Hilton Continues Expansion in Caribbean and Latin America – TravelPulse | Gmx Pharm

Hilton Hotels added 11 hotels in Latin America and expanded its portfolio in the Caribbean and Latin America (CALA) to more than 190 hotels, representing nearly 15% of Hilton’s footprint outside the United States.

Two of the properties are located in Riviera Maya, Mexico; one at Punta Mita in the Mexican Pacific; one in Monterrey, Nuevo León, in northeastern Mexico; three in Peru: Arequipa, Trujillo and Miraflores. The Curio Collection brand opened one in Costa Rica and another in Ecuador. Tru by Hilton opened its first hotel in Criciúma, Brazil and the latest is the Rok Hotel Kingston; Tapestry Collection opened in Jamaica.


Hilton is opening its wings and has an aggressive expansion plan, including a pipeline of 105 properties. Hilton’s deep-rooted commitment to development across the region is stronger than ever as the company expects to open its 200th hotel in CALA by the end of 2022.

“Always looking for opportunities to expand Hilton’s presence in the Caribbean and Latin America, we work with exceptional owners to launch the right brand in the right market to meet the needs of today’s global traveler said Juan Corvinos, senior vice president, development, architecture and construction, Caribbean and Latin America, Hilton. “Our plans have resulted in incredible milestones in the region, from welcoming new all-inclusive and luxury resorts in some of the most desirable destinations to celebrating the first brands on the market that appeal and attract all types of visitors. We are excited about our momentum and our continued commitment to this dynamic region.”

In the first half of 2022, Hilton opened 11 hotels in CALA with more than 2,100 rooms from seven brands and six countries

In the first half of 2022, Hilton opened 11 hotels with more than 2,100 rooms from seven brands and six countries in CALA and expanded its portfolio to more than 190 hotels and resorts with more than 35,000 rooms, welcoming guests in 27 countries and territories . At the same time, the company confirmed plans to open an additional 15 hotels in the second half of 2022 and signed 15 new development contracts, increasing its pipeline to 105 projects with nearly 15,750 rooms.

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Highlights of the first six months of the year include:

– Hilton expanded its all-inclusive portfolio in the Caribbean and Latin America to 10 resorts with the opening of the 735-room Hilton Tulum Riviera Maya All-Inclusive Resort in April 2022 – Hilton’s first all-inclusive in Tulum and the most extensive resort in the company in the Caribbean and Latin America. With this recent opening, Hilton now offers six all-inclusive options in Mexico, two in the Dominican Republic, and one in Curaçao and Jamaica.

– Conrad Hotels & Resorts, one of Hilton’s three distinct luxury brands, announced the opening of the Conrad Tulum Riviera Maya in January 2022 as the brand’s first Mexican Caribbean hotel. With bold design, exquisite dining, a sustainability program and transformative experiences, this luxury hotel set the stage for Hilton’s expansion in Tulum, one of Mexico’s premier destinations, and built on the brand’s presence in Mexico following the opening of the Conrad Punta de 2020 Mita is located on the country’s Pacific coast.

– Five years after opening its first hotel, Hilton’s revolutionary multi-generational hotel brand, Tru by Hilton, opened its first hotel in the Caribbean and Latin America, the 154-room Tru by Hilton Criciúma. The brand plans to continue its CALA expansion with seven projects in the pipeline, including the opening of Tru by Hilton Monterrey Fundidora, scheduled for later this year.

– In Peru, Hilton opened its tenth hotel in the country, Hampton by Hilton Arequipa, following the opening of DoubleTree by Hilton Trujillo and Hilton Garden Inn Lima Miraflores.

– Curio Collection by Hilton welcomed Botanica Osa Peninsula, Curio Collection by Hilton in Costa Rica and Royal Palm Galapagos, Curio Collection by Hilton, marking the first international hotel brand in the Galapagos Islands and making Ecuador the brand’s 30th country and territory to have Welcome travelers to its growing portfolio.

– Rok Hotel Kingston, Tapestry Collection by Hilton opened, Hilton’s return to the capital of Jamaica and the first Tapestry Collection by Hilton branded hotel in the Caribbean.

The Company expects to open approximately 15 more properties in CALA for ten brands by the end of 2022, including premieres in Brazil and Mexico, among others. Upcoming 2022 opening highlights include Motto by Hilton Tulum – the brand’s first hotel in CALA; Tru by Hilton Monterrey Fundidora – the brand’s first hotel in Mexico; DoubleTree by Hilton Foz de Iguaçu – Hilton’s first hotel near the famous waterfalls in Brazil; and Waldorf Astoria Cancun – the luxury brand’s eagerly awaited arrival in Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula.

Hilton’s broader CALA development pipeline of 105 properties spans 24 countries and territories with five destinations — Mexico, Brazil, Peru, Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic, which account for more than 50% of the company’s growth plans by room count region.

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