04.04.17York City Centre Hotel to Convert to DoubleTree by Hilton Following £6 Million Investment
Hilton (NYSE: HLT) has signed a franchise agreement with Leisurepoint, a wholly owned subsidiary of Shiva Hotels, to open DoubleTree by Hilton York. The £6 million investment has been undertaken in two phases. The latest round and conversion under DoubleTree by Hilton will expand the hotel’s guest room count to 140. The property’s regeneration, due for completion later this year, will also include a new fitness centre, re-configured reception and new dining concept.
03.30.17Hilton Garden Inn Signs at Genr8’s Smithfield, Stoke-on-Trent
The ongoing regeneration of Stoke-on-Trent city centre has been given a major boost following news that Hilton (NYSE:HLT) 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.
03.30.17Hilton Garden Inn Set to Open in English Market Town
Hilton (NYSE: HLT) has signed a franchise agreement with Abingdon Lodge Hotel Ltd, a subsidiary of Esher based Coldunell Ltd, to open a Hilton Garden Inn, Abingdon Oxford. The existing Oxford Abingdon Hotel will undergo a comprehensive redevelopment, increasing the number of guest rooms by over 100% through a new four story extension.
03.20.17Blackstone Announces Acquisition of the Windsor Atlantica Hotel in Rio de Janeiro
Blackstone today announced that funds managed by its real estate business have agreed to acquire the Windsor Atlantica Hotel on Copacabana Beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. As part of the transaction, Blackstone has signed a management agreement with Hilton for this asset and following a period of transition plans to convert the hotel to the “Hilton Rio de Janeiro Copacabana”.
03.20.17Blackstone anuncia la adquisición del hotel Windsor Atlántica en Río de Janeiro
Blackstone anunció hoy que los fondos que administra su negocio de bienes raíces han acordado adquirir el hotel Windsor Atlántica en la playa de Copacabana en Río de Janeiro, Brasil. Como parte de la transacción, Blackstone ha firmado un acuerdo de operación con Hilton para esta propiedad y, tras un período de transición, planea convertirlo en el hotel "Hilton Rio de Janeiro Copacabana".
03.15.17Hilton Hotels & Resorts to open hotel in view of the Eiffel Tower
Hilton (NYSE: HLT) has announced that its flagship Hilton Hotels & Resorts brand will add a second property in central Paris, Hilton Paris Eiffel Tower. The plans were unveiled at MIPIM today in conjunction with owner Compagnie de Phalsbourg with whom Hilton has signed a management agreement to operate the 118 guest room property. The renowned French visionary designer Philippe Starck will be in charge of the Interior Design of the property.
03.06.17Hilton Sets the Stage for Rapid Expansion in Germany with 60% of its Pipeline Under Construction
Hilton (NYSE:HLT) today announced that it has one of the most active pipelines in Germany, and has reached an historical high in terms of hotels in its pipeline. Following strategic partnerships with Primestar Hospitality GmbH, Foremost Hospitality GmbH and tristar GmbH, which will facilitate the rapid roll out of its focused service Hilton Garden Inn and Hampton by Hilton brands, six hotels are due to open this year, totalling an investment of more than €120 million. Five cities are set to host their first Hilton hotel in the coming years.
02.23.17Hilton to Expand Presence in Kazakhstan with Duo of New Hotels
Hilton (NYSE: HLT) today announced plans to grow its presence in Kazakhstan, with two new properties planned in Astana and Almaty. DoubleTree by Hilton Almaty, which will mark the brand’s debut in Kazakhstan, is set to open under a franchise agreement with Abli Kurylys LLP in late 2017. Hampton by Hilton Astana Triumphal Arch will be managed by Hilton under an agreement with Hotel Stroi Invest TOO and will join Hilton Garden Inn Astana when it opens in January 2018.
02.01.17Canopy by Hilton Says Hello to Atlanta Midtown
Hilton (NYSE: HLT), Greystar Real Estate Partners, Concord Hospitality Enterprises Company and Whitman Peterson announced today development plans for Canopy by Hilton Atlanta Midtown. The project, featuring Hilton’s new hotel brand that redefines the lifestyle hotel category, has broken ground and is scheduled to open in summer 2018. The property will provide a comfortable stay for guests in search of thoughtful local experiences in Atlanta’s vibrant Midtown neighborhood.
01.26.17First Hospitality Group, Inc. to Build Hilton’s First Triple-Brand Hotel
First Hospitality Group, Inc. (FHG) and Hilton (NYSE: HLT) announced today their partnership to bring Hilton’s first triple-brand hotel, consisting of a Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton Inn by Hilton and Home2 Suites by Hilton, to North America’s largest convention center, McCormick Place. A formal announcement will be made tomorrow by FHG’s Founder and Chairman, Stephen Schwartz, and the Metropolitan Pier and Exposition Authority’s CEO Lori Healey, among others, during a groundbreaking celebration for the project.
01.23.17Hilton Reveals Plans For Major Hotel Development In Woking
Hilton (NYSE:HLT) today announced plans to introduce its flagship Hilton Hotels & Resorts brand to the affluent Surrey town of Woking, with the signing of a management agreement with Bandstand Square Developments Limited (BSDL). The new high-rise hotel will feature 196 guest rooms, including 12 suites, and is due to open in early 2021.
01.20.17Canopy by Hilton, Crocket Urban Ventures and Merritt Development Group Announce New Hotel in Downtown San Antonio
Canopy by Hilton, Hilton’s hotel brand that redefines the lifestyle space, in a joint development between Crockett Urban Ventures and Merritt Development Group, announced today plans to develop Canopy by Hilton San Antonio River Walk. The hotel will be managed by White Lodging Services.