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Luis Perillo Appointed Regional Director of Sales and Marketing,
Caribbean and Central America, for Hilton Hotels Corporation


Miami (March 18, 2008) – Luis Perillo has been appointed regional director of sales and marketing, Caribbean and Central America, for Hilton Hotels Corporation.  Luis most recently served as general manager of the Hilton Barquisimeto in Venezuela.
A 13-year Hilton veteran, Luis began his career with Hilton in Venezuela as a national director of sales and marketing responsible for the company’s four hotels throughout the country.   Since then, Luis has held several management positions throughout Latin America, including three years as regional director of sales and marketing for Latin America, followed by a 2002 appointment as resident manager of the corporately owned Hilton Sao Paulo Morumbi in Brazil.
Prior to joining Hilton, Luis spent several years at recognized hotels in Venezuela, serving as director of sales and marketing at the Eurobuilding Hotel and Suites in Caracas, as well as the Hotel del Lago Intercontinental in Maracaibo, preceded by a sales manager role at the Hotel Tamanaco Intercontinental in Caracas.  He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Hospitality Management from Florida International University.  

About Hilton Hotels Corporation
Hilton Hotels Corporation is the leading global hospitality company, with more than 2,900 hotels and 480,000 rooms in 76 countries and territories, including 100,000 team members worldwide.  The company owns, manages or franchises a hotel portfolio of some of the best known and highly regarded brands, including Hilton®, Conrad® Hotels & Resorts,  Doubletree®, Embassy Suites Hotels®, Hampton Inn®, Hampton Inn & Suites®, Hilton Garden Inn®, Hilton Grand Vacations™, Homewood Suites by Hilton® and The Waldorf=Astoria Collection®.The Hilton Family of Hotels adheres to founder Conrad Hilton’s philosophy that, “It has been, and continues to be, our responsibility to fill the earth with the light and warmth of hospitality.”  The company put a name to its unique brand of service that has made it the best known and most highly regarded hotel company:  be hospitable®.    The philosophy is shared by all brands in the Hilton Family of Hotels, and is the inspiration for its overarching message of kindness and generosity.  For more information about our company, please visit, and to learn more about our be hospitable philosophy, please visit


Karla Visconti 
Hilton Hotels Corporation - Latin America/Caribbean

Also See: Hilton Hotels and Azul Management Breakground on 144-room resort in Kralendijk, Bonaire, 50 miles off the Coast of Venezuela / December 2007
After Thirty Years of Operation, the Hilton Sao Paulo Will No Longer Operate as a Hilton Hotel / October 2004


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