Hilton, Conrad

Hilton, Conrad (Nicholson)

(1887–1979) hotel executive; born in San Antonio, N.M. After World War I service he began buying Texas hotels, graduating by the 1930s–40s to such grand establishments as Chicago's Palmer House (1945) and the Waldorf-Astoria, New York (1949). He formed Hilton Hotels Corporation (1946) and Hilton International (1948) and by the time of his death he controlled the largest hotel organization in the world.
The Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography, by John S. Bowman. Copyright © Cambridge University Press 1995. Reproduced with permission.
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As part of Hilton, Conrad New York Downtown participates in Hilton Honors, the award-winning guest-loyalty program for Hilton's 17 distinct hotel brands.
Part of Hilton, Conrad Hotels & Resorts operates 28 properties across five continents.
Hilton also has 115 hotels in the pipeline in China under brands including Hilton, Conrad, DoubleTree by Hilton and Waldorf Astoria.
The company owns, manages, or franchises some of the best known brands: Hilton, Conrad, Doubltree, Embassy Suites Hotels, Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton Inn, Hampton Inn & Suites, Hilton Grand Vacations, Homewood Suites by Hilton, Home 2, and The Waldorf- Astoria Collection.
Shared between the Hilton, Conrad and Waldorf Astoria resorts, the new lounge offers a welcome respite after a long international flight.
One Elevate point can be earned for every USD2 spent at participating Hilton Worldwide hotels or members can earn 250 points per stay at participating Hilton, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Doubletree, Embassy Suites Hotels, Hilton Garden Inn, Hilton Grand Vacations and Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts properties and 50 points per stay at participating Hampton, Homewood Suites by Hilton and Home2 Suites by Hilton hotel.
The offer is available at over 160 participating hotels in the UK and Ireland, Europe, Middle East and Africa, including Hilton, Conrad, Doubletree, Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton, and Waldorf-Astoria Collection branded hotels.
Hilton Family hotels are among the most well-known and well-respected brands in the industry including Hilton, Conrad Hotels and Resorts, Doubletree by Hilton, Embassy Suites Hotels, Hampton by Hilton, Hilton Garden InnT, Hilton Grand VacationsT, Homewood Suites by HiltonT, and The Waldorf = Astoria CollectionT hotels.
Sienon, CPP, is responsible for the overall security and safety of the organization's owned and managed properties, which include the Hilton, Conrad, Doubletree, Embassy Suites, Hampton Inns, Homewood Suites, and Hilton Grand Vacations Club brands.
Its brands include Hilton, Hilton Garden Inn, Embassy Suites, Doubletree Hotels, Hampton Inns & Suites, Homewood Suites by Hilton, Conrad International, and Red Lion.