Hilton Worldwide now operates in 100 countries and territories following the opening of the Hilton N'Djamena, its first hotel in Chad.
The 194-bedroom Hilton Hotels & Resorts property joins Hilton Worldwide's growing portfolio of 37 hotels in Africa.
Rob Palleschi, global head, full service brands, Hilton Worldwide, said: "Hilton Hotels & Resorts has had a presence in Africa for more than 50 years and Hilton N'Djamena is a magnificent achievement that showcases how far the brand has come in its commitment to this market."
In the UK, Hilton Worldwide has just opened the 260-bedroom DoubleTree by Hilton London ExCeL (pictured). Owned and managed by Shiva Hotels, the property includes 31 deluxe rooms, 35 suites, a fitness centre, two meeting spaces, a lounge bar and 112-seat restaurant.
DoubleTree by Hilton now has more than 25 properties across the UK and is one of the 12 brands from Hilton Worldwide.