Hilton London Heathrow Airport is flying high, having been named the World’s Leading Airport Hotel at the annual World Travel Awards Grand Final. The hotel – a few minutes’ walk from Heathrow Terminal 4 – has a range of rooms and suites and a business centre.
Hilton has announced the opening of Soro Montevideo, Curio Collection by Hilton. The property is the brand’s debut in Uruguay and third Hilton property in the country.
Conrad Hotels & Resorts has announced the grand opening of the 54-floor, 562-suite Conrad New York Midtown. The property becomes the brand’s second New York City hotel and is located at 151 West 54th St., the former site of the London NYC.
Hilton has announced the signing of Hampton by Hilton Sandton Grayston at the African Hotel Investment Forum in Ethiopia. The deal marks the first for the brand in Africa and sees the company reach the milestone of 100 hotels trading or under development on the African continent for Hilton in its centenary year.
The 307-room hotel combines exquisite contemporary accommodation, views across the gardens of Grosvenor Square, and new culinary concepts by Michelin Star restaurateur, Jason Atherton.
Vikram Jamwal has been appointed general manager of Hilton Durban in South Africa. Jamwal most recently served as Hilton’s regional director of revenue for Africa & the Indian Ocean while based in Dubai.
The modern 59-room boutique hotel is the latest addition to Curio Collection by Hilton, reinforcing the growth of its portfolio of one-of-a-kind hotels and resorts in premier destinations across the Caribbean and Latin America.
Hampton by Hilton Hamilton Park has opened its doors. The brand-new, 118-room hotel is located within Hamilton Park Racecourse, a five-star VisitScotland attraction which forms a significant part of the country’s racing heritage.
Hilton Amsterdam Airport Schiphol has appointed Markus Fritz as the new general manager. He succeeds Jolijn Zeeuwen, who moved to Hilton Rotterdam. Fritz is a hotelier with more than 25 years’ experience in the hospitality industry.
Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts has signed on for a debut in Mexico as it assumes operation of The Resort at Pedregal. The hotel will be renamed as Waldorf Astoria Los Cabos Pedregal.
Hilton London Bankside has debuted a world-first vegan suite. Created in partnership with multi-sensory design experts Bompas & Parr and given the thumbs up by the Vegan Society, the location offers a vegan experience throughout. Here Thomas Reynolds finds out more for Breaking Travel News