Industry Update
Appointment30 September 2019

Christel Cabanier

Appointed General Manager
At Hilton Paris Charles de Gaulle, France

Christel Cabanier

Christel did communication studies that allowed her to do an internship in a hotel in Antwerp, where she discovered her passion for the hotel industry. At the age of 25, she was the youngest Director of Europe as a woman. Subsequently, Christel held positions as director of hotels and independent hotels such as Park Plaza Hotels. In 2008, while Christel held the position of General Manager at the Bloom Hotel, it was voted by TripAdvisor as one of the hippest hotels in the world. In 2012, Christel was appointed District Director for Radisson (France, Belgium, The Netherlands), at which time she was responsible for 13 Park in by Radisson hotels. Christel helped create the concept for the Radisson RED Hotels, as well as the opening of the first Radisson RED Hotel. Christel is passionate about travel and cooking. She participated as a jury for 3 seasons at Mijn Restaurant (a Belgian show of the same concept as Master Chef). Before joining our teams, Christel was General Manager of the New York Hotel at Disneyland Paris.

With more than 20 years of experience in the upmarket hotel business, she will lead the teams at the Hilton Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport.

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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