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Martin Mangan Appointed General Manager
of the Conrad Dublin, Ireland

April 30 2008: Martin Mangan has joined Conrad Hotels & Resorts, the global contemporary luxury hotel brand, as General Manager of the Conrad Dublin.
Martin will manage all operational efforts with a focus on further enhancing the Conrad Dublinís position as one of the cityís most prestigious luxury hotels. Martin replaces the former highly regarded General Manager, Laurens Zieren, who recently transferred to the Hilton New York.
With a career spanning 19 years in the hospitality sector, Martin brings a wealth of experience to the brand. Having spent the past nine years working in Ireland, his knowledge of the Dublin hospitality scene will prove indispensable.
Prior to taking up his new role at the Conrad Dublin, Martin was General Manager at the Royal Marine Hotel in Dun Laoghaire, where he oversaw the hotelís re-opening. He has also held senior management positions at The Grand Canal Hotel in Dublin and Juryís Doyle Hotels in Dublin and London. Martin has also previously worked for Hilton Hotels Corporation in California (from 1995 to 1999), where he held the position of Director of Front Office Operations at the Oakland Airport Hilton and Hilton Los Angeles Airport.
Commenting on the appointment, Friedrich Schaefer, Area General Manager for Ireland, said: ďMartinís vast experience in the hospitality sector and, in particular his intricate knowledge of the Irish market, will ensure that our discerning guests continue to have a unique experience at the Conrad Dublin. Under his guidance, we are confident that the hotel will continue to cement its position as one of Dublinís top luxury hotels.Ē  
Conrad Hotels & Resorts is continuously growing and strengthening its global portfolio and currently has luxury hotels and resorts in leading urban and resort destinations globally. New Conrad hotels and resorts are under development in Shanghai, Koh Samui, Abu Dhabi, Dubai, the Bahamas, Beijing and the Portuguese Algarve. In the Irish market, Conrad Hotels & Resorts manages Mount Juliet Conrad, an award-winning Georgian Estate located near Thomastown, Co. Kilkenny.
About the Conrad Dublin 
Located on Earlsfort Terrace in the heart of Dublin City, the contemporary styled Conrad Dublin features 192 spacious guest rooms including 16 plush suites and a presidential suite. The popular Alex bar and restaurant offers guests wild and organic cuisine where possible and holds an extensive range of wines and cocktails. The Conrad Dublin also boasts a private dining room, 24-hour room service, fitness centre, business centre, extensive conference and meeting facilities and an underground car park.  Just a short stroll away from the popular Grafton Street, the Conrad Dublin is also close to the many cultural and historic attractions this vibrant city has to offer, such as Trinity College and the National Museum.
About Conrad® Hotels & Resorts
Conrad Hotels & Resorts is a global contemporary luxury brand. Conrad's award-winning hotels and resorts are located in key destinations from the US and Asia Pacific to Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Conrad offers unique and personalised services for the discerning traveller, creating a world that celebrates individuality in every sense. Additional Conrad projects are under development in the Bahamas, China, Portugal, South America, Thailand and the UAE. All Conrad's hotels and resorts participate in the acclaimed Hilton HHonors® reward programme.

Katrina Jones
Director Communications, 
Hilton Hotels Corporation UK and Ireland (UK)
Tel: +44 207 856 8313

Also See: Conrad Hotels Signs Management Agreement with Mount Juliet, a Golf and Sporting Estate in Ireland / April 2002


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