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Caribe Hilton to Reopen After $100 Million Renovation Project

Caribe Hilton to Reopen After $100 Million Renovation Project

Hilton announced the completion of a major renovation project at the Caribe Hilton in San Juan, Puerto Rico, the birthplace of the piña colada.
The $100 million project comes as the property celebrates its 70th anniversary. The hotel says the remake was influenced “by the vibrant culture, lively colors and rich history of San Juan.”
It included a complete makeover of the guest rooms, now with a contemporary décor, new dining options, and a new …

DoubleTree Chicago-Magnificent Mile Unveils Fitness-Oriented Guest Rooms

DoubleTree Chicago-Magnificent Mile Unveils Fitness-Oriented Guest Rooms

Hilton announced the completion of portions of a $35 million renovation project at the DoubleTree by Hilton Chicago-Magnificent Mile.
A new feature is fitness-oriented guest rooms as part of an overall redesign. The first has been added and more are on the way.
These new guest rooms, which have been branded Five Feet to Fitness, include a variety of types of fitness equipment ranging from an indoor bike, a dynamic Gym Rax functional …

Hilton to Expand Tapestry Collection Portfolio in 2019

Hilton to Expand Tapestry Collection Portfolio in 2019

Hilton announced plans for multiple new hotels that will be part of its Tapestry Collection brand.
The Tapestry Collection launched in 2017. Hilton said it created the new brand for travelers who want an “independent hotel experience” while having “the consistency and reassurance they expect from Hilton.”
New properties that will open in 2019 include the Sound Hotel Seattle Belltown, which will feature an outdoor terrace with views of the Space Needle; …

Lobby Bar – February 22, 2019 – Bilious Pigeons, Y2K, and ‘I’ll take World Trade Center Trivia for $500, Alex!’

When All Else Fails, There’s Always the Lobby Bar
Lobby Bar Heaven. Jonathan Spira and Anna Breuer spend Friday morning in – what else – a make believe Lobby Bar set up by Hilton’s new brand of hotels, Signia Hilton, on the 68th floor of 3 World Trade Center. Hilton describes the new hotels as being “upper upper upscale” but not luxury. Uh huh. Sounds posh to us though.
Don’t forget! Paul …

Inside Signia Hilton: New Brand to Focus on Business Travel, Meetings, and Events

With the announcement of Signia Hilton on Friday, Hilton is effectively creating a new segment with a hotel brand dedicated to and designed specifically for the needs of meetings, events, groups, and the business traveler.
The announcement was made at an event on the 68th floor of 3 World Trade Center in a hotel-like atmosphere designed to convey the Signia Hilton guest experience.
Following the briefing, Frequent Business Traveler sat down with …

Hilton Reports Upsurge in Hilton Honors Guest Loyalty Program Memberships

Hilton Reports Upsurge in Hilton Honors Guest Loyalty Program Memberships

Hilton, which is entering its 100th year, reported a 20% increase in its guest loyalty program for 2018.
The hotelier said it gained over 14 million new members in its Hilton Honors loyalty program, which brought the total member to over 85 million by the end of 2018.
On its earnings call for the final quarter of 2018, the company provided additional details about the program’s growth.
Hilton said it is seeing growth …

New Hilton Opens in Chengdu, China

New Hilton Opens in Chengdu, China

Hilton announced the opening of the Hilton Chengdu Chenghua in Chengdu, China. The property is the company’s eighth hotel located in the city.
The hotel offers 298 guestrooms, each with a 49” HD TV. Guests may access the property’s 24-hour fitness center, as well as its heated indoor pool and whirlpool.
Dining options include Kitchencraft, an all-day restaurant offering both local and international cuisine; Qing Ya, a Chinese restaurant specializing in Sichaun …