Bishop brings with her 30 years of industry experience as she takes the helm of the company’s largest hotel, which encompasses 22 beachfront acres and 2,860 guest rooms, effective April 1.
“I’ve been impressed watching Debi successfully develop and lead our team at Hilton Waikoloa Village over the past seven years,” said Jerry Gibson, Hilton's area vice president for Hawaii, in a written statement. “We’re lucky she’ll remain in our Hilton Hawaii ohana as the new leader at the Hilton Hawaiian Village.”
Bishop served as general manager of Hilton Waikoloa since 2008. She currently serves on the board of directors for the Big Island Visitors Bureau, Hawaii Island Chapter of the Hawaii Lodging & Tourism Association, Kohala Coast Resort Association, Waikoloa Beach Resort Conference and Waikoloa Resort Association. She is also on the advisory board for University of Hawaii at Hilo College of Business and Economics.