Hilton has announced the opening of Hilton Linzhi Resort in Tibet. Hilton Linzhi Resort is the company’s first hotel in the region and home to Tibet’s first nine-hole golf course. Located between the Himalayas and Yarlung Zangbo River, Hilton Linzhi Resort sits atop 800 lush acres dotted with big flower peonies (Paeonia Ludlowii), a symbol of traditional Tibetan medicine.
Blackstone has announced funds managed by its real estate business have agreed to acquire the Windsor Atlantica Hotel on Copacabana Beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. As part of the transaction, Blackstone has signed a management agreement with Hilton for this asset and following a period of transition plans to convert the hotel to the Hilton Rio de Janeiro Copacabana.
Amavel Guerreiro, sales marketing director, Hilton Vilamoura, talks to Breaking Travel News about the hotel, the significance of golf to the offering, and what 2017 holds.
Mahmoud Mokhtar, country manager, Hilton Hotels, Ras Al Khaimah, speaks to Breaking Travel News about the portfolio of property’s he oversees in this rapidly developing emirate.
Homewood Suites by Hilton, part of Hilton’s All Suites portfolio, has announced the opening of its newest property, Homewood Suites by Hilton Salt Lake City Draper.
Hilton and Constructora Colpatria have announced the signing of a franchise license agreement to open Hilton Medellin, bringing the company’s flagship brand to Colombia’s second largest city.
The board of directors of Hilton Worldwide has authorised a stock repurchase program of up to $1 billion of common stock. The board also declared a quarterly dividend of $0.15 per share of Hilton’s common stock, payable on March 31st, 2017 to stockholders of record as of March 10th, 2017.
Visitors to Evansville - the commercial and economic hub of south-west Indiana, south-east Illinois and north-west Kentucky - have a new hotel option in the heart of its bustling downtown. Today marks the grand opening of DoubleTree by Hilton Evansville, a 241-room, five-story, state-of-the-art property just moments from offices, restaurants and cultural attractions along the city’s horseshoe-shaped waterfront.
Hilton Worldwide has reported a diluted loss per share of $1.17 for the fourth quarter of financial 2016, largely driven by $513 million of non-cash corporate restructuring charges. These charges were incurred during the spin-off of Park Hotels & Resorts and Hilton Grand Vacations in January this year.
Hilton Garden Inn and Hampton by Hilton have announced three new properties opening in the burgeoning Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas, market within the first few weeks of 2017.
El San Juan Hotel, a landmark property in Puerto Rico, has joined Curio – A Collection by Hilton. As Hilton’s rapidly-expanding global collection of distinctive upper upscale hotels, Curio caters to passionate travellers seeking local discovery and authentic experiences.