Waldorf Astoria and Conrad boast eight marquee openings next year; LXR expands development pipeline with new Middle East signings
MCLEAN, Va. – Hilton’s iconic luxury brands will continue an impressive momentum of global growth in 2022 with nearly 10 openings and new signings slated across Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, LXR Hotels & Resorts, and Conrad Hotels & Resorts. This follows eight openings in 2021 across global leisure destinations including Las Vegas, southern California, Kyoto, Seattle and the Seychelles.
“The continued growth of Hilton’s luxury category is a testament to the trust and confidence our guests and development partners have in Waldorf Astoria, LXR and Conrad,” said Matt Schuyler, Hilton’s chief brand officer. “I’m thrilled to see our Waldorf Astoria portfolio expanding into new markets in Mexico and the Middle East as well as Conrad’s growing footprint within the Americas and Europe.”
Dino Michael, senior vice president and global category head, Hilton Luxury Brands, added, “I cannot wait to extend our intuitive and bespoke service, unparalleled experiences and world-class culinary offerings to guests traveling to these dynamic destinations in 2022. And while we welcome guests to these new Waldorf Astoria and Conrad properties next year, the continued growth of our LXR pipeline will ensure an exciting future for the brand as we build a collection of truly unique and independent hotels for the sophisticated and adventurous traveler.”
Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts continues to solidify its presence in both key domestic and international markets in the new year. Travelers will soon be able to experience the brand’s elegant yet effortless luxury at two new properties:
Conrad Hotels & Resorts, which currently hosts the majority of its portfolio in the Asia Pacific region, is gaining traction within the Americas and Europe, opening six new hotels in 2022:
Hilton’s newest luxury brand, LXR Hotels & Resorts, experienced impressive global growth, more than doubling the collection’s portfolio in 2021 with landmark openings including Oceana Santa Monica, Crockfords Las Vegas at Resorts World, Mango House Seychelles, ROKU Kyoto and Hotel 1000 in Seattle just within the last year. LXR will look to expand the collection’s Middle East footprint in 2022 with several soon-to-be-announced signings in the region as well as the most recently announced urban boutique resort located in Diriyah Gate Development Authority’s Wadi Hanifah masterplan, representing the brand’s debut in Saudi Arabia. This captivatingly intimate retreat, nestled in the historic Wadi Hanifah, will feature 80 immaculately designed guest rooms and enchanting villas, offering guests a lush escape of tranquility and relaxation for those looking to explore beyond the vibrant Diriyah town.
For more on Hilton Luxury Brands’ development news and expanding global portfolio, visit newsroom.hilton.com.
Hilton (NYSE: HLT) is a leading global hospitality company with a portfolio of 18 world-class brands comprising more than 6,700 properties and more than 1 million rooms, in 122 countries and territories. Dedicated to fulfilling its founding vision to fill the earth with the light and warmth of hospitality, Hilton has welcomed more than 3 billion guests in its more than 100-year history, earned a top spot on the 2021 World’s Best Workplaces list, and been recognized as a global leader on the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices for five consecutive years. In 2020, Hilton CleanStay was introduced, bringing an industry-defining standard of cleanliness to hotels worldwide. Through the award-winning guest loyalty program Hilton Honors, the nearly 123 million members who book directly with Hilton can earn Points for hotel stays and experiences money can’t buy. With the free Hilton Honors app, guests can book their stay, select their room, check in, unlock their door with a Digital Key and check out, all from their smartphone. Visit newsroom.hilton.com for more information, and connect with Hilton on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and YouTube.
About Conrad Hotels & Resorts
Spanning five continents with 40 properties, Conrad Hotels & Resorts has created a seamless connection between contemporary design, leading innovation and curated art to inspire the entrepreneurial spirit of the globally connected traveler. Conrad is a place where guests can experience service and style on their own terms — all while connecting with local and global culture. Experience a positive stay at Conrad Hotels & Resorts by booking at conradhotels.com or through the industry-leading Hilton Honors app. Hilton Honors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits. Learn more about Conrad Hotels & Resorts at newsroom.hilton.com/conradhotels, and follow the brand on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.
About Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts
Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts is a portfolio of nearly 35 iconic properties that creates a unique sense of place with a relentless commitment to personal service and culinary expertise in landmark locations around the world. Unified by their inspirational environments and True Waldorf Service, Waldorf Astoria hotels deliver graceful service from the moment a guest books through checkout. In addition to the brand’s renowned hotel offerings, Waldorf Astoria boasts a best-in-class residential portfolio that provides the comfort of a private home combined with the unsurpassed amenities and legendary service of Waldorf Astoria. Waldorf Astoria is part of Hilton, a leading global hospitality company. Experience a positive stay at Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts by booking at waldorfastoria.com or through the industry-leading Hilton Honors app. Hilton Honors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits. Learn more about Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts at newsroom.hilton.com/waldorfastoria, and follow the brand on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.
About LXR Hotels & Resorts
LXR Hotels & Resorts is a collection of independent luxury properties that each represent their unique location and offer a singular travel experience native to its place, history and tradition. Found in the world’s most alluring destinations, LXR Hotels & Resorts connects legendary properties into an exclusive network of hotels that are set apart by an unrivaled commitment to personalized service and elegant, yet locally immersive experiences for their guests. Each of the nine hotels in the collection remains steadfastly true to its heritage and culture, providing a luxurious base of exploration for the passionate, yet discerning adventurer. LXR Hotels & Resorts is part of Hilton, a leading global hospitality company, and each property benefits from the strength of the Hilton enterprise and its award-winning Hilton Honors program. Experience a positive stay at LXR Hotels & Resorts by booking at lxrhotels.com or through the industry-leading Hilton Honors app. Hilton Honors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits. Learn more about LXR Hotels & Resorts at newsroom.hilton.com/lxr.