Hilton Worldwide (NYSE: HLT) today announced the addition of five new property signings to the development pipeline of Curio – A Collection by Hilton. They will join the eight hotels that have opened as part of the collection since it launched at the NYU International Hospitality Industry Investment Conference just one year ago on June 2, 2014. Credit: Curio - A Collection by Hilton.

MCLEAN, Va. - Hilton Worldwide (NYSE: HLT) today announced the addition of five new property signings to the development pipeline of Curio - A Collection by Hilton. They will join the eight hotels that have opened as part of the collection since it launched at the NYU International Hospitality Industry Investment Conference just one year ago on June 2, 2014.

The five additions to the Curio collection pipeline include:

"With nearly 40 properties and 11,000 rooms either open or in various stages of development, Curio - A Collection by Hilton has quickly become one of the industry's top performing hotel collections," said Bill Fortier, senior vice president, development - Americas, Hilton Worldwide. "We're beyond thrilled to welcome these remarkable hotels to the Hilton Worldwide portfolio, allowing each property to maintain its independence while still backed by the strength of the Hilton engine."

These signings follow news of recent openings of The Sam Houston, Curio Collection by Hilton on June 1, 2015 and Juniper Hotel Cupertino, Curio Collection by Hilton on June 2, 2015 which brought the number of properties currently operating in the collection to eight, including:

The five latest properties add to an already-strong global pipeline including: Hotel Astor Paris; Mall of Qatar; Jewel Beach Resort & Spa Paradise Cove Runaway Bay; Reichshof Hamburg; Jewel Beach Resort & Spa Dunn's River Ocho Rios; Hotel Alex Johnson Rapid City; LondonHouse Chicago; Rumeli Han Istanbul; The Porter Portland and The Statler Dallas.

"When we launched Curio - A Collection by Hilton one year ago today, we knew we had something special, a collection defined by hotels that cater to travelers with a passion for discovery and a taste for the authentic flavor of communities," said Dianna Vaughan, global head, Curio - A Collection by Hilton. "From Texas to Turkey and Philadelphia to Paris, Curio has today grown into an eclectic group of hotels defined by its deep local experiences on a global scale."

Additional Details for Newly-Announced Curio Hotels

  • The Amway Grand Plaza Hotel, Curio Collection by Hilton has been making history since the original hotel - The Pantlind - opened in Grand Rapids, Michigan in 1916, featuring one of the world's largest gold-leaf ceilings. Today, the property remains an integral part of downtown Grand Rapids and welcomes guests from all over the world to enjoy its classic and historic charm with newly renovated Glass Tower guest rooms, award-winning restaurants such as Cygnus27 and Ruth's Chris Steak House as well as 47,000 sq. ft. of meeting space.
  • The 50-guestroom Anselmo Buenos Aires, Curio Collection by Hilton was converted from a portion of a historic mansion in 1906 and is situated in the heart of one Buenos Aires' historic neighborhoods, San Telmo. The hotel's focus on exemplary design, combined with its upscale restaurant and bar concepts, makes it a popular tourist destination.
  • The Hoodoo Moab, Curio Collection by Hilton will offer an upscale lodging option to travelers heading to Utah. With 117-guestrooms, the new-build hotel will be located in a beautiful desert community surrounded by large sandstone monoliths that feature balanced stones, known as hoodoos.
  • In the heart of the historic Summerville district, The Partridge Inn Augusta, Curio Collection by Hilton has played an important role in the community as host to events, family reunions and weddings in Augusta, Georgia since 1892. Today, it is a host hotel to one of America's most watched and loved golf tournaments.
  • Named after Red Mountain, a local adventure hotspot known for its hiking trails and zip lining, Redmont Hotel Birmingham, Curio Collection by Hilton exemplifies the mission of Curio to intrigue travelers with hotels ingrained in the spirit and culture of their local communities. The downtown landmark, built in 1925, is the oldest continuously operating hotel in the city of Birmingham, Alabama.

As members of the Hilton Worldwide portfolio, Curio hotels offer guests the benefits of Hilton HHonors, the award-winning guest-loyalty program serving more than 45 million members. Hilton HHonors offers more ways to redeem points than any other guest-loyalty program and is the only hotel rewards program that offers Points & Miles® and No Blackout Dates.

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Contacts:
Christine Miller
Hilton Worldwide
+1 901 374 6462
christine.miller@hilton.com

Justin Vallejo
For Hilton Worldwide
+1 212 715 1600
justin.vallejo@finnpartners.com

About Curio Collection by Hilton
Curio Collection by Hilton (curiocollection.com), launched in 2014, is a global portfolio of more than 40 remarkable, upper upscale hotels and resorts handpicked for their unique character and personality. Curio Collection properties appeal to travelers seeking one-of-a-kind discoveries and authentic experiences, all backed by Hilton and its award-winning Hilton Honors program. Read the latest Curio Collection stories at news.curiocollection.com, discover Curio Collection destinations through Cities by Curio itineraries at citiesbycurio.com and connect with the collection on facebook.com/curiocollection, instagram.com/curiocollection and twitter.com/curiocollection.

About Hilton
Hilton (NYSE: HLT) is a leading global hospitality company, with a portfolio of 14 world-class brands comprising more than 5,100 properties with nearly 838,000 rooms in 103 countries and territories. Hilton is dedicated to fulfilling its mission to be the world’s most hospitable company by delivering exceptional experiences – every hotel, every guest, every time. The company's portfolio includes Hilton Hotels & Resorts, Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Canopy by Hilton, Curio Collection by Hilton, DoubleTree by Hilton, Tapestry Collection 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 Honors. Hilton Honors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits, including a flexible payment slider that allows members to choose exactly how many Points to combine with money, an exclusive member discount that can’t be found anywhere else and free standard Wi-Fi. Visit newsroom.hilton.com for more information and connect with Hilton on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, and YouTube.

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