05.02.17Hilton Reports First Quarter Results, Raises Full Year Outlook
Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. ("Hilton" or the "Company") (NYSE: HLT) today reported its first quarter 2017 results. The Company completed the spin-offs of Park Hotels & Resorts Inc. ("Park") and Hilton Grand Vacations Inc. ("HGV") on January 3, 2017 (the "spin-offs"). All results herein present the performance of Hilton giving effect to the spinoffs, with the historical financial results of Park and HGV reflected as discontinued operations.
04.26.17Hilton Expands U.S. Military Hiring Commitment, Will Hire Additional 20,000 by 2020
Hilton (NYSE: HLT) today announced it will hire an additional 20,000 veterans, spouses, dependents and caregivers by 2020. The company has already achieved 10,000 military hires in the United States since 2013, exceeding its initial goal two years ahead of schedule. Hilton’s combined commitment is the largest in the hospitality industry, and one of the largest in the U.S. private sector.
04.13.17Hilton Showcases Year of Record-Setting Growth and Innovation in 2016 Annual Report
Hilton (NYSE: HLT) today launched its 2016 Annual Report, highlighting a year of record growth and innovation for the global hospitality leader. The integrated report demonstrates the tremendous progress the company has made towards its mission to be the most hospitable company in the world by showcasing Hilton’s new simplified, capital-efficient business model, as well as the company’s Travel with Purpose corporate responsibility program.
04.13.17Charlene T. Begley Appointed to Hilton Board of Directors
Hilton (NYSE: HLT) announced today that Charlene T. Begley, former senior vice president and chief information officer at General Electric Company (GE) and chief executive officer of GE’s Home and Business Solutions segment, has been appointed to its board of directors, effective immediately.
04.10.17Hilton to Open First Hotel in Irkutsk, Russia
Hilton (NYSE: HLT) has signed a franchise agreement with Eastern Group LLC to open the 186-guest room DoubleTree by Hilton Irkutsk Central Park, within the city center’s multifunctional complex, Novy. Owned by Eastern Group LLC, the hotel marks Hilton’s first in the city and joins more than 50 properties, including 11 DoubleTree by Hilton hotels, trading or under development across Russia.
04.04.17York City Centre Hotel to Convert to DoubleTree by Hilton Following £6 Million Investment
Hilton (NYSE: HLT) has signed a franchise agreement with Leisurepoint, a wholly owned subsidiary of Shiva Hotels, to open DoubleTree by Hilton York. The £6 million investment has been undertaken in two phases. The latest round and conversion under DoubleTree by Hilton will expand the hotel’s guest room count to 140. The property’s regeneration, due for completion later this year, will also include a new fitness centre, re-configured reception and new dining concept.
04.03.17Hilton Announces First Quarter 2017 Earnings Release Date
Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. (NYSE: HLT) will report first quarter financial results prior to the stock market open on Tuesday, May 2, 2017, followed by a conference call at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time. Christopher J. Nassetta, Hilton's president and chief executive officer, and Kevin Jacobs, Hilton's executive vice president and chief financial officer, will discuss the company's performance and lead a question-and-answer session.
03.30.17Hilton Garden Inn Signs at Genr8’s Smithfield, Stoke-on-Trent
The ongoing regeneration of Stoke-on-Trent city centre has been given a major boost following news that Hilton (NYSE:HLT) is to open Hilton Garden Inn Stoke-on-Trent. The 140-guestroom hotel will be located in the Smithfield development in Hanley, following a franchise agreement between Hilton and Smithfield developer and hotel owner Genr8.
03.30.17Hilton Garden Inn Set to Open in English Market Town
Hilton (NYSE: HLT) has signed a franchise agreement with Abingdon Lodge Hotel Ltd, a subsidiary of Esher based Coldunell Ltd, to open a Hilton Garden Inn, Abingdon Oxford. The existing Oxford Abingdon Hotel will undergo a comprehensive redevelopment, increasing the number of guest rooms by over 100% through a new four story extension.
03.23.17Hilton Invites the World to Celebrate Earth Hour through Travel with Purpose Contest
Hilton (NYSE: HLT) today announced the launch of a global social media contest celebrating Earth Hour (8:30p.m.-9:30p.m. on March 25) – the worldwide movement for the planet organized by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF).
03.20.17Blackstone Announces Acquisition of the Windsor Atlantica Hotel in Rio de Janeiro
Blackstone today announced that funds managed by its real estate business have agreed to acquire the Windsor Atlantica Hotel on Copacabana Beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. As part of the transaction, Blackstone has signed a management agreement with Hilton for this asset and following a period of transition plans to convert the hotel to the “Hilton Rio de Janeiro Copacabana”.
03.20.17Blackstone anuncia la adquisición del hotel Windsor Atlántica en Río de Janeiro
Blackstone anunció hoy que los fondos que administra su negocio de bienes raíces han acordado adquirir el hotel Windsor Atlántica en la playa de Copacabana en Río de Janeiro, Brasil. Como parte de la transacción, Blackstone ha firmado un acuerdo de operación con Hilton para esta propiedad y, tras un período de transición, planea convertirlo en el hotel "Hilton Rio de Janeiro Copacabana".