BARRANQUILLA, Colombia and MCLEAN, Va. - Hilton Worldwide announced the opening of the newly-built Hilton Garden Inn Barranquilla, a 123-room Hilton Garden Inn property in Colombia's Caribbean port city.  Hilton Garden Inn Barranquilla is the brand's first hotel in Colombia and the company's seventh, reinforcing Hilton Worldwide's plans to continue growing in Colombia, and Latin America. 

"Colombia is an important country to focus on as we continue to grow in Latin America, and we are thrilled to announce the opening of the newest hotel for Hilton Garden Inn," said Adrian Kurre, global head, Hilton Garden Inn.  "We are committed to global expansion and welcoming travelers with upscale and affordable accommodation in new destinations around the world." 

Forming part of the award-winning, mid-priced brand that delivers high quality and value, Hilton Garden Inn Barranquilla is approximately 30 minutes from the Ernesto Cortissoz International Airport, and forms part of the Blue Garden mixed use complex featuring office space, an upscale shopping mall with 126 stores, seven movie theaters and parking. 

"Hilton Worldwide recently announced our growth plans in Latin America, which include an additional six hotel developments in Colombia," said Tom Potter, senior vice president, Caribbean, Mexico and Latin America, Hilton Worldwide.  "The opening of Hilton Garden Inn Barranquilla demonstrates our focus on Colombia and positions us for further growth in this market."  

The new Hilton Garden Inn Barranquilla guestrooms contain comfortable beds with fresh, white, cozy duvets and crisp linens to help guests sleep deep.  Rooms are outfitted with an ergonomic desk chair and oversized work desk, high-definition flat-screen television, easy-to-set alarm clock, and a "hospitality center" that features a mini refrigerator and coffee maker. 

Dining options include The Garden Grille and BarTM full service restaurant offering freshly prepared full, cooked-to-order breakfast, lunch and dinner; and lobby bar, welcoming guests with refreshments in an inviting ambiance.  The hotel also features the 24-hour Pavilion PantryTM shop with a selection of delicious readymade meals, beverages and snacks. 

Recreational facilities boast an outdoor swimming pool and a complimentary fitness center featuring premium cardio and strength training equipment.  Travelers to Hilton Garden Inn Barranquilla also have access to comfortable and efficient meeting space, and signature Hilton Garden Inn brand attributes such as complimentary Wi-Fi and a 24-hour business center.

The city of Barranquilla, located in Northern Colombia, is served by both direct domestic and international flights including a less than three hour flight from Miami and a less than hour and a half flight from Colombia's capital city of Bogota. 

The hotel participates 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 4,200 hotels worldwide.

Hilton Worldwide currently has a portfolio of 64 hotels and resorts open and welcoming travelers in Latin America, including seven hotels in Colombia.  The company is actively pursuing additional Latin American growth opportunities and currently has plans to open an additional six hotels in Colombia.

For more information about this hotel and upcoming openings of the award-winning Hilton Garden Inn brand, please visit hiltongardeninn.com or news.hgi.com.  

Contacts:
Karla Visconti
Hilton
+1 786 866 7240
karla.visconti@hilton.com

About Hilton Garden Inn
The award-winning Hilton Garden Inn hotel brand provides business and leisure guests with upscale yet affordable accommodations and modern amenities for a successful and comfortable stay. The satisfaction promise affirms the brand’s goal to make each guest’s stay better and brighter. If something isn’t just the way you like it, simply let any hotel Team Member know, and we will make it right. Guaranteed. As a recognized F&B leader, Hilton Garden Inn caters to guests’ dining needs by serving daily cooked-to-order breakfast and offering full service restaurants and bars. Team Members at more than 750 hotels around the world are committed to guaranteeing today’s busy travelers have a bright and satisfying experience from the first hello when they arrive. Hilton Garden Inn is part of Hilton Honors, the award-winning guest-loyalty program for Hilton’s 14 distinct hotel brands. 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 nearly any combination of Points and money to book a stay, an exclusive member discount that can’t be found anywhere else, free standard Wi-Fi and digital amenities like digital check-in with room selection and Digital Key (select locations), available exclusively through the industry-leading Hilton Honors app. For more information about Hilton Garden Inn, visit www.hgi.com or news.hgi.com or connect on social media at Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and Instagram.

About Hilton
Hilton (NYSE: HLT) is a leading global hospitality company, with a portfolio of 14 world-class brands comprising more than 5,200 properties with nearly 856,000 rooms in 105 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 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 newsroom.hilton.com for more information and connect with Hilton on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, and YouTube.

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