11.30.15Hilton Worldwide Becomes First Global Hotel Company to Serve MSC Certified Sustainable Cod across Europe
Hilton Worldwide (NYSE:HLT) today announced it is the first global hotel company to serve Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) eco-labelled and certified cod in its restaurants in 41 properties across the U.K., Netherlands and Belgium. These properties have achieved MSC chain of custody certified status, and Hilton’s 41 remaining luxury and full-service owned, leased and managed properties in these countries are on track to receive MSC chain of custody certification by 2017.
11.24.15Hilton Worldwide Introduces Hampton by Hilton in Lodz
Hilton Worldwide (NYSE: HLT) has reached a franchise agreement with VHM Management Sp. z o.o. to open a second hotel in the city of Lodz. Construction has begun of a mixed tower block on Piotrowska Street which will see the 149 guest room Hampton by Hilton Lodz open in early 2018.
11.19.15Hilton Worldwide to Open Trio of Hotels in UK & Ireland
Hilton Worldwide (NYSE: HLT) is set to extend its relationship with Amaris Hospitality by converting three hotels in UK & Ireland under its brands. Hilton Edinburgh Carlton, DoubleTree by Hilton Glasgow Central and Hilton Garden Inn Dublin Custom House will join Hilton Worldwide's portfolio of nearly 170 hotels trading or under development in UK & Ireland, adding more than 700 new rooms when they convert in 2016. The hotels are owned by Amaris Hospitality, one of the UK's leading hospitality companies with 89 hotels in its portfolio, and will be operated by Amaris Hospitality under a franchise agreement.
10.15.15Hilton Paris Opera is First Hotel in European Continent to Recycle Discarded Soap through Clean the World
In celebration of Global Handwashing Day Hilton Worldwide (NYSE:HLT) and Clean the World today announced that Hilton Paris Opera is the first ever hotel in continental Europe to partner with Clean the World. Hilton Paris Opera will lead the European roll-out of Clean the World by contributing discarded soap and bottled amenities that will be recycled to benefit European citizens who are at risk for hygiene-related illnesses. As the world’s largest soap recycler, Clean the World has contributed to a 30 percent reduction in pre-adolescent deaths from hygiene-related illnesses since 2009. Hilton signed a master agreement with Clean the World earlier this year making it the organization’s largest hotel partner.
06.30.15Canopy by Hilton Says Hello to Reykjavik with Plans for New Hotel in Iceland
Canopy by Hilton, Hilton Worldwide’s (NYSE: HLT) new hotel brand that redefines the lifestyle hotel category, and Icelandair Hotels have unveiled plans for Canopy's first hotel in Iceland's vibrant capital – Reykjavik. “ Canopy Reykjavik | City Centre” is expected to be the first hotel globally to open in the brand's portfolio, which launched in October 2014.
05.22.15DoubleTree by Hilton’s Portfolio Heats Up in Turkey
DoubleTree by Hilton today announces the opening of its latest hotel in Istanbul - DoubleTree by Hilton - Istanbul Tuzla located on one of the eastern-most points of the city on the Anatolian peninsula.
04.29.15Hilton Worldwide Reaches 60 Hotels Trading and Under Development as it celebrates 60th Anniversary in Turkey
Hilton Worldwide has reached an agreement to introduce four new hotels in Turkey, under its mid-market Hilton Garden Inn and economy Hampton by Hilton brands. The latest agreements see Hilton Worldwide surpass 60 hotels trading and under development across the country, coinciding with its 60th year anniversary in the strategic Turkish market. Having opened its first hotel - Hilton Istanbul Bosphorus - in 1955, Hilton Worldwide now boasts more than 7,500 rooms across the country, with more than 5,000 additional rooms in the development pipeline.
04.14.15Hilton Worldwide to Welcome Guests at the Home of Lancashire County Cricket Club
Hilton Worldwide is preparing to bring its Hilton Garden Inn brand to one of the UK’s top sporting venues, under a franchise agreement with Lancashire County Cricket Club (LCCC). Construction of Hilton Garden Inn Emirates Old Trafford is expected to begin later this year, before the hotel welcomes its first guests in early 2017.
04.14.15Historic Astor Hotel to Join Curio – A Collection by Hilton
Hilton Worldwide has reached an agreement to rebrand Paris' Astor Hotel Saint-Honoré under Curio - A Collection by Hilton. The hotel, owned by Maranatha Group, will undergo a substantial refurbishment prior to welcoming its first guests under the Curio brand in 2016 and will open under a franchise between Maranatha and Hilton Worldwide.
03.03.15Largest Hampton by Hilton Planned in Berlin
Hilton Worldwide today announced that it has signed an agreement to open its largest Hampton by Hilton hotel to date, in central Berlin. With 344 guest rooms and a prime city centre location, Hampton by Hilton Berlin Alexanderplatz is slated to open in early 2018.
02.26.15Hilton Worldwide Launches Inaugural Turkish Hospitality Apprenticeship Scheme
As world leaders gather for the first G20 employment working group meeting of Turkey’s presidency, Hilton Worldwide has launched a first of its kind apprenticeship scheme to enhance employment prospects in the Turkish hospitality sector.
02.25.15Hilton Worldwide Announces Redevelopment of Key London Property
Hilton Worldwide has announced plans to redevelop and reflag Hilton London Docklands Riverside as DoubleTree by Hilton London Docklands hotel in 2015. The hotel will continue to operate under a Hilton Worldwide management agreement with owner H.I.G. Capital and joins 10 DoubleTree by Hilton hotels in Greater London.