10.27.14Hilton Worldwide Signs Management Agreement for Hilton Hotels & Resorts Development in Santa Marta, Colombia
Hilton Worldwide today announced the signing of a management agreement with Fideicomiso Santa Marta Hotel to operate a new build Hilton Hotels & Resorts property in the Caribbean port city of Santa Marta, Colombia. Scheduled to open in 2017, this new Hilton Santa Marta hotel represents the company’s 14th hotel project in Colombia including its portfolio of seven existing operating hotels and seven currently under development.
10.15.14Say Hello to Canopy by Hilton
Hilton Worldwide today announced the launch of Canopy by Hilton, a new hotel brand that redefines the lifestyle category around the mindset of today’s leisure and business travelers. Christopher J. Nassetta, president and CEO of Hilton Worldwide, unveiled the Canopy by Hilton concept to nearly 1,900 owners and development representatives at Hilton Worldwide’s Global Partnership Conference in Orlando, Florida.
10.13.14Hilton Worldwide Releases 2013-2014 Corporate Responsibility Report
Hilton Worldwide (NYSE: HLT) today released its 2013-2014 corporate responsibility report. The report is Hilton Worldwide’s third corporate responsibility report, and its first since returning to public markets following a record-breaking initial public offering (IPO) in December 2013. The report highlights efforts, achievements and priorities across the four focus areas of Hilton Worldwide’s corporate responsibility strategy, Travel with Purpose: creating opportunities, strengthening communities, celebrating cultures and living sustainability.
10.06.14Hilton Worldwide Agrees to Sell the Waldorf Astoria New York to Anbang Insurance Group Co. Ltd. for $1.95 Billion
Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. (“Hilton Worldwide”) today announced it has entered into an agreement with Anbang Insurance Group Co. Ltd. (“Anbang”), under which Anbang has agreed to purchase the Waldorf Astoria New York for $1.95 billion.
10.02.14Hilton Worldwide Announces Third Quarter 2014 Earnings Release Date
Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. (NYSE: HLT) will report third quarter 2014 financial results prior to the stock market open on Friday, October 31, 2014, followed by a conference call at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time. Christopher J. Nassetta, Hilton Worldwide's president and chief executive officer, and Kevin Jacobs, Hilton Worldwide's executive vice president and chief financial officer, will discuss the company's performance and lead a question-and-answer session.
09.30.14New Signings and Modular Room See Hilton Worldwide Set the Pace in Africa
Hilton Worldwide today announced the signing of agreements to open a further two Hilton Garden Inn hotels in Nigeria, in the city of Owerri, and at Abuja Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport. The announcement coincides with the Hilton Worldwide’s presence at the African Hotel Investment Forum 2014. Future growth is also expected to be fuelled with the unveiling of a new modular Hilton Garden Inn hotel build solution being introduced by the company for coming African projects.
09.30.14Hilton Worldwide Announces Opening of Hilton Garden Inn Barranquilla in Colombia
Hilton Worldwide announced the opening of the newly-built Hilton Garden Inn Barranquilla, a 123-room Hilton Garden Inn property in Colombia’s Caribbean port city. Hilton Garden Inn Barranquilla is the brand’s first hotel in Colombia and the company’s seventh, reinforcing Hilton Worldwide’s plans to continue growing in Colombia, and Latin America.
09.29.14Hilton Worldwide Achieves ISO 50001 Certification
Hilton Worldwide (NYSE: HLT) today announced that, following a comprehensive upgrade to its LightStayTM global environmental management system, more than 4,200 of its properties around the world are now ISO 50001 (energy management) certified. This certification complements the company’s other global system-wide ISO certifications of ISO 9001 and 14001.
09.23.14Hilton Worldwide’s Ever-Expanding Footprint in Louisville, KY Grows with Signing of Dual-Build Hampton Inn and Home2 Suites by Hilton
This week, Hilton Worldwide announced the signing of the new dual-branded Hampton Inn and Home2 Suites by Hilton Louisville East/Hurstbourne, adding to the 15 Hilton Worldwide properties currently located in the Louisville, Ky market.
09.04.14Hilton Worldwide Introduces SLS Las Vegas to Curio - A Collection by Hilton
Hilton Worldwide today welcomed SLS Las Vegas to its newest brand, Curio - A Collection by Hilton. Curated for travelers who seek local discovery and authentic experiences, Curio - A Collection by Hilton is a carefully selected, global collection of distinctive four to five star hotels.
08.26.14Blackstone and Hilton Worldwide Partner with Department of Veterans Affairs and Kendall College to Offer Hospitality Education Program to Veterans
Global asset manager Blackstone (NYSE:BX), in partnership with its portfolio company Hilton Worldwide, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, and Kendall College in Chicago, are proud to announce the launch of a first-of-its-kind hospitality education program designed to help veterans and their spouses receive the experience and knowledge that can lead to a meaningful career in hospitality management.
08.21.14Hilton Hotels & Resorts Continues Latin America Expansion With Opening Of New Hilton Panama In Country’s Bustling Capital
Hilton Worldwide announced the opening of the newly-built Hilton Panama, a 347-room Hilton Hotels & Resorts property in Panama City, Panama.