May 20, 2016 // Franchising.com // DALLAS, Texas and MCLEAN, Va. – Today, Canopy by Hilton, Hilton Worldwide’s (NYSE: HLT) new lifestyle brand, and The Javelin Group, announced plans to develop Canopy Dallas | Uptown. Canopy by Hilton, which launched a year ago, targets vibrant, culturally rich neighborhoods in select cities across the nation.
Located at the intersection of Cityplace West and Oak Grove in Uptown Dallas, the 150-room Canopy Dallas | Uptown will be the hospitality highlight of Cityplace, a master planned mixed-use luxury retail and residential development. Financed by Texas Capital Bank, the new-build hotel slated to open in fall 2017, will feature a restaurant and a rooftop bar, serving local, healthful cuisine with evening wine and beer tastings.
"We are delighted to bring the Canopy by Hilton brand to the thriving Dallas Uptown neighborhood,” said Alan Naul, president, The Javelin Group. “With convenient proximity to dining, shopping, the arts and entertainment venues, Canopy’s dedication to positivity, comfort and simplicity will be a natural choice for travelers looking for a true Dallas experience.
Uptown Dallas is home to over 100 restaurants, galleries, antique shops, and boutiques and features a complimentary trolley line to the Arts District. Team Members’ local know-how will lead guests to popular neighborhood attractions to include Rye 51, an upscale-rustic menswear store with a whiskey bar; The Magnolia Theatre, offering cocktails and snacks alongside indie films; The Museum of Geometric and MADI Art; and, The Rustic, a legendary night spot featuring local cuisine and live music acts.
“We’re looking forward to extending a warm welcome to the Uptown neighborhood,” said Gary Steffen, global head, Canopy by Hilton. “We expect the hotel to add a tremendous amount of value to the Dallas hospitality market by giving energetic and adventurous travelers an authentic neighborhood experience.”
As with all Canopy hotels, Canopy Dallas | Uptown will complement the eclectic personality of the Uptown neighborhood by appealing to travelers looking for a simple, unique and upper-upscale experience. Canopy by Hilton blends into the neighborhood by featuring artwork from local artists, serving traditional and locally sourced food and drink, and offering destination-specific welcome gifts.
Canopy Dallas | Uptown will participate in Hilton HHonors®, the only guest rewards program that allows members to earn Points & Miles® for the same stay and redeem points for free nights with No Blackout Dates at more than 4,500 hotels worldwide. Hilton HHonors members who book directly through www.canopybyhilton.com will have access to benefits including digital check-in, choose your room, and free Wi-Fi.
For more information about Canopy by Hilton, please visit www.canopybyhilton.com or http://press.canopybyhilton.com. Connect with Canopy by Hilton on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Pinterest (@canopybyhilton) using hashtag #PositivelyYours to explore fresh-forward thinking in travel, design, and wellness.
The Javelin Group makes strategic investments in real estate assets and related operating companies primarily through the development of hospitality properties and senior living facilities. Javelin’s philosophy is to partner with exceptional operators in a collaborative effort to facilitate the operator’s strategic growth objectives. Since 2004, Javelin has deployed in excess of $150 million of equity commitments from a combination of institutional investors, investment funds and high net worth individuals.
Canopy by Hilton is the energizing, new hotel in the neighborhood offering simple guest-directed service, thoughtful local choices, and surprisingly comfortable spaces, so guests simply feel better going forward. Each property is designed as a natural extension of its neighborhood, with local design, food and drink, and delivers a fresh approach to hospitality and the guest experience. Canopy by Hilton is the lifestyle hotel brand of Hilton Worldwide. Learn more at www.canopybyhilton.com or follow us on Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest or Twitter (@canopybyhilton).
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 http://news.hiltonworldwide.com for more information and connect with Hilton Worldwide on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube, Flickr, and LinkedIn.
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