Hilton Expands Presence in Central America

Hilton has announced the signing of an agreement to debut a Hilton Hotels & Resorts hotel in El Salvador.

The 198-room Hilton San Salvador is scheduled to open in July 2020, representing a new country for Hilton’s growing portfolio of 160 hotels and resorts welcoming guests across the Caribbean and Latin America.

Officially forming part of the World Trade Center Complex, Hilton San Salvador is owned and developed by Grupo Agrisal, and will welcome guests to the country’s capital, known for its black-sand beaches, surfing and vibrant nightlife.

“Welcoming more than two million visitors last year, San Salvador has seen steady growth in visitor arrivals, making Hilton San Salvador a welcome addition to our growing portfolio,” said Mario Carbone, managing director, development, Mexico and Central America, Hilton. “With the opening of this hotel, we add a new country to Hilton’s global presence, and look forward to welcoming travelers with our premier hospitality and exceptional services in El Salvador.”

Nestled in the prestigious Colonia Escalon neighbourhood which offers one of the best San Salvador Volcano views, the existing property will start a renovation project led by Gensler Costa Rica, before reopening as the 198-room Hilton San Salvador. With more than 30,000-square-feet of meeting and event space, the hotel boasts the country’s biggest conference centre within a hotel featuring 27 meeting rooms, two ballrooms, two boardrooms and 16 flexible meeting rooms.

Hotel guests will enjoy an array of recreational and dining options including an outdoor pool and fitness centre, as well as onsite signature dining, bar and Specialty Coffee Shop.

Pictured (l-r) are Mario Carbone – Hilton – Managing Director, Development, Mexico and Central America, Luis Alvarez – Agrisal – Chairman, Eduardo Quiñonez -Agrisal – Director Division Hotelera, Carolina Escolan – Hilton – Director Owner Relations and Management Contract Services, Latin America and the Caribbean, Manuel Morales – Agrisal – Director de Operaciones, Juan Corvinos – Hilton – Vice-President, Development, Caribbean and Latin America.