12.20.16Construction to Commence on Hotel at Doncaster Racecourse
Hilton (NYSE: HLT) has reached a franchise agreement with Arena Racing Company (ARC) to open Hilton Garden Inn Doncaster Racecourse. The 154-room hotel will be located within the grounds of one of the UK's most historic horseracing venues. Construction will begin at the end of 2016 and the hotel will offer guests extensive views over the track when it opens in 2018.
12.05.16Hilton Hotels & Resorts Brand To Debut In Heart Of Latin America
Hilton (NYSE: HLT) and Grupo Cartes today announced the signing of a management agreement to operate a new build Hilton hotel and residences in Asuncion, Paraguay - bringing the company's flagship brand to a new country. Hilton Asuncion will form part of a 600,000-square-foot mixed use complex featuring a broadcasting building, corporate offices, Hilton branded residences and parking spaces. Scheduled to open in 2021, the hotel will operate 180 guest rooms and 50 Hilton branded residences.
11.03.16Hilton Hires 10,000 Veterans in Three Years, Reaching Operation: Opportunity Hiring Goal Two Years Early
Hilton (NYSE: HLT) today announced that its corporate offices, owned and managed hotels, and franchisees have hired 10,000 veterans, spouses and dependents in the United States since 2013.
10.13.16Hilton Launches Major Expansion of Industry’s Largest Soap Recycling Program to Help Communities in Need
Hilton (NYSE: HLT) today announced that all 750 properties across its All Suites brands will recycle discarded soap and amenity bottles and donate them to reduce hygiene-related illnesses for communities in need. Marking the first time in the industry this is required as a brand standard, it is a major expansion of what is already the industry’s largest soap recycling program that will now include 1,370 hotels participating across Hilton’s portfolio.
10.11.16Hilton Among Founding Members of White House First Job Compact
Hilton today joined other leading American companies as a founding member of the White House’s First Job Compact.
10.05.16Hilton Introduces Best-in-Industry Adoption Assistance Program
Hilton (NYSE: HLT) today announced its newest industry-leading family benefit, adoption assistance, offering hourly and salaried Team Members reimbursement for expenses incurred while adopting children. Hilton’s adoption assistance program will launch one year after its best-in-industry parental leave policy, and marks the largest, most comprehensive adoption assistance benefit provided in the hospitality industry.
10.04.16Hilton And Parque Arauco Announce Signing Of Anticipated Hilton Hotel in Santiago, Chile
Hilton (NYSE: HLT) and Parque Arauco S.A. today announced the signing of a management agreement to operate a new build 401-room Hilton hotel in Santiago, Chile – bringing the company’s flagship brand to the country. Hilton Santiago Las Condes will form part of the Parque Arauco Kennedy Shopping Mall complex expansion project scheduled to begin construction next year and debut in 2021. The project, owned and developed by Parque Arauco S.A., will include a Convention Center, new retail outlets, 700 parking spaces and the Hilton managed hotel.
08.30.16Tru by Hilton Announces Month of Groundbreaking Celebrations
Hilton Worldwide (NYSE: HLT) yesterday kicked off a month of groundbreaking celebrations for its youngest and fastest-growing hotel brand in company history, Tru by Hilton. A ceremony in Lancaster, Penn., this week marked the first of 10 groundbreakings Tru by Hilton will host in the next 30 days all over the country. The event series, spanning Pennsylvania, Texas, Mississippi, Iowa, South Carolina, Alabama, New York and Virginia, will demonstrate Tru’s commitment to breaking the mold at every occasion and celebrate the one-year anniversary of introducing Hilton Worldwide’s new midscale brand to the development community.
08.26.16Hilton Joins Other Leading Companies in White House Equal Pay Pledge
Today, Hilton joined 28 other leading American businesses, including Apple, The Coca-Cola Company, Facebook and General Motors, in signing the White House’s Equal Pay Pledge.
08.11.16Two Million Doors, 400 Hotels, One Revolutionary Year: Hilton Celebrates Digital Key Milestones and New Hilton HHonors App Features
“Digital Key is fabulous!” "This is an extremely convenient benefit for being a Hilton HHonors member." “For a frequent traveler like myself, the ability to select my room and bypass the front desk is a competitive advantage. No other hotel group offers this type of service.” These are just a few of the 55,000-plus Hilton HHonors testimonials since Hilton (NYSE: HLT) launched Digital Key one year ago. Since that time, Digital Key has opened 2 million doors for Hilton HHonors members at 400 hotels.
07.13.16James E. Mikolaichik Appointed as Chief Financial Officer of Hilton Grand Vacations
Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. (NYSE:HLT) (“Hilton”) announced today the appointment of James E. Mikolaichik as chief financial officer (CFO) of Hilton Grand Vacations (HGV) in advance of the planned separation of the timeshare business from Hilton later this year.
06.30.16Canopy by Hilton Says Hello to Oregon
Today Canopy by Hilton, Hilton Worldwide’s (NYSE: HLT) hotel brand that redefines the lifestyle hotel category, and The Buccini/Pollin Group, unveiled plans for Canopy’s first hotel in Portland, Oregon. Residing in the world famous Pearl District on Portland’s Gallery Row, among cobblestone streets and stylish upscale boutiques and restaurants, Canopy by Hilton Portland Pearl District is a new-build property slated to open in fall 2017.