Hilton Palacio del Rio Appoints Monica Castillo as Events Manager

Posted: Jan 07, 2020

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Hilton Palacio del Rio Appoints Monica Castillo as Events Manager

SAN ANTONIO, TX. – January 2, 2020: Zachry Hospitality announced the hiring of Monica Castillo as Event Manager at Hilton Palacio del Rio where she will be responsible for the detailing and servicing of corporate groups, citywide conventions, and meetings. Castillo, with nearly 11 years of hospitality experience, will manage group programs focused at Hilton Palacio del Rio throughout the United States. Monica will be based locally in San Antonio, reporting to Irene Garcia, Assistant Director of Sales for the hotel.

“Monica is a talented and experienced professional and we are delighted to add her to our Palacio del Rio team. We have great confidence she will be a successful and prosperous fit,” quoted Robert Thrailkill, General Manager.

Castillo graduated in 2008 from the University of Texas at San Antonio earning a BBA in Marketing and immediately started her career at Westin Riverwalk. In 2014 she transferred to the W Hoboken in New Jersey where she was responsible for the planning and execution of all social events and weddings for the property. She then returned to the Alamo city in 2017 to hold Catering, Convention Services, and Sales Manager roles at Hotel Contessa. More recently, Castillo served as Assistant Director of Development at UTSA, coordinating fundraising efforts, donor relations, and special events for the College of Business. “I am grateful to be a part of the Hilton Palacio team and look forward to planning successful events, connecting with meeting planners, and showcasing what makes this property special,” said Castillo.

Media can access additional information about Hilton Palacio del Rio at zachryhospitality.com/news/

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About Hilton Palacio del Rio

Located on the famous River Walk in beautiful downtown San Antonio, Hilton Palacio del Rio is only two blocks from the world-famous Alamo, and not far from two PGA Tour courses, the San Antonio Zoo, Six Flags Fiesta Texas, Sea World, the San Antonio Convention Center and the Alamodome. Hilton Palacio del Rio offers several dining options, flexible meeting space, pool and fitness center and is the only hotel in downtown San Antonio that features a private balcony in every room. For more information please visit palaciodelrio.hilton.com

About Zachry Hospitality

Zachry Hospitality, based in San Antonio, TX, is an independent-ownership and management company committed to service excellence, and the advancement of hotel operations and asset development. As a subsidiary of Zachry Corporation, a third generation, privately-owned company with interests in the construction and materials industries, we have a strong foundation with added expertise in development, design and construction of high-quality structures and real estate. For more information on Zachry Hospitality and its portfolio, please visit zachryhospitality.com.