MEDELLIN, Colombia and MCLEAN, Va., 2016-Nov-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Hilton (NYSE: HLT) continues its expansion in Latin America with the opening today (November 18, 2016) of its first hotel in Medellin, Colombia and the eighth Hampton in the country. Owned and managed by Metro Operacion Inmobiliaria SAS, Hampton by Hilton Medellin, a new 132-room hotel joins the Hampton by Hilton and Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton family.
“We are thrilled to debut the Hampton by Hilton brand in this remarkable city,” said Phil Cordell, global head, focused service and Hampton brand management, Hilton. “This opening marks an important milestone as we continue to expand the Hampton brand presence in Colombia and deliver on our commitment to providing the brand’s friendly and authentic service to business and leisure travelers.”
As the country’s second most important city due to its size and economy, Medellin is known by its textile manufacturing and exported cut flowers. With the nickname “City of Eternal Spring” for its temperate weather, it is surrounded by peaks and mountains, presenting several outdoor activities such as hiking trails, and canopy lines. Attracting global business travelers, the city offers numerous opportunities for entertainment, gastronomy, leisure activities, arts and recreation.
Located right in the center of the corporate and finance area called Milla de Oro, Hampton by Hilton Medellin offers a 14th floor sky lobby, complimentary Wi-Fi, 24-hour fitness center, a terrace with a whirlpool on the 15th floor, business center, and one meeting room for up to 60 people. Guestrooms are equipped with the brand’s signature Clean and fresh Hampton bed®, 40-inch HDTV, and comfortable work desk. The new hotel also features free daily On the House® hot breakfast, and a 24-hour snack and essentials shop.
“We are excited to open the new Hampton by Hilton Medellin in a prime location, just minutes away from shopping centers, office buildings, restaurants and many entertainment options,” said Camilo Gomez Sanmiguel, general manager. “Our guests will enjoy the brand’s quality amenities and accommodations, and our friendly service, backed by the Hampton 100% Satisfaction Guarantee.”
Hampton by Hilton fosters a unique culture of hospitality called Hamptonality. This term describes each hotel’s approach to friendly customer service, anticipating guests’ needs and providing travelers with helpful suggestions about area attractions, historical facts and fun things to do around town. Additionally, hotels are infused with local photography and artwork, highlighting each property’s connection and support to its own community.
Hampton by Hilton Medellin participates in Hilton HHonors®, the award-winning guest-loyalty program for Hilton’s 13 distinct hotel brands. Hilton HHonors members who book directly with Hilton save time and money and gain instant access to the benefits they care about most, including an exclusive member discount at more than 4,800 hotels worldwide and instant benefits such as free Wi-Fi, the ability to earn and redeem Points for free nights, as well as access to digital amenities like digital check-in with room selection and Digital Key (in select locations), available exclusively through the industry leading Hilton HHonors mobile app.
Hilton currently has a portfolio of more than 90 hotels and resorts open and welcoming travelers in Latin America, including 13 other hotels in Colombia. The company is actively pursuing additional Latin American growth opportunities and currently has a robust pipeline of more than 60 projects across the region, including 10 in Colombia.
About Hampton by HiltonAn award-winning leader in the upper mid-priced hotel segment, Hampton by Hilton, including Hampton Inn by Hilton and Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton, serves value-conscious and quality-driven travelers with nearly 2,200 properties totaling more than 218,000 rooms in 20 countries and territories. High quality accommodations and amenities, such as complimentary Wi-Fi, Hampton’s On the House® hot breakfast, and the brand’s signature Clean and fresh Hampton bed®, contribute to Hampton by Hilton ranking as a leader in its segment. Hampton by Hilton Team Members deliver friendly, authentic, caring and thoughtful service defined as Hamptonality.. Hilton HHonors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels receive instant benefits, including an exclusive member discount that can’t be found anywhere else, free standard Wi-Fi and digital amenities like digital check-in with room selection and Digital Key (selected locations) available exclusively through the industry-leading Hilton HHonors app. For more information about Hampton by Hilton visit www.hampton.com or news.hampton.com and connect online at Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Instagram.
About HiltonHilton (NYSE: HLT) is a leading global hospitality company, comprising more than 4,800 managed, franchised, owned and leased hotels and timeshare properties with nearly 789,000 rooms in 104 countries and territories. For 97 years, Hilton has been dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest experiences. The company’s portfolio of 13 world-class global brands includes Hilton Hotels & Resorts, Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Canopy by Hilton, Curio – A Collection by Hilton, DoubleTree by Hilton, Embassy Suites by Hilton, Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton by Hilton, Tru by Hilton, Homewood Suites by Hilton, Home2 Suites by Hilton and Hilton Grand Vacations. The company also manages an award-winning customer loyalty program, Hilton HHonors®. Hilton HHonors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to benefits including an exclusive member discount, free standard Wi-Fi, as well as digital amenities that are available exclusively through the industry-leading Hilton HHonors app, where Hilton HHonors members can check-in, choose their room, and access their room using a Digital Key. Visit news.hiltonworldwide.com for more information and connect with Hilton on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Flickr, LinkedIn, and Instagram.
For more information or to make reservations, please visit Hampton by Hilton Medellin or call +57 4 604 3000.
Camilo Gomez Sanmiguel
Hampton by Hilton Medellin
+57 4 604 3000
Senior Manager, Regional Brand Public Relations Hilton Worldwide
+55 11 2845 0268