News for the Hospitality Executive
Shiva Hotels Limited and Hospitality Management
the 117-room Hampton by Hilton Derby City Centre, United Kingdom
MCLEAN, Va.--December 23, 2010--Hampton® by Hilton Hotels today announced the opening of its eighth hotel in the United Kingdom, the 117-room Hampton by Hilton Derby City Centre. The new build hotel is located in the recently opened Derby Riverlights development, situated in a waterfront area between Courts Centre and Cock Pitt Island in the center of Derby. The hotel is conveniently located adjacent to Derby’s Central Bus Station. This property is owned by Shiva Hotels Limited and managed by Hospitality Management International Limited under a franchise agreement. The Hampton by Hilton Derby City Centre is the sixth hotel the brand has opened in the UK market this year, with another five hotels currently scheduled in the pipeline to open between now and the end of 2013.
“The opening of our new Hampton by Hilton hotel in Derby marks the continued success of our brand in the United Kingdom,” said Phil Cordell, Global Head, Focused Service and Hampton Brand. “As part of a spectacular leisure development, Hampton by Hilton Derby City Centre will be a great addition to the city and will provide guests with a high quality hotel experience.”
Situated in the heart of the city with views across the river, the hotel is the perfect destination for business and leisure trips, offering a central location as well as a tranquil environment. Guests at the hotel will be able to reach the traditional and charming boutiques at the Cathedral Quarter and the shopping center Westfield Derby within minutes. The Riverlights development also offers guests the chance to visit a number of bars, restaurants and shops, as well as a Casino.
“Hampton by Hilton Derby City Centre offers outstanding value and service as well as a premier location, catering to all our guests’ different needs,” said Faycal Bennani, the hotel’s general manager. “Backed up by Hampton’s 100% Satisfaction Guarantee, we are committed to offering our guests a truly enjoyable stay, whenever they visit us.”
Hampton by Hilton Derby City Centre offers quality service and amenities to meet the needs of every guest, whether they stay for business or pleasure. The complimentary On The House hot breakfast, providing a variety of hot and cold items, is a very popular service guests can enjoy at the hotel, while free high-speed internet access in every room and the public areas keeps them connected during their stay. In addition, the Hampton by Hilton Derby City Centre features a meeting room and fitness center, as well as a full bar and snack shop available 24 hours.
The hotel offers standard guest rooms with one bed and a sofa bed. There are also accessible rooms for guests with special needs. Designed for convenience and comfort, each room is outfitted with the brand’s signature Clean and Fresh Hampton BedTM, featuring crisp white linens and duvet washed fresh for every guest. A lap desk for working on the bed or sofa, a desk and chair, and a flat screen HDTV are just a few more of the many products and amenities provided in each guest room.
To make reservations at the Hampton by Hilton Derby City Centre, travelers can visit the Hampton by Hilton website at hamptonbyhilton.com. Hampton by Hilton participates in Hilton HHonors®, the only hotel rewards program that offers Points & Miles® for the same stay and No Blackout Dates to redeem rewards.
Shiva Hotels Ltd currently operates four prime located hotels representing in excess of 600 keys. In addition, Shiva has 1150 beds under development (including the landmark 350 bed Hilton at Heathrow Terminal 5, the first franchised core brand Hilton in the UK) and has secured the first preferred development agreement with Hilton Hotels. This will involve a minimum development of 3000 beds in 5 years with them and is the only such agreement allowing an operator to franchise all their brands.
About Hampton Hotels
The Hampton brand, including Hampton Inn, Hampton Inn & Suites, Hampton Inn by Hilton, Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton and Hampton by Hilton, is an award-winning leader in the mid-priced hotel segment. With more than 1,800 properties globally, Hampton Hotels is part of Hilton Worldwide, the leading global hospitality company. All Hampton Hotels offer warm surroundings and a friendly service culture that share a common “personality” supported by the 100% Satisfaction Guarantee. High-quality accommodations, in-room conveniences and the latest technology, combined with numerous locations and consistent offerings, have made Hampton a leader in its segment and one of the fastest growing hotel brands.
About Hilton Worldwide
Hilton Worldwide is the leading global hospitality company, spanning the lodging sector from luxurious full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and mid-priced hotels. For 91 years, Hilton Worldwide has been offering business and leisure travelers the finest in accommodations, service, amenities and value. The company is dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest experiences across its global brands. Its brands are comprised of more than 3,600 hotels and 600,000 rooms in 82 countries and include Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Hilton Hotels & Resorts, Doubletree, Embassy Suites Hotels, Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton Hotels, Homewood Suites by Hilton, Home2 Suites by Hilton and Hilton Grand Vacations. The company also manages the world-class guest reward program Hilton HHonors®. For more information about the company, visit www.hiltonworldwide.com.
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