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Panoram 05 Dec 2023

Groundbreaking for new Hampton by Hilton hotel in Alicante

Panoram 05 Dec 2023

The Mayor of Elche, Pablo Ruz Villanueva, together with Luis Rubiato, architect of ARN Arquitectos Studio, Leo Kenyon, Hilton Project Manager, and Javier Alemañ, owner of Grupo Lo Baró, participated this morning in the groundbreaking ceremony for the construction of the new Hampton by Hilton hotel in Alicante.
Located in L’Altet, the main access point to Alicante-Elche Miguel Hernández Airport, the future property will take advantage of its proximity to the city of Alicante and its beaches, in addition to the international terminal as its main business.

The event began with a welcome speech by Luis Rubiato, spokesman for the architectural firm, who gave details of the layout and architectural composition of the new property. In this regard, he pointed out that “the future Hampton by Hilton hotel in Alicante will have a built area of 4,598 square meters, with 72 modern and spacious rooms distributed over three floors. And on the first floor will be located the common areas of the hotel, implemented through several high quality services and a large outdoor terrace with swimming pool”. In addition, Luis Rubiato stated that “the Hampton by Hilton Hotel in Alicante will represent a total investment of more than 5 million euros, and for its execution the use of industrialized construction systems is being considered in order to reduce costs and speed up the construction time”.

Similarly, the property owners, during Javier Alemañ’s speech, expressed gratitude to the present authorities, Panoram, and Hilton International for their professional expertise and knowledge in the hospitality industry. “It is a source of great joy for us to see this project that we dreamed of several years ago finally become a reality.” to which he added “L’Altet is a destination with a lot of potential yet to be exploited and we are sure that this new hotel will be a good starting point.”

Leo Kenyon, the project manager at Hilton, stated that the project is a significant addition to Hilton’s portfolio at important tourist locations in Spain. “The Hampton by Hilton Alicante hotel’s construction will mark our fourth hotel in Spain. This undertaking reinforces our presence in the Spanish market and spotlights Hampton by Hilton’s expanding appeal, with over 100 operational or in-progress hotels across Europe.” “To achieve our goal, we have positioned ourselves with two trusted partners, Panoram Hotel Management and Grupo Lo Baró, to strengthen the brand’s success in Spain.”

The event concluded with a speech by Pablo Ruz, the mayor of Elche, who emphasized the significance of international hotel brands being present in the city to boost tourism, he commented.

Panoram, grandes aliados de Hilton

Hampton by Hilton in Alicante, set to open in early 2025, will be managed by Panoram Hotel Management, a prominent hotel management company with multiple brands under its wing in Spain. Panoram is expanding its hotel portfolio in Spain with the addition of the fourth Hampton by Hilton hotel under its management. This new property follows the October 2020 opening of Hampton by Hilton Alcobendas in Madrid and the Hampton by Hilton Barcelona Fira Gran Vía, which opened in September 2021. The Malaga location is set to join the portfolio in 2024.

The management company already has other hotels under various Hilton brands in its portfolio and now manages a total of eight properties with more than 800 rooms for the international group.