Hilton Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort today announced the appointment of industry veteran as the property’s new general manager. In this role, she will leverage her expertise in award-winning customer service and internal operations to lead the path for success at the 374-room full-service residential resort.
“I am excited to have been granted the opportunity to join the talented team at Hilton Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort,” said Kathryn Day. “The resort already boasts a high degree of hospitality, and I look forward to levering my expertise to expand the property’s distinct personalize service and reputation in South Florida.”
Prior to joining Hilton Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort, Kathryn Day served as general manager of The Drake Chicago. Under her leadership, the esteemed property yielded significant growth in guest satisfaction and employee engagement indexes for the past two years. Day’s 15 years of industry experience is also comprised of leadership roles for several properties in the luxury sector, including The Public Chicago, Waldorf Astoria Chicago and Four Seasons Philadelphia. She holds a bachelor’s degree in commerce, marketing and hospitality management from The University of New South Wales in Australia.
About Hilton Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort
Hilton Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort is a 25-story, 374-room full-service residential resort offering elegantly appointed studios, as well as one, two and three-bedroom residences. Situated on Fort Lauderdale Beach, the waterfront property boasts panoramic views of the Atlantic Ocean and Intracoastal Waterways. A tropical oasis for both business and leisure guests alike, the resort features three diverse restaurant concepts; a spa with multiple indoor and private outdoor treatment rooms; a 24-hour, state-of-the-art Precor by Hilton fitness center; 20,000 square-feet of combined indoor-outdoor function space, which includes the property’s iconic BalQony; an on-site deck and recreation area with multiple outdoor cabanas and a pool.
The resort is centrally located on A1A and only 6 miles from Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport. The property is also just minutes from incredible shopping, dining and entertainment options at the Las Olas Arts & Entertainment District and Port Everglades. Guests enjoy nearby watersports, including snorkeling, diving and sailing.