The Beverly Hilton Appoints David Ecija as General Manager

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Ecija Brings over 20 Years of International Industry Experience to the Iconic Hotel

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. – (April 3, 2023) – The Beverly Hilton [2] is
pleased to announce the appointment of David Ecija as General Manager of
the iconic, 566-room hotel in Beverly Hills. A driven hospitality
leader, in his new role, Ecija oversees all aspects of the landmark
hotel’s day-to-day operations streamlines guest experiences,
implements strategic sales and marketing initiatives and executes the
hotel’s numerous high-profile events, galas, and conferences. With
unparalleled expertise and masterful leadership skills, Ecija will lead
the hotel into the future of the travel and hospitality space – while
continuing to uphold the storied legacy of the hotel and deliver the
highest standard of hospitality for guests. Ecija joins The Beverly
Hilton from Hilton West Palm Beach [3] and The Ray Hotel, Delray Beach,
Curio Collection by Hilton [4] in Florida where he served as cluster
general manager.

 Ecija brings a vast knowledge of hospitality and over 20 years of
industry experience to The Beverly Hilton. In his new position, Ecija
looks to implement his breadth of hospitality expertise within his new
team, placing an emphasis on motivating team members to deliver
unmatched results in all departments. As General Manager of The Beverly
Hilton, Ecija oversees the myriad of upscale events in the most
technologically advanced meeting space of its kind. The hotel’s
renowned International Ballroom plays host to glamorous annual events
including the Golden Globe Awards Show, Oscar Nominee Luncheon,
Pre-GRAMMYs Gala, and the Milken Institute’s Global Conference.

 In his previous position, Ecija successfully managed and delivered
top-notch guest experiences for these two hotels while navigating a
changing industry environment. Ecija’s experience also includes
international management and hotel operations positions with Hilton
throughout Europe, including General Manager roles at Hilton Vilamoura
As Cascatas Golf Resort & Spa [5] and Hilton Diagonal Mar Barcelona [6],
Hilton Sukhumvit Bangkok [7] and DoubleTree by Hilton Sukhumvit Bangkok
[8] and Hilton Sao Paulo Morumbi [9], among others.

 “We are thrilled  to welcome David Ecija to The Beverly Hilton and
look forward to seeing his incredible leadership capabilities invigorate
this iconic property for years to come,” said Todd Arviso, Senior Area
Vice President “David brings a wealth of global experience to his role
having previously served as general manager for some of our most
important Hilton properties. We are confident David will continue to
honor the hotel’s timeless legacy, set the benchmark for the brand’s
incredible hospitality and seamlessly deliver both excellent and
innovative guest experiences for which this property is renowned for.”

 Ecija holds a Hotel Management Degree from Polytechnic University in
Madrid, Spain, and has a passion for travel and hospitality. He has
spent years living abroad and speaks four languages: English, Spanish,
Portuguese and French. He enjoys outdoor activities such as running,
mountain biking, and hiking. Through his travels, Ecija is passionate
about discovering new cultures, epicurean adventures, and landscapes.

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 About The Beverly Hilton

 Opened in 1955 by distinguished hotelier Conrad Hilton, The Beverly
Hilton, a Forbes Four-Star hotel, is owned by the Los Angeles-based,
Oasis West Realty, LLC and managed by Hilton Worldwide (NYSE: HLT).
Nestled at the crossroads of the iconic Wilshire and Santa Monica
Boulevards, the hotel combines the excitement of Hollywood with the
prestige of Beverly Hills. In 2020, The Beverly Hilton completed a
transformative, multi-million dollar renovation encompassing all guest
rooms, suites, and public spaces, ushering in a reimagined and
contemporary look. The 566-room hotel features 101 refreshed suites
including nine private luxury suites within The Penthouse Collection.
With more than 60,000 square feet of indoor and open-air event space,
The Beverly Hilton boasts the most technologically advanced meeting
space of its kind in the country. The hotel’s renowned International
Ballroom plays host to glamorous annual events including the Golden
Globe Awards Show, Oscar Nominee Luncheon, Pre-GRAMMYs Gala, and the
Milken Institute’s Global Conference. The legendary Aqua Star Pool is
Beverly Hills’ largest pool and the setting for numerous recognizable
photo shoots. The brand-new health and fitness facility, Upgrade Labs
[12], delivers more than 20 different technologies dedicated to
improving mental and physical performance and recovery. Bellezza Salon
[13] provides innovative, full-service treatments, embracing Hollywood
beauty secrets. The Beverly Hilton’s dining concepts include CIRCA 55
[14]restaurant, enticing guests with locally-sourced Italian cuisine in
a stylish, mid-century modern setting overlooking the pool, and the
rooftop restaurant Sant’olina [15], serving Mediterranean fare with a
Southern California twist, backdropped by breathtaking views of the Los
Angeles skyline. For more information, please visit [16] or call 310.274.7777.

 About Hilton Hotels & Resorts  

 For over a century, Hilton Hotels & Resorts [17] has set the benchmark
for hospitality around the world, providing new product innovations and
services to meet guests’ evolving needs. With more than 600 hotels
across six continents, Hilton Hotels & Resorts properties are located in
the world’s most sought-after destinations for guests who know that
where they stay matters. Experience a positive stay at Hilton Hotels &
Resorts by booking at [18] or through the
industry-leading Hilton Honors app [19]. Hilton Honors [20] members who
book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant
benefits. Learn more about Hilton Hotels & Resorts at [11], and follow the brand on Facebook [21],
Twitter [22] and Instagram [23].

 About Hilton  

 Hilton (NYSE: HLT) is a leading global hospitality company with a
portfolio [24] of 19 world-class brands comprising more than 7,100
properties and more than 1.1 million rooms, in 123 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 Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work For list and been
recognized as a global leader on the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices
for six consecutive years. Hilton has introduced several
industry-leading technology enhancements to improve the guest
experience, including Digital Key Share, automated complimentary room
upgrades and the ability to book confirmed connecting rooms. Through the
award-winning guest loyalty program Hilton Honors, the more than 150
million members who book directly with Hilton can earn Points for hotel
stays and experiences money can’t buy. With the free Hilton Honors app
[25], guests can book their stay, select their room, check in, unlock
their door with a Digital Key and check out, all from their smartphone.
Visit [26] for more information, and connect with
Hilton on Facebook [27], Twitter [28], LinkedIn [29], Instagram
[30] and YouTube [31].

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