Hilton announced its fourth consecutive year of record-breaking growth in 2018.
Over the year, Hilton grew its development pipeline to 364,000 rooms across 15 brands with almost 110,000 new rooms approved in 60 countries and territories and opened more than one hotel per day throughout the year. The chain currently has 184,000 rooms under construction.
“Hilton was founded on the noble premise that travel can make the world a better place, and 100 years into our journey, this premise still guides us today,” said Christopher J. Nassetta, president and CEO, Hilton.
“We have big plans to continue to grow, innovate and positively impact the world around us, and we expect that 2019 will be our best and most dynamic year yet.”
Since the brand’s first opening in 1919, Hilton has served more than three billion guests and created a total economic impact of $1 trillion USD.