April 26 (Reuters) - Hotel operator Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc’s quarterly profit more than tripled on Thursday, as more people booked rooms at higher prices.
Hilton posted net income attributable to stockholders of $161 million, or 51 cents per share, in the first quarter ended March. 31, compared with $47 million, or 14 cents per share, a year earlier.
Revenue rose to $2.07 billion from $1.90 billion. (Reporting by Sanjana Shivdas and Ankit Ajmera in Bengaluru; Editing by Maju Samuel)