Throughout his distinguished career, Jacob Ascher has had extensive experience in participating in hotel openings, conversions, renovations and task force management.
Before taking on the position of General Manager at the Hilton Eilat Queen of Sheba, Jacob Ascher held the position of GM Hilton Newark Airport from 2009-2010.
From 2008 to 2009, he opened the new Hilton HGI Liberia in Costa Rica. From 2006-2008 served as General Manager of the 200 room Hilton Tobago Golf and Spa Resort in Trinidad and Tobago.
Ascher has served as Director of Operations at several international hotels including the British Colonial Hilton in Nassau, The Bahamas, from 2002 to 2006 and at the Hilton Tel Aviv from 1999 to 2002. No stranger to the U.S. hotel industry, Jacob Ascher held key management posts in the areas of rooms/front desk operations and food and beverage at several Hilton branded properties throughout the 1990s, including the Doubletree Guest Suites, Doubletree Post Oak and Hilton Plaza Hotel all located in Houston, Texas.
Jacob Ascher holds a Masters Degree in Hospitality Management (MHRM), a Bachelor of Arts in English, German and Spanish from the University of Houston, Texas and a degree from the University of Heidelberg, Germany in Foreign Languages and Economy.