Voyager Space has selected Hilton as the official hotel partner for its commercial free-flight space station Starlab.
With the partnership, Hilton will support the design and development of crew suites aboard Starlab, “helping to reimagine the human experience in space, making extended stays more comfortable,” the hotel chain said in a statement.
Voyager and Hilton will partner on architecture and design, leveraging Hilton’s creative design and innovation experts to develop Space Hospitality crew headquarters aboard Starlab, including common areas, hospitality suites and sleeping arrangements for astronauts .
The teams will also explore longer-term endeavors, such as the ground-to-space experience of astronauts.
“Hilton has been innovating to enhance the guest experience and has pioneered new travel destinations for more than a century. We are thrilled to partner with Voyager to bring that experience to Starlab,” says Hilton President and CEO Chris Nassetta.
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“For decades, discoveries in space have positively impacted life on Earth, and now Hilton will have the opportunity to use this unique environment to enhance the guest experience wherever people travel. This historic collaboration underscores our deep commitment to spreading the light and warmth of hospitality and providing a friendly and reliable stay, whether on earth or in outer space.”
Adds Dylan Taylor, President and CEO of Voyager Space: “Starlab will be more than a destination, it will be an infinitely more unique and resourceful experience infused with the Hilton team’s innovation, expertise and global reach.
“Voyager and Hilton are highly focused on creating innovative solutions for the future of humanity and this partnership opens new doors to what is possible for comfort-focused space exploration and habitation.”
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