Hilton to open hotel near Heathrow’s new terminal
A recent announcement published on the Internet portal, caterersearch.com, reveals that the Hilton Hotels Corporation has signed an agreement to set up a new hotel close to Heathrow Airport’s new Terminal 5. According to the information provided, the 350-room hotel is due to open its doors to the public in 2010 and is to be run under a 20-year franchise by Shiva Hotels. The franchise agreement concluded between the two companies was signed last year and together they aim to open up 15 new hotels.
The article goes on to say that the Hilton Hotels Corporation is also looking to launch the Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton Inn by Hilton and Doubletree by Hilton brands into Britain. These hotel chains are currently active in the USA and Canada.