Hilton and Zagreb City Hotels to Bring Canopy Brand to Croatia

Date: February 2018

Location: The former Arcotel Hotel site/building, near Zagreb’s main rail station and the upcoming Branimir Centar shopping mall in Croatia’s capital city.

Name: Canopy by Hilton Zagreb – to open late 2018, four star

No. of Keys: 150

Developer: Zagreb City Hotels, headed up by Josipa Jutt Ferlan (who was Hilton’s Cluster Manager for the country).  ZCH was founded several years ago and is owned by entrepreneur Hrvoja Pezić.

The hotel, which will join the Canopy by Hilton Reykjavik in Iceland, in the brand’s European portfolio and Canopy by Hilton Washington DC, The Wharf, in the USA.

The Canopy development pipeline currently has 20 hotel projects. Canopy by Hilton Washington, D.C., Bethesda North, Canopy by Hilton Portland Pearl District and Canopy by Hilton Dallas Uptown are slated to open this year.

This will be Hilton’s third hotel in Croatia, apart from its existing Double Tree Hotel in Zagreb, the Hilton Imperial Dubrovik. and the Canopy by Hilton, they are opening a Hilton Garden Inn (150 rooms) late in 2019.

Price: For the Radnicka complex, a third of which will comprise the hotel, Pezic will invest €45m.

THPT Comment: this adds to Hilton portfolio which is now standing at (as at February 2018) 5,100 properties with nearly 838,000 guestrooms across its 14 brands in 103 countries and territories.

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