David Kirken Joins Arizona Biltmore

Kirken has been named general manager of the Waldorf Astoria Resort By: Kelly Rosenfeld
David Kirken // (c) 2012 Arizona Biltmore
David Kirken // (c) 2012 Arizona Biltmore

David Kirken has been announced as the new general manager of the Arizona Biltmore, A Waldorf Astoria Resort.

Having previously spent three years as the resort manager at La Quinta Resort & Club and PGA West, a Waldorf Astoria resort property, Kirken holds valuable knowledge and insight to bring to the position.

“David Kirken is uniquely qualified to take the reins of the Arizona Biltmore,” said Ben Fusco, Hilton Worldwide area vice president of operations for the Southwest U.S. “His intimate knowledge of luxury properties and his dedication to the staff and guests will ensure the Biltmore continues its reputation as one of the world’s premiere destination resorts.”

Kirken began his hospitality career in 1997 as the assistant front office manager of the Manele Bay Hotel in Lana’i, Hawaii. Since then, he has held management positions with luxury hotel and resort brands including Lowes Hotels and Ritz-Carlton.