Hilton Worldwide has signed agreements for four new hotels and a multi-site development agreement with Osnova Development to develop 1,500 rooms in multiple Russian locations.
Through a management agreement with Eastfield Kazan, Hilton will open the 202-room Hilton Kazan hotel in 2014; the hotel will offer a restaurant and bar, a 400m² ballroom, 11 meeting rooms, a business centre and a health club with an indoor swimming pool.
Hilton also signed an agreement with Vnukovo Hotels to open the 432-room DoubleTree by Hilton Moscow Vnukovo Airport in early 2013, providing a 1,700m² area for events including a 450m² ballroom.
Under a franchise agreement with Business-Group SINHRO, Hilton will open the 158-room Hilton Garden Inn Volgograd at the end of 2012, featuring a business centre, a fitness centre and 310m² of events space.
As part of a franchise agreement with Market, Hilton will open the 156-room Hampton by Hilton Volgograd Profsoyuznaya in 2013.
The previously announced Hampton by Hilton Voronezh forms part of the agreement, along with a proposal for a further 11 hotels in locations including Volgograd, Novosibirsk, Rostov-on-Don and Ufa.
Patrick Fitzgibbon, Hilton Worldwide’s senior vice-president of development, Europe and Africa, said that by the end of 2012 the company will have opened four more hotels.