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Hilton Reports Second Quarter Results and Progress on Planned Spin Transactions

MCLEAN, Va. - Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. ("Hilton," "Hilton Worldwide" or the "Company") (NYSE: HLT) today reported its second quarter 2016 results. Highlights include:

  • EPS, adjusted for special items, was $0.25 for the second quarter; without adjustments, EPS was $0.24
  • Net income for the second quarter was $244 million, an increase of $77 million from the same period in 2015
  • Adjusted EBITDA for the second quarter was $806 million, an increase of 4 percent from the same period in 2015, and Adjusted EBITDA margin increased 100 basis points
  • System-wide comparable RevPAR increased 2.9 percent for the second quarter on a currency neutral basis from the same period in 2015
  • Management and franchise fees for the second quarter increased 9 percent from the same period in 2015 to $471 million
  • Net unit growth was 10,400 rooms in the second quarter contributing to a 7 percent growth in managed and franchised rooms from 2015
  • Approved 24,000 new rooms for development during the second quarter, growing Hilton's development pipeline to 1,822 hotels, consisting of 288,000 rooms
  • Filed registration statements for planned spin-offs of Park Hotels & Resorts and Hilton Grand Vacations and announced management teams for both companies; remains on track to complete spin transactions by year end

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About Hilton

Hilton (NYSE: HLT) is a leading global hospitality company with a portfolio of 24 world-class brands comprising more than 7,600 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 nearly 190 million Hilton Honors 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 for more information, and connect with Hilton on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and YouTube.