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Published on Thursday, May 3, 2018

Hilton appoints global head for luxury division




Hilton has named Martin Rinck as global head for its Luxury & Lifestyle division.

He will be responsible for all strategic development, brand innovation and leadership initiatives for the group's luxury hotel portfolio, which includes Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, and Hilton's newest lifestyle brand, Canopy by Hilton.

Rinck, a German national, has move than 30 years of experience in the hospitality industry, most recently leading Hilton's Asia Pacific business where he was area president for nine years.

Hilton said during that time he delivered a six-fold increase in hotels, trading and under development, with now more than 600 Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Hilton Hotels & Resorts, DoubleTree by Hilton, Hilton Garden Inn and Hampton by Hilton properties now in region.

"More than half of our global pipeline of luxury properties reside in the Asia Pacific region, and when you consider the iconic legacy and huge potential of our Luxury & Lifestyle portfolio, this is just the beginning," he said.

Before joining Hilton Rinck was the executive vice president and chief development officer EMEA for Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group.
 

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