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.
12.19.16Hilton Expands European Capital City Presence To Tbilisi
Hilton (NYSE:HLT) today announced plans to introduce its flagship Hilton Hotels & Resorts brand to the capital of Georgia with the signing of a management agreement with Granat LLC. The 206-guest room Hilton Tbilisi is set to open in early 2019. The building's historic façade will be preserved as part of the designs, while a striking glass roof will be constructed on top of the building and will house the hotel's rooftop bar and spa.
12.10.16Hilton Celebrates Its Annual Global Month of Service
Hilton (NYSE: HLT) today announced that through its Global Month of Service program, Team Members from 93 countries had contributed more than 291,000 volunteer hours to 4,166 community projects around the world.
12.08.16Hilton To Detail A Simplified Fee-Based Business With Expanded Capital Return Potential At Investor Day
Hilton Worldwide Holdings (NYSE: HLT) (“Hilton”) will host an Investor Day in New York today to discuss the company’s strategy and financial outlook in conjunction with the planned spin-offs of Park Hotels & Resorts and Hilton Grand Vacations.
12.05.16Hilton Board of Directors Approves Spin-off of Park Hotels & Resorts and Hilton Grand Vacations
Hilton Worldwide Holdings (NYSE: HLT) (“Hilton”) today announced that its Board of Directors has approved the distribution to its shareholders of all of the outstanding shares of Park Hotels & Resorts Inc. (“Park”), which will become the holder of a portfolio of hotels and resorts previously held by Hilton, and Hilton Grand Vacations Inc. (“HGV”), Hilton’s timeshare business.
12.05.16Hilton Named a Best Place to Work for LGBT Equality
Hilton (NYSE: HLT) announced today that it received a perfect score on the 2017 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), a national benchmarking survey and report on corporate policies and practices related to LGBT workplace equality, administered by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation (HRC).
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.
11.21.16Hilton Appoints New Head of Corporate Affairs
Hilton (NYSE:HLT) has named Katie Beirne Fallon as senior vice president and global head of corporate affairs. She previously served as a senior advisor at the White House and a top aide in the U.S. Senate. Hilton’s corporate affairs department includes communications, government relations and corporate responsibility functions globally for the company. Fallon will report to Christopher J. Nassetta, president and CEO of Hilton, and serve as a member of the executive committee.
11.16.16Matthew Sparks Appointed as Chief Investment Officer of Park Hotels & Resorts
Hilton Worldwide Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: HLT) (“Hilton”) announced today that Matthew Sparks has been appointed executive vice president and chief investment officer of Park Hotels & Resorts (“Park”), the planned real estate investment trust that will be separated from Hilton around year-end.
11.14.16Hilton Introduces Future Board of Directors for Hilton Grand Vacations
As Hilton (NYSE: HLT) prepares to separate into three independent companies at or around year end, the Company today introduced the prospective members of the Board of Directors of Hilton Grand Vacations ("HGV"). The Board will include directors chosen after a comprehensive review of professional and personal qualifications as they relate to the needs of HGV.
11.14.16Hilton Introduces Board of Directors for Park Hotels & Resorts
As Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. (NYSE: HLT) (“Hilton”) prepares to spin off the bulk of its real estate and timeshare businesses into two separate publicly traded companies, the company is proud to introduce the expected members of the Board of Directors of Park Hotels & Resorts Inc. ("Park"). After a comprehensive review of personal and professional qualifications, directors were chosen based upon the specific needs of Park.
11.14.16Hilton Introduces Expanded Leadership Team for Park Hotels & Resorts
Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc (NYSE: HLT) (“Hilton”) today announced the appointment of additional members of the executive leadership team of Park Hotels & Resorts Inc. ("Park"), ahead of the planned separation of the real estate investment trust (REIT) around year end. Hilton previously announced the appointment of Thomas J. Baltimore, Jr. as chief executive officer, and Sean M. Dell’Orto as chief financial officer, of Park.