ZAGREB, Croatia and MCLEAN, Va. - Hilton (NYSE: HLT) has signed a franchise agreement with R21c Projekt d.o.o. to open Hilton Garden Inn Zagreb. The 150 guest-room hotel is set to open next year and joins DoubleTree by Hilton Zagreb and Canopy by Hilton Zagreb in Croatia's capital.

Patrick Fitzgibbon, senior vice president, development, EMEA, Hilton said: "Hilton Garden Inn Zagreb is a terrific new-build property set for one of the city's most exciting districts. Located on Radnicka Street, the area is a thriving commercial district with corporate Samsung, HP, Allianz and Redbull offices in the area. The city is in an exciting phase of growth, having recently doubled its airport capacity with the opening of a new terminal last year, and the addition of another Hilton property will further improve Zagreb's global tourist offering."

Zagreb is undergoing a tourism revival. Competing with the country's popular coastal destinations, Croatia's capital city continues to be on the country's top destinations. Popular for short city breaks and as a host for corporate and leisure events, new airline routes to its new terminal have opened Zagreb to new markets in the Middle East and Asia.

Hilton Garden Inn Zagreb will include a restaurant, bar and modern conference facilities on the 8th floor and a fitness centre when it opens as part of a mix-use development that includes two office towers. The hotel will be Hilton's third hotel in the city, joining DoubleTree by Hilton Zagreb, which opened in 2012 and Canopy by Hilton Zagreb, which is due to open later this year. Zagreb City Hotels will operate all three hotels.

Josipa Jutt Ferlan, CEO, Zagreb City Hotels: "Hilton Garden Inn Zagreb will be a great addition to one of the city's most important business districts. Hilton is the right partner for this project and building on the success of our DoubleTree by Hilton hotel, we can't wait to welcome more guests to Zagreb."

Hilton Garden Inn Zagreb joins more than 100 Hilton Garden Inn hotels trading or under development in Europe.

Hilton Garden Inn Zagreb is located on the corner of Radnicka Street and Zaharova Street.

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About Hilton Garden Inn
The award-winning Hilton Garden Inn brand provides business and leisure guests with upscale yet affordable accommodations and modern amenities for a successful and comfortable stay. The satisfaction promise affirms the brand’s goal to make each stay better and brighter. Guaranteed. As a recognized F&B leader, Hilton Garden Inn serves daily cooked-to-order breakfast and offers full service restaurants and bars. Team Members at more than 770 hotels around the world are committed to guaranteeing today’s busy travelers have a bright and satisfying experience from the first hello when they arrive. Hilton Garden Inn is part of Hilton Honors, the award-winning guest loyalty program for Hilton’s 14 distinct hotel brands. Hilton Honors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits, including a flexible payment slider that allows members to choose nearly any combination of Points and money to book a stay, an exclusive member discount that can’t be found anywhere else, free standard Wi-Fi and digital amenities like digital check-in with room selection and Digital Key (select locations), available exclusively through the industry-leading Hilton Honors app. For more information about Hilton Garden Inn, visit or or connect on social media at Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and Instagram.

About Hilton
Hilton (NYSE: HLT) is a leading global hospitality company, with a portfolio of 14 world-class brands comprising more than 5,200 properties with more than 856,000 rooms, in 105 countries and territories. Hilton is dedicated to fulfilling its mission to be the world’s most hospitable company by delivering exceptional experiences – every hotel, every guest, every time. The company's portfolio includes Hilton Hotels & Resorts, Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Canopy by Hilton, Curio Collection by Hilton, DoubleTree by Hilton, Tapestry Collection by Hilton, Embassy Suites by Hilton, Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton by Hilton, Tru by Hilton, Homewood Suites by Hilton, Home2 Suites by Hilton and Hilton Grand Vacations. The company also manages an award-winning customer loyalty program, Hilton Honors. Hilton Honors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits, including a flexible payment slider that allows members to choose exactly how many Points to combine with money, an exclusive member discount that can’t be found anywhere else, and free standard Wi-Fi.  Visit for more information and connect with Hilton on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, and YouTube.

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