MCLEAN, VA – Coffee and tea drinkers, rejoice. Today, Hilton Worldwide announced an expanded partnership with The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf, the oldest and largest privately held specialty coffee and tea retailer in the United States. Guests at Hilton Hotels & Resorts, Curio – A Collection by Hilton, DoubleTree by Hilton and Embassy Suites by Hilton properties in the United States can select and discover brewed beverage flavors they love. Together, Hilton Worldwide and The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf will deliver high-quality beverages through a partnership grounded in shared values of community, environmental responsibility and support of developing countries.
Now, guests can enjoy specialty drink combinations in participating properties’ lobbies, restaurants, lounges and gourmet markets – including Herb N’ Kitchen, Made Market and E’Terie serving stations – as well as through brewed-to-order room service and at banquets, meetings and events.
“Whether at an event, walking through the lobby on-the-go, or relaxing in the room, our guests can now enjoy their favorite coffees and teas throughout their stay with us,” said Rob Palleschi, global head, full-service brands, Hilton Worldwide. “We’re proud to partner with The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf and look forward to giving our guests the premium beverages they love at properties across our network.”
Additionally, when patrons purchase a beverage, they will also be contributing to The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf’s “Caring Cup” initiatives, which support charities, foundations and schools around the world.
“Our team travels far and wide to select only the top one percent of Arabica beans and the finest hand-picked, whole leaf teas from international estates,” said John Fuller, President and CEO for The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf. “We are proud to share our rich heritage and the world’s most vibrant flavors with Hilton’s guests.”
The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf currently operates several family-friendly cafes inside Hilton Worldwide U.S. properties. The four-year partnership provides Hilton’s full-service properties an opportunity to offer guests quality beverage options while driving business value.