Hilton has signed a total of nine Mexican properties, ranging across its Hilton Hotels and Resorts, Curio, Garden Inn, Homewood Suites and Hampton brands.

The hotels will add nearly 1,200 rooms to the group’s portfolio of 45 existing properties in the country.

They include the 226-room Hilton Guadalajara, the 93-room Fives Downtown Hotel Playa del Carmen, Curio Collection by Hilton, the 160-room 1970 Hotel Posadas Guadalajara, Curio Collection by Hilton, the 128-room Hilton Garden Inn Merida, the 189-room Hilton Garden Inn Mexico City Santa Fe, the 134-room Hampton Inn by Hilton Cancun, and the 32-room Zacatecas Centro Historico, Curio Collection by Hilton.

Hilton will also open its first dual-branded property in Mexico, with the 110-room Hilton Garden Inn and 90-suite Homewood Suites by Hilton Saltillo scheduled to open in late 2019.

The hotels will join a number of properties recently opened throughout Mexico, including the Doubletree by Hilton Veracruz, Hilton Garden Inn Hotel Puebla Angelópolis, Doubletree by Hilton Hotel Mexico City Santa Fe, Hampton Inn by Hilton Durango, Hampton Inn by Hilton Piedras Negras, Hampton Inn and Suites by Hilton Salamanca and Hampton Inn by Hilton Irapuato.

Commenting on the new signings, Juan Corvinos, managing director, development, Mexico, Central America and the Hispanic Caribbean, Hilton said:

“Mexico continues experiencing impressive tourism growth, and the addition of these hotels will help satisfy the increasing demand from both leisure and business travellers.

“With nearly 100 open properties in Latin America, Hilton continues to actively pursue growth opportunities in the region. We currently have a robust pipeline of more than 60 hotels across Latin America, including over 30 projects in Mexico.”

Rival hotel group Marriott recently announced plans to open four properties in Mexico across its Renaissance, AC Hotels, Westin and Aloft brands.