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116522 14 Nov 2018

Hilton Dubai Al Habtoor City Announces Appointment of New General Manager

With more than 19 years of hospitality experience, Charles E M Clark will oversee all operations at Hilton Dubai Al Habtoor City

Hilton Dubai Al Habtoor City is excited to announce the appointment of Charles E M Clark to the position of General Manager.

Charles E M Clark joins the hotel, located on Sheikh Zayed Road from Jumeirah Creekside Hotel, where he worked as General Manager since September 2013 and Hotel Manager at Jumeirah Beach Hotel between October 2009 – August 2013.

An experienced and successful hotelier, Mr Clark has a proven track record of leading international luxury hotels in both the UAE and UK. His UK experience includes roles as Director of Operations at London Hilton Park Lane, Hotel Manager at Hilton London Islington and Director of Operations at Hilton London Heathrow Airport.

He first entered the hospitality industry in 1991 on a trainee management programme at Kensington Park Thistle Hotel, following his studies of Hotel Catering Management in the UK. Now with 19 years of leadership experience under his belt, his strengths lie in managing, developing and motivating senior teams to achieve high performance results.

“I’m delighted to be joining Hilton Dubai Al Habtoor City at such an exciting time. Having held a number of leadership positions at Hilton desinations worldwide, I’m looking forward to welcoming guests from across the UAE, the GCC and the world to Hilton Dubai Al Habtoor City, which has so much to offer as not only a hotel, but a travel and leisure destination,” said Mr Clark.

The luxury hotel, part of the new-look Al Habtoor City complex soars 44 floors above the city, offering unparalled views of the Dubai Water Canal as well as Downtown Dubai. Guests can make the most of the 4,000 sqm Elixir Spa, 15 adjustable meeting rooms, 9 restaurants and lounges, 4 outdoor pools, a dedicated kids’ pool and complimentary Kids Club – the ultimate five-star destination to enjoy with family and friends.



About Al Habtoor Group

Al Habtoor Group LLC, headquartered in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), is one of the region’s largest and most respected conglomerates. Founded in 1970 by Khalaf Ahmad Al Habtoor, the Group has grown in unison with the UAE and today has a diverse portfolio of successful businesses operating in key sectors of the economy (hospitality, automotive, real estate, education and publishing). The AHG has an unwavering commitment to excellence, which is apparent throughout all its units. Further information on the Al Habtoor Group is available on www.habtoor.com

About Hilton

Hilton (NYSE: HLT) is a leading global hospitality company, with a portfolio of 14 world-class brands comprising more than 5,400 properties with nearly 880,000 rooms, in 106 countries and territories. Hilton is dedicated to fulfilling its mission to be the world’s most hospitable company by delivering exceptional experiences – every hotel, every guest, every time. The company's portfolio includes Hilton Hotels & Resorts, Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Canopy by Hilton, Curio Collection by Hilton, DoubleTree by Hilton, Tapestry Collection by Hilton, Embassy Suites by Hilton, Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton by Hilton, Tru by Hilton, Homewood Suites by Hilton, Home2 Suites by Hilton and Hilton Grand Vacations. The company also manages an award-winning customer loyalty program, Hilton Honors. Hilton Honors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits, including a flexible payment slider that allows members to choose exactly how many Points to combine with money, an exclusive member discount that can’t be found anywhere else, and free standard Wi-Fi. Visit newsroom.hilton.com for more information, and connect with Hilton on Facebook, TwitterLinkedInInstagram and YouTube

About Al Habtoor City

Al Habtoor City is an upscale hospitality, residential and leisure complex consisting of three five-star hotels, three luxury residential towers on Sheikh Zayed Road and on the banks of the Dubai Water Canal with unparalleled amenities, and spectacular leisure and entertainment venues. Al Habtoor City is home to the regions first permanent resident show – La Perle by Dragone.

About Habtoor Hospitality

As the Middle East's longest established hotel group, Habtoor Hospitality has decades of experience, and has carved out a reputation for its exemplary service, and unique properties in the best locations.

The Habtoor Hospitality portfolio includes 14 world-class hotels; seven in the Middle East and seven across Europe and the USA, as well as luxury lifestyle destinations including Al Habtoor City and the Al Habtoor Polo Resort & Club.

The division also operates hospitality services including Metropolitan Catering and Al Habtoor Laundry - a state of the art commercial laundry offering personalised business solutions to large scale hospitality operations within the UAE. Further information is available on www.habtoorhospitality.com