MCLEAN, VA—Hilton has signed nine properties in Mexico that represent a number of Hilton brands, as well as the company’s first dual-branded property in the country. The new properties contribute nearly 1,200 rooms to the hotel company’s pipeline and will join the portfolio of more than 45 existing hotels in Mexico.
“Mexico continues experiencing impressive tourism growth, and the addition of these hotels will help satisfy the increasing demand from both leisure and business travelers,” said Juan Corvinos, managing director, development, Mexico, Central America and the Hispanic Caribbean, Hilton. “With nearly 100 open properties in Latin America, Hilton continues to actively pursue growth opportunities in the region. We currently have a robust pipeline of more than 60 hotels across Latin America, including over 30 projects in Mexico.”
The properties include:
• Expected to open in Q1 2018, the 226-room Hilton Guadalajara Midtown is located northwest of the city of Guadalajara and will be a major part of the Midtown Jalisco project.
• 1970 Hotel Posadas Guadalajara, Curio Collection by Hilton will offer 160 rooms in the heart of Guadalajara.
• The Zacatecas Centro Historico, Curio Collection by Hilton will undergo interior renovations before its opening as Zacatecas Centro Historico in early 2018.
• Hilton Garden Inn Merida is slated to open in Q1 2017, with 128 rooms in the area of Altabrisa.
• The 93-room Fives Downtown Hotel Playa del Carmen, Curio Collection by Hilton will be Hilton’s first property in the coastal town of Playa del Carmen.
• The 134-room Hampton Inn by Hilton Cancun is scheduled to open in Q2 2017 in the Pabellon Cumbres area of the city.
• Hilton Garden Inn Mexico City Santa Fe is a 189-room hotel, which is expected to open in late 2017 as part of the first dual-branded Hilton property in Mexico. The 172-room DoubleTree by Hilton Mexico City Santa Fe, the other half of the development, opened last month.
• Hilton Garden Inn and Homewood Suites by Hilton Saltillo is slated to open in late 2019, bringing 200 hotel rooms to the capital of Coahulia—110 rooms from Hilton Garden Inn and 90 suites from Homewood Suites by Hilton.