Hilton opens its 100th hotel in Latin America

MCLEAN, Va. – U.S. hotels chain Hilton on Wednesday announced the opening of Hilton Rio de Janeiro Copacabana, marking a significant milestone as the company’s 100th hotel in Latin America.

The 545-room beachfront Hilton Rio de Janeiro Copacabana is one of the largest hotels in the famous Copacabana neighborhood, one of Brazil’s most visited destinations, and represents Hilton’s second property in the city.

“The opening of our 100th hotel in Latin America solidifies our commitment to strategically expanding our footprint and introducing our industry-leading brands throughout this promising region,” said Ian Carter, president, global development, architecture, design and construction, Hilton.

“This milestone is a testament to the strength of our brands and the steadfastness of our teams to deliver success stories.”

Key hotel deals, productive partnerships and many momentous openings paved the way for Hilton to reach the 100 hotel mark in Latin America, where it now supplies approximately 17,000 rooms across nine brands and boasts a pipeline of more than 70 projects across the region.

Hilton Rio de Janeiro Copacabana offers a privileged location in the Copacabana neighborhood with easy access to the city’s two airports, financial center, main cultural attractions and world-famous tourist hotspots, as well as a variety of shopping malls and entertainment options for all guests’ tastes.

The iconic beachfront hotel in Rio, which was built in 1975 and completed an extensive renovation in 2011, includes 545 rooms featuring the brand’s sophisticated amenities for guests traveling on leisure or business to the South zone of Rio de Janeiro.

In-room amenities include complimentary coffee machine with capsules and tea, the exclusive Suite DreamsTM mattress, patented by Hilton Hotels & Resorts to provide greater support and ensure maximum comfort, smart LCD TVs, clock radio with Bluetooth connection, safe and minibar.

Two exclusive pools, one with a 360º view of the city’s three main tourist attractions – Copacabana Beach, Christ the Redeemer and Sugar Loaf, a full-service spa and impeccable beach provide the backdrop for relaxation and memorable experiences.

To celebrate the hotel’s opening, now through Aug. 2, 2017, Hilton Rio de Janeiro Copacabana is offering a fourth night free for guests who book three nights, and Hilton Honors members can earn 1,000 Hilton Honors Points per night, according to Hospitalitynet.com.

Hilton plans to open approximately 20 properties across Latin America in 2017, including hotels and resorts in Belize, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Mexico, Peru and Uruguay.