Hilton continues its expansion across Saudi Arabia with the signing of Hilton Dammam Airport, its first airport hotel in the country. The 273-key property will be completed in partnership with Al Musbah Group and Damman Airports Company (DACO).
Hilton has unveiled its plans to open over 50 new hotels across 10 of its brands, making the country the company’s largest pipeline market in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA). Hilton has accelerated its growth strategy in Saudi Arabia in recent years, announcing multiple signings as the company works towards its plans to increase its portfolio to more than 75 trading properties across the country.
As we reflect on the late hotelier’s legacy, following his passing in April, we pay tribute to his remarkable career.
As a seasoned hotelier and F&B expert, Emma Banks, VP of F&B strategy and development EMEA at Hilton, tells us how the brand is securing a better future for professionals thanks to initiatives.
Hilton has announced the opening of Conrad Rabat Arzana, marking the brand’s debut in Morocco. With modern architecture and design, the 120-room hotel provides guests with a new sense of modern hospitality, premier dining experiences and personalized service.
With 2023 fast approaching, Hilton has announced a portfolio of 23 properties for EMEA, including three in the MENA region.
With more than 26 years of experience in the hotel industry, having held key positions at InterContinental Hotels Group, Movenpick Hotels and Resorts and Le Royal Hotels and Resorts, Issam Ajouz has been appointed general manager of Hilton Amman. The seasoned hotelier was recently recognized by Hilton’s senior leadership team for delivering exceptional hospitality.
Hilton has signed an agreement with Star Hill Tanger SA to open Waldorf Astoria Tanger, marking Waldorf Astoria’s debut in Morocco.
Hilton Dubai Palm Jumeirah has opened on the Palm Jumeirah. The hotel features several new dining concepts, including Zing Beach Bar and SocialBee, which features a menu designed around locally sourced honey.