Hilton Adds Properties in Costa Rica

Hilton Hotels Corp. has taken over management for three properties in Costa Rica this year. In January, the chain began running operations at the Hilton Papagayo Resort (previously the Premier Fiesta Resort and Spa) and the Doubletree Resort by Hilton Puntarenas (the Fiesta Resort) and recently completed the related agreement with the Caribbean Property Group. Hilton also took over a former 222-room Melia property in San Jose and rebranded it the Doubletree Cariari by Hilton San Jose.