Guy Hutchinson Appointed General Manager of the Hilton Shanghai
In 1997, Guy joined Hilton Hotels Corporation as Director of Business Development at the Hilton Amsterdam, a property undergoing a US$45 million renovation. In 2000 he was appointed as Hotel Manager of the Hilton Dubai Creek, a 154-room boutique hotel under development in the United Arab Emirates. There he oversaw the construction, launch and operations of the hotel and introduced the award winning restaurant, Verre, part of a unique collaboration with Gordon Ramsay, London’s Michelin three-star chef.
The year 2002 brought a transfer to Tokyo as Director of Operations of the Hilton Tokyo Bay, one of the largest properties in the Hilton portfolio. There Guy managed extensive room enhancements including the addition of Family Suites and 43 Deluxe Plus Rooms and the development of the Jeffrey Beers International designed restaurant, the square, serving 2000 guests per day.
Prior to his move to China, Guy had been General Manager of the Hilton Cairns in Australia since 2005, during which time he steered the hotel through an expansion of its market mix, which has seen the property emerge as a market leader among the city’s five star hotels. Additionally he oversaw a significant renovation of public areas and the addition of a wedding chapel.
A keen sportsman, Guy is also an enthusiastic student of international cultures and has a passion for hotel and restaurant design.
Hilton Shanghai | Set in the heart of Shanghai's business and entertainment centre, the Hilton Shanghai is within walking distance of major corporations and the main shopping districts. Business is a pleasure here with 18 meeting rooms, including the elegant Grand Ballroom. The hotel boasts an Executive Lounge and 24-hour business center. All offer wireless internet access. The 3,000 square meter spa is an oasis for exercising and relaxing, with a gym, pool, tennis and squash courts and 8 treatment rooms. The Hilton Shanghai is now in its third consecutive year as the city's exclusive hotel sponsor to the Tennis Masters Cup.
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Director of Marketing & Communications Hilton Shanghai
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