Curio Collection by Hilton to Debut in Portugal With Signing in Lisbon, One of the World’s Most Historic Cities
The exclusive Santos-o-Velho neighbourhood in Lisbon will be home to the first Curio Collection by Hilton in Portugal
LISBON, Portugal and MCLEAN, Va. - Hilton (NYSE: HLT) has signed a franchise agreement with Goldenflamingo Ida to open The Emerald House Lisbon, Curio Collection by Hilton next year in the popular Portuguese capital.
The Emerald House Lisbon will be the first Curio Collection by Hilton property in Portugal, joining the global portfolio of more than 60 one-of-a-kind hotels and resorts handpicked for their unique character. Upon completion of a multi-million Euro renovation, the property will boast 67 guest rooms, a fitness centre, restaurant and bar for guests and local residents to enjoy.
“Opening the first Curio Collection hotel in Portugal is a very exciting milestone for us," said Mark Nogal, global head, Curio Collection by Hilton. "Portugal is renowned for its one-of-a-kind beauty, historical importance and unique dining, and we are confident that The Emerald House Lisbon will offer curious travellers seeking unexpected and authentic experiences truly memorable accommodations."
The hotel will be situated in the heart of Lisbon, enviably near the Ancient National Museum of Art and surrounded by several embassies and Portuguese Parliament buildings. A few streets away are the historical districts of Chiado and Baixa, famous for impressive plazas, vibrant restaurants and boutique shops.
“The Portuguese tourism industry is growing – the number of foreign visitors rose more than 10 percent last year to reach a record of more than 12 million visitors,” said Patrick Fitzgibbon, senior vice president, development, EMEA, Hilton. “Lisbon is at the heart of this growth, known for its unique heritage and beautiful beaches, it is the perfect time and place to be introducing Curio Collection to Portugal.”
“We are proud to welcome Curio Collection by Hilton to Portugal and open what will be one of the city’s finest new hotels,” said Davide Voccia and Giada Marchioro, managing directors, and Enzo Marchioro, CEO, Goldenflamingo Ida. “The Emerald House Lisbon will reflect the elegant neighbourhood surroundings and is the first step in our partnership with Hilton.”
Launched in 2014, Curio Collection by Hilton is a collection of remarkable upper upscale hotels handpicked for their unique character and personality. The Emerald House Lisbon joins more than 25 Curio Collection by Hilton hotels across Europe, including Gran Hotel Montesol Ibiza, Curio Collection by Hilton, Reichshof Hamburg, Curio Collection by Hilton, Grand Hotel des Sablettes Plage, Curio Collection by Hilton and Alexandra Barcelona Hotel, Curio Collection by Hilton.
The Emerald House Lisbon, Curio Collection by Hilton will be located at Rua das Janelas / Travessa Dom Bras / Rua do Olival; 1200-629 – Lisbon - Portugal.
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