Hilton Worldwide to Expand in Canada with Newly Signed DoubleTree by Hilton
"We're thrilled to add another hotel to the thriving Halifax community," said Ian Carter, president, global development, architecture and design, Hilton Worldwide. "Hilton Worldwide is committed to growing our portfolio in Canada and our strong pipeline is representative of the country's prospering travel and tourism sector."
The 10-story hotel will be owned and operated by Magna Hotels, Inc. It is the first DoubleTree by Hilton hotel in Nova Scotia and will join several Hilton Worldwide hotels in Halifax, including the recently opened dual-build Hampton Inn by Hilton and Homewood Suites by Hilton Halifax-Downtown.
Centrally located in the heart of Halifax, The Hollis Halifax is within walking distance of the city's waterfront and many downtown attractions, dining and shopping. Guests can easily access popular attractions such as the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, the Halifax Citadel National Historic Site and Pier 21.
Once converted, guests of The Hollis Halifax will be greeted with DoubleTree's signature warm chocolate chip cookie and treated to the brand's globally-recognized CARE culture, which stands for "Create A Rewarding Experience" and represents the brand's commitment to guests, team members and the local community. Each of the oversized suites will offer complimentary Wi-Fi, a 42-inch HDTV, a spacious desk, a wet bar, a microwave and a mini-refrigerator.The hotel will feature an indoor heated pool and whirlpool, state-of-the-art fitness center, business center, complimentary high-speed Internet access throughout and 3,500 sq. ft. of meeting and event space. The award-winning Duffy's Steakhouse and Seafood restaurant will be available on site, and a variety of meals and snacks will be available through the hotel's in-room dining options.
Hilton (NYSE: HLT) is a leading global hospitality company, with a portfolio of 14 world-class brands comprising nearly 4,900 properties with more than 796,000 rooms in 104 countries and territories. Hilton is dedicated to fulfilling its mission to be the world"s most hospitable company by delivering exceptional experiences – every hotel, every guest, every time. The company's portfolio includes Hilton Hotels & Resorts, Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Canopy by Hilton, Curio - A Collection by Hilton, DoubleTree by Hilton, Tapestry Collection by Hilton, Embassy Suites by Hilton, Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton by Hilton, Tru by Hilton, Homewood Suites by Hilton, Home2 Suites by Hilton and Hilton Grand Vacations. The company also manages an award-winning customer loyalty program, Hilton HHonors®. Hilton HHonors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to benefits including an exclusive member discount, free standard Wi-Fi, as well as digital amenities that are available exclusively through the industry-leading Hilton HHonors app, where Hilton HHonors members can check-in, choose their room, and access their room using a Digital Key. Visit news.hiltonworldwide.com for more information and connect with Hilton on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and YouTube.