Eric Thieling Named General Manager of DoubleTree by Hilton Chicago – Magnificent Mile
Thieling to Oversee Property’s Renovations
CHICAGO - DoubleTree by Hilton Chicago – Magnificent Mile has appointed Eric Thieling as General Manager. Most recently, Thieling served as General Manager of DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Hotel Detroit Downtown - Fort Shelby.
In his new role, Thieling will be responsible for overseeing operations of the property and its latest renovation project. The guest rooms, lobby arrival experience, meeting space, pool and patio, and restaurant will undergo a complete transformation.
A 13-year hospitality veteran, Thieling began his career in hospitality by interning at Thomas Keller’s Michelin-starred Per Se in New York City. From there, Thieling entered the hotel industry, working at Four Seasons Hotel Boston, DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Boston – Cambridge, Hilton Baltimore, New York Hilton Midtown and Hilton Columbus Downtown.
Thieling holds a Bachelor’ of Liberal Arts & Science degree in Political Science from University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut and a certificate of Culinary Arts from the Connecticut Culinary Institute.
DoubleTree by Hilton Chicago – Magnificent Mile provides a complement of services and brand amenities, including 16,000 sq feet of meeting space, a fitness center, business center with complimentary printing, and an outdoor pool and patio.
DoubleTree by Hilton Chicago – Magnificent Mile is part of Hilton Honors®, the award-winning guest-loyalty program for Hilton’s 14 distinct hotel brands. 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 nearly any combination of Points and money to book a stay, an exclusive member discount that can’t be found anywhere else and free standard Wi-Fi. Members also enjoy popular digital tools available exclusively through the industry-leading Hilton Honors mobile app, where Hilton Honors members can check-in, choose their room and access their room using a Digital Key.
DoubleTree by Hilton Chicago – Magnificent Mile is located at 300 E. Ohio Street, Chicago, Illinois, 60611. For reservations, visit DoubleTree by Hilton Chicago – Magnificent Mile at doubletreemagmile.com or call +1-312-787-6100.
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About DoubleTree by Hilton
DoubleTree by Hilton is a fast-growing, global portfolio of more than 535 upscale hotels with more than 127,000 rooms across six continents. DoubleTree by Hilton prides itself on paying attention to the little details that have a big impact, from welcoming guests with its signature warm DoubleTree Cookie, to serving the communities around them. DoubleTree by Hilton hotels offer contemporary accommodations and full-service facilities, including restaurants and lounges, room service, health clubs, business centers, and meeting and banquet spaces. Hilton Honors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits. To make reservations, travelers may visit doubletree.com. Connect with DoubleTree by Hilton on facebook.com/doubletree, twitter.com/doubletree and instagram.com/doubletree. Learn about the latest brand news at newsroom.hilton.com/doubletree.
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