Hilton Hotels Expands Presence in Texas
Friday August 29th, 2014 - 9:09AM B
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PLANO, TX—Hilton Worldwide has expanded its presence in Texas with the opening of the Hilton Dallas/Plano Granite Park here.
The 299-room new build is located in the master planned community of Granite Park here, just north of Dallas. The opening of the hotel is the latest addition to the 90-acre mixed use development. The hotel, which was designed by BOKA Powell, is part of privately-held Granite Properties commercial real estate holdings in Dallas.
"We are delighted to welcome Hilton Dallas/Plano Granite Park to our brand's growing global portfolio of more than 550 hotels," stated Rob Palleschi, global head, Hilton Hotels & Resorts.
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When you hear all the lodging industry projections for the months and years to come, much of the robust growth is forecast to be the result of the expected influx of travelers from China. In what could only be seen as good news for the industry, that expectation moved a little closer to reality when President Obama signed a visa waiver extension for Chinese travelers earlier this month.