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Hilton Worldwide to Re-Brand and Manage Mint Hotel Amsterdam

Hilton Worldwide is delighted to confirm that it has reached agreement to re-brand and operate the eight Mint Hotel properties that have been acquired by its owning company, Blackstone as part of the upscale, full-service DoubleTree by Hilton and mid-scale Hilton Garden Inn brands.

This significant multi-brand deal will also bring the total number of hotels managed by Hilton Worldwide to more than 100 properties in the UK and more than 220 hotels and resorts – comprising more than 50,000 rooms – across Europe.

Patrick Fitzgibbon, senior vice president, development – Europe & Africa, Hilton Worldwide, said,”Hilton Garden Inn and DoubleTree by Hilton brands have tremendous traction across Europe and further demonstrate the momentum we have behind our great global brands. These eight fantastic additions to our company’s portfolio will promptly join our DoubleTree by Hilton and Hilton Garden Inn brands with a fast-track transition programme that aims to see all hotels fully integrated into our Hilton Worldwide systems in the coming weeks.”

Guests at newly rebranded DoubleTree by Hilton hotels in Amsterdam, Tower of London, London Westminster, Leeds and Manchester will benefit from the characteristic qualities found at more than 265 DoubleTree by Hilton hotels and resorts open around the world. The upscale, full-service hotel brand has seen remarkable growth since its European introduction in the spring of 2008 with 25 DoubleTree by Hilton hotels now open in ten countries across Europe. The fast-growing global momentum of more than 70 DoubleTree by Hilton hotels and resorts anticipated to open across five continents in the next few years also represents the most robust hotel development pipeline in the brand’s history.

Rob Palleschi, global head, DoubleTree by Hilton, said, “From London to Beijing and Amsterdam to Chicago, the DoubleTree by Hilton brand continues to create an extraordinary collection of hotels in some of the most sought-after city centre locations around the world. These five city centre properties in the UK and the Netherlands already have outstanding service and product attributes to represent the DoubleTree by Hilton brand. We look forward to creating rewarding experiences for the world’s travellers in each of these fine locations.”