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Hilton Showcases Year of Record-Setting Growth and Innovation in 2016 Annual Report

Hilton (NYSE: HLT) today launched its 2016 Annual Report, highlighting a year of record growth and innovation for the global hospitality leader. The integrated report demonstrates the tremendous progress the company has made towards its mission to be the most hospitable company in the world by showcasing Hilton’s new simplified, capital-efficient business model, as well as the company’s Travel with Purpose corporate responsibility program.

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Hilton's 2016 Annual Report (Photo: Business Wire)

Hilton's 2016 Annual Report (Photo: Business Wire)

With more than one in five hotel rooms under construction globally being developed under a Hilton brand, as well as nearly 310,000 rooms in the pipeline, Hilton maintained its position as the fastest-growing hospitality company. The best-performing portfolio of brands in the industry continues to expand its global footprint – opening nearly one hotel per day and adding five new countries in 2016 – while delivering industry-leading innovations that provide exceptional experiences for every guest.

Additional highlights of the Annual Report include:

  • Details on the company’s record-setting growth, including an interactive map of brand and system-wide supply growth.
  • A simulation of the customer journey on the Hilton Honors mobile app. The Hilton Honors app has been used 19 million times for Digital Check-in since its launch, a rate of one million times per month. Hilton continues to scale its Digital Key technology, with guests able to use their mobile device as their room key at 1,000 hotels today.
  • Progress on Hilton’s commitment to connect with, prepare and employ one million youth by 2019, including reaching more than 150,000 young people in 2016.
  • An inside look at Hilton Team Members at properties and offices across the globe who demonstrate why the company is repeatedly recognized as a Great Place to Work.

A copy of the 2016 Annual Report and additional information about Hilton’s performance can be found at

About Hilton

Hilton (NYSE: HLT) is a leading global hospitality company, with a portfolio of 14 world-class brands comprising more than 4,900 properties with over 800,000 rooms in 104 countries and territories. Hilton is dedicated to fulfilling its mission to be the world’s most hospitable company by delivering exceptional experiences – every hotel, every guest, every time. The company's portfolio includes Hilton Hotels & Resorts, Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Canopy by Hilton, Curio - A Collection by Hilton, DoubleTree by Hilton, Tapestry Collection by Hilton, Embassy Suites by Hilton, Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton by Hilton, Tru by Hilton, Homewood Suites by Hilton, Home2 Suites by Hilton and Hilton Grand Vacations. The company also manages an award-winning customer loyalty program, Hilton Honors. Hilton Honors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits, including a flexible payment slider that allows members to choose exactly how many Points to combine with money, an exclusive member discount that can’t be found anywhere else and free standard Wi-Fi. Visit for more information and connect with Hilton on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, and YouTube.


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