Hilton News

Hilton Appoints Noelle Eder as Chief Information and Digital Officer

Hilton (NYSE: HLT) today announced the appointment of Noelle Eder as executive vice president and chief information and digital officer. Effective March 19, Eder will oversee the continued digital transformation benefiting the guests and team members of the world’s most hospitable company.

Hilton Recognizes Team Members with 2017 CEO Light & Warmth Award

Hilton (NYSE: HLT) today awarded 12 Team Members with the company’s most prestigious recognition: the 2017 CEO Light & Warmth Award. The annual accolade celebrates Team Members from across levels and geographies who consistently over-deliver on the job and model the company’s values of Hospitality, Integrity, Leadership, Teamwork, Ownership and Now.

Hilton Named to Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For® List for Third Consecutive Year

Hilton (NYSE: HLT) today received further recognition for its outstanding workplace, earning a ranking of 33 on the 2018 Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For® list.

Hilton Exceeds Fourth Quarter and Full Year Expectations; Provides 2018 Outlook

Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. ("Hilton" or the "Company") (NYSE: HLT) today reported its fourth quarter and full year 2017 results.

Hilton Announces New Leadership in Australasia

Hilton today announced that Heidi Kunkel has been appointed to the position of vice president, operations, Australasia with effect from April 4.

Hilton Achieves Landmark Performance in Asia Pacific

In 2017 Hilton (NYSE: HLT) achieved landmark growth and expansion in Asia Pacific, while introducing industry leading guest innovations and being recognized as as one of Asia’s best multinational workplaces. Having recently appointed Alan Watts as its new Executive Vice President & President, Asia Pacific and Qian Jin as the first Area President for Greater China & Mongolia, the company is looking ahead to an even bigger year in 2018.

Hilton Led Hospitality Industry in Customer Innovations and Recorded Best Ever Growth in 2017

In 2017, Hilton achieved record-setting growth, unveiled industry-leading innovations, and introduced new benefits for guests and Team Members.

Hilton Announces New Leadership in India

Hilton today announced the appointments of Navjit Ahluwalia as Senior Vice President and Country Head, India, and Jatin Khanna as Vice President and Head of Operations, India.

Hilton Opens 650 New Work-From-Home Reservation Sales Positions

Hilton today announced the hiring initiative for its remote career program with the creation of 650 new part-time work-from-home reservation sales positions, offering flexible work opportunities across the United States.

Hilton Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2017 Earnings Release Date

Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. (NYSE: HLT) will report fourth quarter and full year 2017 financial results prior to the stock market open on Wednesday, February 14, 2018, followed by a conference call at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time.

Striking New Hotel Set for Stratford

Hilton (NYSE: HLT) has signed a franchise agreement with The Gantry Group, a joint venture between Black Friar Holdings and a £1.1bn institutional investor.

Hilton Appoints Kellyn Smith Kenny as Chief Marketing Officer

Kenny brings to Hilton unique cross-industry and strategic marketing expertise developed in consumer, competitive, and service-focused executive roles. As Vice President, Marketing at Uber, she led interdisciplinary marketing for the company’s most significant markets in the U.S. and Canada.

Hilton Announces ‘Connected Room,’ The First Mobile-Centric Hotel Room, To Begin Rollout in 2018

Hilton (NYSE: HLT) today unveiled Connected Room, a first-of-its-kind, high-tech guest room that enables guests to personalize and control every aspect of their stay from one central point – their mobile device. Currently in beta testing, Connected Room is live in one hotel, will deploy in coming weeks in several more, and will begin to scale rapidly to hotels across the United States in 2018.

Hilton Increases Stock Repurchase Authorization By $1 Billion

The Board of Directors of Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. (NYSE: HLT) has authorized the repurchase of an additional $1 billion of common stock under the Company’s existing stock repurchase program, bringing the total amount currently authorized for repurchase to approximately $1.3 billion.

Hilton Redefines Hospitality at Global Headquarters with Opening of The Social

Drawing on the latest hospitality, design, and culinary trends, Hilton (NYSE: HLT) today launched “The Social” – turning the ground floor of its global headquarters into a public gathering space that promotes productivity and opens its doors to the local community.

Canopy by Hilton Says Hello to Paws in the Neighborhood

Canopy by Hilton, Hilton’s (NYSE: HLT) lifestyle hotel brand today launched Paws in the Neighborhood, a partnership with Planet Dog, the leading manufacturer of eco-friendly, innovative premium pet products, that allows guests to share energizing, comfortable stays with their canines. The partnership will debut at Canopy Washington D.C. The Wharf, the brand’s first property in the Americas. Paws in the Neighborhood ensures all guests, both two-legged and four-legged, are set up to have a just-right, local experience even before walking through the door.

Hilton Launches Incubator to Fast-Track Guest Innovations

Hilton (NYSE: HLT) today announced the opening of its Innovation Gallery, a first-of-its-kind incubator and experiential showcase for cutting-edge product developments that will shape the future of Hilton hospitality.

Hilton Appoints New Global Head of Hilton Supply Management

Anu Saxena, former Vice President, Product Management for Hilton Global Brands & Services Innovation is now at the helm of Hilton’s global procurement organization, Hilton Supply Management (HSM). As Senior Vice President & Global Head for HSM, Anu will be tasked with leading the global procurement of over 4B USD in 90 countries and for more than 2000 global suppliers. Saxena will report directly to Matt Schuyler, Hilton's Chief Human Resources Officer.

Hilton and Transcorp Hotels sign 20 year extension for Transcorp Hilton Abuja management

Hilton (NYSE: HLT) and Transcorp Hotels Plc, a subsidiary of Transnational Corporation of Nigeria Plc (Transcorp Plc) today announced the signing of a 20-year extension to the current agreement to manage the iconic Transcorp Hilton hotel in Abuja. The agreement will see Hilton manage the property until 2037. The hotel, which is a national landmark for having hosted countless heads of state and global events like the World Economic Forum on Africa, has been operated by Hilton since its opening in 1987.

Hilton Reports Third Quarter Results, Raises Full Year Outlook

Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. ("Hilton" or the "Company") (NYSE: HLT) today reported its third quarter 2017 results. All results herein present the performance of Hilton giving effect to the spin-offs of Park Hotels & Resorts Inc. ("Park") and Hilton Grand Vacations Inc. ("HGV") on January 3, 2017 (the "spin-offs"), with the historical financial results of Park and HGV reflected as discontinued operations. Additionally, all share and share-related information presented herein for periods prior to January 3, 2017 have been retrospectively adjusted to reflect the 1-for-3 reverse stock split of Hilton's outstanding common stock that occurred on January 3, 2017 (the "Reverse Stock Split").

Admiralty Arch Appoints and Welcomes Waldorf Astoria to London

Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts has been appointed by Prime Investors Capital Ltd to operate the luxury hotel within one of the capital’s best-known and most prestigious monuments. Admiralty Arch Waldorf Astoria, London will open in 2022, following an extensive on-going refurbishment programme which will restore and protect the iconic landmark’s architectural and historical features.