11.09.11Hilton Worldwide Announces Waldorf Astoria Luxury is Coming to The Netherlands
Hilton Worldwide today announced an agreement with Dijkhuis Vastgoed Management B.V, the owner of Hilton Amsterdam, for a new luxury Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts property. Located in the heart of central Amsterdam, within the recently declared UNESCO World Heritage site, the Waldorf Astoria Amsterdam will be created by combining six historic canal-side buildings.
11.02.11Hilton Garden Inn Awarded Top Ranking in Europe by J.D. Power and Associates
Today, Hilton Worldwide announced that Hilton Garden Inn landed top honors in the J.D. Power and Associates 2011 European Hotel Guest Satisfaction Index StudySM. The brand was awarded the highest ranking in the “Upscale” segment, coming in 57 points above segment average.
10.17.11The Netherlands Welcomes First Hilton Garden Inn Hotel
Hilton Worldwide today announced the signing of a management agreement with CORPUS Hotel B.V. to open a Hilton Garden Inn (HGI) hotel in Leiden, The Netherlands. Expected to open mid-2012, HGI Leiden will be the mid-market brand’s first and Hilton Worldwide’s sixth hotel in the country, joining Hilton Amsterdam, Hilton Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, Hilton The Hague, Hilton Rotterdam and Hilton Royal Parc Soestduinen.
10.11.11Hilton Hotels & Resorts Opens First Hotel in Azerbaijan
Hilton Hotels & Resorts today announced the opening of Hilton Baku, its first hotel in Azerbaijan. The new build hotel is located in a prime position in the city and will bring legendary Hilton Hotels & Resorts hospitality to the region for the first time, including the first eforea: spa at Hilton in the European region.
09.26.11DoubleTree by Hilton Signs First Deal In Croatia
Hilton Worldwide today announced the signing of a management agreement with B.P Pluto d.o.o. for a DoubleTree by Hilton hotel in Zagreb, Croatia. The newly built DoubleTree by Hilton Zagreb will form part of a mixed-use development of offices and retail space located in a prominent position within Zagreb’s central business district. Expected to open in spring 2012, the company’s first hotel in the Croatian capital will be a short walking distance to the historic old town, which is made up of the medieval Cornji grad and Donji grad – the cultural, religious and commercial areas of Zagreb.
09.26.11Hilton Garden Inn Makes Istanbul Debut As Mid-Market Brand Continues Growth
Hilton Worldwide today announced the opening of Hilton Garden Inn Istanbul Golden Horn, joining its fast growing portfolio as the fourth Hilton Garden Inn in Turkey. The hotel is located on the European side of the city within approximately six kilometers of the entertainment and shopping of Beyoglu, the historic sites of the enchanting old town and the Ottoman palaces and parks of the Golden Horn banks. The modern and contemporary hotel is also approximately eight kilometers south of the main Istanbul Levent business district and approximately 18 kilometers from Istanbul’s Ataturk International Airport (IST).
09.08.11DoubleTree by Hilton Unveils Ninth UK Hotel in South Yorkshire, England
DoubleTree by Hilton has announced its latest UK location with the opening of DoubleTree by Hilton Sheffield Park. Formerly the Sheffield Park Hotel, the 95-bedroom property, which is located on Chesterfield Road on the outskirts of Sheffield, has undergone a significant refurbishment to offer guests and the local community both outstanding accommodations and some of the finest business, conference and leisure facilities in the city.
07.08.11DoubleTree by Hilton Set to Arrive in North East England
Hilton Worldwide has announced the signing of a franchise licence agreement with Cairn Hotel Group for a DoubleTree by Hilton hotel at its recently acquired site at Newcastle International Airport in North East England. Due to open in autumn this year, the hotel will sit immediately adjacent to the airport and joins a growing global brand which recently saw DoubleTree by Hilton Istanbul Moda become the brand’s 250th hotel worldwide.
06.30.11Hilton Worldwide Set To Transform Economy Hotel Sector in Turkey
Hilton Worldwide announced today the signing of four new Hampton by Hilton hotels in Turkey, as it expands its brand offering in what is a key development market for Hilton Worldwide, with 34 hotels either currently operating or under development in the country.
06.28.11Hilton Worldwide and BT Openzone to Enhance Internet Services across Portfolio of UK and Ireland Hotels
Hilton Worldwide has entered into a strategic agreement with BT Openzone to provide a fully-managed suite of Wi-Fi and Internet services across hotels in the U.K. and Ireland. The new technology will provide a tenfold increase in bandwidth and an even more consistent, high-quality online experience for guests at nearly 100 Hilton Worldwide properties beginning in Autumn 2011.
03.30.11Hilton Garden Inn Flies Into Istanbul’s Ataturk Airport
Having recently announced four new hotel deals in Turkey, Hilton Worldwide today confirmed another signing: the Hilton Garden Inn Istanbul Airport, located just four kilometres from Istanbul’s Ataturk Airport (IST). Expected to open in late 2013, the hotel will join Hilton Worldwide’s development pipeline, bolstering the portfolio with its strategic location at one of the country’s busiest airports.
03.09.11Hilton Worldwide Announces Arrival of Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts in Spain
Hilton Worldwide today announced the signing of a management agreement to convert Hacienda La Boticaria, an Andalucian style retreat close to Seville, into a luxury Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts property. Hilton Worldwide has already begun operating the resort, which is set to become a Waldorf Astoria in early summer 2011 and will mark the arrival of the brand in Spain.