Hilton Chicago O’Hare Airport, owned by the City of Chicago and managed by Hilton Management Services, announces the appointment of Konstantine Drosos as general manager. In his new role, Drosos will be responsible for leading renovations and overseeing the day-to-day operations of the only Chicago O’Hare hotel on airport grounds with its 800 rooms and 37,000 square feet of meeting and event space.
A 22-year hospitality veteran, Drosos most recently served as general manager of Embassy Suites Chicago Downtown Magnificent Mile where he oversaw a full renovation and was awarded Hilton Hotel of the Year in 2016.
“We are thrilled to welcome Gus to the team at Hilton Chicago O’Hare Airport,” said Tom Loughlin, area vice president, Hilton. “Gus’s management skills, his proven track record of driving strong business results, and his experience leading a hotel through a remodel make him the perfect leader.”
Drosos began his career at Fess Parker Double Tree by Hilton, now Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront Resort, as assistant director of finance before joining Red Lion Hotel Eureka in California. He then took on the role of director of finance at Double Tree by Hilton Hotel Modesto, Hilton San Diego Resort & Spa, Hilton Chicago O’Hare Airport and Hilton San Diego Bayfront. He returned to Chicago in 2013 as hotel manager at the historic Palmer House, a Hilton Hotel.
Drosos holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of California at Santa Barbara.
Hilton Chicago O’Hare Airport is part of Hilton Honors, the award-winning guest-loyalty program for Hilton’s 16 distinct hotel brands. Hilton Honors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits, including a flexible payment slider that allows members to choose nearly any combination of Points and money to book a stay, an exclusive member discount that can’t be found anywhere else and free standard Wi-Fi. Members also enjoy popular digital tools available exclusively through the industry-leading Hilton Honors mobile app, where Hilton Honors members can check-in, choose their room and access their room using a Digital Key.