Hilton Worldwide Set to Triple Presence in Peru and Chile with Signing of Eight Hampton Hotels
Latin America Expansion Announcement Follows Opening of Third Hampton by Hilton in Colombia
BOGOTA, Colombia and MCLEAN, Va. - Hilton Worldwide today announced the signing of an agreement to open eight new Hampton by Hilton properties in Latin America, including four in Peru and four in Chile, making it the biggest development for the brand in the region in recent years. The agreement is a continuation of the partnership between Hilton Worldwide and Colombia-based Metro Hotels, which last week opened Hampton by Hilton Cali, Colombia.
"Peru and Chile have shown great potential in offering tourism and business opportunities," said Ian Carter, president, global development, architecture and design, Hilton Worldwide. "This is a great time to expand Hilton Worldwide's presence in these markets and we're thrilled to continue our development efforts in Latin America with our partners at Metro Hotels."
The first two hotels in the new agreement are expected to open in the early months of 2018 in Lima and Santiago and will join the brand's recently opened hotels in Colombia - Hampton by Hilton Cartagena, Hampton by Hilton Barranquilla, and Hampton by Hilton Cali. Metro Hotels has three additional Hampton hotels in the pipeline throughout Colombia in: Valledupar, Yopal, & Bogota -Usaquen all slated to open in 2015. The company is actively working to add three more hotels to the pipeline in Bucaramanga, Medellin and another in Bogota,.
"Our intention is to continue our growth strategy in Latin American countries with stable and healthy economies, and position Hampton by Hilton as the most important brand for business travelers in the biggest and intermediate cities," said Felipe Galeano, development manager, Metro Hotels.
Today's announcement complements the recent opening of Hampton by Hilton Cali, showcasing the continuous interest in developing in the region. Located in Santa Teresita, in the West of Cali, the hotel overlooks the Rio Cali and is surrounded by several dining options. The 105 rooms feature free WiFi, 32-inch HDTV, a mini-refrigerator and modern amenities.
Currently, Hilton Worldwide has a portfolio of six hotels in Colombia, three in Peru and one in Chile and will continue to expand with 60 hotels in the pipeline throughout the region.
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