embassysuitesmediacenter.com, www.facebook.com/embassysuiteshotels and www.twitter.com/EmbassySuites

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 650,000 rooms in 90 countries and territories 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®. Visitwww.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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Contact:

Lisa Cole
Hilton Worldwide
+1 305 866 3646
Lisa.cole@hilton.com




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