Hilton Times Square, New York's iconic hotel, to close down on October 1 as COVID-19 batters tourism industry
Hilton Times Square, the iconic hotel based in New York City, would be closing down permanently on October 1. The 44-storey hotel serving to high-end customers visiting one of the world's busiest region would be downing the shutters in wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. The announcement was made in a public filing with the New York State Department of Labor. The 478-room hotel was operational with near full-capacity till February.