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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

Businessman with legalpad and pen

1992

Hilton Grand Vacations is formed through an agreement between Hilton and Grand Vacations Ltd.
Palm Trees Indoor Resort Style

1994

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

1995

SeaWorld® Orlando, a Hilton Grand Vacations Club debuts in Orlando, FL.

1996

Hilton Grand Vacations becomes a fully owned subsidiary of Hilton.
Palm Tree Caribbean style Resorts

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.
Outdoor Pool Tower Resort

2001

The Aloha State welcomes its first Hilton Grand Vacations property — Lagoon Tower, a Hilton Grand Vacations Club inside Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort.
Mountainous outdoor styled Resort

2002

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

2002

The Hilton Club – New York opens as Hilton Grand Vacations’ first urban property.
Board Meeting

2003

Hilton Grand Vacations’ first international office is established in Tokyo, Japan.
Tropical pool side resort setting

2007

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

2008

Mark Wang is appointed president of Hilton Grand Vacations.
Greenery palm trees and relaxation

2008

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

2008

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

2009

West 57th Street, a 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 our portfolio.

2012

Anderson Ocean Club, a Hilton Grand Vacations 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

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

2013

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

2014

Hilton Grand Vacations extends its footprint in Europe with the opening of Borgo alle Vigne, a Hilton Grand Vacations Club in Italy’s Tuscany region.
Arrival waterfalls family time on vacation

2015

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

2015

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

2016

The District, a Hilton Club opens in Washington, DC, the company’s first property in the market.

2016

Ocean Oak Resort, a Hilton Grand Vacations Club opens as our first Hilton Grand Vacations property on Hilton Head Island.

2017

Hilton Grand Vacations becomes an independent, publicly traded company.

2017

The eighth Hilton Grand Vacations property in Hawaii opens in Honolulu with the debut of The Grand Islander, a Hilton Grand Vacations Club.
Lobby with conceirge

2017

Hilton Grand Vacations celebrates 25 years of providing vacation ownership to Members around the world.

2017

Hilton Grand Vacations announces a new property on Sesokojima Island, Okinawa. The Beach Resort Sesoko, a Hilton Club would open in 2021.

2018

The Bay Forest Odawara, a Hilton Club becomes our first resort to open in Japan.
Liberty Place Charleston

2018

Hilton Grand Vacations announces the development of Liberty Place Charleston, a Hilton Club, the company’s first property in the historic city of Charleston, SC.

2018

Hilton Grand Vacations acquires The Quin, a Hilton Club, which becomes the company’s fourth property in New York City.

2018

Hilton Grand Vacations acquires the top six floors of the 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.
Beach front on the rocks

2018

Hilton Grand Vacations announces plans to develop a collection of vacation ownership units called La Pacifica Los Cabos, a Hilton Club, located with the Hilton Los Cabos Beach and Golf Resort in Los Cabos, Mexico.
Busy city like resort by the ocean

2018

The Residences, a Hilton Club celebrates its grand opening on New York City’s Avenue of the Americas.

2018

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

2019

Ocean Tower, a Hilton Grand Vacations Club opens as the fourth Hilton Grand Vacations resort on the Big Island of Hawaii.
Sanding tropics palm tree resort

2019

Hilton Grand Vacations announces Maui Bay Villas, a Hilton Grand Vacations Club, 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.
The Central, a Hilton Club

2019

Hilton Grand Vacations announces its fifth property in New York City – The Central, a Hilton Club.
Ocean Enclave, a Hilton grand Vacations Club

2019

Ocean Enclave, a Hilton Grand Vacations Club opens in Myrtle Beach, SC.
La Pacifica Los Cabos, a Hilton Club

2021

La Pacifica Los Cabos, a Hilton Club opens as our first resort in Mexico.
Liberty Place Charleston, a Hilton Club

2021

Liberty Place Charleston, a Hilton Club opens in South Carolina.
Royal Palm, a Hilton Vacation Club

2021

Hilton Grand Vacations completes its acquisition of Diamond Resorts International, becoming the largest independent timeshare company and expanding its portfolio into more than 20 new markets.
The Central at 5th, a Hilton Club

2021

Hilton Grand Vacations opens The Central at 5th, a Hilton Club in the heart of Manhattan.
The Beach Resort Sesoko, a Hilton Club

2021

The Beach Resort Sesoko, a Hilton Club opens as our first property in Okinawa, Japan.