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 past 10 years, according to Entrepreneur®, Hampton by Hilton, including Hampton Inn by Hilton and Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton, serves value-conscious and quality-driven travelers at more than 2,430 properties with more than 250,000 rooms in 25 countries and territories. High-quality accommodations and amenities, such as complimentary WiFi, free hot breakfast, and On The RunTM breakfast bags, contribute to Hampton by Hilton ranking as a leader in its segment. Hampton by Hilton Team Members deliver friendly, authentic, caring and thoughtful service defined as Hamptonality, with guest happiness being the number one priority, 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 16 world-class brands comprising more than 5,600 properties with nearly 913,000 rooms, in 113 countries and territories. Dedicated to fulfilling its mission to be the world’s most hospitable company, Hilton earned a spot on the 2018 world’s best workplaces list, and has welcomed more than 3 billion guests in its nearly 100 year history. Through the award-winning guest loyalty program, Hilton Honors, nearly 85 million members who book directly with Hilton have access to 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.