MACLEAN, Va. — Home2 Suites by Hilton has reached its 500th hotel opening in just 10 years. Currently, Home2 Suites by Hilton holds the industry’s largest pipeline in North America, with more than 400 hotels in development, and is in the midst of a global expansion in China.
“As we reflect on the past decade, I’m extremely proud of Home2 Suites by Hilton’s growth, and can attest to the bright future that lies ahead, evidenced by our robust pipeline,” says Leonard Gooz, global head, Home 2 Suites by Hilton. “The brand’s accomplishments and record growth would not be possible without the partnership of our passionate owners and developers who share in our belief that if you develop the right product and deliver and differentiating service experience, guests will love it and seek more of it.”
In China, the brand’s license agreement with Funyard Hotels & Resorts will allow Funyard to develop more than 1,000 Home2 Suites, with the first expected to open this fall.
“Home2 Suites by Hilton is well-positioned to flourish in the Chinese market where we’ve seen rapid growth across several Hilton brands over the last few years,” says Alexandra Jaritz, senior vice-president, Brand Management, Asia Pacific, Hilton. “We look forward to continuing to work closely with our partners at Funyard as we realize our shared vision to provide travellers in China with an innovative and quality extended-stay product at a great value.”