News for the Hospitality Executive
MCLEAN, Va. – June 5, 2013 – Paul Scott, a seasoned hospitality veteran, has been appointed complex general manager of two Hilton Worldwide hotels in New Orleans, Louisiana according to Keith Clampet, senior vice president operations, Hilton Worldwide. Scott will take over the operation of the 1,622 room Hilton New Orleans Riverside and the 367 guest room, DoubleTree by Hilton New Orleans, effective immediately.
Scott will be responsible for the day-to-day operations of the two hotels located at the epicenter of all great New Orleans attractions including the French Quarter, the Audubon Aquarium of the Americas and Riverwalk Marketplace. A hospitality leader with extensive operational and management capabilities, Scott joins the New Orleans team with more than 35 years of hotel experience.
The psychology and education major began his hospitality career in 1977 with Hyatt Hotels & Resorts where he spent much of his career in the rooms division before becoming general manager in 1990 at the Hyatt Edgewater in Long Beach, California. From 1996 to 1999, Scott worked with Wyndham Hotels & Resorts before joining Westin as regional vice president of field operations. With extensive experience in areas of revenue, profitability, guest satisfaction and team building, Scott continued with Westin as vice president of brand operations and vice president of food and beverage for North America. In 2009, he joined the Swan and Dolphin in Orlando, Florida as General Manager, his most recent position.
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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