Hilton project may restart soon

Work on the Pittsburgh Hilton Hotel’s long-stalled expansion is projected to resume within 10 days with a new, Miami-based construction manager.
The project that includes the addition of a third-floor indoor swimming pool to the Downtown landmark was halted in May 2009, when then-construction manager P.J. Dick pulled its people from the site due to nonpayment [...]

Hilton Worldwide Announces Money Back Guarantee for Guests Staying at Its Gulf Coast Properties

Hilton Worldwide today announced that guests visiting any Hilton Worldwide property in the region of the recent oil spill can cancel their reservations and receive a 100 percent refund. The “Beach Satisfaction Guarantee,” ensures that from today through July 31, guests scheduled to visit any of Hilton Worldwide’s hotels from the Gulf Coast to South [...]

Internet use in leading hotels skyrocketed in 2009

-Hilton Worldwide announced today that, building on the record year the company had in terms of development in 2008, the next best year in the company’s 91-year history was 2009.
“Despite the serious challenges resulting from the macroeconomic environment, last year was an outstanding year for our company in many significant ways,” said Christopher J. Nassetta, [...]

Hilton reports strong development in 2009

Hilton Worldwide announced today that, building on the record year the company had in terms of development in 2008, the next best year in the company’s 91-year history was 2009.
“Despite the serious challenges resulting from the macroeconomic environment, last year was an outstanding year for our company in many significant ways,” said Christopher J. Nassetta, [...]

Hilton architect sues contractor, says blueprints were kept

The architect who drew up plans for the renovation and expansion of the Pittsburgh Hilton Hotel, Downtown, has filed a lawsuit against the project’s prime contractor, alleging copyright infringement of drawings related to the long-dormant project.
In a filing last week in federal court in Youngstown, Ohio, architect Steve Berry alleged that after he withdrew his [...]

HILTON WORLDWIDE AND VIRGIN AMERICA ANNOUNCE PARTNERSHIP

Hilton HHonors, the loyalty program for the Hilton Worldwide portfolio of hotels, today announced a partnership with Virgin America, the California-based airline that is reinventing domestic travel. Starting today, members of the Hilton HHonors frequent-guest program and the 1.1 million members in Virgin America’s Elevate Frequent Flyer program can earn points toward free* Virgin [...]