The Stories Begin Here.
In 25 landmark destinations around the world, Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts reflect the culture and history of their extraordinary locations. With a fresh, modern expression of it’s rich, authentic legacy, Waldorf Astoria provides guests the exceptional environment and the personalized attention of True Waldorf Service that creates unforgettable experiences for our discerning travelers.
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Never just stay. Stay inspired.
Smart luxury is at the core of everything Conrad Hotels & Resorts does. We offer access to a world of infinite connections, intuitive services, and inspired experiences along our guests’ journeys. We are the destination of a new generation of smart luxury travelers for whom life, business, and pleasure seamlessly intersect.
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Canopy by Hilton
For those seeking an energizing experience, Canopy by Hilton is the hotel brand that creates “a positive stay” with its simple, guest-directed service and thoughtful, local choices.
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Hilton Hotels & Resorts
Hilton is one of the largest and fastest growing hospitality companies in the world, with more than 5,200 properties with more than 856,000 rooms in 105 countries and territories.
In the nearly 100 years since our founding, we have defined the hospitality industry and established a portfolio of 14 world-class brands, including our flagship Hilton Hotels & Resorts brand, which is the most recognized hotel brand in the world. Our premier brand portfolio also includes Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Canopy by Hilton, Curio Collection by Hilton, Tapestry 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. We have more than 69 million members in our award–winning customer loyalty program, Hilton Honors.
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Curio Collection by Hilton
For the Curious.
Curio is a collection of independent, remarkable hotels whose only unifying characteristic is their glorious individuality. Each hotel is hand-picked for its distinct character and personality, appealing to passionate travelers seeking local discovery.
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DoubleTree by Hilton
Come for a stay and see how nice travel feels.
Something happens when you stay at a DoubleTree by Hilton™ hotel. Maybe it’s all the little things we do to show we care. From thoughtful touches and friendly service to our warm chocolate chip cookie welcome, we’re here to make your stay as comfortable as possible, right from the start. The niceness you experience with us stays with you long after you check out, and we wouldn’t have it any other way.
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Tapestry Collection by Hilton
Weave your own story.
Tapestry Collection is a gathering of unique hotels that have been chosen because of a commitment to weaving their own story, meant for the traveler who never wants exactly the same experience twice.
Embassy Suites by Hilton
More reasons to stay.
At Embassy Suites by Hilton™, we anticipate travelers’ needs and deliver what matters most. All of our guests are welcomed with a two-room suite, free made-to-order breakfast each morning, and complimentary drinks* and snacks for two hours every night. We’re delighted to welcome you in over 200 unique locations, so stay with us and come experience all Embassy Suites by Hilton has to offer.
Legal: *Subject to state and local laws. Must be of legal drinking age.
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Hilton Garden Inn
Hilton Garden Inn is the laid back sophisticated brand offering heartfelt service and award winning amenities.
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Hampton by Hilton
Hampton by Hilton® is about celebration and diversity – embracing local culture and giving guests a true experience during their stay. Guests experience service backed by an unconditional satisfaction promise, the 100% Hampton® Guarantee. Plus enjoy complimentary amenities like Hampton by Hilton’s free, hot breakfast and free Wi-Fi at more than 2,300 hotels globally and growing.
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Tru by Hilton
Catch The Spirit.
Welcome to Tru by Hilton™, a place that embraces vibrant simplicity and is fun and engaging. We stand for the love of simplicity, we embrace the human spirit, and we champion the value-conscious traveler. This is a back-to-basics experience with soul.
Homewood Suites by Hilton
Be at Home™.
Homewood Suites by Hilton™ offers a unique approach to longer stays allowing guests to stay in their routine while traveling for business or leisure. Our spacious one & two bedroom suites are equipped with a full kitchen & refrigerator where guests can cook home-like meals without leaving their suite. A free hot breakfast is served daily in the lodge, as well as complimentary evening social Monday through Thursday.* Additional amenities include free Wi-Fi, business center, fitness center, sport courts**, swimming pools and complimentary grocery shopping service – everything guests need to feel at home, whether they stay with us a week, a month or more.
Legal: *Subject to state and local laws. Must be of legal drinking age. **Available at most properties.
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Home2 Suites by Hilton
Free to be you™.
Home2 Suites by Hilton is the innovative mid-scale, all-suite extended stay hotel thoughtfully designed for savvy, sophisticated, cost-conscious travelers staying a few months or a few nights. At every one of our locations, you’ll find a world of complimentary amenities designed with your comfort and convenience in mind. From Spin2 Cycle, our innovative combined laundry and fitness facility, to expansive community spaces like the Oasis. Our hotels are even pet friendly! We’re not just an extended stay hotel, we’re Home2.
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Hilton Grand Vacations
A vacation state of mind.
At Hilton Grand Vacations, we are committed to the idea that life is incomplete without vacations. With an ever-growing collection of resorts in spectacular settings around the world, Hilton Grand Vacations invites you to experience a lifetime of vacations in spacious, comfortable elegance with our innovative vacation ownership program. Guests enjoy accommodations offering the comforts of home, amenities tailored to each destination, and the legendary service synonymous with the Hilton name.
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Hilton Honors™ is more than just a guest loyalty program. It believes in honoring members with exciting, authentic, and extraordinary possibilities. In fact, more than 5,200 properties in 105 countries and territories, Honors gives you access to a world of experiences worth sharing. And with fourteen distinct brands, we have hotels for every budget and occasion.
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We’re passionate about delivering exceptional guest experiences.
We do the right thing, all the time.
We’re leaders in our industry and in our communities.
We’re team players in everything we do.
We’re the owners of our actions and decisions.
We operate with a sense of urgency and discipline.
History and Heritage
When Conrad Hilton opened the first hotel to bear the Hilton name in 1925, he aimed to operate the best hotel in Texas. As a result of his commitment, leadership, and innovation, today Hilton is one of the most respected brands in the world. Discover our history.
Conrad Hilton buys The Mobley, a hotel in Cisco, Texas. Over the next few years, he buys other Texas hotels. While business is strong, Mr. Hilton has greater ambitions.
Conrad Hilton opens the high-rise Dallas Hilton, the first hotel to carry the Hilton name. Since air conditioning hadn’t yet been invented, the elevators, laundry chutes, airshafts, and other non-customer facilities were placed on the building’s west side, so that no guest rooms faced the western sun.
Hilton expands to Waco, Texas, and opens its first hotel with cold running water and air-conditioning in public areas.
With the purchase of the Roosevelt and Plaza hotels in New York City, Hilton becomes the first coast-to-coast hotel group in the United States.
The Hilton Hotels Corporation is formed, and files to list on the New York Stock Exchange.
New York City’s Roosevelt Hilton becomes the first hotel in the world to install televisions in guest rooms.
Hilton International is born, with the opening of the Caribe Hilton in Puerto Rico. Legendary barman Ramon “Monchito” Marrero creates the Pina Colada.
Conrad Hilton purchases “The Greatest of Them All,” the original Waldorf Astoria in New York, NY.
Conrad Hilton appears on the cover of Time magazine, the first hotelier to achieve such recognition. (He appears again on the cover in 1963.)
Conrad Hilton buys Statler Hotel for $111 million dollars, which at the time was the largest real estate deal ever.
Hilton creates its first central reservation office, called HILCRON. Reservations can be made at any Hilton by telephone, telegram, or Teletype.
Hilton launches a program to bring air-conditioning to every hotel in the Hilton portfolio.
Opening of the Hilton Istanbul, the first modern hotel built from the ground up in post- World War II Europe. The landmark property earns its own postal code and stamp.
Barron Hilton introduces the new Hilton Carte Blanche credit card, the premier travel and entertainment card owned by Hilton Hotels.
Hilton pioneers the airport-hotel concept by opening the 380-room San Francisco Airport Hilton.
Hilton International forms as a separate company, with Conrad Hilton as president. Two years later, Conrad Hilton’s son Barron succeeds him as president of the domestic Hilton Hotels Corporation.
Launch of Lady Hilton, the first hotel concept designed exclusively for women travelers. Select hotels feature women-only floors and rooms, and provide special amenities tailored to women.
Trans World Airlines acquires Hilton International. Conrad Hilton resigns his presidency to become chairman.
The first DoubleTree hotel opens in Scottsdale, AZ.
Hilton becomes the first NYSE-listed company to enter the domestic gaming business, by purchasing the Flamingo Hotel and the Las Vegas International. It’s later named the Las Vegas Hilton.
Conrad Hilton passes away at age 91.
Conrad Hotels founded, with the goal of operating a network of luxury hotels and resorts in the world’s major business and tourism capitals.
First Embassy Suites opens, in Kansas City-Overland Park, MO.
First Hampton Inn opens in Memphis, TN.
Hilton introduces Hilton HHonors™, its guest loyalty program.
First Homewood Suites Hotel opens in Omaha, NE.
Hampton Hotels is the first hotel company to promise 100% Satisfaction Guarantee. It states: Friendly service, clean rooms, comfortable surroundings, every time. If you’re not satisfied, we don’t expect you to pay.
The Hilton Garden Inn brand makes its debut, with four locations. It later expands to more than 500 properties.
Hilton HHonors™ surpasses competing hotel loyalty programs by offering members both points and air miles.
The first Hilton website launches: www.Hilton.com.
Hilton Worldwide Resorts launches as a vacation-ownership subsidiary, providing its members with premium resorts and exotic vacation experiences.
Hilton Hotels Corporation reacquires Hilton International, reuniting the companies for the first time in 40 years and expanding Hilton’s portfolio of brands worldwide.
Hilton Hotels Corporation completes merger with an affiliate of The Blackstone Group’s real estate and corporate private equity funds.
Christopher J. Nassetta joins Hilton Worldwide as President and Chief Executive Officer.
Hilton Hotels expands to 76 countries, making it the largest full-service hotel brand in the world.
Hilton Hotels Corporation changes its name and logo to Hilton Worldwide and moves its headquarters from Beverly Hills, California, to McLean, Virginia.
LightStay™, the proprietary system of measurement was launched as a Brand standard across the portfolio to calculate sustainability performance across the globe.
Home2 Suites, a new concept in the extended-stay market, opens its first property in Fayetteville, NC.
Hampton Hotels is named the #1 franchise opportunity in Entrepreneur Magazine’s Franchise 500® ranking.
Hilton returns to the New York Stock Exchange, to trade under the same ticker symbol HLT.
Meet the Team
“ We are a business serving people, and our Team Members extend their passion for hospitality beyond our hotel walls every day. ”
With over 825,000 hotel rooms worldwide, we’re one of the largest hospitality companies in the world. See how our success can help drive yours.
We invest in our value chain to impact the issues that are most material to our business. We drive positive social and environmental change across our operations, our supply chain and our communities.
Looking for an exceptional career? We’re looking for exceptional people, in plenty of places around the globe.