Hilton Worldwide Enters into Strategic Agreement with AT&T to Enhance Internet Services Across Portfolio of Hotels

Hilton Worldwide today announced that it has entered into a strategic agreement with AT&T* for a fully-managed suite of Wi-Fi and Internet services. AT&T, one of the largest providers of hosted Internet access in the hospitality industry, will provide Hilton Worldwide’s ten brands with a high-quality online experience for guests in more than 3,200 properties in the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico.

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Hilton Worldwide Achieves Record By Opening More Properties In The Last Two Years Than Any Other Equivalent Period In Its History

Company Also Announces Several Other Major Accomplishments from the 2009 Year End

Hilton Worldwide announced today that, building on the record year the company had in terms of development in 2008, the next best year in the company’s 91-year history was 2009.

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Hilton Grand Vacations Company, LLC Inks Deal With ePercipio

ePercipio, the next generation software as a service (“SaaS”) provider of media-rich, multi-dimensional e-learning solutions, announced today the consummation of a multi-year agreement to provide its highly sophisticated e-learning platform and selected intellectual property content to Hilton Grand Vacations Company, LLC. According to Shari Levitin, Chief Executive Officer of ePercipio,…

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New Corporate Identity Launched By Hilton Worldwide

Name and Logo Signify International Growth Hilton Worldwide (formerly Hilton Hotels Corporation), the leading global hospitality company, today announced the launch of its new corporate name and logo. Hilton’s new name, Hilton Worldwide, signifies the company’s global breadth and reach, and the logo incorporates key design elements that reflect Hilton’s…

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John Vanderslice Named By Hilton As Global Head Of Luxury And Lifestyle Brands

Hilton Hotels Corporation (Hilton) today announced that John T. A. Vanderslice has joined the company as Global Head of Luxury and Lifestyle Brands. Vanderslice will report to Paul Brown, Hilton Hotels Corporation President, Global Brands and Commercial Services. Vanderslice, who has an extensive background in international hospitality and packaged goods,…

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In USA And KSA Hilton Hotels Voted Most Recognized Hotel Brand

Hilton Leads the Way in Brand Awareness and Customer Usage in Annual Maktoob Research Travel Monitor Hilton Hotels has been voted the most recognized hotel brand in both the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) according to the 2009 Maktoob Research Travel Monitor. The annual syndicated…

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Hilton Hotels Corporation Opens New Global Headquarters In Fairfax County, Va.

Hilton Hotels Corporation (“Hilton”) today announced the opening of its new global headquarters at Park Place II in the Tysons Corner area of McLean in Fairfax County, Va. As previously announced, the relocation from Beverly Hills, Calif. follows a thorough review of locations that were evaluated against multiple criteria, including…

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Two Hilton Family Brands Achieve Highest Ranking by J.D. Power and Associates

Embassy Suites Receives Hotel Satisfaction Award for 8th Time and Hilton Garden Inn for 7th Time Hilton Hotels Corporation announced today that two of its brands received the highest honors in the J.D. Power and Associates 2009 North America Hotel Guest Satisfaction Index StudySM. Embassy Suites ranked highest in the…

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Real Estate Roundtable Elects New Board, Seeks Action On Key FY2010 Policy Goals

Refinancing Crisis, Erosion of Property Values, Pending Tax and Climate Change Bills Lead The Real Estate Roundtable’s Policy Concerns Kicking off its 2010 fiscal year, The Real Estate Roundtable in July welcomed a new board of directors and committee leaders, while vowing continued efforts to address a variety of national…

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European Timeshare: Happy Owners And A Year Round Boost To Regional Economies

There are over 1.5 million timeshare owners in Europe and the vast majority *(87%) are happy with their holidays, with almost three quarters thinking that their timeshare accommodation is better than other self-catering holidays they have taken, with quality of accommodation the most important consideration for owners. This is according…

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First Multi-Unit Hilton Garden Inn Agreement Signed in the Middle East

Hilton Hotels Corporation has entered into a non-exclusive Strategic Development Agreement (SDA) with the Abdulmohsen Al-Hokair Group for Tourism and Development, with the potential to deliver 13 Hilton Garden Inn properties (comprising 2,500 rooms). These properties, which will be managed by Hilton, will be in key locations across the Kingdom…

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OTE Announces Next Chairman – Richard McIntosh

The Organisation for Timeshare in Europe’s (OTE) Board of Directors have nominated Richard McIntosh, Managing Director of Hilton International Grand Vacations Company as the next OTE Chairman. Richard will take up the position at the Annual General Meeting this October succeeding Dénes Pieke, Holiday Club Hungary who will then have…

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Hilton HHonors Partners With Airberlin

Hilton HHonors has announced the launch of an alliance with airberlin. The collaboration allows HHonors members to earn HHonors points plus airberlin topbonus award miles during the same stay at all Hilton Family hotels. As Germany’s second largest airline, airberlin operates flights to cities across Europe, Africa, America and Asia.…

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Hilton HHonors® Announces Alliance with SAS EuroBonus

HHonors Members Can Now Double Dip® To Earn HHonors Points and SAS EuroBonus Points During the Same Stay Hilton HHonors, the only hotel reward program to offer Points & Miles and No Blackout Dates at more than 3,000 hotels, has announced a new marketing alliance with the Nordic region’s largest…

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3PAR Customer Hilton Grand Vacations Webcast: Blueprint For The Virtual Datacenter

3PAR® (NYSE: PAR), the leading global provider of utility storage, announced today a case study Webcast, “Blueprint for the Virtual Datacenter,” in which Rich Jackson, Vice President of Technology Operations at Hilton Grand Vacations talks about his implementation of 3cV, an innovative blueprint for the virtual datacenter that has helped…

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Hilton Makes History With Topping Off Of First Purpose-Built Timeshare Project In Manhattan

West 57th Street by Hilton Club™ Marks Key Construction Milestone Hilton Hotels Corporation, through its timeshare division Hilton Grand Vacations, today marked the topping off of West 57th Street by Hilton Club. Located in Midtown Manhattan between the Avenue of the Americas and Seventh Avenue, West 57th Street by Hilton…

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