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About Us

A legacy of leadership and innovation with Hilton Grand Vacations

From the beginning, Hilton Grand Vacations has been committed to providing the highest quality vacation ownership options while bringing outstanding services and benefits to our Club Members and guests.

Since our entry into the vacation ownership market in 1992, Hilton Grand Vacations has been a leader in the industry by developing and operating a distinguished collection of upscale vacation ownership properties in prime locations in the United States, Europe and throughout the Asia Pacific region. We have evolved vacation ownership to offer one of the most innovative and flexible products in our industry.

In 2017, Hilton Grand Vacations celebrated its 25th anniversary, marking a 25-year legacy of providing cherished vacation memories and our new beginnings as an independent public company.


Timeline

1992

Hilton Grand Vacations is formed through an agreement between Hilton and Grand Vacations Ltd.

1994

Hilton Grand Vacations Club at the Flamingo opens as the brand’s first purpose-built resort in Las Vegas, NV.

1995

Hilton Grand Vacations Club at SeaWorld debuts in Orlando, FL.

1996

HGV becomes a fully owned subsidiary of Hilton.

2000

Fiesta Americana Villas Los Cabos opens in Mexico, becoming the first Hilton Grand Vacations Club affiliated resort.

2000

Hilton Grand Vacations Club expands to Europe, opening three resorts in Scotland.

2001

The Aloha State welcomes its first HGV property—Lagoon Tower by Hilton Grand Vacations Club, inside Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort.

2002

The first Hilton Grand Vacations Club affiliated resort in the US opens in Breckenridge, CO, with the debut of Valdoro Mountain Lodge.

2002

The Hilton Club – New York opens as HGV’s first urban property.

2003

Hilton Grand Vacations’ first international office is established in Tokyo, Japan.

2007

Grand Pacific Resorts, Inc. announces the development of its MarBrisa property, the first Hilton Grand Vacations Club affiliated resort in Carlsbad, CA.

2008

Mark Wang is appointed president of Hilton Grand Vacations.

2008

Kings’ Land by Hilton Grand Vacations Club debuts as the brand’s second resort on The Big Island of Hawaii.

2008

The Grand Waikikian by Hilton Grand Vacations Club opens in Honolulu as the largest timeshare resort in Waikiki, HI.

2009

West 57th Street by Hilton Club makes history opening as the first purpose-built vacation ownership property in Manhattan.

2010

Hilton Grand Vacations signs its first fee-for-service deal, welcoming Hilton Grand Vacations Club at Anderson Ocean Club to its portfolio.

2012

Hilton Grand Vacations Club at Anderson Ocean Club opens as the first Club resort in Myrtle Beach, SC.

2013

Sunrise Lodge, a Hilton Grand Vacations Club, officially opens in Park City, UT.

2013

Hilton Grand Vacations Club at Craigendarroch Suites, located in the Scottish Highlands, celebrates its grand opening.

2013

Hokulani Waikiki by Hilton Grand Vacations Club opens in Waikiki, HI.

2014

Hilton Grand Vacations extends its footprint in Europe with the opening of Hilton Grand Vacations Club at Borgo alle Vigne in Italy’s Tuscany region.

2015

Hilton Grand Vacations reaches two major milestones with approximately 250,000 Club Members overall and 50,000 in Japan.

2015

Ocean 22 by Hilton Grand Vacations Club opens in Myrtle Beach, SC, marking the brand’s second resort in the market.

2016

The District by Hilton Club opens in Washington, D.C., the company's first property in the market.

2016

Ocean Oak Resort by Hilton Grand Vacations Club opens as the first HGV property on Hilton Head Island.

2017

HGV becomes an independent, publicly traded company.

2017

The eighth HGV property in Hawaii opens in Honolulu as The Grand Islander by Hilton Grand Vacations Club.

2017

HGV celebrates 25 years of providing vacation ownership to Members around the world.

2017

Hilton Grand Vacations announces a new property on Sesokojima Island, Okinawa, HGV’s first dedicated vacation ownership resort in the Japanese market, scheduled to open in 2021.

2018

HGV opens The Bay Forest Odawara by Hilton Club, the company’s first resort to open in Japan.

2018

Hilton Grand Vacations announces the development of Liberty Place Charleston by Hilton Club, the company's first property in the historic Charleston, South Carolina.

2018

Hilton Grand Vacations acquires The Quin, which will be the company's fourth property in New York City.

2018

Hilton Grand Vacations acquires the top six floors of DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Chicago – Magnificent Mile, which will be the company's first property in Chicago.

2018

Hilton Grand Vacations announces its first Caribbean resort within The Crane Resort in Saint Philip, Barbados.

2018

Hilton Grand Vacations to develop a collection of vacation ownership units called La Pacifica Los Cabos by Hilton Club, located within The Hilton Los Cabos Beach and Golf Resort in Los Cabos, Mexico.

2018

Hilton Grand Vacations purchases the King's Village project, marking the company's sixth resort on Oahu.

2018

The Residences by Hilton Club celebrates its grand opening, marking the third HGV property in New York City.

2018

Hilton Grand Vacations welcomes its 300,000th Club Member, which includes 60,000 Japan-based Owners.

2019

Ocean Tower by Hilton Grand Vacations Club opens, marking the fourth HGV resort on The Big Island of Hawaii.

2019

Hilton Grand Vacations announces Maui Bay Villas by Hilton Grand Vacations, the company's 10th property in Hawaii and its first on the island of Maui.

2019

Hilton Grand Vacations and Japan Airlines announce their partnership to further expand the Japan-to-Hawaii market and develop new programs for current and prospective Owners.

2019

Hilton Grand Vacations announces its fifth property in New York City, The Central at 5th by Hilton Club.

2019

Hilton Grand Vacations announces Ka Haku by Hilton Grand Vacations Club and Ka Haku by Hilton Club, two new properties located within King’s Village in Waikiki.