Hilton today announced the signing of a management agreement with Kitz Immobilieninvest GmbH to open Grand Tirolia Hotel Kitzbuhel, Curio Collection by Hilton. The 81-guest room hotel will be Hilton’s first hotel in the resort town of Kitzbuhel.

Patrick Fitzgibbon, senior vice president, Hilton

Patrick Fitzgibbon, senior vice president, development, EMEA, Hilton said: “Kitzbuhel is one of the leading Alpine resorts. A renowned sporting and year-round destination, Kitzbuhel hosts a number of high profile events, including the famous Hahnenkammrennen ski race and the Austrian Tennis Open. We look forward to officially welcoming guests to Grand Tirolia Hotel Kitzbuhel, the first Curio Collection by Hilton property in the beautiful Alps region of Austria in the coming months.”

Kitzbuhel has one of the longest ski seasons in the Alps, and with more than 200km of ski slopes, Kitzbuhel and its neighbouring towns make up one of the largest ski regions in Austria. In the summer Kitzbuhel is a popular destination for health and sport enthusiasts with several spas, golf courses, tennis courts, and hiking and biking trails in the area.

Grand Tirolia Hotel Kitzbuhel is a multi-facility resort set in the scenic mountains and forests of the Austrian Alps. The hotel, which offers a wide range of large rooms and suites, includes four restaurants and bars, a ballroom and three meeting rooms and fitness facilities.

The state-of-the-art spa, spread over nearly 2,500sqms, includes indoor and outdoor heated pools, 11 treatment rooms and six saunas. Adjacent to the hotel is the 18-hole Eichenheim golf course, one of four in Kitzbuhel.

Othmar Seidl, managing director, Kitz Immobilieninvest GmbH:

Othmar Seidl, managing director, Kitz Immobilieninvest GmbH, said: “It is very exciting to partner with Hilton on the Grand Tirolia Hotel Kitzbuhel. The partnership with Curio Collection by Hilton will enhance the hotel’s appeal to international guests and maintain the hotel’s unique Alpine charm. We cannot wait to welcome guests in the new season.”

An upper upscale portfolio of one-of-a-kind hotels and resorts selected for their unique character, Curio Collection by Hilton is rapidly expanding in Europe, with 25 properties trading or under development. New openings in 2018 include Reykjavik Konsulat Hotel, Curio Collection by Hilton, Niepce Paris Hotel, Curio Collection by Hilton, Maison Astor Paris, Curio Collection by Hilton, V Hotel Dubai, Curio Collection by Hilton and Grand Hotel Villa Torretta Milan Sesto, Curio Collection by Hilton.