Hilton to Open New Curio Collection Resort in Maldives

Hilton is set to open a new resort in Maldives, following a franchise agreement with Singha Estate.

The resort will join Hilton’s Curio Collection which hosts nearly 50 hotels globally. The leisure and entertainment resort currently under development in Emboodhoo Lagoon will be part of Hilton’s ‘Crossroads’ project, managed by S Hotels & Resorts – a subsidiary of Singha Estate. The resort is expected to be in operation by the end of this year.

Global Brand Head of Curio Collection by Hilton, Mark Nogal said that the company is excited about the new resort in the Maldives.

“The Maldives is renowned for being a one-of-a-kind tropical paradise and we are confident that the resort will offer curious travelers seeking an authentic experience truly memorable accommodations,” Nogal said, in hoteldesigns.net

The new Hilton resort in the Maldives will comprise of 198 guest rooms, beach villas, and overwater villas in addition to fitness centre and a swimming pool. The resort will also host duty free shops and multiple restaurants. The guests can also enjoy the beach club, water sports, a diving centre, a cultural centre, and a kids club.

Senior Vice President, Development, Asia & Australia, for Hilton, Guy Phillips said that they were proud to introduce the Curio Collection to one of the most renowned and celebrated tourist destinations in the Maldives.

“With this brand, our owners can benefit from the proven track record and quality of the Hilton engine, also known as the Hilton performance advantage, while staying true to the hotel’s individuality,” Guy said.

Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. is an American multinational hospitality company that manages and franchises a broad portfolio of hotels and resorts. As of December 2017, its portfolio includes more than 5,200 properties (including timeshare properties) with over 856,000 rooms in 105 countries and territories.

Hilton has 14 brands across different market segments, including Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Canopy by Hilton, Curio – A Collection by Hilton, Hilton Hotels & Resorts, DoubleTree by Hilton, Embassy Suites Hotels, Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton by Hilton, Homewood Suites by Hilton, Home2 Suites by Hilton, Hilton Grand Vacations, Tru by Hilton, and Tapestry Collection by Hilton.

Once completed, the property in Emboodhoo Lagoon will be the second property owned by the Hilton. The other property by the Group in the Maldives is Conrad Maldived Rangali Island.

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