Hilton Worldwide yesterday announced the signing of a management agreement with Grupo Aldo Promotora de Inversion SAPI de CV to operate a new build Hilton Garden Inn hotel in Salamanca, Mexico. Scheduled to open in 2016, this new Hilton Garden Inn in one of Mexico's key industrial cities serves as an example of the company's continued expansion efforts in Mexico.
"We're excited to bring Hilton Garden Inn to the bustling industrial hub of Salamanca," said Adrian Kurre, global head, Hilton Garden Inn. "Hilton Garden Inn offers a wide range of quality amenities and services to meet the needs of both business and leisure travelers, and this hotel will be a great addition to our current portfolio in Mexico."
Forming part of the award-winning, mid-priced brand that delivers high quality and value, Hilton Garden Inn Salamanca, in the Mexican state of Guanajuato, will be strategically located near major automotive plants, businesses and just 15 minutes from the city of Irapuato. The hotel will also be situated about 10 minutes from downtown and the city's culture and arts center.
"Mexico is a major focus of our expansion efforts in Latin America, currently representing approximately half of all the projects in the region," said Tom Potter, senior vice president, Caribbean, Mexico and Latin America, Hilton Worldwide. "The signing of Hilton Garden Inn Salamanca furthers this exciting momentum and we look forward to welcoming travelers to the city."
With plans to welcome guests to the largest of Mexico's four "Salamanca" locations, Hilton Garden Inn Salamanca will offer 120 guest rooms, all featuring comfortable beds with fresh, white, cozy duvets and crisp linens to help guests sleep deep. Rooms will also be outfitted with an ergonomic desk chair and oversized work desk, high-definition flat-screen television, and a "hospitality center" that features a mini refrigerator and coffee maker.
Dining options will include a full service restaurant and lobby lounge offering freshly prepared full, cooked-to-order breakfast, lunch and dinner. The hotel will also feature the 24-hour Pavilion Pantry® shop with a selection of delicious readymade meals, beverages and snacks. Recreational facilities will boast an indoor swimming pool and a complimentary fitness center featuring premium cardio and strength training equipment. Travelers to Hilton Garden Inn Salamanca will also have access to comfortable and efficient meeting space, and signature Hilton Garden Inn brand attributes such as complimentary Wi-Fi and a 24-hour business center.
The hotel will participate in Hilton HHonors®, the only guest-loyalty program to offer 'No Blackout Dates' and 'Points & Miles' for the same stay at its properties worldwide.
Hilton Worldwide currently has a portfolio of 33 hotels and resorts open and welcoming travelers in Mexico. The company is actively pursuing additional growth opportunities in the country and currently has a development pipeline that includes nearly 30 projects in Mexico.
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