Waldorf Astoria Atlanta Buckhead Names Kerrington Hing General Manager
ATLANTA - Waldorf Astoria Atlanta Buckhead announces the appointment of Kerrington Hing as general manager of the 127-room hotel, bringing a wealth of experience and dedicated service to Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts’ newest property. In his position, Hing will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of Waldorf Astoria Atlanta Buckhead including hotel management, guest experience and day-to-day operations of the property, comprised of a 15,000-square-foot spa, extensive meeting and event space and 47 private residences.
“We are thrilled to welcome Kerry to the team at Waldorf Astoria Atlanta Buckhead,” said Dino Michael, global head, Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Hilton. “Leading the newest addition to Hilton’s luxury portfolio, Kerry will continue to elevate the brand’s unforgettable experiences and True Waldorf Service, strengthening the innovation and unprecedented growth of the Waldorf Astoria portfolio.”
A 27-year hospitality veteran, Hing most recently served as general manager of Waldorf Astoria Park City for more than seven years, where he led the team’s operational success and overall sales growth for the hotel. Prior to becoming a general manager with Waldorf Astoria, he served as general manager at The Ritz-Carlton Club, Aspen Highlands and The Ranch at Rock Creek.
Hing began his career at Minneapolis Airport Marriott as a credit manager before joining Portland Marriott as assistant controller. He then joined JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa as senior assistant controller before taking on the role of director of finance at Calgary Marriott Downtown Hotel, The Vinoy Renaissance St. Petersburg Resort & Golf Club and JW Marriott Scottsdale Camelback Inn Resort & Spa. Hing went on to serve as area director of finance and then hotel manager at The Ritz-Carlton, Bachelor Gulch until 2009.
Hing holds a bachelor’s degree in international business from Metropolitan State University in St. Paul, Minnesota.
Waldorf Astoria Atlanta Buckhead participates in Hilton Honors®, the award-winning guest-loyalty program for Hilton's 15 distinct brands. Hilton Honors members who book directly through www.waldorfastoria.com have access to benefits including a Personal Concierge and complimentary Wi-Fi at 31 Waldorf Astoria hotels worldwide. Members also enjoy popular digital tools available exclusively through the industry-leading Hilton Honors mobile app.
Waldorf Astoria Atlanta Buckhead is located at 3376 Peachtree Road NE, Atlanta, Georgia. To book a reservation at Waldorf Astoria Atlanta Buckhead, please call (404) 995-7500 or visit waldorfastoriabuckhead.com. For more information on Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, please visit newsroom.hilton.com/waldorfastoria and www.waldorfastoria.com.
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Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts is a portfolio of more than 30 iconic properties that creates a unique sense of place with a relentless commitment to personal service and culinary expertise in landmark locations around the world. Unified by their inspirational environments and True Waldorf Service, Waldorf Astoria hotels deliver graceful service from the moment a guest books through checkout. In addition to the brand’s renowned hotel offerings, Waldorf Astoria boasts a best-in-class residential portfolio, including 15 properties either open or in development, that provide the comfort of a private home combined with the unsurpassed amenities and legendary service of Waldorf Astoria. Waldorf Astoria is a part of Hilton, a leading global hospitality company. Experience Waldorf Astoria by booking at www.waldorfastoria.com or through the Hilton Honors mobile app. Learn about the brand by visiting newsroom.hilton.com/waldorfastoria, and follow Waldorf Astoria on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook.
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