Hampton by Hilton Arrives in Medellin, Colombia
Brands Extends Hamptonality with Eighth Hotel in Colombia
MEDELLIN, Colombia and MCLEAN, Va. - Hilton (NYSE: HLT) continues its expansion in Latin America with the opening today of its first hotel in Medellin, Colombia and the eighth Hampton in the country. Owned and managed by Metro Operacion Inmobiliaria SAS, Hampton by Hilton Medellin, a new 132-room hotel joins the Hampton by Hilton and Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton family.
"We are thrilled to debut the Hampton by Hilton brand in this remarkable city," said Phil Cordell, global head, focused service and Hampton brand management, Hilton. "This opening marks an important milestone as we continue to expand the Hampton brand presence in Colombia and deliver on our commitment to providing the brand's friendly and authentic service to business and leisure travelers."
As the country's second most important city due to its size and economy, Medellin is known by its textile manufacturing and exported cut flowers. With the nickname "City of Eternal Spring" for its temperate weather, it is surrounded by peaks and mountains, presenting several outdoor activities such as hiking trails, and canopy lines. Attracting global business travelers, the city offers numerous opportunities for entertainment, gastronomy, leisure activities, arts and recreation.
Located right in the center of the corporate and finance area called Milla de Oro, Hampton by Hilton Medellin offers a 14th floor sky lobby, complimentary Wi-Fi, 24-hour fitness center, a terrace with a whirlpool on the 15th floor, business center, and one meeting room for up to 60 people. Guestrooms are equipped with the brand's signature Clean and fresh Hampton bed®, 40-inch HDTV, and comfortable work desk. The new hotel also features free daily On the House® hot breakfast, and a 24-hour snack and essentials shop.
"We are excited to open the new Hampton by Hilton Medellin in a prime location, just minutes away from shopping centers, office buildings, restaurants and many entertainment options," said Camilo Gomez Sanmiguel, general manager. "Our guests will enjoy the brand's quality amenities and accommodations, and our friendly service, backed by the Hampton 100% Satisfaction Guarantee."
Hampton by Hilton fosters a unique culture of hospitality called Hamptonality. This term describes each hotel's approach to friendly customer service, anticipating guests' needs and providing travelers with helpful suggestions about area attractions, historical facts and fun things to do around town. Additionally, hotels are infused with local photography and artwork, highlighting each property's connection and support to its own community.
Hampton by Hilton Medellin participates in Hilton HHonors®, the award-winning guest-loyalty program for Hilton's 13 distinct hotel brands. Hilton HHonors members who book directly with Hilton save time and money and gain instant access to the benefits they care about most, including an exclusive member discount at more than 4,800 hotels worldwide and instant benefits such as free Wi-Fi, the ability to earn and redeem Points for free nights, as well as access to digital amenities like digital check-in with room selection and Digital Key (in select locations), available exclusively through the industry leading Hilton HHonors mobile app.
Hilton currently has a portfolio of more than 90 hotels and resorts open and welcoming travelers in Latin America, including 13 other hotels in Colombia. The company is actively pursuing additional Latin American growth opportunities and currently has a robust pipeline of more than 60 projects across the region, including 10 in Colombia.
For more information or to make reservations, please visit Hampton by Hilton Medellin or call +57 4 604 3000.
About Hampton by Hilton
As the number one ranked lodging franchise for the last decade and one of the top five brands of the century, according to Entrepreneur®, Hampton by Hilton – including Hampton Inn by Hilton and Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton – serves quality-driven and value-conscious travelers at more than 2,500 properties in 29 countries and territories. The brand continues to lead its segment by providing guests with high-quality, thoughtfully designed accommodations and amenities, such as modern and spacious rooms, complimentary WiFi, free hot breakfast with healthful options, and On The Run™ breakfast bags. Hampton by Hilton Team Members are committed to delivering exceptionally friendly and authentic service all backed by the 100% Hampton Guarantee™. Hilton Honors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits. For more information about Hampton by Hilton, visit www.hampton.com or newsroom.hilton.com/hampton, and connect on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and Instagram.
Hilton (NYSE: HLT) is a leading global hospitality company with a portfolio of 18 world-class brands comprising more than 6,200 properties with more than 983,000 rooms, in 118 countries and territories. Dedicated to fulfilling its mission to be the world’s most hospitable company, Hilton welcomed more than 3 billion guests in its 100-year history, earned a top spot on the 2019 World’s Best Workplaces list, and was named the 2019 Global Industry Leader on the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices. In 2020, Hilton CleanStay was introduced, bringing an industry-defining standard of cleanliness and disinfection to hotels worldwide. Through the award-winning guest loyalty program Hilton Honors, the 108 million members who book directly with Hilton can earn Points for hotel stays and experiences money can’t buy, plus enjoy instant benefits, including digital check-in with room selection, Digital Key, and Connected Room. Visit newsroom.hilton.com for more information, and connect with Hilton on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and YouTube.Download Article Photos