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Hilton announces 2023 Americas Development Award winners


These annual awards celebrate the resiliency and commitment of our owners and team members who spread the light and warmth of hospitality.  

Hilton revealed its 2023 Americas Development Awards which recognize the achievements of owners, development partners, and hotel teams in the Americas across several categories.

“We are thrilled to celebrate our owner and development partners who are the recipients of the 2023 Americas Development Award,” said Danny Hughes, president, Americas, Hilton. “Over the last year, we’ve seen travel continue to grow across the Americas, creating even more opportunities for our partners to welcome guests to their hotels in exciting destinations across every corner of the region. From our legacy properties to our new developments, we are excited to see this continued growth and add even more exceptional hotels to our portfolio.”  

The Americas Development Awards recognize the passion, creativity and innovative spirit of Hilton developers and owners. This year, the Hilton Development team selected 52 winners based on distinct criteria such as quality of hotels developed and in operation, commitment to quality of projects, impact on local community and early adoption of newer brands. The 2023 awards include: Lifetime Achievement Award, New Developer of the Year, Conversion Developer of the Year, Multi-Brand Developer of the Year, Multi-Brand Deal of the Year, Developer of the Year by Category, and Development Awards by Brand.

“We are fortunate to have a community of exceptional owners and development partners at Hilton, each helping to grow our network and deliver unforgettable stay experiences,” said Kevin Jacobs, chief financial officer and president, global development, Hilton. “Congratulations to all the owners and developers who were recognized in 2023. We look forward to continuing to partner with you and driving even more success for you in the years to come.”   


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