Hilton Worldwide News

James E. Mikolaichik Appointed as Chief Financial Officer of Hilton Grand Vacations

Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. (NYSE:HLT) (“Hilton”) announced today the appointment of James E. Mikolaichik as chief financial officer (CFO) of Hilton Grand Vacations (HGV) in advance of the planned separation of the timeshare business from Hilton later this year.

Hilton Worldwide Hotels In and Around Washington D.C. Offer “Find Your Park Package”

As the barbeques continue and the lazy days of summer travel are still top of mind, Hilton, DoubleTree by Hilton and Embassy Suites by Hilton hotels in and around our nation’s capital invite guests to explore the National Mall and Memorial Parks with “Find Your Park” package - celebrating the National Park Service’s 100th anniversary this summer.

Hilton Recognized as One of the 100 Best Workplaces for Millennials by Great Place to Work® and Fortune

Today, global research and consulting firm Great Place to Work® and Fortune magazine announced that Hilton has been recognized as one of the 100 Best Workplaces for Millennials in 2016. The list recognizes the 100 employers around the world who scored the highest among millennials, who make up more than 36% of Hilton’s workforce.

Hilton Announces Second Quarter 2016 Earnings Release Date

Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. (NYSE: HLT) will report second quarter financial results prior to the stock market open on Wednesday, July 27, 2016, followed by a conference call at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time. Christopher J. Nassetta, Hilton's president and chief executive officer, and Kevin Jacobs, Hilton's executive vice president and chief financial officer, will discuss the company's performance and lead a question-and-answer session.

Hilton Wins Product of the Year from Environmental Leader for Corporate Responsibility Measurement Platform ‘LightStay’

Hilton Worldwide today announced that it has received Environment Leader's 2016 Product of the Year Award for its state-of-the-art proprietary corporate responsibility performance measurement platform, LightStay. The award recognizes Hilton for its innovative approach to reducing its environmental impact and improving energy management with LightStay. In addition to receiving this award for the first time, Hilton was one of the highest ranked hospitality companies on Newsweek's 2016 Top Green Companies list for the second year in a row.

Hilton Worldwide Reinforces Its Commitment To Responsibly Source Seafood In Collaboration With World Wildlife Fund

Hilton Worldwide (NYSE: HLT) reinforced its commitment to the environment by announcing multi-year sustainable seafood goals on World Oceans Day. In collaboration with World Wildlife Fund (WWF), Hilton has committed to implementing strong, global sustainable seafood goals in conjunction with the company’s Travel with Purpose strategy, which was launched in 2011 to use Hilton’s passion for hospitality to make a lasting, positive difference in people’s lives and the wider world.

Hilton Files Form 10 Registration Statements For Planned Spin-Offs

Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. (NYSE: HLT) (“Hilton”) announced that Form 10 Registration Statements have been filed today with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for its timeshare business and the bulk of its real estate business in connection with the previously announced plans to pursue a separation into three distinct, publicly traded companies.

Hilton Worldwide Awards $320,000 to properties around the world creating innovative solutions to local Social and Environmental obstacles

Hilton Worldwide (NYSE:HLT) today awarded more than $320,000 (USD) to the 117 recipients of the 2016 Travel with Purpose Action Grants. Grants are awarded to Hilton properties and corporate offices that submit the most creative ideas to drive value for their hotels and strengthen the local communities where they operate.

Hilton Puts the World on Sale with Largest Global Sale Ever

Hilton Worldwide (NYSE: HLT) announced today one of the richest deals in their nearly 100-year history, the Hilton World Sale. Running May 13 – September 6, 2016, the Hilton World Sale offers Hilton HHonors members great value with up to 30 percent off at participating hotels within the Hilton Worldwide Portfolio of more than 4,660 hotels worldwide in 102 countries across 12 of its 13 brands, including Hilton Hotels & Resorts, Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Canopy by Hilton, Curio – A Collection by Hilton, DoubleTree by Hilton, Embassy Suites by Hilton, Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton by Hilton, Homewood Suites by Hilton, Home2 Suites by Hilton and Hilton Grand Vacations.

Responding to Popular Demand, Hilton Taps Google Maps to Help HHonors Members See More When Choosing Their Room

More than 13 million times, Hilton HHonors members have used the award-winning HHonors app to choose the exact room they want. Now, in a new benefit available exclusively to Hilton HHonors members, Hilton Worldwide (NYSE: HLT) has integrated Google Maps into the app, giving members the unprecedented ability to see more details about the hotel’s surroundings and their room’s potential view before making a room selection. With the updated room selection feature, you can now be your family’s hero by choosing the room at the Hilton St. Louis at the Ballpark Downtown that faces Busch Stadium, or by picking a room at Hampton Inn Marquette/Waterfront that looks out at Lake Superior.

Hilton Worldwide Portfolio Set to Expand in Peru

Hilton Worldwide (NYSE: HLT) today announced it will more than double its presence in Peru over the next three years with the development of seven new properties across four brands: Hilton Garden Inn, Homewood Suites by Hilton, DoubleTree by Hilton and Hampton by Hilton. These new deals underscore the company’s rapid growth and momentum in Latin America, where Hilton Worldwide has been aggressively expanding, now with more than 90 hotels and 15,500 rooms open and welcoming guests across the region. Furthermore, this growth aided Hilton Worldwide in entering its 100th country in 2015.

La cartera de Hilton Worldwide se expande en Perú

Hilton Worldwide (NYSE: HLT) anunció hoy que aumentará a más del doble su presencia en Perú en los próximos tres años con el desarrollo de siete hoteles nuevos con cuatro de sus marcas: Hilton Garden Inn, Homewood Suites by Hilton, DoubleTree by Hilton y Hampton by Hilton. Estos nuevos acuerdos resaltan el rápido crecimiento e impulso de la compañía en Latinoamérica, donde Hilton Worldwide se ha ido expandiendo fuertemente ahora con más de 90 hoteles y 15.500 habitaciones abiertos y listos para dar la bienvenida a huéspedes a lo largo de toda la región. Además, este crecimiento contribuyó para que Hilton Worldwide ingresara al país número 100 en 2015.

Hilton Worldwide Set to Surpass 75 Hotels in Turkey

Hilton Worldwide (NSYE: HLT) has signed franchise agreements which will bring new DoubleTree by Hilton properties to Elazig and Izmir Airport, and a new Hampton by Hilton hotel to Bolu. The hotels are expected to open later this year, and join 74 Hilton properties trading or under development across Turkey.

Hilton Worldwide Reports First Quarter Results, Exceeds High End of Adjusted EBITDA Guidance

Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. ("Hilton," "Hilton Worldwide" or the "Company") (NYSE: HLT) today reported its first quarter 2016 results.

Hilton Worldwide Announces CEO and CFO Appointments for Planned REIT

Hilton Worldwide (NYSE: HLT) today announced the appointment of Thomas J. Baltimore, Jr. as president and chief executive officer and Sean M. Dell’Orto as chief financial officer of the planned real estate investment trust (REIT) that is expected to form following its separation from Hilton Worldwide later this year.

Hilton Worldwide marks Earth Day by Celebrating the Impact of its First Ever Global Earth Month

The concept that small, simple actions build up to something much larger is the exact reason Hilton Worldwide expanded the 2016 environment celebration from Earth Hour to a global Earth Month.

Hilton Worldwide Recognized as One of DiversityInc’s 2016 Top 50 Companies for Diversity

Hilton Worldwide (NYSE: HLT) announced today that it ranked 42 on DiversityInc’s 2016 Top 50 Companies for Diversity list. This marks the second consecutive year Hilton Worldwide has been recognized on this list for its deep commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Hilton Worldwide Announces First Quarter 2016 Earnings Release Date

Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. (NYSE: HLT) will report first quarter 2016 financial results prior to the stock market open on Wednesday, April 27, 2016, followed by a conference call at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time. Christopher J. Nassetta, Hilton Worldwide's president and chief executive officer, and Kevin Jacobs, Hilton Worldwide's executive vice president and chief financial officer, will discuss the company's performance and lead a question-and-answer session.

Hilton and Uber Expand Partnership, Unveil App Integration for Simplified Travel

Travel logistics just got a whole lot simpler, thanks to an expanded partnership between Hilton Worldwide (NYSE: HLT) and Uber to further bring together their respective mobile apps. In a first for the hospitality industry, Hilton HHonors members can now order an Uber straight from the HHonors app, and Uber riders can now view their hotel stay information and check-in, all accessed via the Uber app en route to their hotel. The expanded partnership builds on the success of the companies’ Local Scene and Ride Reminder partnership – digital features more than 250,000 travelers within the U.S. have used to simplify their stay.

Hampton by Hilton Opens Flagship Hotel in China

Hilton Worldwide (NYSE: HLT) today announced the opening of Hampton by Hilton Guangzhou Zhujiang New Town, its newest Hampton by Hilton hotel and flagship property for the brand in China. The 223-room hotel joins the Hampton portfolio of more than 2,100 hotels around the world. Hampton by Hilton Guangzhou Zhujiang New Town is located in the Tianhe District, Guangzhou, Guangdong Province, China and is managed by Huanpeng Hotel Management (Guangzhou) Limited.

Tru by Hilton Breaks Ground on First Property

Hilton Worldwide (NYSE: HLT) today broke ground on its very first Tru by Hilton property located in McDonough, Georgia. The celebration marked the fastest brand announcement to groundbreaking in Hilton history, less than eight weeks after Tru’s public debut. Demonstrating Tru’s commitment to breaking the mold at every occasion, the milestone event tossed traditional hard hats and shovels aside, treating guests to an unveiling of 3D chalk paintings created of the hotel’s exterior and guest room design that allowed attendees to feel as though they were part of the hotel. In addition, attendees had some fun in an interactive photo booth that placed them right inside the lobby of the hotel.