Lancashire to Welcome Hampton by Hilton
Hampton by Hilton Blackburn joins nearly 50 Hampton by Hilton hotels trading or under development in the UK and Ireland
BLACKBURN, UK and MCLEAN, Va. - Hilton (NYSE: HLT) has signed a franchise agreement with Monte Hospitality Limited to bring a 150-guest room Hampton by Hilton to Frontier Park, one of Lancashire’s largest commercial developments, situated at Junction 6 of the M65 motorway.
Patrick Fitzgibbon, senior vice president, development, EMEA, Hilton said: “Visitor numbers to Lancashire have grown for a sixth consecutive year and projects such as Frontier Park will further enhance the commercial appeal of the county. Hampton by Hilton Blackburn will be the town’s first internationally branded hotel and we look forward to welcoming guests when the property opens in 2020.”
The hotel forms part of Monte Hospitality Limited’s business strategy to attract international brands to invest in Lancashire. Upon completion, the £100 million Frontier Park development will include nearly one million square feet of industrial and warehouse accommodations, motorway services and a 1,400-delegate capacity conference and events centre.
Irfan Ali, director, Monte Hospitality Limited said: “Hampton by Hilton Blackburn will be our first branded hotel development and we are proud to be partnering with this market-leading hotel operator. Lancashire is in need of an internationally recognised hotel and this project will meet the growing demand for quality accommodations in the area.”
Located on 90 acres of parkland, the hotel is an integral investment of the Frontier Park development and will offer affordable accommodations to leisure and business visitors wanting to access the region.
Offering travelers high-quality amenities, including complimentary Wi-Fi and hot breakfast, Hampton by Hilton is developing rapidly in the UK and Ireland, and Hampton by Hilton Blackburn joins 28 trading hotels, with a further 20 in the UK and Ireland pipeline.
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 17 world-class brands comprising nearly 6,000 properties with more than 954,000 rooms, in 117 countries and territories. Dedicated to fulfilling its mission to be the world’s most hospitable company, Hilton earned a spot on the 2019 World’s Best Workplaces list, and has welcomed more than 3 billion guests in its 100-year history. Through the award-winning guest loyalty program Hilton Honors, more than 100 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.