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Kevin Escoto Named Director of Operations for the
Hilton Garden Inn San Diego/Del Mar

August 31, 2012
- Kevin Escoto, a five-year hospitality veteran, was recently hired as Director of Operations at the Hilton Garden Inn San Diego/Del Mar.
He will oversee the front desk and the daily operations of the property and will also provide support to the Homewood Suites by Hilton San Diego/Del Mar, adjacent to the Hilton Garden Inn and part of the “campus.”
Originally from Claremont, California, Escoto most recently headed the front desk at the DoubleTree by Hilton Claremont as the Director of Front Office.
“We’re excited to have Kevin at our hotels to elevate operational efficiency and the guest experience,” said Bob Rauch, president of R.A. Rauch & Associates, the hospitality management firm of both Del Mar hotels.   
Hilton Garden Inn San Diego/Del Mar
Built in 2008 in Torrey Hills, the 80-room Hilton Garden Inn has consistently run close to 80 percent occupany despite the recession.  Many of its on-site amenities are unique to the property and can’t be found at any other HGI property nationwide. Amenities include:
  • Bistro 39, the hotel’s onsite restaurant helmed by Culinary Institute of America-trained chef
  • NY Garden Deli and Café, the only deli/café at a Hilton Garden Inn
  • Serenity Spa and Salon, featuring 6 well-appointed treatment rooms and salon
  • Complimentary wireless Internet access
  • Complimentary parking
  • On-site 24 hour fitness center
  • Complimentary 24-hour business center
  • Stay Fit Kit™ available for guests to enjoy in their own rooms
  • Garden Sleep System beds and Herman Miller ergonomic chairs
Homewood Suites San Diego/Del Mar
The 120-suite Homewood Suites San Diego/Del Mar opened in 2005 and has since had a consistent 80 percent occupancy rate every year.  This property creates a home-like atmosphere with a full Suite Start® hot breakfast buffet in the morning and a Welcome Reception with complimentary wine and beer in the evening. The hotel is residential in nature, specifically designed to make you feel at home while away from home. Each suite includes a full kitchen with microwave oven, sink, stove top, dishwasher, full-sized refrigerator/freezer, complete set of china, glass and silver, toaster and all basic kitchen amenities.


Junvi Ola
PR Manager


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