Hilton New Orleans Riverside Welcomes Marshall Hilliard as Director of Sales and Marketing

New Orleans, LA. February 07, 2018 -

Hilton New Orleans Riverside announces today the appointment of Marshall Hilliard as the new director of sales and marketing. In his new role, Hilliard will lead all aspects of sales and marketing strategies at the 1,622-room property, including the planning and implementation of sales strategies for maximizing hotel revenue and occupancy. “With more than 25 years of experience, Hilliard brings a wealth of expertise in hospitality,” said David Piscola, general manager at Hilton New Orleans Riverside. “His excellent leadership and successful track record will be invaluable as we continue to welcome leisure and corporate guests in key target markets.” Most recently, Hilliard served as director of sales and marketing at The Westin Charlotte, where he increased the 2018 and 2019 booking pace by 14 percent. His prior sales and marketing experience spans the following diverse portfolio of properties: Bissell Hotels, The Ballantyne, Sheraton Boston Hotel, The Westin Charlotte, Hilton Charlotte City Center, and Hilton Atlanta Airport. Located on the banks of the Mississippi River, Hilton New Orleans Riverside is popular with savvy international and domestic travelers and features an indoor connection to The Riverwalk Outlet Mall with more than 75 retailers and restaurants. The hotel boasts authentic dishes at Drago's Seafood Restaurant, craft cocktails and live music at Public Belt bar and lounge, two outdoor pools and a 100,000-square-foot health and fitness center with tennis, basketball, and racquetball courts. For more information on Hilton New Orleans Riverside, please call 504.561.0500 or visit hiltonneworleansriverside.com. About Hilton Hotels & Resorts Founded in 1919 as the flagship brand of Hilton Worldwide, Hilton Hotels & Resorts continues to build upon its legacy of innovation by developing products and services to meet the needs of savvy global travelers at more than 550 hotels across six continents. Hilton is the stylish, forward-thinking global leader in hospitality with Team Members shaping experiences in which every guest feels cared for, valued and respected. Access the latest news at news.hilton.com and begin your journey at www.hilton.com or www.hilton.com/offers for the latest hotel specials. Hilton Hotels & Resorts is one of Hilton Worldwide's 12 brands. About Hilton Worldwide Hilton (NYSE: HLT) is a leading global hospitality company, with a portfolio of 14 world-class brands comprising more than 5,000 properties with more than 825,000 rooms in 103 countries and territories. Hilton is dedicated to fulfilling its mission to be the world's most hospitable company by delivering exceptional experiences - every hotel, every guest, every time. The company's portfolio includes Hilton Hotels & Resorts, Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Canopy by Hilton, Curio Collection by HiltonTM, DoubleTree by Hilton, Tapestry Collection by HiltonTM, Embassy Suites by Hilton, Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton by Hilton, Tru by Hilton, Homewood Suites by Hilton, Home2 Suites by Hilton and Hilton Grand Vacations. The company also manages an award-winning customer loyalty program, Hilton Honors. Hilton Honors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits, including a flexible payment slider that allows members to choose exactly how many Points to combine with money, an exclusive member discount that can't be found anywhere else and free standard Wi-Fi. Visit newsroom.hilton.com for more information and connect with Hilton on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, and YouTube. Media Contact: Lauren Josey ljosey@quinn.pr 212-868-1900, ext. 388 Lisa Cole Lisa.Cole@hilton.com 305-332-6454

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