Hilton Continues Latin America, Caribbean Expansion

Hilton Barra Rio de Janeiro-Sept30

Hilton Worldwide is set to reach a milestone 100 hotels in Latin America and the Caribbean this year, with an accelerated 60% growth in the portfolio expected through 2017.

Nearly 20 new hotels have opened in the region so far this year, and another 60 hotels are in the development pipeline.

As of Q2 2015, Hilton Worldwide has approximately 20,000 rooms at more than 90 hotels and resorts open and welcoming guests throughout Latin America and the Caribbean, including the recent openings of the 298-room Hilton Barra Rio de Janeiro (pictured); Anselmo Buenos Aires – the first Curio – A Collection by Hilton hotel in Latin America; Hilton Garden Inn Guatemala City – the first Hilton Worldwide hotel in the country; and the 355-room Hilton Aruba Caribbean Resort & Casino.

An additional 10 hotels and more than 1,200 rooms are expected to open by the end of this year including Hilton Garden Inn Cusco, Peru; Hampton by Hilton Santa Cruz, Bolivia – marking Hilton Worldwide’s first hotel in Bolivia; DoubleTree by Hilton Calama and Hilton Garden Inn Iquique in Chile; DoubleTree by Hilton in Bogota, Colombia; four Hampton Inn by Hilton hotels in Mexico; and Hilton Garden Inn Montevideo, Uruguay.