Hilton Expands its Footprint in Poland
Hilton Garden Inn Kolobrzeg set to open in 2019
KOLOBRZEG and MCLEAN, Va. - Hilton (NYSE: HLT) has reached a franchise agreement with BB Baltic Park Sp. z o.o. to open Hilton Garden Inn Kolobrzeg. The 128-room new build property will be the first internationally branded hotel in the area and will be located in the heart of the sea resort of Kolobrzeg. Construction will begin later this year with the hotel expected to open in early 2019.
Hilton Garden Inn Kolobrzeg will provide high-quality, mid-scale accommodation within walking distance of the beach. The city of Kolobrzeg is the largest seaside health resort in Poland and a growing holiday destination that is experiencing a boost in visitors owing to its established ferry links to Sweden and Germany. The area also benefits from strong meetings and events demand due to its burgeoning fish processing and marine transport trade.
Patrick Fitzgibbon, senior vice president, development, EMEA, Hilton said: "We are proud to have more hotels under construction in Poland than any other hotel operator and it is terrific to be expanding Hilton Garden Inn in the market. With Kolobrzeg's growing demand across business and leisure travellers, this hotel will provide much needed mid-scale accommodation in the area."
Piotr Bilinski, BB Capital Group said: "We are excited to grow our hotel business and to help establish Kolobrzeg as the finest Baltic Sea resort destination in Poland. Hilton Garden Inn, as a major international brand, will significantly enhance the quality of Kolobrzeg's room choice. We are proud that, together with Hilton, the most recognized hotel brand in the world, we will develop a unique mixed-use complex incorporating an incredible hotel, residential apartments and modern spa and wellness centre."
Hilton has 30 hotels trading or in development across four brands in Poland, with Hilton Garden Inn Kolobrzeg marking the brand's sixth hotel in Poland and debut in the town.
Hilton Garden Inn Kolobrzeg will be located at ul. Morawskiego, 78-100 Kolobrzeg, Poland
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About BB Group
BB Captial Group incorporates several companies which belong to Piotr and Stefan Bilinski. The Group employs almost 100 people and is active in the Polish market since 1999. The companies work in two sectors: retail management and real estate development. BB Capital Group completed projects as an investor, general contractor or project manager. It fully services an investment process, starting with real estate acquisition, design and construction, ending with property sale or lease. The Group works with such retail brands as Tesco, Netto, Biedronka, PoloMarket, Intermarche, Shell, Orlen, Lotos, Statoil.
Currently, BB Group is developing Hilton Garden Inn Kolobrzeg. It will be the Group's second project developed under one of the most recognized international hotel brands, after Hampton by Hilton in Poznan which is under construction.
About Hilton Garden Inn
The award-winning Hilton Garden Inn brand provides business and leisure guests upscale, affordable accommodations and unexpected amenities for an experience that is ‘Simply on Another Level.’ The Hilton Garden Inn Promise affirms the brand’s goal to make each guest’s stay better and brighter. Guaranteed. Team Members at more than 810 hotels in 40 countries around the world ensure today’s busy travelers have a bright and satisfying experience, starting with the first hello. As a recognized F&B leader, Hilton Garden Inn serves locally-sourced food and beverage at its full-service restaurants and bars, featuring cooked-to-order breakfast, handcrafted cocktails, and on-trend small plates. Hilton Honors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits. For more information about Hilton Garden Inn, visit www.hgi.com or newsroom.hilton.com/hgi 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.Download Article Photos