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Hilton Expands in Türkiye with More Than 1600 Rooms Planned Under Five of its Brands

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Hilton Istanbul Airport
Hilton announces Turkish pipeline hotels under its Hilton Hotels & Resorts, Curio Collection by Hilton, DoubleTree by Hilton, Tapestry Collection by Hilton and Hampton by Hilton brands
  • New projects include Hilton Istanbul Airport, a remarkable 491-room addition under the flagship brand in Türkiye’s busiest transport hub
  • Les Temps Istanbul Karakoy, Curio Collection by Hilton, is planned in Istanbul's historic Karaköy neighbourhood
  • DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel and Suites Istanbul Altunizade, expected to open in 2024, will join 29 trading hotels under the DoubleTree by Hilton brand in Türkiye
  • Tapestry Collection by Hilton prepares to make its Türkiye debut in Istanbul in 2025
  • Five Hampton by Hilton hotels will open in Ankara, Adana, Sisli and Merter (Istanbul), joining 17 trading Hampton by Hilton hotels in Türkiye

ISTANBUL & McLEAN, Va – Hilton (NYSE: HLT) has confirmed plans to rapidly increase its presence in Türkiye, with 11 new hotels planned across the country. Building on a legacy of hospitality which dates back almost 70 years, Hilton's total Turkish development pipeline of 34 hotels now includes properties under 10 of its award-winning brands, four of which will be brand firsts in Türkiye. Hilton has more than 100 hotels trading and under development in Türkiye and is one of the company’s largest operating markets globally.

Patrick Fitzgibbon, senior vice president, development, Europe, Middle East and Africa, Hilton, said, “Türkiye is an incredibly dynamic market, with huge opportunity for growth. Our latest agreements, including an exceptional new Hilton Hotels & Resorts property at Istanbul Airport – are testament to the considerable demand for our brands across the country. Hilton has a proud legacy in Türkiye and we’re excited to be working with valued partners on the next phase of growth, which will help serve an even greater range of traveller needs.” 

Hilton Istanbul Airport

The newly developed Hilton Istanbul Airport follows a management agreement with TAYA Gayrimenkul Yatırım İşletmeleri Anonim Şirketi and is due to open in summer 2025. Bolstering Hilton’s airport hotel portfolio, this will be the brand’s first hotel in iGA Istanbul Airport, one of the top 10 busiest airports in the world1, opening directly across from the airport terminal as part of Istanbul’s Airport City Masterplan. Welcoming the world’s travellers with 491 guest rooms and suites, the hotel will feature elevated food & beverage options at the onsite restaurant, lobby bar, and café on the terrace. Additional amenities include an executive lounge, indoor pool, spa and fitness facilities ensuring guests can relax, unwind and recharge whether they are waiting to catch a flight or staying for longer. Setting the backdrop for memorable meetings and events, business travellers will be able to take advantage of 770 square metres of meeting room space, including a 45 square metre boardroom.

Recent openings under the Hilton Hotels & Resorts brand include Hilton Rome EUR La Lama, Hilton Skanes Monastir Beach Resort and Hilton Taghazout Bay Beach Resort & Spa.

Les Temps Istanbul Karakoy, Curio Collection by Hilton

Following a franchise agreement with Kocak Gold Kuyumculuk Dis Ticaret A.S., Les Temps Istanbul Karakoy, Curio Collection by Hilton, is expected to open in early 2025 in a historic building across from the beautiful Camondo stairs, a popular tourist attraction and architectural highlight. Located in Galata quarter, now known as Karakoy, the surrounding area is steeped in history and filled with boutique shops, restaurants, and art galleries. With 93 beautifully appointed guest rooms featuring distinctive architecture and design, an all-day dining restaurant and lobby bar with world class-food and beverage, and a fitness centre, guests will be immersed in one-of-a-kind moments to complement their exploration of the sought-after neighbourhood. The hotel will also boast a destination-worthy rooftop bar with sweeping views over the old town of Istanbul.

Curio Collection by Hilton is a global portfolio of more than 145 unique hotels and resorts selected for their distinctive character. Curio Collection properties allow guests to enjoy independent hotels that offer authentic, immersive experiences while providing the benefits of Hilton and its award-winning Hilton Honors guest loyalty programme. Recent European additions to Curio Collection by Hilton include openings in Madrid, Crete and Reyjkavik.

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel and Suites Istanbul Altunizade 

Due to open in summer 2024, DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel and Suites Istanbul Altunizade follows a management agreement with CCN Holding. The newly developed property will be located less than one kilometre from the First Bridge, connecting the two sides of the city, and therefore will be an ideal location for guests hoping to explore the European and Asian sides of Istanbul. The hotel will boast 240 guest rooms, made up exclusively of studios and one-bedroom suites, as well as an all-day dining restaurant and lobby bar featuring diverse culinary experiences for guests. Thoughtful amenities include an indoor pool, spa and fitness facilities and a 95 square meter aerobic studio. More than 430 square meters of meetings and events space, including an expansive 150 square meter multi-function room, will mean that business travellers and those looking to host events will find their perfect space in the hotel, from large conventions to intimate social events. 

DoubleTree by Hilton is a fast-growing, upscale hotel brand popular among business and leisure travellers that has continued to be a symbol of comfort around the world, from welcoming guests with its signature, warm DoubleTree chocolate chip cookie, to serving the local community. Recent openings under the brand include DoubleTree by Hilton Berlin Ku'Damm and DoubleTree by Hilton Vienna Schonbrunn. This announcement joins recently signed properties DoubleTree by Hilton Trabzon Yomra Suites, a 99-guest room hotel due to open in summer 2024 and DoubleTree by Hilton Bursa Nilufer, a 145-guest room hotel anticipated to open in 2026.

Ritus Hotel Istanbul Sultanahmet, Tapestry Collection by Hilton

Tapestry Collection by Hilton will make its debut in Türkiye with a hotel opening in spring 2025. Ritus Hotel Istanbul Sultanahmet, Tapestry Collection by Hilton, will feature 51 guest rooms, an all-day dining restaurant and lobby bar with elevated culinary offerings, and a fitness centre. The hotel’s unique story and vibrant personality will come to life by converting two smaller adjacent hotels across from Sultanahmet Square into one larger hotel, preserving the charming façade and ornate window designs of the current building while renovating to contrast dark wood floors with calming, bright interiors.

The Tapestry Collection by Hilton portfolio is continuing to expand worldwide and now includes more than 115 hotels. Known for their vibrant and unique styles, each Tapestry Collection by Hilton hotel encourages guests to immerse themselves in the local area, creating authentic connections with destinations while offering an upscale and comfortable hotel experience. Recent openings under the brand include Ambasciatori Hotel Venice Mestre, Tapestry Collection by Hilton, Marty Hotel Bordeaux, Tapestry Collection by Hilton, and Via Sants Hotel Barcelona, Tapestry Collection by Hilton.

Further growth for Hampton by Hilton in Türkiye 

Hampton by Hilton’s rapidly expanding portfolio in Türkiye is set to welcome five new additions: Hampton by Hilton Antalya Airport, Hampton by Hilton Ankara Airport, Hampton by Hilton Adana Bati, Hampton by Hilton Istanbul Sisli and Hampton by Hilton Merter. All properties are expected to be open before the end of 2026, with Hampton by Hilton Antalya Airport and Hampton by Hilton Merter currently scheduled to open their doors in 2024 and Hampton Istanbul Sisli due to open early 2025. Each hotel will feature thoughtfully designed accommodations and amenities with the brand’s signature service, including fitness facilities, free hot breakfast and a vibrant, dynamic open-concept lobby. Recent openings under the brand include Hampton by Hilton Budapest City Centre and Hampton by Hilton London City.

Guests of all Hilton properties will be able to benefit from the award-winning Hilton Honors guest loyalty program, allowing more than 173 million members who book directly with Hilton to earn Points for hotel stays and experiences. Hilton Honors members can also unlock access to instant rewards and benefits, and exclusive member discounts. 

Notes to editors

1 Airport traffic data can be found published by Airports Council International: https://aci.aero/2023/07/19/aci-world-confirms-top-20-busiest-airports-worldwide/

Hilton Istanbul Airport will be located at Tayakadin District, Terminal Street 1, 34283, Arnavutkoy, Istanbul.

Ritus Hotel Istanbul Sultanahmet, Tapestry Collection by Hilton, will be located at Binbirdirek, Klodfarer Cd., 34122 Fatih/İstanbul.

Les Temps Istanbul Karakoy, Curio Collection by Hilton, will be located at Azapkapı, Erguvan Sk. No:3, Beyoglu / Istanbul.

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel and Suites Istanbul Altunizade will be located at Istanbul Ili, Uskudar Ilcesi, Altunizade Mah, 201 Pafta, 2 Ada, 1 Parcel.

- Hampton by Hilton Denizli Guney, opening in 2024

- Home2 Suites by Hilton Istanbul Financial Centre, opening in 2025

- Embassy Suites by Hilton Istanbul Mecidiyekoy, opening in 2024

- Canopy by Hilton Istanbul Taksim, opening in 2025

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About Hilton

Hilton is a leading global hospitality company with a portfolio of 22 world-class brands comprising more than 7,500 properties and nearly 1.2 million rooms, in 126 countries and territories. Dedicated to fulfilling its founding vision to fill the earth with the light and warmth of hospitality, Hilton has welcomed over 3 billion guests in its more than 100-year history, was named the No. 1 World’s Best Workplace by Great Place to Work and Fortune and has been recognized as a global leader on the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices for seven consecutive years. Hilton has introduced industry-leading technology enhancements to improve the guest experience, including Digital Key Share, automated complimentary room upgrades and the ability to book confirmed connecting rooms. Through the award-winning guest loyalty program Hilton Honors, the more than 180 million members who book directly with Hilton can earn Points for hotel stays and experiences money can't buy. With the free Hilton Honors app, guests can book their stay, select their room, check in, unlock their door with a Digital Key and check out, all from their smartphone. Visit stories.hilton.com for more information, and connect with Hilton on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and YouTube


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For over a century, Hilton Hotels & Resorts has set the benchmark for hospitality around the world, providing new product innovations and services to meet guests' evolving needs. With more than 600 hotels across six continents, Hilton Hotels & Resorts properties are located in the world’s most sought-after destinations for guests who know that where they stay matters. Experience a positive stay at Hilton Hotels & Resorts by booking at hiltonhotels.com or through the industry-leading Hilton Honors app. Hilton Honors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits. Learn more about Hilton Hotels & Resorts at stories.hilton.com/hhr, and follow the brand on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram

 


About Curio Collection by Hilton

Curio Collection by Hilton is a global portfolio of 160 individually remarkable hotels hand-picked to immerse guests in one-of-a-kind moments in the world’s most sought-after destinations. Each hotel in the Curio Collection evokes a bespoke story through distinctive architecture and design, world-class food & beverage and curated experiences, while providing the benefits of Hilton and its award-winning guest loyalty program Hilton Honors. Experience Curio Collection by Hilton by booking at curiocollection.com or through the industry-leading Hilton Honors app. Hilton Honors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits. Learn more about Curio Collection by Hilton at stories.hilton.com/curio, and follow the brand on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.


About DoubleTree by Hilton

DoubleTree by Hilton is a fast-growing, global portfolio of nearly 680 hotels with more than 150,000 rooms across 55 countries and territories. For more than 50 years, DoubleTree by Hilton has continued to be a symbol of comfort for business and leisure travelers around the world, from welcoming guests with its signature, warm DoubleTree chocolate chip cookie, to serving the local community. DoubleTree by Hilton offers contemporary accommodations and amenities, including unique food and beverage experiences, state-of-the-art fitness offerings and meetings and events spaces. Experience a positive stay at DoubleTree by Hilton by booking at doubletree.com or through the industry-leading Hilton Honors app. Hilton Honors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits. Learn more about DoubleTree by Hilton at stories.hilton.com/doubletree, and follow the brand on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram


About Tapestry Collection by Hilton

Tapestry Collection by Hilton is a portfolio of over 120 original hotels that offer guests unique style and vibrant personality, encouraging them to connect to their destination and enjoy authentic, off-the-beaten-path experiences. While each property has a unique story to share that comes to life through uplifting design and unique food & beverage, every Tapestry Collection property is united by the reliability that comes with the Hilton name, in addition to the benefits of the award-winning Hilton Honors program. Experience Tapestry Collection by Hilton by booking at tapestrycollectionbyhilton.com or through the industry-leading Hilton Honors app. Hilton Honors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits. Learn more about Tapestry Collection by Hilton at stories.hilton.com/tapestry, and follow the brand on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.


About Hampton by Hilton

As the No. 1 ranked lodging franchise for the last 15 years by Entrepreneur®, Hampton by Hilton — including Hampton Inn by Hilton and Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton — serves quality-driven and value-conscious travelers at nearly 3,000 properties in 38 countries and territories around the globe. The brand continues to lead its segment by providing guests with high quality, thoughtfully designed accommodations and amenities, such as modern and spacious rooms, complimentary Wi-Fi and free hot breakfast. Hampton by Hilton is committed to delivering an exceptionally friendly and authentic service all backed by the 100% Hampton GuaranteeTM. Experience a positive stay at Hampton by Hilton by booking at hampton.com or through the industry-leading Hilton Honors app. Hilton Honors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits. Learn more about Hampton by Hilton at stories.hilton.com/hampton, and follow the brand on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.


About Hilton Honors

Hilton Honors is the award-winning guest loyalty program for Hilton’s world-class brands comprising nearly 7,500 properties in 126 countries and territories. Hilton Honors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits, including a flexible payment slider that allows members to choose nearly any combination of Points and money to book a stay, an exclusive member discount and free standard Wi-Fi. Members also have access to contactless technology exclusively through the industry-leading Hilton Honors app, where members can check in, choose and access their room using Digital Key. Hilton Honors offers its more than 180 million members hundreds of ways to earn and redeem Points, including with select co-branded credit cards. Members can redeem Points for free nights, purchases on Amazon, exclusive experiences, charitable contributions and more. The program is free to join and travelers can enroll online at hiltonhonors.com. Learn more about Hilton Honors at stories.hilton.com/hiltonhonors, and follow Hilton Honors on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram