By Marcus Leach

Hilton have announced major expansion plans that will see them open at least 20 new hotels in the UK, creating over 1,500 jobs.

Across Europe, the chain intends to open 110 new hotels by 2014, which it expects will create 8,500 jobs.

"While unemployment figures in Europe continue to rise, Hilton Worldwide is experiencing an exciting period of growth, which will see us continue to offer a wealth of rewarding career options," Simon Vincent, Hilton's area president for Europe, said.

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