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New Curio Collection by Hilton Hotel Opens in Buenos Aires

New Curio Collection by Hilton Hotel Opens in Buenos Aires

Hilton announced the opening of a new Curio Collection by Hilton hotel in Buenos Aires, Argentina.  The Anselmo Buenos Aires is located in the city’s historic San Telmo neighborhood.
The hotel is situated in a mansion that was originally built in 1906, and the property still maintains its original façade.  The hotel offers 50 guestrooms, including four corner rooms and a suite, each with a sofa, 42” HD TV, floor-to-ceiling windows, …

New Hilton Resort and Casino Opens in Aruba

New Hilton Resort and Casino Opens in Aruba

Hilton announced the opening of the Hilton Aruba Caribbean Resort and Casino in Palm Beach, Aruba.  The property is located on a 15-acre (six-hectare) site, 10 miles (16 kilometers) from the capital city of Oranjestad.
The resort has 355 guestrooms and suites, each with a flat screen TV and balcony with views of the property’s gardens, pools, or the ocean.  The hotel has a 24-hour fitness center and two pools, in …

New DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Opens Near Cleveland Airport

New DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Opens Near Cleveland Airport

Hilton announced the opening of the DoubleTree by Hilton Cleveland – Westlake hotel.  Located approximately 12 miles (19 kilometers) from Cleveland Hopkins International Airport, the property, previously a Holiday Inn, recently underwent a multimillion-dollar renovation to become a DoubleTree by Hilton hotel.
The five-story property features neutral color tones and stonework throughout the hotel, and locally influenced artwork is showcased in the hotel’s public spaces.  The hotel offers 267 guestrooms, all …

First Canopy by Hilton Hotel to Open in Reykjavik, Iceland

First Canopy by Hilton Hotel to Open in Reykjavik, Iceland

Hilton announced that it plans to open the Canopy Reykjavik/City Centre hotel in Reykjavik, Iceland in early 2016.  Hilton launched its Canopy by Hilton brand in October 2014, and the property in Reykjavik will be the brand’s first property in the world.
The hotel will offer 115 guestrooms and suites with complimentary Wi-Fi and local breakfast.  Upon arrival, guests will receive a welcome gift that is unique to the area.
A bar …

DoubleTree by Hilton London Docklands Opens on the Banks of the River Thames

DoubleTree by Hilton London Docklands Opens on the Banks of the River Thames

Hilton announced the opening of a new DoubleTree by Hilton hotel in London, England.  The DoubleTree by Hilton London Docklands is the 11th DoubleTree hotel in the London area.
The property has 378 guestrooms, each with LCD TVs. Seventeen different meeting rooms, the largest of which is 3,256 square feet (302 square meters), are located on the premises.
Guests can dine at Columbia, an all-day restaurant offering international cuisine, as well as …

Accidental Shooting at Waldorf Astoria in New York Injures 5

Accidental Shooting at Waldorf Astoria in New York Injures 5

Five people were injured Saturday evening at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York City after a wedding guest accidentally fired a gun.
Vladimir Gotlibovsky was reported to have discharged a gun in his pocket.  The bullet richochetted and grazed another guest, Maya Rafailovich in the head.  Four others were injured by flying debris from the ricocheting bullet.
The incident occurred at 7:20 p.m. according to the New York City Police Department.
Gotlibovsky …

Hilton Adds Free Wi-Fi for HHonors Members, Eliminates All Benefits for Third-Party Bookings

Hilton Adds Free Wi-Fi for HHonors Members, Eliminates All Benefits for Third-Party Bookings

Hilton Worldwide announced it will offer Hilton HHonors members of any level free Wi-Fi.  To qualify for the benefit, the reservations must be made via an official Hilton channel such as a Hilton website or app.
Diamond-level members will receive free premium Wi-Fi where available, while Gold, Silver, and Blue members will receive free standard Wi-Fi.
Hilton is joining other global chains that offer all of their loyalty program members free Wi-Fi, …