Owned and operated by Hilton Hotels Corporation within the United States, and Hilton International outside of the country, the Hilton Hotel chain is considered to be one of the largest hotel chains in the world, able to offer its guests a top level of service that can be found at all hotels owned or franchised by Hilton Hotels Corporation. In December 2005 Hilton Hotels Corporation announced an agreement, according to which it purchased Hilton International.
Over the years, Hilton Hotels has grown to include more than 500 branded hotels, all of them placing emphasis on business travel and leisure and having partnerships with a number of car rental and airline companies. Among the notable hotels of the chain are Hilton Hawaiian Village Beach Resort and Spa (Honolulu, Hawaii), Hilton Waikoloa Village (Waikoloa, Hawaii), Las Vegas Hilton (Las Vegas, Nevada), New York Hilton (New York, New York), Hilton Paris (Paris, France), Cartagena Hilton (Cartagena, Colombia) and Athenee Palace Hilton (Bucharest, Romania). The smallest hotel in the chain is the Hilton Craigendarroch, located in Aberdeenshire, England, and featuring only 45 guest rooms. With the opening of the Caribe Hilton in Puerto Rico, Hilton became the world's first international hotel chain.
One of the most popular Hilton Hotels, the Hilton Hawaiian Village Beach Resort and Spa, known formerly as the Kaiser Hawaiian Village Hotel, is situated on the Hawaiian island of O'ahu. Its close proximity to the world's largest shopping center, Ala Moana Center makes the hotel the most widely reputed destination in Waikiki, where guests are offered more than 22 restaurants, botanical garden and exotic wildlife, in addition to the branch of the Bishop Museum and the largest swimming pool in the area.
Comprised of 3,175 hotel rooms, the Las Vegas Hilton is a hotel, convention center and casino and recognized currently as the worlds largest Hilton Hotel and one of the largest hotels in Las Vegas. It's free standing Hilton sign located in front of the hotel is the largest sign of the kind in the world. Situated close to the Las Vegas Convention Center and featuring it own convention center that measures nearly 150,000 square feet, the Las Vegas Hilton is especially popular with convention attendees. The hotel was also shown in 1971 James Bond film "Diamonds Are Forever".
Established in the 1980's as the Hyatt Regency Waikoloa, one of the renowned Hilton hotels, Hilton Waikoloa Village acquired its present name in 1993. It is located on the Kohala Coast of Hawaii, featuring some 62 acres of rich wildlife, tropical gardens, excellent dining, top-class shopping and art, as well as an array of opportunities for outdoor activities from tennis and golf to Sports Club & Spa and an interactive dolphin program which never fails to please children and adults of all ages.
Guests can choose from more than 1,200 rooms and suites. Hilton breaks to the Hilton Waikoloa Village offer you a wonderful opportunity to cruise along tranquil waterways, take a stroll along the beach, or explore the oceanfront hotel by air conditioned trams.
So what are you waiting for? Why not consider a Hilton break at one of the may Hilton Hotels available around the world!