Hilton Worldwide Continues Expansion in Latin America, Mexico
By Brian Major
September 10, 2012 10:01 PM
Hilton Worldwide has opened six new hotels in Latin America and Mexico, and also signed 10 agreements in the last 12 months for new properties in the region, the company announced. Hilton will open a total of eight properties in 2012, including hotels in Argentina, Mexico, Panama and Peru. The company will open an additional six hotels in Argentina, Colombia and Panama in 2013. In all, Hilton has more than 20 confirmed projects and 3,000 rooms in development in the region, including properties in Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Mexico, Panama and Peru.
Within the last six months, the company has opened the Hilton Bogota in Colombia; the DoubleTree by Hilton in Saltillo, Mexico; the Hampton Inn by Hilton Ciudad del Carmen, Mexico; the Hampton Inn by Hilton Guadalajara/Expo, Mexico; the DoubleTree by Hilton Panama City; and the Hilton Garden Inn Panama.
“With stable and growing economies throughout the region, Latin America continues to offer great opportunities for both business and leisure travel, and we will continue playing an active role in welcoming visitors to this dynamic part of the world,” said Danny Hughes, senior vice president, Caribbean, Mexico and Latin America, for Hilton Worldwide.