Originally Published on Hilton.com
New York Hilton Midtown is proud to announce Kellie Cahill’s promotion from director of sales & marketing to commercial director, a newly created and key position for the award-winning hotel. In her new role, Cahill, a certified meeting professional, will oversee all commercial areas of the hotel’s business including catering, group events, sales, and marketing. She will also work alongside the executive committee and senior leadership group to continue to drive top line revenue to the 1,878-room hotel.
“We are delighted to celebrate Kellie Cahill as she embarks on this new chapter in her career,” says Diarmuid Dwyer, general manager of the iconic Midtown Manhattan hotel. “Kellie’s dedication and leadership within our hotel has positively impacted her team members across a variety of divisions including sales, catering, events, and marketing. I’m excited to see where she takes them in 2019 and beyond.”
Cahill’s promotion is a direct result of over 20 years of experience in the greater New York City market with Hilton Hotels & Resorts. Most recently, she served as director of sales & marketing for New York Hilton Midtown where she was responsible for overseeing the sales, marketing, and social media teams while also planning and implementing strategies to drive revenue. Prior to this role, she was the director of group sales for the hotel, and the assistant director of sales for DoubleTree by Hilton Somerset Hotel and Conference Center in Somerset, NJ. Cahill graduated from University of Massachusetts Amherst with a degree in Hospitality Administration/Management.
New York Hilton Midtown is conveniently located in the heart of Manhattan, within walking distance of a multitude of famous attractions, including Central Park, Radio City Music Hall, MOMA and Broadway. The second-largest meeting venue in New York City, the hotel features more than 150,000 square feet of meeting space. New York Hilton Midtown offers a variety of amenities including the largest hotel fitness center in Manhattan at 8,000 square feet, three on-site dining outlets, and a Broadway Butler to provide insider knowledge on shows, exclusive experiences and recommended dining spots.
New York Hilton Midtown 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 and choose their room and access their room using a Digital Key.