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David Villarrubia Named General Manager of the
1,200-room Hilton Americas-Houston
HOUSTON - Aug. 27, 2002 -- David Villarrubia has been named general manager of the 1,200-room Hilton Americas-Houston in Houston, Texas, scheduled for completion in late 2003. Villarrubia most recently served in the same position at the Hilton Los Angeles Airport. 
                                         
A native of New Orleans, Villarrubia has held a number of positions during nearly 30 years with Hilton Hotels Corporation.  He began his career with the company in 1973 as a front desk agent at the Hilton New Orleans Airport. He has since served in several operations and managerial capacities including food and beverage director, executive assistant manager and general manager at Hilton hotels across the U.S., including the Hilton Atlanta Airport, the Hilton Jacksonville and the Hilton Seattle Airport. 
                                         
With Houston's largest number of guest rooms, ballroom and hotel meeting space
and the most technologically advanced services available -- all under one roof --
the Hilton Americas-Houston looks forward to hosting some of the world's most prestigious meetings and conventions. Situated in the heart of downtown Houston, the Hilton Americas-Houston is directly connected to the George R.  Brown Convention Center and will open to guests in late 2003. When completed, the Hilton Americas-Houston will feature 91,500 square feet of flexible meeting space, a comprehensive business center, three restaurants, a lobby lounge, Java Coast Coffee Bar, and a 28,000 square-foot fitness center and spa. 

Hilton Hotels Corporation is recognized internationally as a preeminent hospitality company. The company develops, owns, manages or franchises more than 2,000 hotels, resorts and vacation ownership properties. 


 
Contact:
Hilton Americas-Houston
Janice O'Neill-Cox, 713/739-8000
 janice_oneill-cox@hilton.com 


 
Also See: Conrad Wangeman, a 23-year Hilton Veteran, Named General Manager of the Hilton New York / April 2002


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