Namit Malhotra

Vice President - Managed Development Western Region
and Canada

Namit Malhotra is Vice President Managed Development of the Western Region and Canada for Hilton Hotels Corporation. He is responsible for growing Hilton full-service and luxury hotels in this region primarily through management contracts. He joined Hilton in 2003 as Director of Feasibility & Investment Analysis and was promoted to Vice President Feasibility & Investment Analysis in September 2004. 

He began his career in 1987 working in guest services and audit for the Park Plaza Hotel and Holiday Inn – Yale, both in New Haven, Connecticut. In 1991 he moved to Dubai, United Arab Emirates and joined the Al Khaleej Palace Hotel, first as Room Reservations Manager and then as Sales Manager. He also worked in operations at the Wedgewood Hotel in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. In 1997, he joined HVS International as an Associate in the Vancouver, British Columbia office and received promotions to Senior Associate and Vice President.  In 2000 he transferred to HVS’s San Francisco office.  During his tenure at HVS and Hilton he has had extensive appraisal, evaluation, and consultancy work performed in over 30 US states, 9 Canadian provinces, Europe, and South America. 

Malhotra holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Hotel and Restaurant Management from the University of New Haven in Connecticut, where he was on the Dean’s List. He has also written several articles appraising the hospitality industry for industry trade publications.

Hilton Hotels Corporation (NYSE:HLT) is the leading global hospitality company, with more than 2,900 hotels and 500,000 rooms in 78 countries and territories, including 105,000 team members worldwide. 

The company owns, manages or franchises a hotel portfolio of some of the best known and highly regarded brands, including Hilton®, Conrad®,  Doubletree®, Embassy Suites Hotels®, Hampton Inn®, Hampton Inn & Suites®, Hilton Garden Inn®, Hilton Grand Vacations™, Homewood Suites by Hilton® and The Waldorf=Astoria Collection®.

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