Hilton Hotel

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Hilton’s suppliers
The touches that make Hilton Worldwide.
Their supply management professionals in corporate offices and their six regional offices negotiate and implement contracts and agreements with suppliers of products and services in three key areas – Food & Beverage (F&B), Guest Rooms and Public Space, and Property Operations
Food & Beverage

Hilton Supply Management works closely with national and regional food and beverage manufacturers to provide our properties with an extensive offering of both consumable products and supplies/equipment. F&B consumable programs include such items as dairy, bakery, produce, meat, poultry, seafood, grocery, and alcoholic
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Attractiveness of locations, quality of rooms & services, and company’s global operations are some of the key criteria for hotels.
Hilton already has a strong presence in the U.S and is expanding its global operations through acquisitions. For example, Hilton acquired the U.K-based Hilton International in February 2006 to establish a footprint in the U.K. It also signed a multi-year agreement with a leading resort real estate developer in Thailand, Destination Properties, to manage a newly built, 358-room golf resort and spa in Thailand.
Hilton is also increasingly relying on the franchisee-based model for growth. This enables the company to earn revenues without incurring any additional costs to purchase real estate and construct hotels. This strategy further enables the company to concentrate its efforts towards building a strong brand instead of buying real estate.
The following table compares Hilton’s performance to its competitors in 2006. Comparison to Competitors | | Starwood | Hilton | Marriott | Intercontinental | Number of Hotels | 871 | 2,935 | 2,832 | 3,600 | Number

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