Hilton Hotels Corp.
9336 Civic Center Drive
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
Web Site: http://www.hilton.com
Hilton Hotels Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the ownership, management, and development of hotels, resorts, and timeshare properties, as well as in the franchising of lodging properties in the United States and internationally. It operates full-service and limited service hotels in urban, airport, resort, and suburban locations. The company primarily operates upscale, all-suite hotels, which include swimming pools, gift shops and retail facilities, meeting and banquet facilities, restaurants and lounges, room service, parking facilities, and other services. It operates its hotel under the brand names Hilton, Hilton Garden Inn, Doubletree, Embassy Suites, Homewood Suites by Hilton, Hampton, and Conrad. As of December 31, 2005, Hilton Hotels Corporation had 2,388 properties containing approximately 375,000 rooms, which included 84 owned and operated hotels, 6 leased hotels, 210 managed hotels owned by others, and 2,054 franchised hotels. It also manages hotel properties in Belgium, Egypt, England, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Ireland, Mexico, Puerto Rico, Singapore, Thailand, and Turkey, as well as franchises hotel properties in Canada, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Mexico, Peru, Puerto Rico, and Venezuela. In addition, the company owns 50% equity interest in Windsor Casino Limited, which operates the 400-room Casino Windsor in Windsor, Canada. Hilton Hotels Corporation, through Hilton Supply Management, provides hotel design and furnishing services, which include the purchase and distribution of furniture, furnishings, equipment, food, beverage, and operating supplies. The company was founded in 1946 and is based in Beverly Hills, California.