Hilton Hotels Corporation announces three new deals to push its overseas expansion
In a recent press release, Hilton Hotels Corporation (HHC) announced that the company is setting up three major development alliances to introduce more than 15 new hotels in the Caribbean and Central America, 25 hotels in Russia and at least 15 hotels in the U.K. over the next five years.
According to the information given, HHC has agreed to work with Caribbean Property Group for development within Central America & the Caribbean, London & Regional Properties Limited in Russia and Shiva Hotels Limited in the U.K. and Ireland. The three development alliances follow the partnership deals recently announced in India and China, which should lead to 100 new hotels in these markets over the next five to seven years.
The U.K. and Ireland is a priority development market for HHC. The company is entering into a development alliance with Shiva Hotels Limited, its first U.K. hotel franchise deal with a major property partner. The agreement is expected to result in the addition of at least 15 new hotels and will focus on the Hilton hotels: Hilton, Doubletree by Hilton, Hilton Garden Inn and Hampton by Hilton.
HHC is, it says, the leading global hospitality company with more than 2,800 hotels and 480,000 rooms in 76 countries including 100,000 team members worldwide. The company owns, manages or franchises a hotel portfolio of some of the best known brands, including Hilton, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Doubletree, Embassy Suites Hotels and Hampton Inn(R).