PUNTA DE MITA, Mexico — March 01, 2018 — Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Hilton’s (NYSE: HLT) global affluent hotel brand, today announces plans to redesign and reopen the former La Tranquila Resort in Punta de Mita, Mexico as Conrad Playa Mita in winter 2019. Following a multi-million dollar investment, the re-imagined property will welcome guests to an exclusive tropical oasis.

“As one of the most popular tourism destinations in Latin America, Mexico continues to be a priority market in our regional growth plans,” said Juan Corvinos, vice president, development, Latin America and the Caribbean, Hilton. “With the recent signing of Waldorf Astoria Cancun on the Mexican Caribbean coast, we are thrilled to further expand our luxury footprint on the country’s Pacific coastline.”

“We are incredibly excited to be working with Hilton on this spectacular project in the growing Riviera Nayarit, and believe that the Conrad brand reflects the vision we have for the resort,” said Federico Martin del Campo, CEO of Walton Street Capital Mexico.

Co-developers, HRV Hotel Partners and Contact Development Company, have envisioned a modern design to create a destination that highlights and enhances the natural beauty of the surrounding area. The design elements will incorporate the lush tropical landscape, open corridors and a contemporary and coastal décor. All guestrooms and suites will be steps from one of the finest beaches in Riviera Nayarit and will have unobstructed views the ocean.

Conrad Playa Mita will also serve as a destination for group travel with more than 45,000 square feet of combined function space, including:

  • More than 30,000 square feet of premium outdoor event space with expansive beach frontage
  • 10,000 square foot state-of-the-art ballroom
  • 3,000 square feet of breakout rooms, each with ample pre-function terraces

“As the brand’s second property in Mexico, Conrad Playa Mita will embody modern luxury in one of the world’s most sought-after destinations,” said Dino Michael, vice president, global brand development, Luxury and Lifestyle Brands, Hilton. “We look forward to delivering seamless service to our guests at a stunning coastal resort while giving them unique access to exploring the world around them.”

Conrad Playa Mita will be located in a premier location, giving guests access to a wide range of activities. As part of the FONATUR-developed Litibu gated resort community, Conrad Playa Mita will also offer guests access to the Greg Norman signature 18-hole golf course, state of the art tennis courts, a serene spa experience, a relaxing pool and a wide array of dining options featuring fresh regional and international cuisine.

For more information on Conrad Playa Mita and the Conrad Hotels & Resorts portfolio, please visit http://news.conradhotels.com and www.conradhotels.com.