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.
09.30.15Hilton Worldwide Announces Agreement For Hilton Awassa Resort & Spa, Ethiopia
As the hospitality industry converges on Addis Ababa for the African Hotel Investment Forum 2015 (AHIF), Hilton Worldwide today announced the signing of a management agreement with Sunshine Business PLC for the upscale Hilton Awassa Resort & Spa, Ethiopia which is expected to begin welcoming guests in 2020.
08.12.15Hilton Worldwide Agrees First Hotel To Open In Botswana
Hilton Worldwide (NYSE:HLT) today announced the signing of a management agreement with Fleming Asset Management Botswana, on behalf of Botswana Public Officers Pension Fund, to open the mid-market Hilton Garden Inn Gaborone.
07.22.15Hilton Worldwide Agrees First Hilton Garden Inn for Kenya
Hilton Worldwide (NYSE: HLT) today announced the signing of a franchise agreement with Reliance Hotels Ltd to open Hilton Garden Inn Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi, the Kenyan capital.
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.
06.08.15Hilton Worldwide Expands Dubai Portfolio with Agreement With wasl to Develop Hampton by Hilton in Al Mina and Hilton Garden Inn in Bur Dubai
Hilton Worldwide - the world's fastest-growing hospitality company - and wasl hospitality and leisure, a subsidiary of wasl Asset Management Group, today announced agreements to open a further two mid-market hotels in Dubai, Hampton by Hilton Dubai Al Mina and Hilton Garden Inn Bur Dubai.
05.25.15Hilton Hotels & Resorts Set To Take Off at Dubai World Central
Hilton Worldwide today announced the signing of a management agreement with the Hospitality Division of the Mohammad Omar Bin Haider Holding Group to open Hilton Dubai World Central (DWC), an upscale 535 guest-room hotel in the heart of DWC – the 145 square kilometre master planned urban development centered on Dubai’s Al Maktoum International Airport.
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.
05.21.15Hilton Worldwide Announces First DoubleTree by Hilton for Tunisian Capital
Hilton Worldwide’s President and CEO Chris Nassetta today joined U.S. Secretary of Commerce, Penny Pritzker and Tunisian President, Beji Caid Essebsi in Washington, to announce the signing of a franchise agreement with El Mouradi Hotels & Resorts Group. The agreement will see the El Mouradi Africa Hotel re-branded to become DoubleTree by Hilton Tunis – Africa.