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Matthew T. Mullan named general manager of Hilton Barbados

eTN Staff Writer  Apr 23, 2010

Hilton Worldwide announced that Matthew T. Mullan has been appointed general manager of the 350-room Hilton Barbados ­surrounded by two white sand beaches on Needham's Point. Matthew most recently served as cluster general manager, Hilton Sharm El Sheikh ­Egypt and general manager, Hilton Sharks Bay.

With over 20 years of hospitality experience, Matthew joined the industry as a management trainee. Nearly 12 years ago, he jump started his career in hotel management when he took his first general manager role at Hilton Templepatrick Hotel & Country Club in Northern Ireland.

Since then, Matthew has held area general manager roles in the United Kingdom where he was responsible for multi-unit management as well as owner relations. Throughout his career, Matthew also gained significant experience in hotel openings and resort development.

He has participated in several management programs at IMD Lausanne ­ Switzerland, London Business School, and Disney Institute.

Located on a tropical peninsula on Needham¹s Point, Hilton Barbados is surrounded by two white sand beaches and pristine blue waters, just five minutes from Bridgetown and 20 minutes from Grantley Adams International Airport. The hotel boasts 350 ocean-view guestrooms, including 77 Executive Floor rooms and 33 suites. All guestrooms offer private balcony, separate shower unit, high-speed Internet access, and all the amenities expected of a Hilton resort.

Guests staying on the Executive Floor enjoy access to the Executive Lounge overlooking Carlisle Bay and offering complimentary breakfast, refreshments, and hors d'oeuvres throughout the day, plus exclusive check-in and check-out. An array of recreation options delivers the perfect combination of fun and relaxation. The resort features a glorious beach, sprawling pool complex with whirlpool, watersports, Kidz Paradise Club, fitness center with spectacular beach views, as well as massage and treatment rooms overlooking the Carlisle Bay.

The resort also features superior food and beverage outlets and a multitude of activities within easy reach including adventurous water sports, world-class golf, horseback riding, fishing, sailing, scubadiving, sightseeing, a pulsating nightlife, and more. For the business minded, Hilton Barbados features the largest hotel meeting space in Barbados with over 10,000 sq. ft., including a 4,000-sq.-ft. Hilton Meetings® complex, complete with business center, boardroom, three meeting rooms divisible into six breakout rooms, and exhibition center, plus a 6,200-sq.-ft. Grand Ballroom with a 570-person capacity.

For reservations, guests should visit or call 1-877-GO-HILTON.

Matthew T. Mullan named general manager of Hilton Barbados
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