Christopher Akoury Named General Manager of Hilton Short Hills
SHORT HILLS, NJ - Hilton Short Hills, owned by Park Hotels & Resorts and managed by Hilton Management Services, today appointed Christopher Akoury as the hotel’s new general manager. Most recently, Akoury served as general manager of Embassy Suites by Hilton Parsippany.
In his new role, Akoury will be responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations of the newly redesigned property, including guest services, hotel administration and marketing efforts.
Akoury began his career in food and beverage, working a variety of positions, such as director of food and beverage, banquet manager and fine dining restaurant manager at a number of hotels managed by Interstate Hotels & Resorts. He then joined Hilton, working as director of food and beverage at several New Jersey hotels, managed by Hilton. He later served as director of operations and acting general manager at Embassy Suites by Hilton Parsippany before joining Embassy Suites by Hilton Piscataway-Somerset as general manager. He then joined The Friendwell Group as vice president of operations before returning to Embassy Suites by Hilton Parsippany as general manager. A certified Embassy Suites and Hilton general manager, Akoury has completed Rutgers University Leadership Academy.
Hilton Short Hills provides guests with a complement of elevated services and amenities, including 314 fashionable guest rooms and suites and 19 meeting spaces with more than 15,000 versatile square feet of events space featuring a grand ballroom. The Balcony, an all-new open-air rooftop sets the tone for outdoor weddings with strung garden lights and fire pits surrounded by serene woodlands. Guests enjoy indoor and outdoor swimming pools, a rooftop lounge with daily happy hour, along with two on-site restaurants, 24-hour fitness and business centers, on-site tennis courts and more.
Hilton Short Hills is part of Hilton Honors®, the award-winning guest-loyalty program for Hilton’s 17 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.
Hilton Short Hills is located at 41 John F. Kennedy Parkway, Short Hills, NJ 07078. For reservations, visit Hilton Short Hills at http://www.HiltonShortHills.com or call (973) 379-0100.
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