Vice President, Development, Luxury & Residential, Europe & Africa
Dan Wakeling oversees Hilton’s luxury growth in Europe & Africa. With more than 20 years’ experience in international hotel development and investment roles, Dan has led Hilton’s luxury & residential development strategy since 2016. Under his leadership, Hilton’s portfolio has grown across the region, with more than 40 luxury properties now trading or under development in Europe Middle East & Africa. During his time at Hilton, Dan has overseen the arrival of LXR Hotels & Resorts to the market, with openings in the UK, Turkey and more recently the Seychelles, with Mango House Seychelles, LXR Hotels & Resorts. With upcoming openings including Waldorf Astoria Admiralty Arch, London and the much-anticipated Conrad Chia Laguna – Sardinia, Dan is responsible for working with investors to introduce Hilton’s luxury brands to both resort locations and major international cities, strengthening the brands’ portfolios throughout Europe and Africa.