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Michael Dunne Named General Manager
of San Jose Doubletree Hotel 
SAN JOSE, Calif. - Aug. 14, 2006 -- Michael Dunne has been named general manager of the 505-room Doubletree Hotel in San Jose. A 25-year hospitality industry veteran, Dunne previously served as hotel manager for the Hilton San Francisco, the largest hotel on the West Coast. 

Dunne started his career in hospitality in 1981 at the St. Regis Sheraton Hotel in New York City as a bar manager, and then became assistant food and beverage director of the Hemsley Palace Hotel in 1983. In 1985, he began a three-year stint as vice president of sales and marketing for A.P., Inc., and then returned to the hotel world as assistant food and beverage director at the Sheraton Grande Hotel in Los Angeles. He was promoted to director of food and beverage at the Miramar Sheraton in Santa Monica, Calif., in 1990. In 1996, he became senior vice president of operations for Lone Wolf International, where he was responsible for day-to-day operations, licensing agreements, direct sales, purchasing and manufacturing for the company's restaurants and retail lines. In 1998, he became assistant general manager of the Hilton Los Angeles North/Glendale, and then in 2003 he became hotel manager of the Hilton San Francisco. For three years starting in 2000, Dunne also served as an adjunct professor at Glendale Community College, where he taught "Introduction to Hospitality." 

A native of West Hampstead, New York, Dunne attended St. Johns University and obtained his degree in Hospitality Management from Florida International University. 

About Hilton Hotels Corporation 
Hilton Hotels Corporation (NYSE:HLT) is the leading global hospitality company, with more than 2,800 hotels and 485,000 rooms in more than 80 countries, including 150,000 team members worldwide. 


Hilton Hotels Corporation
Kathy Shepard, 310-205-7676

Also See: Mike Larson Appointed General Manager of the Doubletree Denver & Red Lion Denver Central Hotel Complex / July 2005
Doubletree Using Television Advertising for First Time in Nine Years; Seeks to Carve Out Brand Differentiation / March 2006

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