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
From the city that gave the world Picasso, the new hotel boasts 177 guest rooms, Malaga’s only sustainable Michelin-starred restaurant and jaw-dropping views of the Mediterranean Sea.
Slated to open in 2020, the 168-room property, owned by PanJam Investment, sits in a multi-purpose complex on the Kingston Waterfront and will include retail, on-site entertainment and commercial office spaces.
Adam Beadon has been appointed regional director of sales operations for Africa and the Indian Ocean at Hilton. Beadon brings over 12 years of international hospitality experience to the role, which currently involves heading up the sales operations of 15 hotels.
Hilton is set to introduce its upscale lifestyle brand, Canopy by Hilton, to Italy with the arrival of a new hotel in Venice in 2021. The news follows a management agreement between Hilton and Marseglia Group, owners of Hilton Venice Molino Stucky.
Carlos Khneisser, vice president of development in MENA and Turkey for Hilton, tells Breaking Travel News how important the region is to the growth of the company during the Arabian Hotel Investment Conference in Ras al Khaimah.