Founded in 1919 by American hotelier Conrad Hilton, Hilton Hotels & Resorts is a leading global chain of 540 full service hotels and resorts in 78 different countries owned by Hilton Worldwide. It is widely regarded as one of the world’s largest hotel organizations.
Hilton Worldwide employs 135,000 people worldwide with an annual revenue of $8.162 billion as of 2006.
DESIGN ELEMENTS, HISTORY AND EVOLUTION OF HILTON LOGO
Shape and Font of the Hilton Logo
The current version of the Hilton logo features the distinctive “H” symbol and the company’s name below in a sans-serif typeface. Introduced in August 2010, it also mentions the words “Hotels & Resorts” in uppercase characters. The emblem is one of the most popular and instantly recognizable logos in the hospitality industry.
Colors of the Hilton Logo
The dark blue color in the Hilton logo represents a sense of safety, excellence and comfort, whereas the white color symbolizes integrity and reliability of the company.