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Hilton announces first hotel in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Hilton Worldwide announced the signing of a franchise agreement with Africa Hospitality Investments to open the full-service DoubleTree by Hilton Kinshasa - The Stanley.Located in the bustling Capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo, the signing marks the arrival of Hilton Worldwide to one of Africa's largest urban areas.
Patrick Fitzgibbon, senior vice president of development, Europe and Africa, for Hilton Worldwide, said, "Our focus on developing our portfolio in key locations across Africa has resulted in Hilton Worldwide achieving the fastest growing pipeline of hotels on the continent. This latest agreement, marking our arrival in the DRC, will
bring presence for us in this important location and further enhance the accommodation offering for travellers to Kinshasa."