PHILADELPHIA – The Inn at Penn, A Hilton Hotel has announced the appointment of Dale Johnson as director of operations of the 248-room property. Prior to joining the hotel, Johnson was the general manager of the 169-room DoubleTree by Hilton Campbell – Pruneyard Plaza in California.
“We are delighted to welcome Dale to Philadelphia and to our team at The Inn at Penn, A Hilton Hotel,” said Jim Salvo, general manager of The Inn at Penn, A Hilton Hotel. “In addition to his wealth of management and sales experience across a number of Hilton properties and brands, Dale is well-versed in successful recruitment and development of team members. He will be a dynamic leader to our colleagues.”
Johnson is a seasoned hospitality veteran with more than 13 years of experience with Hilton. Prior to his previous role in California, he served as the director of operations at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Boston – Downtown and the assistant general manager of the Embassy Suites by Hilton Memphis. Throughout his career with Hilton, Johnson has been instrumental in enhancing the guest experience, deploying new sales strategies and increasing guest satisfaction scores.
He holds a bachelor’s degree in hospitality and tourism management from Southern Illinois University Carbondale.
Located in University City on the University of Pennsylvania campus, The Inn at Penn, A Hilton Hotel is just 20 minutes from Philadelphia International Airport and offers easy access to downtown Philadelphia for some of the destination’s best shopping, dining and entertainment. The hotel features 248 recently renovated stylish rooms and suites; a selection of PURE® Wellness accommodations, which are nearly 99.9% allergen-free; a breakfast restaurant; a lobby lounge serving small plates and cocktails, and a full-service restaurant on property along with 16 meeting and banquet spaces featuring cutting-edge technology for various meeting needs.
The Inn at Penn, A Hilton Hotel is part of Hilton Honors®, the award-winning guest-loyalty program for Hilton’s 18 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.
The Inn at Penn, A Hilton Hotel is located at 3600 Sansom Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104. For reservations, visit The Inn at Penn, A Hilton Hotel at www.theinnatpenn.com or call 215-222-0200.
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