1992

Hilton enters into the vacation ownership industry through a joint venture with Grand Vacations, Limited.

1994

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

1995

Hilton Grand Vacations Club at SeaWorld debuts as the first HGV property in Orlando.

1996

Hilton Grand Vacations becomes a wholly owned subsidiary of Hilton.

2001

The first HGV property in Hawaii opens as Lagoon Tower by Hilton Grand Vacations Club, located within the Hilton Hawaiian Village® Waikiki Beach Resort.

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.

2008

Mark Wang is appointed president of Hilton Grand Vacations.

 

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

 

The Grand Waikikian by Hilton Grand Vacations Club opens in Honolulu as the largest vacation ownership resort in Waikiki.

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.

2013

Sunrise Lodge, a Hilton Grand Vacations Club opens as the brand’s first property in Park City, UT.

2014

Hilton Grand Vacations extends its footprint in Europe with the opening of Hilton Grand Vacations Club at Borgo alle Vigne, located 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.

2016

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

 

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.

 

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

 

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

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.

 

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

 

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

 

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.

 

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

 

Hilton Grand Vacations to develop a collection of vacation ownership units within The Hilton Los Cabos Beach and Golf Resort in Los Cabos, Mexico.

 

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

 

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

 

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