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Hilton Worldwide Appoints Jerome Luciani as General Manager, Hilton Villahermosa & Conference Center


December 20, 2010 - Hilton Worldwide today announced the appointment of Jerome Luciani as general manager of the 220-room HiltonJerome Luciani Villahermosa & Conference Center.  Jerome Luciani will report to Danny Hughes, senior vice president, Caribbean, Mexico and Latin America, and will oversee property operations at this conference center hotel in Villahermosa.
Luciani joined Hilton Worldwide in 2004 to fill his most recent role as director of food and beverage, Hilton Cancun Golf & Spa Resort.

With more than 20 years in the industry, Luciani began his career in service training at a historic hotel in Porquerolles, France.  Since then, he gained valuable operations and food and beverage experience at a number of hotels throughout Europe.  Luciani also acted as hotel division manager, Mexican Caribbean, for a hotel and restaurant equipment supplier, followed by a stint as food and beverage director for a catering firm in Cyprus.  

Luciani holds a degree in hotel management from The Lausanne Hotel School in Switzerland as well as a degree in international trade.  He is fluent in French, English, Spanish and German.

About Hilton Villahermosa & Conference Center
Located just 10 minutes to downtown and less than one mile from Villahermosa International Airport, the Hilton Villahermosa & Conference Center is set on five acres of lush landscaping.  The hotel boasts 220 elegant guestrooms all with high-speed Internet access, luxury granite bathrooms with rain shower, spacious work desk, and an array of the finest amenities.  Travelers seeking leisure can enjoy the hotel’s two lit tennis courts, outdoor swimming pool and Jacuzzi complex, fitness center, and a full-service spa offering treatments to rejuvenate mind, body, and soul.  Business travelers can take advantage of the hotels 26,000 square feet of meeting space including 26 flexible meeting rooms for productive and customized meetings.  Dining options include one full-service restaurant, two bars, including a swim up bar, and room service.

About Hilton Hotels & Resorts
Hilton Hotels & Resorts is the stylish, forward-thinking global leader of hospitality that welcomes guests in more countries than any other full-service hotel brand. The Hilton Hotels & Resorts brand currently includes more than 530 hotels and resorts in 76 countries, and plans to serve travelers in 80 countries by the end of 2011. By offering innovative products, services and amenities, Hilton Hotels & Resorts enables travelers to be at their best 24/7, whether traveling for business or leisure. Start your journey at Hilton Hotels & Resorts is one of Hilton Worldwide’s ten market-leading brands.

About Hilton Worldwide
Hilton Worldwide is the leading global hospitality company, spanning the lodging sector from luxurious full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and mid-priced hotels. For 91 years, Hilton Worldwide has been offering 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 3,600 hotels and 600,000 rooms in 82 countries and include Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Hilton Hotels & Resorts, Doubletree, 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®.

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