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Hilton Reports Second Quarter Results

MCLEAN, Va. - Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. ("Hilton" or the "Company") (NYSE: HLT) today reported its second quarter 2020 results. The following results reflect the material impact that the novel coronavirus ("COVID-19") pandemic had on Hilton's business. Highlights include:

  • Diluted EPS was $(1.55) for the second quarter, and diluted EPS, adjusted for special items, was $(0.61)
  • Net loss was $432 million for the second quarter
  • Adjusted EBITDA was $51 million for the second quarter
  • System-wide comparable RevPAR decreased 81.0 percent on a currency neutral basis for the second quarter from the same period in 2019
  • Approved 18,400 new rooms for development during the second quarter, growing Hilton's development pipeline to 414,000 rooms as of June 30, 2020, representing 11 percent growth from June 30, 2019
  • Opened 6,800 rooms in the second quarter, contributing to 5,500 net additional rooms in Hilton's system
  • As of July 31, 2020, 96 percent of Hilton's system-wide hotels were open
  • Launched Hilton CleanStay, a new program created in collaboration with RB, maker of Lysol and Dettol, and Mayo Clinic, to deliver an elevated standard of cleanliness and disinfection to properties worldwide, and Hilton EventReady, which focuses on cleanliness and customer service specific to meetings and events
  • Announced a new strategic partnership with Country Garden to develop 1,000 Home2 Suites by Hilton in China, representing the first major extended stay offering for Hilton outside of North America

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About Hilton

Hilton (NYSE: HLT) is a leading global hospitality company with a portfolio of 18 world-class brands comprising 7,000 properties and 1.1 million rooms, in 122 countries and territories. Dedicated to fulfilling its founding vision to fill the earth with the light and warmth of hospitality, Hilton has welcomed more than 3 billion guests in its more than 100-year history, earned a top spot on Fortune's 100 Best Companies to Work For list and been recognized as a global leader on the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices for five consecutive years. Hilton has introduced several 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 139 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.