Hilton Opens its First Hotel in Albania
Hilton Garden Inn Tirana opens in Albania’s capital city, offering travellers world-class hospitality in a growing tourism destination
TIRANA, ALBANIA and MCLEAN, Va. - Hilton (NYSE: HLT) today announced the opening of its first property in Albania. The new hotel, which is part of Hilton’s award-winning midscale Hilton Garden Inn brand, joins 62 other Hilton Garden Inn properties open across Europe.
Situated on Gjergj Fishta Boulevard, the highly anticipated property is located just two kilometres from the city centre and the business district, offering easy access to local corporations and attractions. In 2017, Albania received more than 5 million visitors, and foreign visitors to Albania hit a record high. As tourism flourishes, Hilton Garden Inn Tirana offers travellers to Albania access to the brand’s renowned hospitality. Guests of Hilton Garden Inn properties around the world enjoy comfortable yet affordable accommodations, modern amenities and the ‘Hilton Garden Inn Promise’ which affirms the brand’s goal to make each Guest’s stay better and brighter.
“We are delighted to bring the Hilton Garden Inn experience to Tirana,” said Michael Walker, general manager. “With its comfortable rooms, range of dining options and extensive meetings and events space, Hilton Garden Inn Tirana is set to become the preferred choice for visitors to the city.”
The hotel, which cost 19 million Euro to build, had been signed in 2014 when Hilton entered into a management agreement with Mr Ali Selmani. The opening of the hotel expands Hilton’s global footprint to more than 106 countries and territories.
In order to receive instant benefits including lowest price available online, digital check in, free Wi-Fi and Hilton Honors points towards free nights, guests are encouraged to book direct and join Hilton Honors®.
HILTON GARDEN INN TIRANA HIGHLIGHTS
- Conveniently located just two kilometres from the city centre and business district
- Almost 1200 square metres of event space with modern A/V equipment and natural daylight
- 24/7 business centre and 24/7 fitness centre
- Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout the hotel
- 143 comfortable rooms, including two accessible rooms and nine suites
- 40-inch HDTV, convenient laptop-sized safe, minifridge and a coffee/tea maker in each guest room
DINING & LEISURE
- Olive Tree all day dining restaurant offers local and international cuisine
- Lounge bar with an outdoor terrace
- The Shop offers guests a range of convenience items
- 24/7 fitness centre
BUSINESS & EVENTS
- Almost 1200 square metres of event space, including four spacious meeting rooms and two ballrooms, all with natural daylight
- 24/7 business centre offering a wide range of services and facilities
- Complimentary Wi-Fi
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 15 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