SUMMARY – HILTON EXPANDS GLOBALLY IN 2023 WITH NEW PROPERTIES IN EMEA, OFFERING INNOVATIVE EXPERIENCES AND WARM HOSPITALITY TO TRAVELERS. DESTINATIONS INCLUDE TURKEY, MOROCCO, KENYA, EGYPT, AND EUROPEAN CITIES LIKE BUDAPEST, LONDON, HEIDELBERG, CASCAIS, AND DIJON.
Hilton, the renowned hotel brand, is expanding its presence worldwide in 2023, providing travelers with innovative digital conveniences and a warm hospitality experience. The company is set to open 23 new properties across the Americas, Asia Pacific, and Europe, Middle East & Africa (EMEA). This expansion includes exciting destinations in African countries such as Morocco, Tunisia, Kenya, and Egypt.
The U.S. Travel Association reports that travel spending within the United States has already reached pre-pandemic levels earlier this year. With borders open and pre-departure testing requirements lifted, international travel is projected to witness a significant boom in 2023. While domestic business and leisure travel are expected to continue growing, the prospects for international travel are even more promising.
Hilton’s New Properties in Europe, Middle East & Africa (EMEA)
Following are the Hilton’s new properties in EMEA;
The Bo Vue Hotel Bodrum, Curio Collection by Hilton – Turkey
Located along the Aegean Coast, The Bo Vue Hotel Bodrum, Curio Collection by Hilton offers a breathtaking experience with a 1.2-kilometer private white sandy beach and 102 modern rooms. Most rooms provide glittering sea views. Guests can explore nearby attractions such as Yalikavak, Bodrum Castle, and the Mausoleum at Halicarnassus. The hotel boasts a variety of dining options, including the Mediterranean and Aegean cuisine at Bo Giorno, Turkish delights at Delmanzo, and seafood specialties at Bacalao. For relaxation, guests can enjoy the fully appointed Spa Soul or take a dip in the indoor and outdoor pools. Opening in spring 2023.
Conrad Rabat Arzana – Morocco
In an exclusive area of Harhoura, Conrad Rabat Arzana offers 120 luxury rooms and suites with stunning ocean views. The hotel features four world-class restaurants and bar lounges, including Morocco’s largest Royal Suite. It also houses the Conrad Spa, a conference and events center, and 1000+ square meters of event space overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. Opening in December 2022.
Hampton by Hilton Budapest City Centre – Hungary
Budapest welcomes its first Hampton by Hilton hotel next summer. With 219 guest rooms, the hotel is conveniently located near the Hungarian State Opera and within walking distance of St. Stephen’s Basilica, vibrant restaurants, bars, and shopping districts. The hotel offers refreshed public spaces, updated guest rooms, free hot breakfast, and fully equipped fitness facilities. Opening in summer 2023.
Hampton by Hilton London Old Street – United Kingdom
Set in London’s vibrant commercial hub, Hampton by Hilton London Old Street is a five-minute walk from Old Street station. The 107-room hotel is perfectly positioned for both work and leisure, with easy access to restaurants and bars on Shoreditch High Street and corporate offices in Liverpool Street. Guests can enjoy Italian cuisine, flexible workspaces, a conference meeting room, a state-of-the-art gym, and free hot breakfast. The hotel’s design prioritizes environmental sustainability. Opening in summer 2023.
Hilton Heidelberg – Germany
Nestled in Heidelberg’s historic old town, Hilton Heidelberg offers a unique experience on the banks of the River Neckar. The hotel features 244 rooms, a restaurant with classic German dishes, seven meeting rooms, a fitness center, and an elegant ballroom. It is conveniently located within walking distance of Heidelberg Castle and the Christmas Markets. Opening in spring 2023.
Hilton Skanes Monastir Beach Resort – Tunisia
Hilton Skanes Monastir Beach Resort marks Hilton’s debut in Tunisia, offering stunning views of the Mediterranean and a pristine white-sand beach. With 346 stylish rooms and suites, the resort provides seven food and beverage outlets, five outdoor and indoor swimming pools, a thalassotherapy spa, fitness facilities, a tennis court, and a kid’s club. It also offers ample meeting space for retreats and business events. Opening in summer 2023.
Kwetu Nairobi, Curio Collection by Hilton – Kenya
Kwetu Nairobi, Curio Collection by Hilton brings the upscale brand to East Africa. The hotel, located on the edge of the Karura Forest, offers 102 rooms in five interconnected blocks. Each block overlooks the forested landscape, providing a serene experience. Guests can enjoy exquisite dining venues, rooftop bar, specialty restaurant, and state-of-the-art meeting rooms. The hotel features an outdoor heated swimming pool, fitness center, and luxurious spa. Opening in early 2023.
Legacy Hotel Cascais, Curio Collection by Hilton – Portugal
Legacy Hotel Cascais, Curio Collection by Hilton, is the latest addition to Curio Collection by new Hilton properties project. With 59 guest rooms, many featuring stunning sea view balconies, the hotel invites guests to enjoy its lobby bar, restaurant, swimming pool, spa, and fitness center. Cascais offers attractions such as the Conde de Castro Guimarães Museum, showcasing an impressive art and furniture collection. Opening in summer 2023.
Sainte-Anne Hotel Dijon, Curio Collection by Hilton – France
Sainte-Anne Hotel Dijon, Curio Collection by new Hilton properties project, marks Hilton’s entry into the Burgundy region of France. The upscale hotel is centrally located in Dijon’s “Cité Internationale de la Gastronomie et du Vin.” It offers 125 rooms and suites with décor inspired by Burgundy’s vineyards, outdoor terraces, a swimming pool, fitness center, and Nhoraé spa. Guests can savor French cuisine at La Table de Sainte-Anne and indulge in wine tastings at L’Oratoire. Dijon’s medieval center, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is within walking distance. Opening in summer 2023.
Waldorf Astoria Cairo Heliopolis – Egypt
Waldorf Astoria Cairo Heliopolis makes its debut in Egypt, offering luxury and elegance. Located near Cairo International Airport, the hotel features 252 luxurious rooms and suites. Guests can enjoy dining and entertainment outlets, including the iconic Waldorf Astoria Lobby Clock and Peacock Alley. The hotel also provides a spa, pool, fitness center, meeting rooms, and ballrooms. Opening soon, providing residents and travelers with exceptional experiences.