Hilton Worldwide Holdings is a world-famous hospitality brand operating hotels and resorts in various countries across the globe. The main headquarters of the company is situated in Tysons Corner, Virginia, United States. According to 2016, the total revenue generated by the company was US$ 11.60 billion. In order to control their 5,100 properties, the company has employed more than 169,000 people. The company operates their locations under the name of different brands, such as Home2 Suites by Hilton, Hilton Grand Vacations, Tru by Hilton, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Embassy Suites Hotels, Homewood Suites by Hilton, Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, and Double Tree by Hilton. The company trades publicly with the code HLT. The company was established on 31 May 1919 by Conrad Hilton as Hilton Hotels Corporation with a single location in Cisco, Texas. Now, the company has operations in more than 100 countries that include United States, United Arab Emirates, Canada, and United Kingdom.
There are many instances where the company’s hotels featured in the movies and television shows. In 1992, the movie “The Bodyguard” was shot at their hotel in Miami, whereas James Bond GoldenEye’s some scenes were shot at the Langham Hilton in 1995.
Along with that, the New York Hilton has been the venue for shooting many movies, such as Michael Clayton, American Gangster, and Spider-Man 3.
Hilton loyalty Program
There is a guest loyalty program, named Hilton Honors by the company through which points and airline miles can be earned by frequent guests when they book company’s properties. This program has more than 69 million members that make it one of the largest of its type in the world.