Hilton’s meetings and events brand Signia by Hilton will open a new property in Georgia World Congress Center Authority (GWCCA), the largest combined convention, sports and entertainment campus in North America.
Signia by Hilton Atlanta is expected to open in 2023. The hotel will feature 975 guestrooms, approximately 6,967 sqm of meeting space, a destination bar, signature restaurant, and wellness amenities.
Signia by Hilton Atlanta will overlook the Mercedes-Benz Stadium sports and entertainment complex and will be connected to the Congress Center.
Boston-based Drew Company is the developer for this property with Gensler as the architect and a joint venture between Skanska and SG Contracting as the general contractor.
Commenting on the announcement, Frank Poe, executive director of Georgia World Congress Center Authority said:
“Signia by Hilton Atlanta completes our vision for a connected campus and delivers a package of facilities unrivaled in any city in the United States.”
“More importantly, it solidifies the Authority’s status as the economic catalyst for the area, spurring billions in growth along the west side of our campus.”
Elaborating on the news, Gary Steffen, category head, full-service brands, Hilton said:
“This is a tremendous milestone for Signia by Hilton as the first groundbreaking for the brand, and we are thrilled to mark this occasion with our partners.”
“Signia by Hilton will deliver an exceptional guest experience to both business and leisure travellers through unparalleled, dynamic meetings and events capabilities, world-class design, thoughtful innovations, signature food and beverage experiences, and premium wellness offerings, in the world’s most desirable locations.”
William Pate, president, and CEO, Atlanta Convention and Visitors Bureau said:
“Signia by Hilton Atlanta will enhance our position as a top meeting and convention destination.”
“To be able to offer Hilton’s state-of-the-art, premier meetings brand hotel connected to one of the country’s leading convention centers creates an exciting new option for meeting planners and guests.”
The property is owned by GWCCA and managed by Hilton Management Services.
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