Americas News

Hilton Announces Mexico Expansion with Two Beachfront Properties in the Resort Destination of Cancun, Waldorf Astoria Cancun and Hilton Cancun

Hilton (NYSE: HLT) today announces plans to welcome the luxury Waldorf Astoria Cancun and the all-inclusive Hilton Cancun resort to the global hospitality company’s growing portfolio in Mexico. Developed by Parks Hospitality and set to open in 2021, the neighboring properties will feature distinct characteristics and amenities across 100 acres of Caribbean beachfront.

Canopy by Hilton Says Hello to Paws in the Neighborhood

Canopy by Hilton, Hilton’s (NYSE: HLT) lifestyle hotel brand today launched Paws in the Neighborhood, a partnership with Planet Dog, the leading manufacturer of eco-friendly, innovative premium pet products, that allows guests to share energizing, comfortable stays with their canines. The partnership will debut at Canopy Washington D.C. The Wharf, the brand’s first property in the Americas. Paws in the Neighborhood ensures all guests, both two-legged and four-legged, are set up to have a just-right, local experience even before walking through the door.

Admiralty Arch Appoints and Welcomes Waldorf Astoria to London

Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts has been appointed by Prime Investors Capital Ltd to operate the luxury hotel within one of the capital’s best-known and most prestigious monuments. Admiralty Arch Waldorf Astoria, London will open in 2022, following an extensive on-going refurbishment programme which will restore and protect the iconic landmark’s architectural and historical features.

Canopy By Hilton Unveils “First Look” Of Its Debut North American Property In Washington, D.C.

Today, Canopy by Hilton, Hilton's (NYSE: HLT) lifestyle hotel brand, Hoffman-Madison Waterfront and Concord Hospitality Enterprises revealed the first look inside the brand's first North American property, Canopy by Hilton Washington D.C., The Wharf. Set on the Potomac River, The Wharf is home to some of D.C.'s most anticipated new restaurants, year-round entertainment and waterfront accommodations.

Hilton Expansion in Latin America Continues as Portfolio Surpasses 100 Hotels

During the South American Hotel Investment & Tourism Conference (SAHIC 2017) held at the newly renovated Hilton Buenos Aires in Argentina, conference patron Hilton (NYSE: HLT) will highlight its commitment to Latin American expansion, demonstrated by its consistent portfolio growth surpassing 100 hotels in the region. During the 12 months ended June 30, 2017, Hilton has signed approximately 30 new deals, maintaining a robust pipeline of more than 70 properties in Latin America; and opened 15 new hotels, including six, which debuted this year in Brazil, Mexico and Uruguay.

Hilton continua sua expansão na América Latina após passar a marca de 100 hotéis em seu portfólio

Durante a Conferência Sul-Americana de Investimentos em Turismo e Hotelaria (SAHIC 2017) realizada no recém-reformado Hilton Buenos Aires na Argentina, a Hilton (NYSE: HLT), patrocinadora da conferência, destacará seu compromisso com a expansão na América Latina, comprovado pelo crescimento constante do seu portfólio, que possui agora mais de 100 hotéis na região. Durante os 12 meses que terminaram em 30 de junho de 2017, a Hilton assinou aproximadamente 30 novos contratos, mantendo um plano sólido de mais de 70 projetos em andamento na América Latina, e abriu 15 hotéis novos, entre eles seis que abriram este ano no Brasil, no México e no Uruguai.

La cartera de propiedades de Hilton supera los 100 hoteles a medida que la empresa continúa su expansión en América Latina

Durante la South American Hotel Investment & Tourism Conference (SAHIC 2017), a realizarse en el recién remodelado Hilton Buenos Aires, Argentina, Hilton (NYSE: HLT), que es patrocinador de la conferencia, destacará su compromiso de expansión en Latinoamérica, que se ha visto demostrado por un crecimiento constante en su cartera de propiedades, que ahora supera los 100 hoteles en la región. Durante el periodo de 12 meses que concluyó el 30 de junio de 2017, Hilton firmó aproximadamente 30 nuevos acuerdos, lo que representa un robusto plan de desarrollo de más de 70 propiedades en Latinoamérica, e inauguró 15 nuevos hoteles, entre ellos seis que hicieron su debut este año en Brasil, México y Uruguay.

Hilton Expands Presence in Central America with the Signing of Nine Hotels Across Five Countries

Hilton (NYSE: HLT) announces the expansion of its Latin American footprint with new deals signed in Central America. Now, Hilton boasts a pipeline of nine hotels across five countries in Central America, representing five of Hilton’s world-class brands: Hilton Hotels & Resorts, Curio Collection by Hilton, DoubleTree by Hilton, Hilton Garden Inn and Hampton Inn by Hilton.

Hilton amplía su presencia en América Central con la firma de acuerdos con nueve hoteles en cinco países

Hilton (NYSE: HLT) anuncia la expansión de su presencia en Latinoamérica con la firma de nuevos acuerdos en América Central. Ahora, Hilton cuenta con nueve proyectos de desarrollo de hoteles en cinco países de América Central, que representan cinco de las marcas de primera clase de Hilton: Hilton Hotels & Resorts, Curio Collection by Hilton, DoubleTree by Hilton, Hilton Garden Inn y Hampton Inn by Hilton.

America’s Leading Companies are Coming Together on Sept. 20 for the D.C. Opportunity Fair in an Ongoing National Initiative to Connect Youth to Jobs

An estimated 4.9 million young Americans ages 16-24 are not in school or employed, including nearly 10 percent of young adults in the Washington, D.C., area . In response, a coalition of more than 50 top U.S. companies, called the 100,000 Opportunities Initiative™, today announced plans to expand its national youth hiring effort to the nation’s capital. They will launch their work in Washington with a day-long job and resource fair on September 20 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, kicking off a long-term effort to connect local youth to jobs.

Whiskey Charlie Announces Its October Opening At The Wharf

Hoffman-Madison Waterfront (HMW), the master developer of the $2.5 billion, world-class mixed use waterfront neighborhood The Wharf, announces the October 2017 opening of its rooftop bar and lounge, Whiskey Charlie. Located along the Southwest Waterfront, Whiskey Charlie will sit atop the newly constructed Canopy by Hilton Washington DC | The Wharf hotel and boasts spectacular views of the Washington Channel, as well as DC’s iconic monument and memorials.

PM Hotel Group And The Buccini/pollin Group Hold Topping Off Ceremony For Canopy By Hilton Portland Pearl District In Ore.

Officials of PM Hotel Group, a leading, national hotel management company, and The Buccini/Pollin Group, a privately-held, full-service real estate acquisition, development and management company (BPG), today completed the topping off of the 153-room Canopy by Hilton Portland Pearl District. To commemorate the occasion, the hotel hosted a unique mosaic tile signing ceremony.

Hilton & Travel and Transport, Inc. Integrate Apps for a Hotel Industry-First Partnership

You are on the last leg of a nonstop business trip and the questions are mounting: Can I check in online and choose a room close to the gym? Will I be able to use Digital Key? Do I have enough points to upgrade? Hilton (NYSE: HLT) and Travel and Transport, Inc. have partnered to answer those questions and more, easing some of the challenges that can make business travel stressful. The integration, a first in the hotel industry, provides Travel and Transport clients with the ability to easily access and adjust their Hilton hotel details from one, central mobile application.

Time Inc.’s Sports Illustrated Play And Hilton Team Up To Make Youth Sports Tournament Travel Easier

In an industry first, Hilton (NYSE: HLT) and Time Inc.’s (NYSE: TIME) Sports Illustrated PlayTM (SI PlayTM) are teaming up to make travel easier and more enjoyable for kids, parents, coaches and tournament directors across the country with the introduction of Tourney StayTM. The new service utilizes SI Play’s Tourney Machine TM platform and Hilton’s network of properties to streamline the process of youth sports tournament travel for millions of families.

Chris Nassetta Celebrated As A Highest Rated CEO On Glassdoor

Glassdoor has recognized Christopher J. Nassetta, president and CEO of Hilton, with a 2017 Employees’ Choice Award for being one of the Highest Rated CEOs. Nassetta ranks 49th on the list of 100 CEOs of large U.S. companies, with an approval rating of 93 percent based on Hilton Team Members reviews on the job site.

Hilton Recognizes Lifetime Achievement and Top Franchise Owners in U.S. and Canada

Hilton (NYSE: HLT) today announced the winners of its 2016 Development Awards, recognizing owners from the United States (U.S.) and Canada across six categories, including Lifetime Achievement, Multi-Brand Developer of the Year, New Developer of the Year, Developer of the Year, New Build/Adaptive Reuse of the Year and Conversion of the Year.

Hilton Completes Request for Proposal Process for Hilton Honors Co-Brand Credit Cards

Hilton (NYSE: HLT) today announced that American Express (NYSE: AXP) has been selected as the exclusive issuer for Hilton Honors co-branded credit cards in the United States, beginning January 1, 2018. The announcement follows a comprehensive and competitive bidding process aimed at creating long-term value for both companies, hotel owners, guests and Hilton Honors members. The terms of the new multi-year partnership remain confidential.

Hilton Launches Revolutionary New Guest Room, Five Feet to Fitness™

Hilton (NYSE: HLT) has unveiled Five Feet to Fitness, an in-room wellness concept that brings over eleven different fitness equipment and accessory options into the hotel room. The new room category makes it more convenient than ever for road warriors, exercise enthusiasts, and those who prefer to workout in private to maintain their routines while staying with Hilton. The rooms are part of Hilton’s innovation efforts to modernize the hospitality fitness experience and make it more inclusive for all by redeveloping fitness centers and offering fresh fitness concepts tailored to the hotel’s location and regular guests.

Hilton Opens the First-Ever Tru by Hilton – Its 5,000th Property

Hilton (NYSE: HLT) today celebrated the grand opening of the first-ever Tru by Hilton – the company’s 5,000th hotel – at Tru by Hilton Oklahoma City Airport. With more than 425 hotels in various stages of development, Tru by Hilton has achieved the fastest growing pipeline in the history of the hospitality industry, and has captured approximately 2/3 of all net pipeline growth associated with the midscale segment since it launched in 2016.

Hilton’s Celebrates its Largest Annual Global Career Initiative

Hilton today kicked off Careers@Hilton Week, a global celebration of the hospitality industry’s diverse range of career opportunities. From May 15 to May 21, the company’s corporate offices and nearly 5,000 hotels will host hundreds of events aimed at connecting, preparing and employing job seekers.

Hilton Named a Top 50 Company for Diversity by DiversityInc

Hilton (NYSE: HLT) today announced it has once again been named a Top-50 Company for Diversity by DiversityInc, climbing 12 places over last year to number 30. Hilton was also recognized on six additional DiversityInc lists, including: Top Companies for Mentoring, Top Companies for Supplier Diversity, Top Companies for People with Disabilities, Top Companies for Employee Resource Groups, Top Companies for Veterans and Top Companies for Global Diversity.