Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. ("Hilton" or the "Company") (NYSE: HLT) today reported its third quarter 2021 results. The following results reflect the material impact that the novel coronavirus ("COVID-19") pandemic has had on Hilton's business.
Christopher J. Nassetta, President & Chief Executive Officer of Hilton, said, "We are pleased with our third quarter results which continue to reflect recovery from the adverse impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Leisure travel remained strong and business travel continued to pick up during the quarter. We continue to expand our global footprint driven by the power of our industryleading brand portfolio. Overall, we remain confident in a strong recovery in global tourism in the months and years ahead, as well as our positioning within the industry, which will enable us to continue to differentiate ourselves and deliver exceptional performance for all of our stakeholders.
For the three months ended September 30, 2021, diluted EPS was $0.86 and diluted EPS, adjusted for special items, was $0.78 compared to $(0.29) and $0.06, respectively, for the three months ended September 30, 2020. Net income (loss) and Adjusted EBITDA were $240 million and $519 million, respectively, for the three months ended September 30, 2021, compared to $(81) million and $224 million, respectively, for the three months ended September 30, 2020.
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