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Lobby Bar – February 17: Earning Your In-flight Meal, Living a Disney Cartoon, and a Lone Hilton Tree

Lobby Bar – A Spartan Serving of FBT News and Views
Ride with Tolstoy. Join Paul Riegler behind the wheel of the 2017 Kia Cadenza Limited, one of Kia’s newest automobiles. A new technologically advanced windshield keeps the car as quiet as a library. Kia recognized this and went the extra mile by adding several leather-bound classics to the front cabin. Due to the size and weight of the books, the car’s …

DoubleTree by Hilton New York Times Square West Opens in Manhattan

DoubleTree by Hilton New York Times Square West Opens in Manhattan

Hilton Hotels and Resorts announced the opening of a new property in Manhattan. The DoubleTree by Hilton New York Times Square West is located near the city’s Broadway theater district.
The 37-story hotel has 612 guestrooms. The property also provides 1,000 square feet (93 square meters) of meeting and event space, as well as a 24-hour business center.
Guests have a choice of dining venues that include the Lovage Rooftop and Indoor …

Lobby Bar – February 3: Emergency Condiments, Missing Letters, and Your Own Worst Nightmare

Lobby Bar – A Compelling Compilation of FBT News and Views
All chips, no dip. Emergencies happen everywhere in the world, so make sure you’re prepared with emergency contact information just in case disaster strikes while you are traveling. And no, running out of ketchup for your fish and chips snack in your Airbnb loft in London does not count as an emergency. However, running out of jellied eels does.
Gold on …

Hilton to Open Dual-Branded Property in Former Long Island City Supermarket

Hilton to Open Dual-Branded Property in Former Long Island City Supermarket

A former supermarket located in Long Island City, New York, will become the site of a dual-branded Hilton property in 2018.
The five-story structure will consist of a Homewood Suites and a Hampton Inn. The Homewood Suites property, which is one of Hilton’s long-stay brands, will comprise 102 guestrooms, while the Hampton Inn will have some 189 rooms.
The building will also include a shared roof deck, a lobby bar, meeting and …

Hilton Debuts New Tapestry Collection Brand

Hilton Debuts New Tapestry Collection Brand

Hilton Hotels and Resorts announced the introduction of a new brand, the Tapestry Collection by Hilton.
The Tapestry brand is Hilton’s 14th.
The hotelier said it created the new brand for travelers who want an “independent hotel experience” while having “the consistency and reassurance they expect from Hilton.”
Hilton promised that each of the properties will maintain their individual spirit and feel.
Seven hotels in United States’ locations including Syracuse, New York; Chicago, Illinois; …

New Curio Collection Hotel Opens in Doha

New Curio Collection Hotel Opens in Doha

Hilton Hotels and Resorts announced the opening of a new Curio Collection hotel in Doha, Qatar. The AlRayyan Doha, Curio Collection by Hilton is the first of the brand’s properties to be located in the Middle East.
The hotel is connected to the Mall of Qatar, a shopping center that opened in December. Each of the property’s 201 guestrooms and suites offers floor-to-ceiling windows, as well as walk-in showers.
Dining establishments include …

Hilton to Spin Off Park Hotels REIT and Timeshare Unit

Hilton to Spin Off Park Hotels REIT and Timeshare Unit

Hilton Worldwide announced that its board of directors approved the spin-off of a new real-estate investment trust, Park Hotels and Resorts, and its Hilton Grand Vacations timeshare business units.
The hotel chain first announced, in February, plans to separate into three entities. Park Hotels and Resorts will hold most of Hilton’s properties and be the second-largest publicly traded real estate investment trust in the hospitality industry.
“As three independent companies, Hilton, Park …