The London Hilton hotel in Park Lane celebrated 100 Years of Hilton on Friday, marking a century since founder Conrad Hilton opened the first hotel in Cisco, Texas.
Celebrating 100 years of firsts, this is a special milestone for the London Hilton, as it was the first Hilton hotel to open in the UK back in 1963.
A specially curated retrospective has been exhibited in the hotel’s lobby, taking visitors on a journey of Hilton, both as a global empire and the London Hilton in Park Lane as a London institution.
Part of the exhibition looks at the hotel’s position in Mayfair, both physically right on the doorstep of Hyde Park, but also as a hub for the local community, including the economic and cultural impact the UK’s first Hilton has had.
The London Hilton is proud to have been the height of glamour when it opened, and continues to pioneer the hospitality and travel industry as we know it.
Celebrations culminated in the hotel where guests and team members gathered along with Hilton’s President for EMEA, Simon Vincent, and Jon Scott, Area Vice President London, to cut a special birthday cake, created by Executive Chef Anthony Marshall, and to toast to the next 100 years of Hilton hospitality.