Travelers who enjoy the southern charms of the US have an additional four destinations to brighten their stays, thanks to the latest round of openings from Hilton’s HLT award-winning, upscale brand. Hilton Garden Inn is bringing its globally-recognized hotels - featuring bright, airy, welcoming spaces and the sunny attitudes of its dedicated staff - to four new destinations that cut a swath across the country’s southland.
Hilton has named Qian Jin as the company's first Area President for Greater China and Mongolia. It comes at a time when Hilton prepares to celebrate its 100th hotel opening in Greater China, with more than 230 hotels in the pipeline. Beginning this week, Qian Jin brings with him extensive experience in the hospitality industry, having most recently served as president of Wanda Hotels & Resorts, one of Hilton's largest owners in Greater China.
Hilton appoints Greg Hartmann Senior Vice President – Luxury, Lifestyle, Resort and Corporate Development
Hilton has named Greg Hartmann as Senior Vice President – Luxury, Lifestyle, Resort and Corporate Development. He previously led the Strategic Advisory and Asset Management Services Practice as Managing Director for the Hotels and Hospitality Group in North America for Jones Lang LaSalle for the past six years.
Hilton today announced Sumindi Peiris as Vice President of Global Marketing, Luxury and Lifestyle Brands. A senior marketing professional, Ms Peiris brings more than 20 years of international experience to the role, where she will lead all luxury marketing, digital and public relations initiatives as well as oversee the strategic development of global positioning for Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts.
The ongoing regeneration of Stoke-on-Trent city centre has been given a major boost following news that Hilton is to open Hilton Garden Inn Stoke-on-Trent. The 140-guestroom hotel will be located in the Smithfield development in Hanley, following a franchise agreement between Hilton and Smithfield developer and hotel owner Genr8.
Hilton has expanded its resort portfolio with the official opening of Hilton Dead Sea Resort and Spa, its first property in Jordan. The 285-room contemporary hotel is located on the eastern shore of the Dead Sea, which is, at 410 meters below sea level, the lowest place on Earth.
Ahead of this year’s MIPIM conference in Cannes, Hilton has announced new projects in France, following a franchise agreement with NAOS to introduce three hotels under three distinct brands. Hilton now has a total pipeline of nine projects across France, which are expected add more than 1,000 rooms to its portfolio in coming years.
Hilton and Constructora Colpatria have announced the signing of a franchise license agreement to open Hilton Medellin, bringing the company's flagship brand to Colombia's second largest city. The multi-million project will be one of the largest real estate investments in Colombia this year.
Home2 Suites by Hilton, part of Hilton's industry-first All Suites portfolio, announced today its newest property, Home2 Suites by Hilton Portland. Offering 88 suites, the hotel is designed for travelers looking for a fresh, new stay experience.
As the saying goes: everything is bigger in Texas. And that includes the growing presence of two of Hilton's world-class brands. Hilton Garden Inn and Hampton by Hilton have announced three new properties opening in the burgeoning Dallas-Fort Worth market within the first few weeks of 2017.