BARRANQUILLA, COLOMBIA—Hilton Worldwide opened the newly built Hilton Garden Inn Barranquilla, a 123-room property in Colombia’s Caribbean port city. Hilton Garden Inn Barranquilla is the brand’s first hotel in Colombia and the company’s seventh, reinforcing Hilton Worldwide’s plans to continue growing in Colombia and Latin America.
“Colombia is an important country to focus on as we continue to grow in Latin America, and we are thrilled to announce the opening of the newest hotel for Hilton Garden Inn,” said Adrian Kurre, global head, Hilton Garden Inn. “We are committed to global expansion and welcoming travelers with upscale and affordable accommodation in new destinations around the world.”
Hilton Garden Inn Barranquilla is approximately 30 minutes from the Ernesto Cortissoz International Airport, and forms part of the Blue Garden mixed-use complex featuring office space, an upscale shopping mall with 126 stores, seven movie theaters and parking.
“Hilton Worldwide recently announced our growth plans in Latin America, which include an additional six hotel developments in Colombia,” said Tom Potter, SVP, Caribbean, Mexico and Latin America, Hilton Worldwide. “The opening of Hilton Garden Inn Barranquilla demonstrates our focus on Colombia and positions us for further growth in this market.”
The city of Barranquilla, located in Northern Colombia, is served by both direct domestic and international flights including a less than three hour flight from Miami and a less than hour and a half flight from Colombia’s capital city of Bogota.