Hilton Worldwide News

Hilton Worldwide Reports Strong Second Quarter 2014 Results, Exceeding EPS and RevPAR Expectations; Raises Full Year Outlook

Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. ("Hilton," "Hilton Worldwide" or the "Company") (NYSE: HLT) today reported its second quarter 2014 results and raised its full year 2014 outlook.

CNBC: Hilton Hotels goes high-tech

Christopher Nassetta, Hilton Worldwide president & CEO, says Hilton Hotels are revolutionizing the hotel experience by offering guests the ability to check-in, select rooms and customize the hospitality experience all from their smartphones.

Hilton Revolutionizes Hotel Experience with Digital Check-In, Room Selection and Customization, and Check-Out across 650,000-Plus Rooms at More Than 4,000 Properties Worldwide

In a first for the hospitality industry, Hilton Worldwide today announced its guests will have unprecedented choice and control over their entire hotel stay with the ability to check-in and choose their exact room from digital floor plans, as well as customize their stay by purchasing upgrades and making special requests for items to be delivered to their room, on their mobile devices, tablets and computers.

Engadget: Hilton will let you use your phone as a hotel room key

ilton is launching an initiative that lets you use your Android or iOS device to control virtually every aspect of your stay. Later this summer, a Hilton app will let you choose your preferred room, make special requests, check in and check out. You'll only have to speak to staff when it's time to pick up or return your keys. And in 2015, you won't even need to do that much -- your phone will also unlock your room, letting you make a beeline for your bed after a long flight.

The Wall Street Journal: Hilton Books Upgraded Technology

Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. is placing a $550 million bet that hotel guests increasingly will use smartphones to choose rooms, check in and even unlock doors.

DoubleTree by Hilton Makes Minsk Move

Hilton Worldwide today announced further expansion of its fastest growing full service brand in Eastern Europe with the signing of DoubleTree by Hilton Minsk.

Hilton Worldwide Brings Columbia, S.C. its First Dual-Branded Property

Hilton Worldwide today announced the signing of a dual-branded Hilton Garden Inn and Home2 Suites by Hilton hotel in Columbia, S.C. Franchisee, Gervais Street Hotel, LLC and development and management company, CN Hotels, Inc., will rebrand, convert and expand the historic Clarion Hotel Downtown to a 110-room Hilton Garden Inn and 100-room Home2 Suites located at 1615 Gervais Street in Columbia