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10756 29 Sep 2021

DoubleTree by Hilton Resort & Spa Marjan Island Appoints New General Manager

Pieter van Beugen brings more than 20 years of tourism industry management experience.

Dubai, UAE - 29 September 2019 - DoubleTree by Hilton Resort Spa Marjan Island is pleased to announce the appointment of Pieter van Beugen as General Manager, stepping up from his previous role as the property's Hotel Manager and bringing more than 20 years of tourism industry management experience.

Pieter van Beugen earned his bachelor's degree in Hotel Management with a major in Finance from Hotelschool The Hague, an institute for hospitality management located in The Hague, Netherlands. He began his career as an FB supervisor Management Trainee in Salzburg Austria, and from there, he held several management positions in Doha, Zurich and the UAE. Most recently, Pieter served as Hotel Manager of DoubleTree by Hilton Resort Spa Marjan Island.

Nader Halim, Cluster General Manager said, "Please join me in wishing Pieter all the best in his new role at Double Tree by Hilton Resort Spa Marjan Island as General Manager. His hard work and dedication in his previous role has proven to be highly valuable. I am confident that his in-depth knowledge of the hospitality industry, as well as his continued dedication and operational support on property will provide a seamless transition into his new role."

As General Manager, Pieter van Beugen will be responsible for the overall management of DoubleTree by Hilton Resort and Spa Marjan Island, expanding on his previous responsibilities where he was mostly focused on hotel operations, to include more focus on overlooking different commercial strategies for the hotel.

DoubleTree by Hilton Resort and Spa Marjan Island provides guests with a complement of services and amenities, including 723 guestrooms and suites spread over 650 meters of white sandy beach, seven outdoor and 1 indoor swimming pool, a spa with 7 treatment rooms and 13 restaurants and bars with a wide range of cuisines.

DoubleTree by Hilton Resort and Spa Marjan Island is also part of Hilton Honors, the award-winning guest-loyalty program for Hilton's 18 distinct hotel brands. Members who book directly have access to instant benefits, including a flexible payment slider that allows members to choose nearly any combination of Points and money to book a stay, an exclusive member discount, free standard Wi-Fi and the Hilton Honors mobile app.

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About Hilton

Hilton (NYSE: HLT) is a leading global hospitality company with aportfolioof 18 world-class brands comprising more than 6,600 properties and more than 1 million rooms, in 119 countries and territories. Dedicated to fulfilling its founding vision to fill the earth with the light and warmth of hospitality, Hilton has welcomed more than 3 billion guests in its more than 100-year history, earned a top spot on the 2020 Worlds Best Workplaces list, and was named the 2020 Global Industry Leader on the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices. In 2020,Hilton CleanStaywas introduced, bringing an industry-defining standard of cleanliness to hotels worldwide. Through the award-winning guest loyalty program Hilton Honors, the more than 118 million members who book directly with Hilton can earn Points for hotel stays and experiences money cant buy. With the free Hilton Honors app, guests can book their stay, select their room, check in, unlock their door with a Digital Key and check out, all from their smartphone. Visitnewsroom.hilton.comfor more information, and connect with Hilton onFacebook,Twitter,LinkedIn,InstagramandYouTube.

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About DoubleTree by Hilton

DoubleTree by Hilton is a fast-growing, globalportfolioof more than 615 hotels with more than 142,000 rooms across 49 countries and territories. For more than 50 years, DoubleTree by Hilton has continued to be a symbol of comfort for business and leisure travelers around the world, fromwelcoming guests with its signature warm DoubleTree chocolate chip cookie, to serving the local community. DoubleTree by Hilton offers contemporary accommodations and amenities, including unique food and beverage experiences, state-of-the-art fitness offerings and meetings and events spaces. Experience a positive stay at DoubleTree by Hilton by booking at doubletree.com or through the industry-leading Hilton Honors app. Hilton Honors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits. Learn more about the brand atnewsroom.hilton.com/doubletree, and follow DoubleTree by Hilton onFacebook, Twitter andInstagram