Hilton Hotels has tapped Kenneth Svendsen to be SVP and global head of sales and reservations. Svendsen reports to Paul Brown, Hilton president of global brands and commercial services. Svendsen will
be responsible for group, corporate and leisure sales, third party distribution, voice reservations and customer care across Hilton Hotels Corporation globally.
He was most recently SVP,
Worldwide Travel Operations and consumer direct sales, Disney Destinations for Walt Disney Company. Svendsen oversaw vacation program development and sales for Disney's owned-and-operated tour
companies and was responsible for the reservations and customer care centers.--Karl Greenberg