Hilton Worldwide Furthers Expansion in Uruguay with Signing of Hampton by Hilton Montevideo Carrasco

New Mid-Priced Hotel Represents Global Hospitality Company’s Third Property in Uruguay

November 04, 2015 // Franchising.com // MCLEAN, Va. – Hilton Worldwide (NYSE: HLT) announced the signing of a management agreement with Saceem Group to build and operate a new 120-room Hampton by Hilton hotel in Carrasco, department of Canelones, Uruguay – a stone’s throw from Carrasco International Airport. Scheduled to open in 2017, this mid-priced hotel will become the third property in Hilton Worldwide’s Uruguay portfolio, joining the renowned Conrad Punta del Este and Hilton Garden Inn Montevideo which is set to open later this month.

“This latest management agreement represents our commitment to rapid growth throughout Latin America,” said Ted Middleton, senior vice president, development, Latin America, Hilton Worldwide. “With Saceem Group as partners, we are excited to bring yet another one of Hilton Worldwide’s award-winning brands to Uruguay and look forward to further growth opportunities in the region.”

Located in Carrasco in the department of Canelones just 20 minutes from downtown Montevideo, Hampton by Hilton Montevideo Carrasco will introduce a new accommodation option to this thriving city, offering an array of amenities designed for business and leisure travelers alike. The hotel will feature contemporary and comfortable guestrooms decorated with local art and outfitted with 40-inch HD televisions, mini-refrigerators, coffeemakers, laptop-sized safes and ergonomic workspaces. For guests’ convenience, the hotel will provide complimentary Wi-Fi, a fully-equipped fitness center, a complimentary 24-hour business center, as well as 250 square meters of flexible meeting space. An on-site restaurant, inviting guests to start the day with Hampton’s On the House® hot breakfast, will complete the facilities.

"We are proud to collaborate with Hilton Worldwide on the development and management of Hampton by Hilton Montevideo Carrasco,” said Arq. Graylis Garcés, manager, Real Estate Development, Saceem Group. “The hotel will fill an important niche in the market and deliver Hilton Worldwide’s renowned service standards.”

Visitors will also enjoy the brand’s signature culture of hospitality called Hamptonality. This term describes each hotel’s approach to friendly customer service, anticipating guests’ needs and providing travelers with helpful suggestions about area attractions, historical facts and fun things to do around town. Additionally, the hotel will be infused with local photography and artwork, highlighting the property’s connection and support to its own community.

"South America is one of the most important growth markets for Hilton Worldwide,” said Tom Potter, senior vice president, Latin America and Caribbean, Hilton Worldwide. “The opening of a third property in the Uruguay, near this flourishing metropolis, is key in affirming our presence in the region.”

With a prime location in the department of Canelones, on Av. De Las Americas and Av. Racine, Hampton by Hilton Montevideo Carrasco will sit just five minutes from Carrasco International Airport, 15 minutes from the innovative Costa Urbana Shopping Center, 15 minutes from Zonamerica business center, 20 minutes from downtown Montevideo and an hour from the glamorous resort destination of Punta del Este.

“We are excited to introduce travelers visiting this thriving region of Uruguay to our unique take on hospitality,” said Phil Cordell, global head, Focused Service and Hampton by Hilton Brand Management, Hilton Worldwide. “Working with our partners in the region, we will ensure that Hampton by Hilton Montevideo Carrasco will offer visitors the comfortable accommodation and exceptional service they expect from our brand.”

Hampton by Hilton Montevideo Carrasco will participate in Hilton HHonors®, the only guest-loyalty program that allows members to earn Points & Miles for the same stay and redeem points for free nights with No Blackout Dates at its properties worldwide. HHonors members always get our lowest price with our Best Price Guarantee, along with HHonors Points, free Wi-Fi, digital check-in and no booking fees only when they book directly through Hilton.

Read more about Hampton by Hilton at www.hampton.com and www.news.hampton.com.

About Hilton Worldwide

Hilton Worldwide (NYSE: HLT) is a leading global hospitality company, spanning the lodging sector from luxury and full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and focused-service hotels. For 96 years, Hilton Worldwide has been dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest experiences. The company's portfolio of twelve world-class global brands is comprised of more than 4,500 managed, franchised, owned and leased hotels and timeshare properties, with more than 745,000 rooms in 97 countries and territories, including Hilton Hotels & Resorts, Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Canopy by Hilton, Curio – A Collection by Hilton, DoubleTree by Hilton, Embassy Suites by Hilton, Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton by Hilton, Homewood Suites by Hilton, Home2 Suites by Hilton and Hilton Grand Vacations. The company also manages an award-winning customer loyalty program, Hilton HHonors®. Hilton HHonors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to benefits including free standard Wi-Fi, as well as digital amenities that are available exclusively through the industry-leading Hilton HHonors app, where HHonors members can check-in, choose their room, and access their room using a Digital Key. Visit news.hiltonworldwide.com for more information and connect with Hilton Worldwide at facebook.com/hiltonworldwide, twitter.com/hiltonworldwide, youtube.com/hiltonworldwide, flickr.com/hiltonworldwide, and linkedin.com/company/hilton-worldwide.

About Hampton by Hilton

An award-winning leader in the mid-priced hotel segment, Hampton by Hilton, including Hampton Inn by Hilton, Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton and Hampton by Hilton, serves value-conscious and quality-driven travelers with 2,080 properties totaling more than 207,000 rooms in 17 countries and territories. High quality accommodations and amenities, such as complimentary Wi-Fi, Hampton’s On the House® hot breakfast, multi-unit Power Cubes and the brand’s signature Clean and fresh Hampton bed®, contribute to Hampton by Hilton ranking as a leader in its segment. Hampton by Hilton Team Members deliver friendly, authentic, caring and thoughtful service defined as Hamptonality which is backed by the 100% Hampton® Guarantee. Hilton HHonors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to benefits including free standard Wi-Fi, as well as digital amenities that are available exclusively through the industry-leading Hilton HHonors app, where HHonors members can check-in, choose their room, and access their room using a Digital Key. For more information about Hampton by Hilton, visit www.hampton.com or news.hampton.com.

About Saceem Group

Saceem Group is a leading Uruguayan company in the areas of engineering and construction, and has been doing business continuously since 1951. Saceem Group has focused its engineering and construction activities mainly in Uruguay but has also participated in projects in Brazil, Argentina, Peru and Venezuela. Saceem has successfully executed more than 1,500 projects in the most diverse areas of engineering and construction: infrastructure, transport and logistics, architecture and urban renewal, energy, manufacturing, telecommunications, hydropower and environmental. The company’s annual revenue exceeds USD 200 million, currently has more than 2,000 employees and an extensive technical and professional staff of over 150 people. Saceem Group also boasts an Integrated Management System, which is certified in the following standards: UNIT: ISO 9001 Quality Management Systems; UNIT: OHSAS 18001 Safety and Occupational Health Management Systems and UNIT: ISO 14001 Environmental Management Systems.

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