General manager, Hilton Abu Dhabi, Francisco Giles

Hilton Abu Dhabi

Hilton Abu Dhabi has welcomed Francisco Giles who is to serve as the property’s new general manager.

Enthusing on the news was Giles, who declared: “I am extremely excited to have the opportunity of leading this iconic Abu Dhabi hotel. I look forward to working with the team to enhance our many great restaurants and bars and the popular Hiltonia Beach Club. The legacy of Hilton Abu Dhabi is undisputed, and I’m honoured to be trusted in bringing this established hotel to the next level.”

Giles joins the Hilton Abu Dhabi team with more than three decades of industry experience spanning five continents. He previously worked at the Park Rotana Complex in Abu Dhabi, where he was responsible for over 700 guest rooms and apartments. Throughout his career he has also held various general manager positions with Marriott International.

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A dual national of the UK and Australia, Giles has a strong hotelier educational background with an Honoury Degree from Les Roches Hotel School in Switzerland, and further studies at Cornell University in the US.