Chris Douglas appointed new General Manager of DoubleTree by Hilton Cambridge City Centre
26-year hospitality veteran to operate beautiful hotel along the river Cam
CAMBRIDGE, UK - Chris Douglas has joined the team at the DoubleTree by Hilton Cambridge City Centre as general manager, bringing over 26 years of hospitality experience to the role.
The hotel, which was the first DoubleTree by Hilton in the UK, offers breath-taking views of the River Cam and direct access to the centre of Cambridge.
Prior to his new role in Cambridge, Chris was the general manager at Hilton Dublin Airport for almost 4 years, winning General Manager of the Year in 2015 and Commercial Team of the Year in 2016 at the Hilton Regional UK & Ireland Awards.
Chris, who first joined the company as Operations Manager at Hilton Edinburgh Grosvenor in 2007, said: "I hope to continue to bring DoubleTree by Hilton Cambridge City Centre at the forefront of visitors' minds when booking a stay at this beautiful, historic and cosmopolitan city".
"We are also investing in the property, with 16 additional bedrooms being built. The Granta Suite is being extended and refurbished making it the largest hotel meeting and banqueting space in the city".
Chris' main goal is to have the guest and the team at the heart of everything they do, creating individual experiences and stories; "DoubleTree by Hilton Cambridge City Centre is a wonderful hotel, with a team very passionate about looking after each and every one of its guests", he continues. Commercially, Chris strives to be the market-leading hotel in the city. Furthermore, he wants to continue building key relations within Cambridge to contribute to the city's tourism objectives.
Located one mile from Cambridge station, DoubleTree by Hilton Cambridge City Centre hotel is an excellent base for exploring the attractions and landmarks of this historic city. Watch the punts glide past as you enjoy fine dining at the Marco Pierre White, Steakhouse Bar & Grill Cambridge or relax in the sunshine on the terrace with traditional light bar snacks or a scrumptious Afternoon Tea.
DoubleTree by Hilton Cambridge City Centre is part of Hilton Honors, the award-winning guest-loyalty program for Hilton's 14 distinct hotel brands. Hilton Honors members who book directly Hilton Honors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels save time and money and gain instant access to the benefits they care about most, such as an exclusive member discount, free Wi-Fi and a flexible payment slider that allows members to choose nearly any combination of Points and money to book a stay.
DoubleTree by Hilton Cambridge City Centre is located at Granta Place Mill Lane, Cambridge, CB2 1RT, United Kingdom. For more information or to make reservations, please visit DoubleTree by Hilton Cambridge City Centre or call +44 (0)1223 259 988.
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ABOUT DOUBLETREE BY HILTON CAMBRIDGE CITY CENTRE
DoubleTree by Hilton Cambridge City Centre boasts 122 bedrooms, including 3 junior suites and 1 penthouse suite with its own private roof terrace and a separate dining area for six. The hotel's Marco Pierre White Steakhouse Bar & Grill provides affordable glamour with an unforgettable culinary experience. The hotel offers seven flexible meetings and events spaces, catering for a wide variety of events of up to 150 attendees.
About DoubleTree by Hilton
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