Hilton Introduces New Weekly Pictorial Series Showcasing 100 Years of Hospitality
Hilton today introduces “This Week in Hilton History,” a new weekly mini-series exploring significant moments in time from the company’s first 100 years.
Over the last century, Hilton has been a pioneer in hospitality, entering new travel markets and bringing to life innovations that shape the way that we travel - including in more recent history, with the introduction of features like Connected Room and Digital Key, and new brands that continue to address the evolving needs of travelers.
A rich array of travel history traces back to Hilton. The world’s first global hospitality company catalyzed new destinations, is the birthplace of delicious creations like the brownie and the piña colada, and over the decades has ushered in numerous travel industry firsts, like in-room TV and room service.
As Hilton celebrates a milestone 100th anniversary in 2019, we are diving into the archives. Explore the series for significant moments from all across 100 years of Hilton history.
Visit each week to explore the latest from the archives, or subscribe for “Innovation” news to receive the newest edition in your inbox. Follow along on social @HiltonNewsroom and with the hashtag #Hilton100.
Hilton (NYSE: HLT) is a leading global hospitality company with a portfolio of 18 world-class brands comprising more than 6,500 properties and more than one million rooms, in 119 countries and territories. Dedicated to fulfilling its founding vision to fill the earth with the light and warmth of hospitality, Hilton has welcomed more than 3 billion guests in its more than 100-year history, earned a top spot on the 2020 World’s Best Workplaces list, and was named the 2020 Global Industry Leader on the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices. In 2020, Hilton CleanStay was introduced, bringing an industry-defining standard of cleanliness and disinfection to hotels worldwide. Through the award-winning guest loyalty program Hilton Honors, the more than 115 million members who book directly with Hilton can earn Points for hotel stays and experiences money can’t buy. With the free Hilton Honors mobile app, guests can book their stay, select their room, check in, unlock their door with a Digital Key and check out, all from their smartphone. Visit newsroom.hilton.com for more information, and connect with Hilton on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and YouTube.