Hilton Worldwide has unveiled plans to open a property under its lifestyle Canopy brand in Chicago. The 223-room Canopy by Hilton Chicago Loop is scheduled to open in autumn 2018, and will feature a 20th floor restaurant, bar and Canopy Central lobby, as well as a fitness centre, day transfer lounge, 4,000 square feet of meeting space, and a rooftop terrace and bar.
Marino Gherardi, general manager, Hilton Al Hamra Beach & Golf Resort, catches up with Breaking Travel News to discuss what is on offer at the industry leading property and how it feels to take a top title at the World Travel Awards.
Hilton Worldwide has signed a management agreement with Jabavu Village to open a 255 guest-room and suite hotel in Kenya’s capital. The hotel is set to open in 2020 and joins 50 Hilton Hotels & Resorts properties trading or under development in 17 countries across Africa.
Hilton Worldwide has marked this year’s African Hotel Investment Forum with the announcement of new properties and extensions in three African countries. It continues the company’s commitment to expansion across the continent as it seeks to double its footprint from its existing 39 hotels to more than 80 hotels in the next three to five years.
Hilton is opening the Hilton Jinan South Hotel & Residences, marking the debut of its full-service residences concept in China. Owned by Luneng Group Shandong Luneng Genfu Development and managed by Hilton, Hilton Jinan South Hotel & Residences is also the first international hotel in Jinan South and Hilton’s 37th hotel in China.
The Hilton Podgorica Crna Gora is set to open its doors marking Hilton’s debut in Montenegro. The 180-room hotel i situated in the city centre and close to all public and commercial facilities.
Hilton has signed a deal to bring its Curio brand to Tuscany, Italy. The 101-guestroom La Bagnaia Golf & Spa Resort Siena is set to welcome guests from March 2017. Patrick Fitzgibbon, senior vice president, development, EMEA, Hilton said: “La Bagnaia Golf & Spa Resort Siena is a stunning, one-of-a-kind hotel and, in joining the Curio Collection, this remarkable property will keep its unique identity while benefiting from Hilton’s support as a leading global hospitality company.
Located on the edge of Politsei Park just steps away from the city centre, Hilton Tallinn Park ensures an unforgettable stay. Here reporter Maria Korelina visits for Breaking Travel News to see just what this brand new property brings to the Baltic hospitality scene.
Hilton has welcomed the opening of Gran Hotel Montesol Ibiza, Curio Collection by Hilton. The upscale, one-of-a-kind hotel is Hilton Worldwide’s first property on the island of Ibiza. Gran Hotel Montesol Ibiza is part of Hilton Worldwide’s Curio brand, a rapidly-expanding global collection of distinctive upscale and luxury hotels, Curio caters to passionate travellers seeking local discovery and authentic experiences.
Hilton Worldwide has revealed plans to open two new properties under its Conrad Hotels & Resorts, and Hilton Garden Inn brands in Kuwait. The properties are scheduled to open in early 2019, and will be situated within the expanded Avenues Mall in Kuwait City.
Hilton Worldwide’s new lifestyle brand, Canopy by Hilton, and Icelandair Hotels are opening the world’s first Canopy hotel in the city of Reykjavik. Canopy by Hilton Reykjavik City Centre is centrally located on Hverfisgata Street, a thriving area in the heart of the city. The Icelandic capital, with its artistic flair, thriving culinary scene and backdrop of dramatic volcanic landscapes, is the ideal location for Canopy’s global debut.
Hilton Hotels & Resorts is opening the Hilton Edinburgh Carlton, marking the 16th property in the Hilton Worldwide portfolio of brands in Scotland and the eighth Hilton Hotels & Resorts hotel in the country. The hotel, which is owned and operated by Amaris Hospitality, is part of their 73-hotel portfolio across the UK and Ireland.