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Historic Roanoke, Virginia Hotel to Become Curio Collection Property

Historic Roanoke, Virginia Hotel to Become Curio Collection Property

Hilton announced that the Hotel Roanoke and Conference Center, a property in Roanoke, Virginia, will become a Curio – A Collection by Hilton hotel on February 28. The property will be the first Curio collection hotel in Virginia.
The Hotel Roanoke was originally built in 1882, and was reconstructed in 1939. Original aspects are still intact, including marble floors and walnut paneling.
The property has been designated as a National Historic Landmark, …

Hilton Dali Resort and Spa Opens in China’s Yunnan Province

Hilton Dali Resort and Spa Opens in China’s Yunnan Province

Hilton announced the opening of a new property in Dali, a city in Yunnan Province, China. The Hilton Dali Resort and Spa is the fourth Hilton hotel to open in the province.
The property has 375 guestrooms and suites, each with a 42” HD TV and private balcony. Bathrooms have heated mirrors, rain showerheads, and offer complimentary slippers.
Guests can use the property’s 12 meeting rooms, as well as its 11,840-square-foot (1,100-square-meter) …

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Hilton to Debut New, Affordable Hotel Brand, Tru

Hilton to Debut New, Affordable Hotel Brand, Tru

Hilton announced the introduction of a new brand aimed at younger travelers and a “millennial” mindset, Tru by Hilton.
It will be the hotelier’s 13th brand and its reentry into the midscale hotel segment in the United States and Canada.
Tru by Hilton properties will have what the company calls “the hive,” the brand’s version of a lobby that will be located on the first floor and offer 2,770 square feet (257 …

New Hilton Hotel Opens at Schiphol Airport

New Hilton Hotel Opens at Schiphol Airport

Hilton announced the opening of a new property at Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport. The Hilton Amsterdam Airport Schiphol is located directly on the airport’s campus, and has a covered walkway that leads directly to the international terminal.
The hotel has 443 guestrooms, including 12 suites. A spa and 24-hour fitness center are also located on the premises.
Guests can dine at the property’s restaurant, Bowery, which features live cooking stations and Asian and …

Hilton Debuts New Curio Collection Hotel in Mobile, Alabama

Hilton Debuts New Curio Collection Hotel in Mobile, Alabama

Hilton announced that the Admiral Hotel Mobile, located in Mobile, Alabama, has become a Curio Collection property. The historic boutique hotel originally opened in 1940, and underwent a multimillion-dollar renovation to become a Curio hotel.
The Admiral Hotel itself is a combination of modern décor, 1940s-era architectural elements, exposed brick walls, and original flooring. It has 156 guestrooms and five suites, as well as an outdoor pool and 24-hour fitness center.
Guests …

Conrad to Offer Guests Local Experiences

Conrad to Offer Guests Local Experiences

Hilton’s Conrad Hotels and Resorts unit will soon offer guests curated local experiences with varying durations.
The hotelier plans to turn its employees into storytellers about their respective destinations and package the experiences on the Conrad Concierge mobile app as part of its “Stay Inspired” initiative. The properties will offer one-, three-, and five-hour experiences that present “an inspired view into each destination covering food, shopping, art and design, culture, family, …