Hilton opens 20th hotel in Colombia

Meeting and event venues at the hotel include a 5,815-square-foot main ballroom with floor-to-ceiling windows. Photo credit: Hilton

The just-opened Hilton Bogota Corferias is marks the megachain's 20th property in Colombia. 

As the first full service hotel in the city's convention district, the 410-room property has more than 13,000 square feet of meeting and event space, including the largest terrace in the area with indoor and outdoor space.

“Colombia’s tourism industry continues to set records with a 9-percent growth in visitor arrivals last year, maintaining a positive year-over-year momentum,” said Jorge Giannattasio, SVP/head of operations, Caribbean and Latin America, Hilton. “The market’s consistent growth paves the way for further tourism development and we are proud to play a significant role in this boom with the opening of our 20th hotel in the destination.”

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Redefining business travel with first-of-its-kind meeting spaces in the area, the hotel forms part of the Corferias complex, spearheaded by the Chamber of Commerce of Bogota to promote industrial, commercial, social and cultural development in the region. Serving as the official hotel for the complex, the property has a contemporary design inspired by the city’s natural elements and landscape. 

Meeting and event venues at the hotel include a 5,815-square-foot main ballroom with floor-to-ceiling windows and a capacity for up to 720 guests and seven breakout rooms totaling 13,200 square feet. Planners also may host their event on the 6,500-square-foot terrace. The Agora Convention Center, which was completed in late 2017, is within walking distance with nearly 65,000 square feet of event space.

Hilton has a portfolio of nearly 150 hotels and resorts open in 25 countries across the Caribbean and Latin America. The company has more than 80 hotels in development throughout the region, including four in Colombia. 

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