WEST PALM BEACH, FL – The highly anticipated Hilton West Palm Beach opened its doors today to welcome local patrons and visitors alike. Related Companies, Palm Beach County, the City of West Palm Beach and Hilton Worldwide collaborated to conceptualize and deliver an innovative, contemporary and forward-thinking hotel experience.
“With Related Companies’ vision, we have programmed a world-class hotel by celebrating the incredible local talent to foster a true sense of place for the community and represent the South Florida lifestyle,” said John L. Parkinson, general manager, Hilton West Palm Beach. “Hilton West Palm Beach is a melting pot of people and this ‘unconventional’ convention center will be the place to socialize, enjoy astonishing food and attend business meetings for locals, convention goers and guests alike.”
“Today’s opening of the Hilton West Palm Beach represents the culmination of nearly 20 years of focus and dedication. With every development we seek to innovate and shift the paradigm and here in West Palm Beach we have reimagined the very definition of a convention center hotel and created a unique destination experience that has exceeded even our own expectations. With best-in-class creative design, top finishes and furnishings, a pool setting that rivals the best resorts, and culinary offerings that will surprise and delight visitors, we are proud to open the Hilton West Palm Beach and welcome our first customers to experience the property,” said Stephen M. Ross, Chairman and Founder of Related Companies. “But we could not have done it alone, and we are extremely grateful for the unwavering partnership of the County and the City. Without their support we would not be here today.”
“We created a hotel with the kind of originality and distinctive personalized service that will offer an unmatched experience in this market,” said Kenneth Himmel, President and CEO of Related Urban, the mixed-use division of Related Companies. “In collaboration with the County, City and Hilton, it’s an honor to see our flagship hotel come to fruition at a time when there is tremendous excitement in West Palm Beach.”
“We are honored to present Hilton West Palm Beach, which represents our strong collaboration with Related Companies,” said Joe Berger, executive vice president and president, Americas, Hilton Worldwide. “The Palm Beaches have a long history of welcoming visitors from around the world and being home to coveted lifestyle brands. Now, we look forward to offering travelers a getaway to this immersive city through exceptional service and amenities for which the Hilton brand is known around the globe.”