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General Manger Mark Allaf Welcomes Guests to Hilton Makkah Convention Hotel

MAKKAH, S.A and MCLEAN, VA. April 4, 2017 - Hilton (NYSE: HLT) today opens the doors of Hilton Makkah Convention Hotel. With majestic views overlooking the Sacred Mosque, Al Masjid al Haram, and the city's largest ballroom and convention centre, Hilton proudly welcomes Hilton Makkah Convention Hotel to its growing Middle Eastern portfolio

"The opening of Hilton Makkah Convention Hotel marks Hilton's 12th hotel in Saudi Arabia," said Andreas Lackner, regional head, brand management, Hilton. "With more than 30 hotels under development, Saudi Arabia features our largest development pipeline in the Middle East and we look forward to extending our renowned hospitality across the country."

Hilton Makkah Convention Hotel caters to meetings and events of all sizes, with the largest pillar-less ballroom in Makkah, and the ability to accommodate up to 1,600 people. The hotel boasts the first and largest convention centre in the city, and is joined by an additional eight multi-purpose meeting and boardrooms.

Hilton Makkah Convention Hotel boasts three restaurants and a cafe where guests can indulge in various eclectic cuisines. The elegant ambience of the all-day Al Mustafa restaurant offers guests an international buffet. Alternatively, Azure serves Indian and Malaysian cuisine, and Sahtein serves Lebanese food. In addition, guests can enjoy a casual setting at Al Multaqa Café, offering light snacks.

"We are delighted to be welcoming guests looking to stay in the heart of Makkah," said Mark Allaf, general manager, Hilton Makkah Convention Hotel. "Hilton Makkah Convention Hotel offers contemporary accommodations in one of the world's most monumental cities. With its spacious ballroom and convention centre, the hotel is ideal for meetings and events of all sizes."

The hotel offers 764 contemporary guest rooms with large modern walk-in showers, including 90 executive rooms, 25 executive suites and 16 suites with views of Haram. Guests will also have access to the 24-hour fitness centre featuring the latest state-of-the-art equipment.

Hilton Makkah Convention Hotel is part of Hilton Honors®, the award-winning guest-loyalty program for Hilton's 14 distinct hotel brands. Hilton Honors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits, including a flexible payment slider that allows members to choose nearly any combination of Points and money to book a stay, an exclusive member discount that can't be found anywhere else and free standard Wi-Fi. Members also enjoy popular digital tools available exclusively through the industry-leading Hilton Honors mobile app, where Hilton Honors members can check-in and choose their room.

Hilton Makkah Convention Hotel is located at Jabal Omar, Ibrahim Al Khalil St, Makkah, 21955, Saudi Arabia. For more information or to make a reservation, please visit Hilton Makkah Convention Hotel or call +966 12 565 7000.

Media may learn more about the hotel and download high-resolution images at news.hilton.com. More information on recent and upcoming Hilton Hotels & Resorts openings is available at news.hilton.com/openings.

About Hilton Hotels & Resorts

For nearly a century, Hilton Hotels & Resorts has been proudly welcoming the world's travelers. With 570 hotels across six continents, Hilton Hotels & Resorts provides the foundation for memorable travel experiences and values every guest who walks through its doors. As the flagship brand of Hilton, Hilton Hotels & Resorts continues to set the standard for hospitality, providing new product innovations and services to meet guests' evolving needs. Hilton Hotels & Resorts is a part of the award-winning Hilton Honors program. Hilton Honors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits, including a flexible payment slider that allows members to choose nearly any combination of Points and money to book a stay, an exclusive member discount that can’t be found anywhere else, free standard Wi-Fi and digital amenities like digital check-in with room selection and Digital Key (select locations), available exclusively through the industry-leading Hilton Honors app. Begin your journey at www.hilton.com and learn more about the brand by visiting news.hilton.com.

About Hilton

Hilton (NYSE: HLT) is a leading global hospitality company, with a portfolio of 14 world-class brands comprising more than 4,900 properties with over 800,000 rooms in 104 countries and territories. Hilton is dedicated to fulfilling its mission to be the world’s most hospitable company by delivering exceptional experiences – every hotel, every guest, every time. The company's portfolio includes Hilton Hotels & Resorts, Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Canopy by Hilton, Curio - A Collection by Hilton, DoubleTree by Hilton, Tapestry Collection by Hilton, Embassy Suites by Hilton, Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton by Hilton, Tru by Hilton, Homewood Suites by Hilton, Home2 Suites by Hilton and Hilton Grand Vacations. The company also manages an award-winning customer loyalty program, Hilton Honors. Hilton Honors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits, including a flexible payment slider that allows members to choose exactly how many Points to combine with money, an exclusive member discount that can’t be found anywhere else and free standard Wi-Fi. Visit newsroom.hilton.com for more information.

Contact:
Kejal Ashra
kejal.ashra@hilton.com
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