Largest ever Hilton Worldwide conference takes place in Dubai

February 10, 2014 4:56 am

Hilton Worldwide hosted more than 900 of its executives from across Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) in Dubai this week, in an occasion that marks its largest ever company conference in the region.

The conference, which was attended by global chief executive officer and president of Hilton Worldwide, Chris Nassetta, and vice president of operations Hilton Worldwide Arabian Peninsula, Christian Grage, was held at Conrad Dubai as a forum to discuss the hospitality giant’s on-going growth and to mark its long serving legacy in the Middle East.

Christian Grage, vice president of operations, Hilton Worldwide Arabian Peninsula said: “The 2014 EMEA conference has been a great opportunity to celebrate the region’s achievements and our valuable team members who are making it happen. We had over 450 hotel managers from across Europe, Middle East and Africa joining over 450 of their sales colleagues to bring what we believe to be the largest single company conference to Dubai.”

“We have a proud history in the Middle East and have developed a unique insight into the diverse and distinct requirements of the region and the needs of its visitors. I believe the appeal of our brands is underpinned by this deep understanding allowing us to deliver exceptional service standards, efficient operations and unwavering commitment to our partners, and the local communities in which we operate. The regional tourism industry is prospering and we are committed to continuing to deliver outstanding hospitality and unrivalled facilities to our valued customers,” he added.

Chris Nassetta, global CEO and president of Hilton Worldwide, said: “The Middle East is a key market for Hilton Worldwide and it is currently flying the flag with its unprecedented growth and development pipeline in the region. The team here continues to deliver results and this week’s conference is a great opportunity for me to touch base with everyone and share insights from the global group.”

For more information please contact:
Elaine Reed
Hilton Worldwide
Tel: +97144345461

Katie Fyfe
Grayling (for Hilton Worldwide)
Tel: +97143901634