Top management team for hotels in Queenstown, NZ
Hilton Hotels & Resorts announces top management team for hotels in Queenstown, New Zealand
Queenstown, New Zealand – Monday, 23 January 2012. Hilton has announced two new appointments to the management team at its new Kawarau Village development, which includes the five star 178-room Hilton Queenstown and the four star plus 98-room Kawarau Hotel, managed by Hilton.
Marketing expert Rosie Turner has been named Marketing Communications Manager while Noreen Bancale takes on the role of Finance Manager for the hotels and Village.
Ms Turner is a tertiary qualified marketing professional who comes from an agency background where she has worked with many Queenstown companies. Ms Bancale moves to Queenstown from Singapore where she worked as a Management Accountant at Hilton International Asia Pacific.
“We are thrilled to welcome our two new recruits to Kawarau Village. They have the skill sets we now need to support the growth in the Village and the hotels,” said Marlene Poynder, General Manager Hilton Queenstown, Kawarau Hotel, managed by Hilton, and Kawarau Village.
“Ms Turner’s role looks to balance strategic marketing with corporate objectives to ensure Kawarau Village and the hotels are well represented in this area. We are looking forward to both Hilton Queenstown and Kawarau Hotel, managed by Hilton becoming increasingly well known for their superb location and guest experiences. Ms Bancale is highly experienced in her finance sector and has worked within the Hilton Group since 2005. We are delighted to have attracted a financial brain of this calibre to our operation. ”
Hilton Queenstown, on the shores of Lake Wakatipu, showcases panoramic views over a world-famous landscape. This is an exhilarating setting, and one without compromise – just 8 minutes by water taxi and 15 minutes by car from Queenstown. Spacious, air-conditioned bedrooms feature schist fireplaces, soulful interiors and separate lounges. At the Wakatipu Grill, enjoy Chef Peter Thornley’s sublime cuisine and extraordinary views over the lake – an open kitchen and two vast circular fireplaces add even more drama. Indulge in a luxe après-ski experience at Cru Wine Bar & Lounge, or sensory bliss at eforea: spa by Hilton, Queenstown’s largest with 10 treatment rooms and a 25m heated indoor pool. Beyond the hotel, Kawarau Village’s restaurants, cafes, bars and specialty stores await.
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