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Conrad Hotels & Resorts is an international brand of luxury hotels and resorts owned and operated by Hilton Worldwide. Conrad was considered the luxury flagship brand in the Hilton Family of Brands, named after company founder Conrad Hilton, until being supplanted by The Waldorf-Astoria Collection in 2006. As of December 31, 2018, it as 33 locations with 10,625 rooms, including two that are owned or leased with 778 rooms, 29 that are managed with 8,874 rooms, and two that are franchised with 973 rooms.[1]

Conrad Hotels & Resorts
Private
IndustryHospitality, Tourism
Founded1985; 34 years ago (1985)
Headquarters,
Number of locations
33 (December 31, 2018)[1]
Area served
Worldwide
ServicesHotels
ParentHilton Worldwide
Websiteconradhotels.com

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HistoryEdit

 
Conrad Hong Kong

Barron Hilton, son of Conrad Hilton, founded Conrad Hotels, taking the name from that of his father. Hilton Hotels was, at the time, a separate company from Hilton International, and could not operate hotels outside the United States under the Hilton name. The newly named chain solved that problem. Hilton International had already started their own chain of Vista Hotels within the United States, as they faced the same prohibition on operating there under the Hilton name. The first Conrad hotel, the Conrad Jupiters Gold Coast in Australia, opened its doors in 1985.

When the two Hilton chains were rejoined in 2005, the need for the Vista and Conrad names vanished. Vista was phased out, while the Conrad brand was retained as a luxury wing of Hilton. Numerous hotels have since been opened under that name in the United States.

Properties and locationsEdit

New hotelsEdit

New Conrad Hotels & Resorts in development are:[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b https://otp.tools.investis.com/clients/us/hilton_worldwide2/SEC/sec-show.aspx?FilingId=13217616&Cik=0001585689&Type=PDF&hasPdf=1
  2. ^ "Upcoming Openings". Conrad Hotels & Resorts. Retrieved 15 October 2013.

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