Industry Update
Appointment22 July 2019

Henri Birmele

Appointed General Manager
At Carté® Hotel San Diego Downtown, Curio Collection by Hilton - CA, USA

Henri Birmele

As general manager of Carté Hotel, Henri Birmele will lead day-to-day hotel operations, guest relations and strategic planning for the hotel's upscale experience. A seasoned hospitality leader, Birmele brings more than 25 years of experience to the property. Before joining Carté Hotel, Birmele served as general manager for The Landing Resort & Spa in Lake Tahoe, overseeing budget development and project management. Under his leadership, the property was awarded multiple global luxury honors, including Luxury Travel Guide's Luxury Resort & Spa of the Year. Birmele previously held management positions at iconic luxury properties, including Viceroy Hotel, Turnberry Isle Resort and Spa, Shutters on the Beach, and St. Regis Hotel. He is a graduate of the prestigious Hospitality School in Switzerland and holds a degree in global business from the Benedict Business School in Zurich.


Hilton (NYSE: HLT) is a leading global hospitality company with a portfolio of 17 world-class brands comprising nearly 6,000 properties with more than 954,000 rooms, in 117 countries and territories. Dedicated to fulfilling its mission to be the world’s most hospitable company, Hilton earned a spot on the 2019 World’s Best Workplaces list, and has welcomed more than 3 billion guests in its 100-year history.
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