Hilton and Uber Expand Partnership, Unveil App Integration for Simplified Travel

Users can seamlessly access their hotel and ground transportation reservations through the Hilton HHonors and Uber apps. Travel logistics just got a whole lot simpler, thanks to an expanded partnership between Hilton Worldwide (NYSE: HLT) and Uber to further bring together their respective mobile apps. In a first for the hospitality industry, Hilton HHonors members can now order an…

Tru by Hilton Breaks Ground on First Property

Hilton Worldwide’s revolutionary new midscale brand comes to McDonough, Georgia  Hilton Worldwide (NYSE: HLT) today broke ground on its very first Tru by Hilton property located in McDonough, Georgia. The celebration marked the fastest brand announcement to groundbreaking in Hilton history, less than eight weeks after Tru’s public debut. Demonstrating Tru’s commitment to breaking the mold at every…

Historic Muscat Set To Welcome Hilton Garden Inn

Hilton’s mid-market brand set to become first hotel for company in Muscat, one of the Middle East’s most intriguing destinations for trade and tourism.  Hilton Worldwide (NYSE:HLT) today announced the signing of a management agreement with the Muscat National Development and Investment Company to open Hilton Garden Inn Muscat – Al Khuwair, the global hospitality company’s first hotel…

Hilton And IBM Pilot “Connie,” The World’s First Watson-Enabled Hotel Concierge

Hilton Worldwide (NYSE: HLT) and IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced a collaboration to pilot “Connie” – the first Watson-enabled robot concierge in the hospitality industry. Connie draws on domain knowledge from Watson and WayBlazer to inform guests on local tourist attractions, dining recommendations and hotel features and amenities. Connie, named for Hilton’s founder Conrad Hilton, marks the first…

Hilton Worldwide’s DoubleTree by Hilton Brand Expands Presence in Colombia with the Opening of DoubleTree by Hilton Bogotá – Calle 100

DoubleTree by Hilton, one of Hilton Worldwide‘s (NYSE: HLT) 13 market-leading brands, has broadened its presence in Colombia today with the opening of DoubleTree by Hilton Bogotá – Calle 100. The hotel joins the recently-opened DoubleTree by Hilton Bogotá – Parque 93 as the brand’s first two properties in Colombia. Both hotels are managed by Hoteles Cosmos, and…