Hilton Worldwide is bringing its extended-stay Homewood Suites by Hilton brand to Santo Domingo in the Dominican Republic. The 120-room hotel will reportedly cost $14.0 million to build and create more than 75 direct and 200 indirect jobs.
Dominican Republic Export and Investment Center (CEI-RD) director Jean Alain Rodriguez made the announcement at a press conference Thursday, after meeting with president Danilo Medina in the National Palace, accompanied by Hilton Worldwide chain Dominican Republic director Hector Concari.
Hilton Worldwide signed a management agreement with Inversiones Robledo, SAS - a joint venture between Proinversión and TVP Management, to introduce its Homewood Suites by Hilton brand to Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. Scheduled to open in Q3 2017, the new build 120-room Homewood Suites by Hilton Santo Domingo is the brand’s first hotel in the Caribbean, and the first hotel designed in line with its Caribbean and Latin America prototype.
Located on Winston Churchill Avenue, and across the street from Blue Mall, the 11-story Homewood Suites by Hilton Santo Domingo will offer travelers proximity to the area’s main businesses, shopping and entertainment.
The hotel will participate in Hilton HHonors, the only hotel loyalty program that allows members to earn Points & Miles on the same stay and No Blackout Dates on reward stays. In addition, HHonors members can use Points to purchase rewards, merchandise and vacation packages, make charitable contributions and more.
Hilton Worldwide currently has two hotels open in the Dominican Republic: Hilton Santo Domingo and Embassy Suites by Hilton Santo Domingo. The company is actively pursuing additional growth opportunities in the Caribbean.