Hilton Worldwide Announces Homewood Suites by Hilton Development in Mexico

New Homewood Suites by Hilton Silao Reinforces Brand’s Commitment to Latin America Growth

November 02, 2015 // Franchising.com // MCLEAN, Va. – Hilton Worldwide (NYSE: HLT) today announced the signing of a Homewood Suites by Hilton project in Silao, Mexico – the upscale, all-suite, extended-stay brand’s second hotel in the country. Scheduled to open in early 2017 in the state of Guanajuato, the new build 137-suite Homewood Suites by Hilton Silao developed by Edco Turismo Bajio, SA de CV reinforces the brand’s commitment to growth in Latin America and will introduce its new Caribbean and Latin America design prototype in Mexico.

“The signing of Homewood Suites by Hilton Silao is a momentous occasion as it furthers our expansion efforts in Mexico, while simultaneously growing our Homewood Suites by Hilton presence in Latin America,” Tom Potter, senior vice president, Latin America and the Caribbean, Hilton Worldwide.

Homewood Suites’ Caribbean and Latin America design emphasizes efficiency of space, while staying true to the brand experience by creating a clear sense of place. Guests of Homewood Suites by Hilton Silao will be welcomed by an inviting open concept lobby that flows into an indoor/outdoor living room and dining terrace. The hotel will feature 137 spacious studio, one- and two-bedroom suites, all with fully-equipped kitchens complete with microwave, full-size refrigerator, cooktop, cooking accessories and more. Rooms will offer clearly defined kitchen, living and sleeping zones, as well as ample work space. Dining options will include a full-service bar and lounge space for breakfast, lunch and dinner; pantry with a kitchen look and feel offering ready-made snacks; and suite shop convenience store offering a variety of items for purchase.

"Homewood Suites by Hilton Silao will be a great addition to our growing portfolio, and highlights the demand for extended stay hotel options throughout Latin America,” said Bill Duncan, global head, all suites brands, Hilton Worldwide. “We’re excited to introduce the comfort and benefits of Homewood Suites to new business and leisure travelers visiting the area when the hotel opens in 2017.”

Centrally located just five minutes from Del Bajio International Airport in an area of Silao experiencing strong industrial development, Homewood Suites by Hilton Silao will offer travelers proximity to the area’s main businesses, industrial parks and entertainment.

Homewood Suites by Hilton provides travelers amenities and services that maximize their travel budgets including: complimentary internet, daily full-hot breakfast and complimentary evening social Monday through Thursday. Recreational options at Homewood Suites by Hilton Silao will feature a fitness center and outdoor swimming pool. The hotel will also offer approximately 1,800 square feet of flexible event space.

“We look forward to bringing this second Homewood Suites by Hilton hotel to Mexico, and showcasing the benefits of extended stay hotels in this part of the world,” said George Massa, vice president and managing director, development, Mexico and Central America, Hilton Worldwide. “We are pleased to be working with the professionals at Edco Turismo Bajio, SA de CV on this exciting project.”

The hotel 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.

Hilton Worldwide currently has approximately 40 hotels open and welcoming travelers to Mexico. The company is actively pursuing additional growth opportunities throughout the country and has more than 20 development projects planned in Mexico.

For more information about Homewood Suites by Hilton, visit www.homewoodsuites.com or news.homewoodsuites.com.-

About Homewood Suites by Hilton

Homewood Suites by Hilton, Hilton Worldwide’s upscale, all-suite, extended-stay hotel brand with 370 locations in the United States, Mexico and Canada, is an award-winning leader that has been named "Top Upscale Extended-Stay" hotel by J.D. Power the last six years. The first choice for guests seeking comfortable accommodations when traveling for an extended or quick overnight stay, Homewood Suites offers inviting, generous suites, featuring separate living and sleeping areas, and fully-equipped kitchens with full-size refrigerators. Additional value-driven essentials include: complimentary Internet, a daily full-hot breakfast and complimentary evening social every Monday-Thursday 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 and choose their exact room from a digital floor plan prior to arrival.. Homewood Suites is focused on guest satisfaction and stands behind each stay with its 100% Suite Assurance® guarantee. For more information on the extended-stay advantage, visit www.homewoodsuites.com or news.homewoodsuites.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
hiltoncariblatam@finnpartners.com

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