Hampton by Hilton Debuts in Merida, Mexico with Opening of New Hotel

 

New Hotel in the State of Yucatán Welcomes Visitors to Experience the “White City”

August 13, 2015 // Franchising.com // MERIDA, Mexico and MCLEAN, Va. – Hampton by Hilton continues its expansion in Mexico by announcing the opening of Hampton Inn by Hilton Merida – located in the largest city and capital of Mexico’s State of Yucatán. The new-build, 130-room hotel managed by Hilton Worldwide (NYSE: HLT) joins the global brand of more than 2,000 mid-priced Hampton Inn by Hilton, Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton and Hampton by Hilton hotels.

“We are excited to bring Hamptonality to the historical and recreational city of Merida,” said Phil Cordell, global head, Focused Service and Hampton by Hilton Brand Management, Hilton Worldwide. “We are focused on Hampton by Hilton’s continued expansion worldwide and this latest addition to our brand portfolio provides our guests a comfortable and convenient option in this beautiful city.”

Strategically located in the heart of the city’s business district, Hampton Inn by Hilton Merida is across the street from the Siglo XXI Convention Center, surrounded by many national and global company headquarters as well as government offices. The hotel is also near Paseo de Montejo North, a 19th century boulevard inspired by French designs similar to the Avenue des Champs-Élysées, lined with lush trees and elegant mansions from the period. Ideal for a stroll back in time, the area offers dining, museums and colonial period original architecture blending Mayan ancestral times with Yucatan modern-day living. Just 25 minutes from the international airport, Hampton Inn by Hilton Merida is an ideal destination for both leisure and business travelers.

“This Hampton Inn by Hilton in the vibrant city of Merida brings one of Hilton Worldwide’s award-winning brands to a new destination, furthering our goal to continue expanding throughout Mexico and Latin America,” said Tom Potter, senior vice president, Caribbean, Mexico and Latin America, Hilton Worldwide. “With its culturally impressive offering and the safe surroundings the Yucatán is known for, Merida is an ideal location for our newest hotel in Mexico.”

With a contemporary design combining light fresh and earth tone color palettes, Hampton Inn by Hilton Merida welcomes travelers with an array of amenities including complimentary Wi-Fi, complimentary shuttle transportation within a four mile radius, state-of-the-art 24-hour fitness center, 3,000 square feet of flexible event space across eight meeting rooms, and a 24-hour business center. The new hotel also features the Perfect Mix Lobby, designed as an extension of the guestroom with a variety of seating and lighting options for both leisure and business travelers. Hampton by Hilton Merida offers free daily Hampton’s On the House® hot breakfast featuring local fare, a private dining room and a trendy bar for a relaxing beverage.

Known as “The White City” due to the color of the city’s older colonial casonas (houses) and its cleanliness, Merida is a cultural haven. Designated an American Capital of Culture for the year 2000, the city is home to an array of museums, art galleries, theaters, restaurants and shopping, complemented by the city’s colonial architecture and vibrant ambiance. Visitors to Merida can also enjoy a day trip to the archeological site of Chichén Itzá, one of the most visited sites of Mexico.

Hampton by Hilton fosters a unique 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, hotels are infused with local photography and artwork, highlighting each property’s connection and support to its own community.

Hampton Inn by Hilton Merida participates 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. To celebrate the opening, Hampton Inn by Hilton Merida offers 1,000 HHonors points per night through Oct. 31st, 2015.

For more information or to make reservations, please visit www.merida.hamptonbyhilton.com, call +1 800 HAMPTON or the hotel directly at +52 999 964 2345.

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

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 more than 2,050 properties totaling more than 204,000 rooms in 16 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 exact room from a digital floor plan and customize their room prior to arrival with amenity requests. For more information about Hampton by Hilton, visit www.hampton.com or 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 4,440 managed, franchised, owned and leased hotels and timeshare properties, with more than 730,000 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.

SOURCE Hilton Worldwide

Contacts:

Karla Visconti
Hilton Worldwide
+1 786 866 7240
karla.visconti@hilton.com

Lauren Dunaj
Finn Partners
+1 954 765 3636
lauren.dunaj@finnpartners.com

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