September 10, 2015 // Franchising.com // SAO PAULO and MCLEAN, Va. – Hilton Worldwide announced the appointment of David Ecija as general manager of the 503-room Hilton São Paulo Morumbi. Already on board in São Paulo, Ecija will oversee the operations and lead the management team at this award-winning hotel.
With 20 years of hospitality experience, 15 of which have been with Hilton, Ecija most recently acted as cluster general manager of Hilton Sukhumvit and DoubleTree by Hilton Sukhumvit. Prior to successfully managing these two hotels in a dynamic economic environment, Ecija served in a number of general manager and operations management positions with Hilton throughout Europe, including general manager roles at Hilton Vilamoura Golf & Spa Resort and Hilton Madrid Airport, among others.
Ecija holds a Hotel Management Degree from Polytechnic University in Madrid, Spain and speaks four languages: English, Spanish, Portuguese and French.
Strategically located in one of São Paulo’s main business districts, the 28-floor Hilton São Paulo Morumbi forms part of the CENU business complex featuring direct access to a shopping mall, heliport and major corporations. Designed with a contemporary flair, this 503-room hotel in São Paulo offers guestrooms that emphasize comfort and flexibility, featuring separate spaces for rest and work, as well as an Executive Floor and Lounge boasting stunning city views. Dining options are plentiful as guests enjoy a variety of culinary choices including Canvas, the hotel’s concept restaurant and bar designed to replicate a working art studio serving contemporary cuisine; Sol & Sombra for all day dining and buffet style options; and Caffé Cino for coffee and light snacks. For fitness and relaxation, Hilton São Paulo Morumbi features a 24-hour fitness center, sauna, spa and rooftop swimming pool. The hotel also boasts 13,000 square feet of meeting space for up to 1,000 guests and full-service business center.
For further information visit www.saopaulomorumbi.hilton.com.
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