ORLANDO, Fla. – (August 1, 2022) – Today, Hilton announced the appointment of Sean McCarron to general manager and Jill Yurko to director of sales and marketing of the 433-room Conrad Orlando, expected to open in summer 2023. The luxury hotel will feature 40,000 square feet of indoor meeting space, a tranquil spa and numerous dining outlets, including a signature rooftop Mexican restaurant. The hotel will be part of Evermore Orlando Resort, bordering Walt Disney World® Resort and featuring world-class resort amenities, including a 20-acre tropical beach complex, lively food hall and two Jack Nicklaus designed 18-hole golf courses.

General Manager Sean McCarron

A hospitality veteran with more than 25 years of experience, McCarron’s hospitality career began in food and beverage, where he’s held various managerial positions at The Ritz-Carlton properties in Atlanta, Boston and Pentagon City before taking on the role of banquet director at Four Seasons Atlanta. He then served as director of food & beverage at Four Seasons properties in Chicago and Boston before becoming hotel manager at Four Seasons Hotel Baltimore and then Four Seasons Hotel Las Vegas. He joined Hilton in 2016 as general manager of Waldorf Astoria Orlando, where under his leadership, the hotel has received several accolades from Forbes Travel Guide, TripAdvisor, AAA, US News & World Report and more.

McCarron received a degree in hotel management from the Institute Hotelier Cesar Ritz – Hotel Consult in Le Bouveret, Switzerland.

Director of Sales and Marketing Jill Yurko

With more than 20 years of sales experience, Yurko has spent the last 15 years in Orlando, holding the position of senior sales manager at Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin and most recently, assistant director of sales at Signia by Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek and Waldorf Astoria Orlando. Prior to relocating to Florida, Yurko held a number of sales roles, including account executive with Hilton Direct USA, convention sales manager at Hilton Atlanta, and sales manager at InterContinental Buckhead Atlanta. In her new role at Conrad Orlando, Yurko will oversee sales, marketing and advertising of the luxury property.

Yurko holds a bachelor of science in hotel, restaurant and institutional management from Pennsylvania State University.

When the property opens in 2023, Conrad Orlando’s 433 rooms will include 61 impeccably designed suites with 10 spacious family suites that will deliver all the comforts of home. The interior has been designed with thoughtful moments of connection to nature, including guestrooms featuring hues of sand and water, and floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking Evermore Bay. Several spa and fitness activities will be offered both inside and outside, including yoga, meditation and hydrotherapy.

Conrad Orlando guests will enjoy the benefits of Hilton Honors, the award-winning guest loyalty program for Hilton’s distinct hotel brands.

Conrad Orlando is part of Conrad Hotels & Resorts, one of Hilton’s three distinct luxury brands. Conrad Hotels & Resorts combines sophisticated, bold design and purposeful, passionate service to provide inspiring travel experiences in destinations such as New York, Tulum, Las Vegas, Nashville, Los Angeles, Punta de Mita, Fort Lauderdale, Washington, D.C., and more around the world. For more information about Conrad Orlando, please visit evermoreresort.com or Orlando.ConradHotels.com.