DoubleTree by Hilton Aqaba and King Hussein Bin Talal Convention Center by Hilton KHBTCC welcomed a trio of Hilton Worldwide executives recently when Ian Carter, president, global operations; Rudi Jagersbacher, president, Middle East & Africa and Christian Grage, vice president, operations, Egypt & Levant toured the two company properties and met with over 180 team members.
The visit was arranged to thank the teams on their recent success as DoubleTree by Hilton Aqaba celebrates its first anniversary and KHBTCC continues to raise standards as the largest, most successful Convention Center in the region. The executives also met with corporate partners and toured the community, tasted local cuisine and explored both destinations reflecting on Jordan’s rich culture and hospitality.
Christian Grage, vice president of operations, Egypt & Levant, Hilton Worldwide said: “The past year has been one of growth, success and opportunity for our two properties in Jordan. Our success is a direct result of the dedication and professionalism of our team members in the country. Jordan is an important market for Hilton Worldwide and we will be seeking further opportunities to expand and to build on our growing Levant portfolio.”
As the first DoubleTree by Hilton property in the Middle East, DoubleTree by Hilton Aqaba has developed a loyal clientele since opening its doors in 2011. The trend setting hotel has proved popular with business and leisure travellers as well as local residents who are attracted to the stylish furnishings, convenient location, innovative business amenities, diverse and inviting restaurant options and the stunning views overlooking the Red Sea & Aqaba Gulf.
DoubleTree by Hilton Aqaba is one of over 50 Hilton Worldwide hotels across Middle East & Africa participating in the company’s Great Getaway promotion, the 2012 Summer campaign which offers discounts of up to 40% on average room rate. Bookings can be made up to 23 July for stays taken before 3 September. (terms & conditions apply, see www.hilton.com/greatgetaway  )
As the largest, most successful Convention Center in the region, KHBTCC by Hilton is a leader in its field attracting conferences and exhibitions from key markets including global events such as the World Economic Forum, the World Rally Championship and this year the Center played host to Jordan Tourist Board.