Hilton Niseko Village today announced the appointment of Darryl Marsden as its general manager, effective 16 May 2011. Darryl was most recently the general manager of Fiji Beach Resort and Spa Managed by Hilton in Denarau, Fiji.
CEO Frits van Paasschen and the rest of the top executive team of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc. will spend the next four weeks headquartered in Shanghai, an immersive technique the company hopes will give leadership a better understanding of what is becoming Starwood’s most important market.
Hotel transaction volume in the United States reached US$4.9 billion through May—triple the volume recorded during the first five months of 2010. Just as importantly, the number of hotel investors indicating intent to buy over the next six months is at its highest level in six years.
Marriott International's flagship brand, Marriott Hotels & Resorts, has a pipeline of 49 hotels and resorts to open in the next four years worldwide. Hotels under development will be mostly in emerging destinations, with 24 hotels in the Asia Pacific region, nine in the Middle East and Africa, four in Europe and 12 in the Americas.