Hilton Worldwide

When was your company established?
Hilton was established in 1919. Since then the company has expanded geographically, produced original hotel and travel concepts, and developed innovative technologies to enhance the guest experience. Today Hilton Worldwide is the leading global hospitality company, spanning the lodging sector from luxurious full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and mid-priced hotels.

What is the origin of your company name?
Hilton Worldwide was named for its founder, Conrad Hilton. Conrad’s vision “to fill the earth with the light and warmth of hospitality” still guides the company today. 

Hilton Worldwide was until recently known as Hilton Hotels Corporation. The new Hilton Worldwide name signifies the company’s global breadth and reach.

What is the main business focus of your Fairfax County office?
The Hilton Worldwide office in McLean, Virginia is the company’s global headquarters.

Who are your primary customers?
With more than 3,400 hotels in 79 countries, Hilton Worldwide’s ten hotel brands appeal to business and leisure travelers around the globe. For 90 years, Hilton Worldwide’s hotels have provided guests with the finest in accommodations, service, amenities and value.

What sets you apart from your competitors?
Hilton Worldwide presents guests with ten leading hotel brands and 3,400 hotels in more than 79 countries. In all hotels, across the brands, Hilton Worldwide offers guests an unsurpassed commitment to hospitality.

The company’s ten global brands span the lodging sector with luxurious full-service hotels and resorts to comfortable extended stay suites, quality mid-price hotels and relaxing vacation ownership properties. Hilton Worldwide’s brands include Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Hilton, Doubletree, Embassy Suites Hotels, Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton Inn & Suites, Homewood Suites by Hilton, Home2 Suites by Hilton and Hilton Grand Vacations. All of these brands participate in the world-class frequent-guest program, Hilton HHonors.

How many employees do you have and how many do you anticipate hiring in the next 12 months?
There are more than 300 employees in Hilton Worldwide’s corporate headquarters in McLean, Virginia. Globally, the company employs more than 130,000 team members.

What are the advantages of your Fairfax County location?
The company’s decision to relocate from Beverly Hills, California to Fairfax County followed a thorough review of locations that were evaluated against multiple criteria including costs and availability of suitable commercial space. With its headquarters now in Fairfax County, Hilton Worldwide is also in closer proximity its major business hubs around the globe.

Where do you see your business in five to 10 years?
Hilton Worldwide’s mission is to be the preeminent global hospitality company – the first choice of guests, team members and owners alike.

Where is your company located?
Hilton Worldwide
7930 Jones Branch Drive, Suite 1100
McLean, Virginia 22102 USA
(703) 883-1000
www.hiltonworldwide.com