MCLEAN, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Hilton Worldwide today announced plans to open the first Hilton Garden Inn in Brazil. The company signed a management license agreement with HDauff Empreendimentos Imobiliarios Ltda to operate the new Hilton Garden Inn hotel in São Jose do Rio Preto, São Paulo. The hotel will be built in Georgina Business Park, a business epicenter with an innovating concept that unites high technology and nature preservation, located in a strategic point in the south of the city, considered the most valued and distinguished region of São José do Rio Preto.
“Bringing Hilton Garden Inn to Brazil is a tremendous milestone for our brand,” said Adrian Kurre, global head, Hilton Garden Inn. “We’re thrilled to expand the Hilton Worldwide portfolio in this country, bringing the affordable, best-in-class services and amenities Hilton Garden Inn has to offer to a new segment of travelers.”
Designed with a modern look and feel by Ilha Arquitetura Company and with interiors designed by Triplex Arquitetura, Hilton Garden Inn Sao Jose do Rio Preto will form part of the 33-acre multiple-purpose Georgina Business Park project situated 273 miles northwest of São Paulo. In addition to the hotel, the complex will include residences, offices, restaurants, boulevard mall, bank agencies, a convention center and parking, all distributed in twelve commercial towers following a modern architectural style. Hilton Garden Inn Sao Jose do Rio Preto will be the first Hilton Garden Inn in Brazil as well as the first condo-hotel model operated by Hilton Worldwide.
“After years of operating two successful Hilton brand hotels in Brazil, we’re thrilled to expand our presence and welcome travelers with the services and standards Hilton Garden Inn is internationally known for. We couldn’t be happier to work with HDauff Empreendimentos Imobiliarios Ltda to bring another hotel to this remarkable country,” said Danny Hughes, senior vice president, Caribbean, Mexico and Latin America for Hilton Worldwide.
Forming part of the award-winning, mid-priced brand that delivers high quality and value, Hilton Garden Inn São Jose do Rio Preto will be located within five minutes of main avenues with commercial services, and 15 minutes from the city center and Prof. Eriberto Manoel Reino Airport. Guests will also have easy access to major highways to the northern and southern regions of Brazil, and the capital of the State of São Paulo.
Guests of this new Hilton Garden Inn hotel in São Jose do Rio Preto will find themselves surrounded by a lush green landscape in the midst of the urban setting. Georgina Business Park will feature gardens with native plant species, and several lakes offering relaxation and visual comfort to guests.
The hotel will feature 134 guest rooms, all with the Garden Sleep System® allowing guests to adjust the firmness and softness of the bed. Rooms will also be outfitted with ergonomic Mirra® chair by Herman Miller, LCD high-definition flat-screen television, easy-to-set alarm clock with MP3 connectivity, a spacious work desk, and a “hospitality center” that features a mini refrigerator and coffee maker.
At the hotel’s restaurant, situated on the ground floor, costumers will enjoy international specialties in a casual environment overseeing the central square. The hotel will also feature the 24-hour Pavilion Pantry® shop with a selection of delicious readymade meals, beverages and snacks.
Recreational facilities will boast a complimentary fitness center featuring cardio and strength training equipment, and Stay Fit Kits® that can be checked out from the hotel front desk and enable guests to do yoga, Pilates and core workouts in the privacy of their guestroom or in the workout facility.
Travelers to Hilton Garden Inn São Jose do Rio Preto will also have access to ample, comfortable and efficient meeting space including an event lounge to easily accommodate corporations in the region, and signature Hilton Garden Inn brand attributes such as complimentary Wi-Fi and a 24-hour business center.
The hotel will participate in Hilton HHonors®, the only guest rewards program that allows members to earn Points & Miles® for the same stay and redeem points for free nights with No Blackout Dates at more than 4,000 hotels worldwide.
Hilton Worldwide currently has two hotels in Brazil – Hilton Belem and Hilton São Paulo Morumbi – and nearly 60 hotels and resorts open and welcoming travelers in Latin America.
About Hilton Garden Inn
Hilton Garden Inn is the award-winning, mid-priced brand that continually strives to ensure today’s busy travelers have everything they need to be most productive on the road — from complimentary wired and Wi-Fi Internet access in all guestrooms and public space and PrinterOn mobile printing to the hotel’s complimentary 24-hour business center to one of the most comfortable beds with the Garden Sleep System®. So whether on the road for personal or business reasons, Hilton Garden Inn offers the amenities and services for travelers to sleep deep, stay fit, eat well and work smart while away from home. For more information about Hilton Garden Inn locations throughout North America, Europe and Central America or to find your next getaway, please visit www.HGI.com or call 1-877-STAY-HGI. Hilton Garden Inn is one of Hilton Worldwide’s ten market-leading brands.
About Hilton Worldwide
Hilton Worldwide is a leading global hospitality company, spanning the lodging sector from luxury and full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and focused-service hotels. For 94 years, Hilton Worldwide has been dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest experiences. The company’s portfolio of ten world-class global brands is comprised of more than 4,000 managed, franchised, owned and leased hotels and timeshare properties, with more than 665,000 rooms in 90 countries and territories, including Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Hilton Hotels & Resorts, DoubleTree by Hilton, Embassy Suites Hotels, Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton Hotels, Homewood Suites by Hilton, Home2 Suites by Hilton and Hilton Grand Vacations. The company also manages an award-winning customer loyalty program, Hilton HHonors®. Visit www.hiltonworldwide.com for more information and connect with Hilton Worldwide at www.facebook.com/hiltonworldwide, www.twitter.com/hiltonworldwide, www.youtube.com/hiltonworldwide, www.flickr.com/hiltonworldwide and www.linkedin.com/company/hilton-worldwide.