Scott Thomson Named General Manager of Hilton Taipei Sinban
The First Hilton Hotel in Taiwan, opening in Q4, 2018
NEW TAIPEI CITY, TAIWAN - Scott Thomson has been appointed general manager of Hilton Taipei Sinban in Taipei. Thomson most recently served as general manager of the Hilton Chongqing.
“We are thrilled to have Scott Thomson in the new position, given his profound knowledge in APAC hotels. His experience in all facets of hotel management will ensure Hilton Taipei Sinban a pioneer hotel in Taiwan's business, events, and leisure market,” said Benny Lee, vice president of business operations, central region of Greater China & Mongolia.
A 25-year hospitality veteran, Thomson began his career with James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor in New Zealand. From there, Thomson held several hotel management positions in Auckland, Hong Kong, Mumbai, New Delhi, and Chongqing in China.
"Hilton Taipei Sinban is the first Hilton branded hotel in Taiwan and the only international upscale hotel in New Taipei City,” said Scott Thomson, General Manager, Hilton Taipei Sinban. “As a pioneer hotel of Hilton brand entering into Taiwan, it will be a privilege to reintroduce the brand to the market, generating great awareness leading to our successful opening later this year. As hospitalities most-trusted brand we will be delivering exceptional service for every guest every time."
Hilton Taipei Sinban provides guests with a complement of services and amenities, including 398 Guest Rooms, a 3,105-square meter convention and events center, an outdoor rooftop swimming pool, 2 restaurants, a fitness center, a complementary business center, and complementary WI-FI internet access.
Hilton Taipei Sinban also part of Hilton Honors®, the award-winning guest loyalty program for Hilton’s 14 world-class brands comprising more than 5,400 properties with nearly 880,000 rooms, in 106 countries and territories. 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. With nearly 78 million members, Hilton Honors offers hundreds of ways to earn and redeem Points. Members can redeem their Points for free nights, premium merchandise, and items on Amazon Shop with Points; make charitable contributions; or gain access to unique events through the Hilton Honors auction platform (hiltonhonors.com/auctions), such as exclusive artist experiences and hotel concert events with Live Nation®, and race experiences with the McLaren-Honda Formula 1 team. The program is free to join, and travelers may enroll online by visiting www.hiltonhonors.com. Connect with Hilton Honors at newsroom.hilton.com/hiltonhonors.
Hilton Taipei Sinban is located at No.88, Minquan Rd., Banqiao District, New Taipei City, Taiwan, 22050. For reservations, visit Hilton Taipei Sinban at taipeisinban.hilton.com or call +886 2 2958 3000.
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