Hilton Worldwide has signed a deal to bring the new Resort at Mahogany Bay Village to its Curio soft brand. When open, The Resort at Mahogany Bay Village, Curio Collection by Hilton will be the first Hilton Worldwide property in Belize, as well as the first luxury resort from a global brand in the country.
The resort is located in San Pedro, Belize on Ambergris Caye, about 15 miles from the mainland and 10 minutes from the San Pedro Airport. It will have 205 cottage and villa-style rooms.
To preserve natural resources and minimize overall waste, the resort will use local materials and maintain construction and operating standards so it will not impact the local coral reefs. It will also employ smart architectural designs to increase airflow and reduce the need for air conditioning.
Hilton Worldwide currently has a portfolio of more than 90 hotels and resorts open in Latin America, including 14 properties in Central America. The company says it is "actively pursuing" additional Latin American growth opportunities, and currently has a pipeline of more than 50 hotels throughout the region, including two Curio properties, in Honduras and Costa Rica.