Hilton has announced the appointment of Eduard Jimenez as Cluster Commercial Director of DoubleTree by Hilton Resort & Spa Marjan Island, DoubleTree by Hilton Ras Al Khaimah, DoubleTree by Hilton Ras Al Khaimah Corniche Residences, and Hampton by Hilton Marjan Island, which will be opening in Q3 2021.
Eduard has a career spanning nine years in the hospitality industry with Hilton, starting his career in London at the Hilton London Paddington. He has a bachelor’s degree in Hospitality Management from the University of Barcelona and speaks four languages.
During his tenure with Hilton, Eduard has held positions across multiple markets including London, the UAE, and most recently Thailand. His new role in Ras Al Khaimah represents a return to the emirate for Eduard, having previously held the position of Revenue Manager for Marjan Island Resort and Spa from 2015 to 2017.
Nader Halim, Cluster General Manager, says, “Eduard has been with Hilton since 2012 and we’re very fortunate to have him on board. With his solid understanding of the industry and the region, he will play a key role in supporting the success of our hotels. The hospitality industry is going through an extraordinary period and we are excited to see what Eduard brings to our properties with his years of regional and international experience.”
Eduard Jimenez, Cluster Commercial Director, Ras al Khaimah, Hilton commented, “I’m delighted to be back in Ras Al Khaimah to lead such an exceptional team in a cluster which includes DoubleTree by Hilton Resort & Spa Marjan Island, the beloved family resort in Ras Al Khaimah, DoubleTree Ras Al Khaimah, DoubleTree by Hilton Ras Al Khaimah Corniche Residences, and the soon-to-open largest Hampton by Hilton in the world. The vibe and energy I feel in the team makes me confident that together we will continue to expand on our track record of success.”
In his new role as Cluster Commercial Director, Eduard will be responsible for the commercial performance of the four Ras Al Khaimah properties, with a focus on revenue growth across the portfolio.