Hampton by Hilton Blackburn joins 28 hotels under the brand in the UK and ROI with a further 20 in the pipeline. Located on 90 acres of parkland, the hotel forms part of the Frontier Park development in Blackburn and will look to offer affordable accommodation to leisure and business visitors wanting to access the region.
Patrick Fitzgibbon, senior vice president, development, EMEA, Hilton said: “Visitor numbers to Lancashire have grown for a sixth consecutive year and projects such as Frontier Park will further enhance the commercial appeal of the county. Hampton by Hilton Blackburn will be the town’s first internationally branded hotel and we look forward to welcoming guests when the property opens in 2020.”
Irfan Ali, director, Monte Hospitality added: “Hampton by Hilton Blackburn will be our first branded hotel development and we are proud to be partnering with this market leading hotel operator. Lancashire is in need of an internationally recognised hotel and this project will meet the growing demand for quality accommodation in the area.”