Hilton Worldwide

Hilton Worldwide listing hopes to raise US$2.37 billion

Hilton has more than 4,000 properties worldwide. Photo: Reuters

Hilton is offering about 64.1 million shares, and selling shareholders are offering 48.7 million shares. Selling additional shares to banks could put the initial public offering's proceeds at as much as US$2.72 billion.

Wednesday, 4 December, 2013, 1:55am

Hilton to open more Waldorf, Conrad hotels in China, add 40,000 jobs

John Vanderslice

The Virginia, US-headquartered hotel chain operator, bought by private equity firm Blackstone in 2007, planned to focus on expanding its top luxury hotel brands, including Waldorf Astoria and Conrad, according to John Vanderslice, global head in charge of the firm's luxury hotel business.

12 Jun 2013 - 10:23am 1 comment

SERVING the sector

Loyalty schemes have traditionally been pitched at individual travellers. From air-miles programmes, seeking frequent flyers, to hotels tempting executives though their lobbies, bonus points and extra nights have been used to sway their minds.

14 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Travel Notes

Hilton expansion

Hilton International will open five new hotels in the Middle East this year as part of an expansion in the region. Hilton will open hotels in Jeddah, in Ras al-Khaimah, Dubai and Cairo (two). The new properties will raise the number of Hilton hotels in the Middle East to 29, which includes 10 others in the Gulf and 14 in Egypt.

Healthy idea

18 May 2001 - 12:00am

Hilton still looking for new HK location

Hotel management group Hilton International is looking for new opportunities in Hong Kong after the old Hilton Hotel was razed last year, vice-president of sales and marketing in Asia-Pacific Jeffrey Gan says.

At a roadshow to promote the group and its partners yesterday, Mr Gan said Hilton was finding it difficult to enter the market.

1 May 1997 - 12:00am

Executive touch for hotel guests

HOTELS in Hong Kong are luring business travellers through their doors with everything from special executive suites to personal fax machines and free airline miles.

Several are converting, or have converted, entire floors into executive areas, catering for the business traveller's every need.

26 Sep 1993 - 12:00am

Hilton PR

THE Hilton hotel has appointed Phillipa Yule as public relations manager for the Hongkong property and for Hilton International Asia/Pacific region.

Ms Yule will be responsible for the domestic PR and co-ordinating corporate PR for its 20 hotels in the area.

21 Jul 1993 - 12:00am

Changes show HK's progress

THE Hilton International has the perfect ambassador in Mr Michael Hirst.

At 49, he is chairman and chief executive of the group, and brings to the job, charisma and energy.

6 May 1993 - 12:00am

Hilton targets region

ASIAN business travellers are the target of Hilton International's new Asia-Pacific advertising campaign called ''Take Me to the Hilton''.

The campaign's theme, Asian hospitality, is translated into a series of print advertisements which will be shown in local and regional media, including the International Herald Tribune, Fortune and Newsweek this month.

10 Mar 1993 - 12:00am