Hilton Continues Expansion in Brazil With Opening of Fourth Hilton Garden Inn Hotel
The 153-room property debuts in Itajaí as the first all-glass hotel at Brava Beach
ITAJAÍ, Brazil and MCLEAN, Va. - Hilton Garden Inn, Hilton’s (NYSE: HLT) award-winning, global upscale brand of hotels, today announced its portfolio growth in Brazil with the opening of Hilton Garden Inn Itajaí, the brand’s fourth in-market property. As the first Hilton Garden Inn in southern Brazil, the 153-room new-built hotel is meticulously designed as an all-glass contemporary tower. Located minutes from Praia Brava Beach, known as the most recognized beach in the region, the hotel is owned by Grupo Riviera and operated by Atlantica Hotels.
As a food and beverage leader in the upscale hotel category for more than a decade, Hilton Garden Inn recently unveiled a comprehensive brand refresh designed to build on the brand’s commitment to anticipate and cater to the evolving needs of today’s traveler. The newly debuted hotel offers a variety of on-site dining including a 24-hour grab-and-go retail space offering a mix of healthy, indulgent and fresh foods as well as authentic local cuisine at Dom Rosso Grill Restaurant opened daily for freshly prepared breakfast, lunch and dinner, specializing in grilled meats and offering an extensive and diverse wine list.
Hilton Garden Inn guests will be treated to numerous amenities and services, including complimentary Wi-Fi throughout the property, a state-of-the-art fitness center, dry and wet saunas, and an outdoor pool. Ideal for corporate events and conventions, Hilton Garden Inn Itajaí also offers a helipad and seven function spaces for up to 500 people.
Each guest room and suite boasts the brand’s signature bedding featuring fresh, white duvets and crisp linens; a spacious and clutter-free work desk with an ergonomic desk chair; and an in-room "hospitality center" with a mini fridge, and a coffee maker.
“As Hilton Garden Inn’s first hotel in the region, we look forward to introducing travelers to our personalized service and quality accommodations in a truly relaxing beach town such as Itajaí,” said Murilo Pereira, general manager. “Whether traveling for business or to explore the beautiful city’s history and culture, we work to create a memorable stay for all guests and strive to make their visits better and brighter.”
Located in Osvaldo Reis Avenue, the main access between Itajaí City Center and Balneário Camboriú, less than five miles from the hotel, the Hilton Garden Inn Itajaí is only six miles away from the city of Navegantes, home of the second largest airport in the state and the modern Navegantes Port. In Itajaí, guests can spend the day visiting shops and fine dining restaurants, enjoy tours by cable cars, and visit the Cristo Luz Monument.
Hilton currently has a portfolio of more than 140 hotels and resorts open and welcoming travelers in the Caribbean and Latin America, including seven in Brazil: Hilton Sao Paulo Morumbi, Hilton Barra Rio de Janeiro, Hilton Rio de Janeiro Copacabana, Hilton Garden Inn Belo Horizonte, Hilton Garden Inn Goiania, Hilton Garden Inn Santo Andre, and Hilton Garden Inn Itajaí. Through an exclusive management license agreement with Atlantica Hotels, Hilton Garden Inn has already introduced four properties in Brazil.
Hilton Garden Inn Itajaí participates in Hilton Honors, the award-winning guest loyalty program for Hilton’s 15 distinct hotel brands. Members who book directly 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, free standard Wi-Fi and access to the Hilton Honors mobile app.
About Hilton Garden Inn
The award-winning Hilton Garden Inn brand provides business and leisure guests upscale, affordable accommodations and unexpected amenities for an experience that is ‘Simply on Another Level.’ The Hilton Garden Inn Promise affirms the brand’s goal to make each guest’s stay better and brighter. Guaranteed. Team Members at more than 800 hotels in 41 countries around the world ensure today’s busy travelers have a bright and satisfying experience, starting with the first hello. As a recognized F&B leader, Hilton Garden Inn serves locally-sourced food and beverage at its full-service restaurants and bars, featuring cooked-to-order breakfast, handcrafted cocktails, and on-trend small plates. Hilton Honors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits. For more information about Hilton Garden Inn, visit www.hgi.com or newsroom.hilton.com/hgi and connect on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and Instagram.
Hilton (NYSE: HLT) is a leading global hospitality company with a portfolio of 16 world-class brands comprising more than 5,500 properties with nearly 895,000 rooms, in 109 countries and territories. Dedicated to fulfilling its mission to be the world’s most hospitable company, Hilton earned a spot on the 2018 world’s best workplaces list, and has welcomed more than 3 billion guests in its nearly 100 year history. Through the award-winning guest loyalty program, Hilton Honors, nearly 82 million members who book directly with Hilton have access to instant benefits, including digital check-in with room selection, Digital Key, and Connected Room. Visit newsroom.hilton.com for more information, and connect with Hilton on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, and YouTube.Download Article Photos