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Peter Simson appointed General Manager of Hilton Kuching and Hilton Batang Ai Longhouse Resort

Travel News Asia Latest Travel News Podcasts Friday, 18 July 2008

Hilton Hotels has appointed seasoned industry professional, Peter Simson, as General Manager of Hilton Kuching, a five-star hotel in the city, and Hilton Batang Ai Longhouse Resort, Hiltons only jungle resort located 275km from the city centre of Kuching.

With nearly 20 years experience in the hospitality industry, Mr Simson joins Hilton Kuching and Hilton Batang Ai Longhouse Resort from Hilton Colombo Residence in Sri Lanka where he served as General Manager for six years. Prior to that, Mr Simsons career spanned various properties across the globe, from his native United Kingdom to France, Turkey, India, South Africa, Australia, Malaysia and Sri Lanka.

Amongst his impressive achievements include the successful repositioning of Hilton Colombo Residence, leading Hilton Sydney through the Olympics, opening Hilton Sandton in South Africa and converting a four-star hotel to a five-star Hilton International in Delhi, India.

Having worked with Hilton Hotels for almost 17 years, Mr Simson has extensive experience across all departmental functions, a passion for service excellence and a keen eye for detail.

In his new role, Mr Simson will lead 500 team members across the two hotels with a total of 415 rooms and eight food and beverage outlets.

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