Industry Update
Appointment12 July 2018

Kathryn Day

Appointed General Manager
At Hilton Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort - FL, USA

Kathryn Day

Hilton Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort today announced the appointment of industry veteran Kathryn Day as the property's new general manager. In this role, Day will leverage her expertise in award-winning customer service and internal operations to lead the path for success at the 374-room full-service residential resort.

Prior to joining Hilton Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort, Day served as general manager of The Drake Chicago. Under her leadership, the esteemed property yielded significant growth in guest satisfaction and employee engagement indexes for the past two years. Day's 15 years of industry experience is also comprised of leadership roles for several properties in the luxury sector, including The Public Chicago, Waldorf Astoria Chicago and Four Seasons Philadelphia. She holds a bachelor's degree in commerce, marketing and hospitality management from The University of New South Wales in Australia.

Hilton

Hilton (NYSE: HLT) is a leading global hospitality company with a portfolio of 17 world-class brands comprising more than 5,700 properties with more than 923,000 rooms, in 113 countries and territories.
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