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Hilton to Phase out Plastic Straws and Bottles at Asia Hotels

Hilton to Phase out Plastic Straws and Bottles at Asia Hotels

Hilton announced plans to eliminate the use of plastic straws at all of its properties across Asia Pacific by the end of this year. The hotelier also said that it will transition away from placing plastic bottles in its meeting and event spaces.
The move is part of Hilton’s commitment to halve its environmental footprint by 2030, as well as double its social impact investment by that same year.
Other goals that …

Homewood Suites by Hilton Greenville Downtown to Open in South Carolina

Homewood Suites by Hilton Greenville Downtown to Open in South Carolina

Hilton announced the topping off and planned opening date of a new Homewood Suites property in Greenville, South Carolina. The Homewood Suites by Hilton Greenville Downtown is scheduled to open in the first quarter of next year.
The eight-story property will have 151 guestrooms and suites, each with fully equipped kitchens and separate living rooms and sleeping areas. Complimentary Wi-Fi will also be provided.
Guests will have access to a complimentary daily …

Hilton to Allow App to Control Guest Room Lighting, TV, and AC

Hilton to Allow App to Control Guest Room Lighting, TV, and AC

Hilton announced enhancements to its Hilton Honors app that will allow guests to use their smartphones as a remote for lighting, temperature, and television at some hotels.
The additional functionality is part of Hilton’s Connected Room strategy.
Guests will also have complimentary access to premium television content including Showtime programming during their stay.
“The availability of in-app controls is the next step in allowing guests to manage all aspects of their stay from …

Hilton Opens Five New ‘Tru’ Properties Near Airports and College Campuses

Hilton Opens Five New ‘Tru’ Properties Near Airports and College Campuses

Hilton announced the opening of five new Tru by Hilton properties.
The new hotels are in three college towns including Auburn, Alabama, near Auburn University; Tallahassee, Florida, near Florida State University; and Madison, Wisconsin, near the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Two Tru by Hilton properties are near airports, namely Tru by Hilton Salt Lake City Airport and Tru by Hilton Williamsville Buffalo Airport.
“We’re excited to open properties in college towns where there is …

Hilton Opens Curio Collection Porter Portland Hotel in Oregon

Hilton Opens Curio Collection Porter Portland Hotel in Oregon

Hilton Hotels and Resorts announced the opening of the Porter Portland hotel as part of the hotelier’s Curio Collection of properties. The hotel is the 50th Curio Collection worldwide.
The 16-story property offers 297 guestrooms, each with complimentary Wi-Fi. The hotel also has a heated indoor pool, as well as a sauna, steam room, so, and a 24-hour fitness center.
Dining venues include Terrane Italian Kitchen and Bar, which features Italian cuisine; …

Niepce Paris Hotel, Part of Hilton’s Curio Collection, Opens in the City of Lights

Niepce Paris Hotel, Part of Hilton’s Curio Collection, Opens in the City of Lights

Hilton announced the opening of the Niepce Paris Hotel, located in the Montparnasse district of the city.
The hotel is part of the Curio Collection by Hilton.
The Niepce Paris Hotel takes its inspiration from the work and career of photographer Janine Niépce, who was one of the first female photojournalists in France.
Niépce, who died in 2007, was also a distant relative of Nicéphore Niépce, who is credited as one of the inventors …

New Tru by Hilton Hotels Open in Little Rock, Meridian, Louisville

New Tru by Hilton Hotels Open in Little Rock, Meridian, Louisville

Hilton Hotels and Resorts announced the opening of three new Tru by Hilton properties in the southern United States. Locations include Little Rock, Arkansas; Meridian, Mississippi; and Louisville, Kentucky.
The Tru by Hilton Little Rock West has 82 guestrooms. The property is located near the Outlets of Little Rock shopping center, and is 15 minutes from downtown Little Rock.
The Tru by Hilton Meridian in Mississippi offers 82 guestrooms as well, and …