MCLEAN, Va. — Hilton’s all-suite brands, which include Embassy Suites by Hilton, Homewood Suites by Hilton and Home2 Suites by Hilton, have continued their strong growth into Q2 2018, opening 34 new hotels and bringing the total number of all-suites properties to nearly 1,000.
The second quarter was marked by the entrance of these brands into several new convention-center submarkets and further expansion of the brand’s footprint of multi-brand hotels. The brands also signed 35 hotel deals in the second quarter, continuing to add strategic locations to an already strong pipeline.
“According to the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), the business-travel market is on an upward trajectory and expected to reach $1.6 trillion by 2020. The continued growth and expansion of the all-suites brands is a testament to our ability to recognize industry trends like this and act on them quickly and in a way that is appealing to both travellers and hotel owners,” says Dianna Vaughan, global head and senior vice-president, all-suites brands by Hilton. “The addition of several new convention-center and multi-brand hotels in high-traffic, business hubs and leisure markets will introduce a wealth of new guests to Hilton’s All Suites offering and put a spotlight on our unique value-proposition as we near our milestone 1,000 property opening.”
In the second quarter of the year, the all-suites brands by Hilton continued to show leadership in the development of multi-brand properties and international growth, with notable, new locations, including the Embassy Suites by Hilton Montreal Airport.