Hilton continues European development

Major news from Hilton Worldwide today: The company has confirmed that it will take over the management of eight Mint Hotel properties, rebranding them Doubletree by Hilton and Hilton Garden Inn over the coming weeks, according to Conference & Incentive Travel. Five Mint properties—in Amsterdam, Manchester, Leeds and Glasgow, and two in central London—will become Doubletree by Hilton; while the remaining three—in Glasgow, Bristol and Birmingham—will become Hilton Garden Inns.

At the same time, for the luxury sector, the brand has also announced an agreement with Dijkhuis Vastgoed Management B.V, the owner of Hilton Amsterdam, for a new luxury Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts property in Amsterdam. According to Incentive Travel & Corporate Meetings, the Waldorf Astoria Amsterdam will be created by combining six historic canal-side buildings, and will be the luxury brand’s seventh hotel to open in Europe. 

In a smaller, but no less significant development, Hilton will also soon introduce its new eforea : spa at Hilton to Europe. It is opening its first hotel in Azerbaijan, the Hilton Baku and it will have one of these spas situated on the 23rd floor. Global head of Hilton Hotels and Resorts, Dave Horton, told Compare Away that the company is opening more spas across the world

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