The Diplomat Beach Resort Hollywood, Curio Collection by Hilton Welcomes Laurens Zieren as General Manager
HOLLYWOOD, Fla. - Laurens Zieren has been appointed general manager of The Diplomat Beach Resort Hollywood, Curio Collection by Hilton in Hollywood, Florida, according to Hilton senior vice president, Leslie Pchola, effective immediately. A veteran Hilton leader for almost 20 years, Zieren returns to Hilton after a regional vice president role for a hotel management company. In his new role, he will oversee operations of the iconic oceanfront hotel with 1,000 guest rooms and suites, 10 different culinary destinations, two sun-drenched pools, 26 poolside cabanas, a deluxe spa and fitness center, and 209,000 sq. ft. of meetings and events space.
Zieren speaks four languages – German, French, Dutch and English – and brings 30 years of hospitality experience, including 20 years of his career spent internationally across Europe. From being part of the opening team of Disneyland in Paris, France, to general manager of New York Hilton Midtown, Zieren has established a strong recognition and hotel culture combined with a “management-by-walking” style, allowing him to stay connected to his team and hotel guests.
Zieren has consistently been on the board of directors for hotel associations around the U.S. and Europe, including New York, Illinois and Ireland. Originally from The Hague on the western coast of the Netherlands, Zieren graduated from Haagland in Hotel/Motel Administration and Management.
About The Diplomat Beach Resort
The Diplomat Beach Resort, Hollywood, Florida's most iconic property, boasts 1,000 guestrooms and suites, 10 different culinary destinations, two sun-drenched pools, 26 poolside cabanas – including four designed by the iconic fashion brand, Trina Turk, a deluxe spa and fitness center, and 209,000 square feet of meetings and event space. Additionally, The Diplomat is the largest in hotel convention space in South Florida with the most expansive ballroom south of Orlando. Each dining destination is rooted in strong culinary sensibilities and exudes brand individuality, creating distinct spaces and experiences, from famed Restaurateur and Chef Michael Schulson’s award-winning Monkitail, to Celebrity Chef Geoffrey Zakarian's Point Royal. Located at 3555 South Ocean Drive in Hollywood, Florida, the resort is spread across the Intracoastal Waterway and Atlantic Ocean, and within a 10-minute drive from the Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport. For reservations please call 1-954-602-6000 or visit www.diplomatresort.com.
About Curio Collection by Hilton
Curio Collection by Hilton is an upper-upscale, global portfolio of more than 70 one-of-a-kind hotels and resorts. Curio Collection properties provide travelers authentic experiences through distinctly local offerings and unexpected amenities tailored to every traveler type, all while providing the benefits of Hilton and its award-winning guest loyalty program Hilton Honors. Read the latest brand and hotel stories at newsroom.hilton.com/curio; discover Curio Collection destinations through the eyes of locals with 48-hour itineraries at citiesbycurio.com; determine what kind of traveler you are by taking the curiosity quiz; and connect with Curio Collection on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.Download Article Photos