UK franchise deal for Hampton by Hilton
According to a report published by the Internet portal, caterersearch.com, the Hilton Hotels Corporation has signed a franchise agreement with Hotel Solutions London to develop the Hampton brand in the UK. Information given in the report reveals that the franchisee is planning to have the first hotel open to the public next year and for 20 such Hampton hotels to be set up around the country over the next four to five years.
The brand is active on the US market as Hampton Inn. Simon Vincent, president for Hilton in the UK and Ireland, is quoted as saying, “The introduction of the Hampton by Hilton brand is an important aspect of our strategic ambition – one that we believe has huge growth potential in the UK.” There are currently over 1,500 Hampton hotels around the world.