04.01.15Hilton Worldwide Appoints Frank Welton as Area General Manager of Seattle/Northwest
Frank Welton general manager of Hilton Seattle Airport & Conference Center and DoubleTree by Hilton Seattle Airport, a position he has held since 2005 has been promoted to the position of area general manager of Seattle/Northwest region. Welton’s expanded responsibilities encompass supervision of the teams and operations at five additional hotels: Hilton Portland, Embassy Suites Portland Downtown, Hilton Vancouver, DoubleTree Spokane City Center and Embassy Suites Seattle – Tacoma Airport.
03.31.15DoubleTree by Hilton Recognizes Hotels for Outstanding Achievements in 2014
DoubleTree by Hilton, the Hilton Worldwide upscale full-service hotel brand with more than 400 locations globally, recently announced its top performing properties of 2014. The brand presented its hotels and resorts with many awards including the prestigious Connie Award as well as the highly coveted Environmental Care and Crystal Cookie Awards.
03.30.15DoubleTree by Hilton Opens First Property in Grand Rapids, Michigan
DoubleTree by Hilton today announced the opening of DoubleTree by Hilton Grand Rapids Airport following a $2.5 million renovation that includes a complete property-wide transformation. The 226-room hotel debuts a new open concept lobby, contemporary guestroom updates, revamped meeting spaces, renovated indoor pool area and brand-new restaurant concept centered on locally-sourced food and beverage menus.
03.25.15DoubleTree by Hilton Hotels in Boston Celebrate Earth Hour and its Commitment to Living Sustainably
The DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Boston – Cambridge, DoubleTree by Hilton Boston – Downtown and DoubleTree Club by Hilton Boston Bayside have banded together in conjunction with Hilton Worldwide Team Members and franchisee employees around the world to protect the planet by participating in the celebration of Earth Hour 2015 through a partnership with Citysprouts.
03.18.15DoubleTree by Hilton Celebrates its 25th UK Hotel
DoubleTree by Hilton today began welcoming guests at its 25th hotel in the UK - DoubleTree by Hilton Nottingham - Gateway. The hotel is operated under a franchise with Exceptional Resorts and Hotels (UK) Ltd, which will manage the hotel. Renovations began in 2013 with an estimated investment of £5.5 million.
03.04.15DoubleTree by Hilton to Open First Hotel on Spain’s Costa del Sol
– Hilton Worldwide has reached an agreement with Reserva del Higuerón Servicios Hoteleros, S.L. which will see it bring its DoubleTree by Hilton brand to the Costa del Sol in Spain.
03.02.15Hilton Worldwide Announces First Hotel in the Democratic Republic of Congo
Hilton Worldwide, the world’s fastest growing hospitality company, today announced the signing of a franchise agreement with Africa Hospitality Investments to open the full-service DoubleTree by Hilton Kinshasa - The Stanley. Located in the bustling Capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo, the signing marks the arrival of Hilton Worldwide to one of Africa’s largest urban areas.
02.25.15Hilton Worldwide Announces Redevelopment of Key London Property
Hilton Worldwide has announced plans to redevelop and reflag Hilton London Docklands Riverside as DoubleTree by Hilton London Docklands hotel in 2015. The hotel will continue to operate under a Hilton Worldwide management agreement with owner H.I.G. Capital and joins 10 DoubleTree by Hilton hotels in Greater London.
02.23.15DoubleTree by Hilton Detroit-Novi Appoints Austin O’Dell Executive Chef
DoubleTree by Hilton Detroit-Novi, part of DoubleTree by Hilton’s fast-growing global portfolio of upscale, full-service hotels, announced today that Austin O’Dell has been appointed Executive Chef of the hotel’s Garden Cafe restaurant.
02.21.15Hilton Worldwide Hotels in Queenstown Aim to Make a Difference
Both Hilton Queenstown Resort & Spa as well as DoubleTree by Hilton Queenstown recently held a cheque presentation ceremony to gift donations to Frankton Fire Brigade. Through the generous donations and fundraising programmes of Hilton team members across 2014, a combined cheque of $9,960 was presented to Queenstown Frankton Fire Brigade.
02.20.15DoubleTree Hotel in Novi, MI Announces Amenities for Japanese Travelers
DoubleTree by Hilton Detroit-Novi, part of DoubleTree by Hilton’s fast-growing global portfolio of upscale, full-service hotels, has announced its new amenities for Japanese hotel guests. Offering in-room slippers, soaking tubs, tea kettles, new Japanese TV channels and a Japanese Breakfast featuring Miso Soup, Rice, Green Tea and other items, in the restaurant.
02.19.15Hilton Worldwide Announces First DoubleTree by Hilton in Egypt
Hilton Worldwide today announced the signing of a management agreement with the Asala For Investment and Touristic Development Company to open its first DoubleTree by Hilton in Egypt, marking the arrival of the upscale brand to one of the region’s most visited countries.