Following a management agreement with the owners of Hilton Venice Molino Stucky, Marseglia Group, Hilton will debut its Canopy by Hilton brand in Venice.
Upon its opening in 2021, Canopy by Hilton Venice City Centre will join more than 30 Hilton hotels trading or under development across Italy. The hotel will be incorporated within the redevelopment of the existing buildings of the Venetian Botanical Gardens, which date back to the 19th century.
Senior vice president, development – EMEA, Hilton, Patrick Fitzgibbon spoke on the announcement: “Hilton has enjoyed a presence in Venice for more than a decade with Hilton Molino Stucky. During that time, we have been focused on delivering exceptional guest experiences, creating meaningful employment and making a sustainable contribution to the local economy – a legacy that is set to continue with the arrival of Canopy by Hilton.
“The new hotel will contribute to the ongoing urban regeneration of the local neighbourhood of Cannaregio and create a vibrant meeting place for guests and local residents alike,” he added.
Canopy by Hilton hotels are thoughtfully curated to appeal to travellers seeking a locally inspired experience, with unique interiors that are influenced by the culture and history of the neighbourhood. Guests are welcomed by friendly Enthusiasts with expert local knowledge and recommendations, and are invited to immerse themselves with local food and drink tastings, as well as use the complimentary Canopy by Hilton bicycles to explore the city.
“Canopy by Hilton is rooted in the local neighbourhood and we’re particularly excited to incorporate and celebrate the unique cultural, culinary and artistic influences of Cannaregio area in Venice,” global head, Canopy by Hilton, Hilton, Gary Steffen remarked. “Canopy by Hilton Venice City Centre will be a stunning addition to our growing lifestyle portfolio in Europe, which already includes trading hotels in Reykjavik and Zagreb.”
The introduction of Canopy by Hilton in Italy follows plans announced earlier this year to welcome guests at two new hotels in France – in Bordeaux and Paris. The new hotels join spectacular European properties in Reykjavik and Zagreb, with a further hotel under construction in London.