Hampton by Hilton, Hilton’s upper-midscale brand and longtime category leader, announced the opening of 24 new hotel properties.
These openings include Hampton Inn by Hilton Chicago McCormick Place, part of Hilton’s first tri-brand hotel, Hampton Inn by Hilton Astana Triumphal Arch, Hampton’s first property in Kazakhstan, and Hampton by Hilton Dubai Airport, the brand’s first property in the Middle East and largest hotel in the portfolio.
“Our explosive growth in 2018 has put Hampton on pace to open more than 100 properties for the fourth consecutive year, and our strong global pipeline of more than 620 hotels indicates no signs of slowing down,” said Shruti Gandhi Buckley, global head, Hampton by Hilton. “Our commitment to innovation, consistency and quality accommodations continues to make this award-winning brand a favorite among both owners and guests.”
In the Northeastern United States, Hampton opened five new properties including Hampton Inn by Hilton Teaneck Glenpointe, a dual-brand property with Homewood Suites by Hilton, adding 190 rooms in the New Jersey area. Additionally, Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton Philadelphia/Media in Pennsylvania expanded the brand’s presence in this “surban” area just 12 miles south of Philadelphia.
Hampton opened five new hotels in the Midwestern U.S., including Hampton Inn by Hilton Sikeston in Missouri, situated within walking distance to the city’s historic downtown with many shops and restaurants, as well as the 100-room Hampton Inn by Hilton Brooklyn Park Minneapolis in Minnesota, located only seven miles from Downtown Minneapolis.
Additionally, the brand’s U.S. footprint expanded in the South with six openings across Alabama, Georgia, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Tennessee and Texas. Travelers exploring one of the region’s most popular destinations can choose Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton Asheville Biltmore Area and enjoy easy access to Biltmore Estate and the Blue Ridge Parkway. Music lovers can head to Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton Nashville/Goodlettsville, which is near Nashville’s Grand Ole Opry and Ascend Amphitheater.
Continuing the brand’s global expansion strategy, Hampton’s international footprint grew with eight new properties outside of the U.S. including China, Colombia, United Arab Emirates and Kazakhstan. With five recent property openings in China, Hampton now has 50 hotels operating in the country, reinforcing the brand’s status as the fastest growing international hospitality brand pipeline in China.
Every Hampton guest will enjoy the brand’s signature free, hot breakfast with healthy options; On the Run™ breakfast bags; and free Wi-Fi in every room. Hampton continues to lead the pack in terms of guest experience, with each hotel promising guest happiness with the 100% Hampton Guarantee.
Hampton by Hilton is part of Hilton Honors, the award-winning guest-loyalty program for Hilton’s 14 distinct hotel brands. Hilton Honors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits, including a flexible payment slider that allows members to choose nearly any combination of points and money to book a stay, an exclusive member discount that can’t be found anywhere else and free standard Wi-Fi.
Members also enjoy popular digital tools available exclusively through the industry-leading Hilton Honors mobile app, where Hilton Honors members can check-in, choose their room and access their room using a Digital Key.
Article From Travel Pulse October 8, 2018