The Story of Hilton

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Hilton Hotels Corporation reacquires Hilton International, reuniting the companies for the first time in 40 years and expanding Hilton’s portfolio of brands worldwide.


Hilton Hotels Corporation completes merger with an affiliate of The Blackstone Group’s real estate and corporate private equity funds.

Christopher J. Nassetta joins Hilton Worldwide as President and Chief Executive Officer.


Hilton Hotels expands to 76 countries

Making it the largest full-service hotel brand in the world.

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Hilton Hotels Corporation changes its name and logo to Hilton Worldwide and moves its headquarters from Beverly Hills, California, to McLean, Virginia.


Hilton returns to the New York Stock Exchange, to trade under the same ticker symbol HLT.