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Hilton Debuts New Hotel in Philadelphia

Hilton Debuts New Hotel in Philadelphia

Hilton Hotels and Resorts announced the opening of the Hilton Philadelphia at Penn’s Landing hotel.  The property is located on the Delaware River waterfront, approximately 15 minutes from Philadelphia International Airport.
The hotel offers 348 guestrooms, 11 being suites.  The property also houses an indoor pool and 24-hour fitness center, and provides bike rentals for guests.
Approximately 24,000 square feet (2,229 square meters) of meeting and event space, including a grand ballroom, …

Paris Hilton’s Brother Conrad Hilton Facing 20 Years in Prison After In-Flight Ruckus

Paris Hilton’s Brother Conrad Hilton Facing 20 Years in Prison After In-Flight Ruckus

Conrad Hilton, the younger brother of pseudo-celebrity Paris Hilton, appeared in a Los Angeles courtroom on Tuesday, charged with assaulting and harassing the flight crew of a British Airways flight from London to LAX in July of last year.
Hilton, the great grandson of Hilton Hotels chain founder Conrad Hilton, was led into court with his hands and feet shackled.  The charge of interfering with a flight crew carries a penalty …

Hilton Opens New Airport Hotel Near Dallas Love Field

Hilton Opens New Airport Hotel Near Dallas Love Field

Hilton announced that the DoubleTree by Hilton Dallas – Love Field hotel in Texas has opened its doors to guests.  The property is located a quarter of a mile (four tenths of a kilometer) from Love Field Airport in Dallas.
The hotel’s 244 guestrooms and suites each have a 32” flat screen TV, a refrigerator, microwave, and coffee and tea makers.  In addition, complimentary Wi-Fi is available in all of the …

New Hilton Hotel Opens at Jacksonville Airport

New Hilton Hotel Opens at Jacksonville Airport

Hilton announced the opening of the DoubleTree by Hilton Jacksonville Airport.  The hotel is located within walking distance of Jacksonville International Airport’s main terminal, and views of the runway are visible from the property.
The hotel has 201 guestrooms, each with LCD HDTVs.  The property also has complimentary wireless Internet.
A 24-hour fitness center, as well as a heated outdoor pool and hot tub are also located on the premises.  In addition, …

DoubleTree by Hilton Heyuan Opens in China

DoubleTree by Hilton Heyuan Opens in China

Hilton announced the opening of a new DoubleTree by Hilton property in Heyuan, located in the Guangdong province of Southeastern China.  According to the hotelier, the DoubleTree by Hilton Heyuan is the first major hotel brand property to open in the city.
The hotel has 427 guestrooms, each with 42” LCD TVs.  The property also has an indoor pool and a 24-hour fitness center.
A 24-hour business center is also located on …

Hilton and Marriott Announce New Cancellation Penalties

Hilton and Marriott Announce New Cancellation Penalties

Two major hotel chains, Hilton and Marriott, announced plans to dramatically change their policies on last-minute room reservation cancellations.
Starting January 1, 2015, travelers will be charged a penalty fee equivalent to a one-night stay.  Previously, most hotels within the two chains permitted cancellations as late as 6:00 p.m. on the day of arrival without any penalty.
The change does not affect hotels operated by the two companies that have far more …

Hilton Haikou Meilan Opens in Hainan, China

Hilton Haikou Meilan Opens in Hainan, China

Hilton announced the opening of a new property in Haikou, China.  The Hilton Haikou Meilan has a beachfront location in the Meilian District of east Haikou in China’s Hainan Province.
The hotel has 453 guestrooms, 29 of which are suites.  Each room has 42” LCD TVs and complimentary mineral water, while the bathrooms have freestanding bathtubs and separate rain showers.
The property has six dining options, including Plantation, an all-day restaurant serving …