Hilton Hotels to Oslo

The international hotel chain Hilton Hotels is opening its first hotel in Norway, across the street from Grand Hotel in Oslo. It will be named Doubletree by Hilton, according to Aftenposten.

No one in the Hilton Group wants to comment on the report, but says to the newspaper that a press release will be issued in a few days.

Hilton operates 10 hotels in Europe under the name Doubletree. The hotel in Oslo, will be Hilton's first in Scandinavia.

The father of the Hilton chain's founder, Conrad Hilton, came from the farm Hilton at Kløfta, just north of Oslo. His name was Augustus Halvorson Hilton.

(NRK/Aftenposten)

Rolleiv Solholm

Norway

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