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Pyramid Management Group and Aimbridge Hospitality Open Newly-Built Embassy Suites by Hilton Syracuse Destiny USA

SYRACUSE, NY. and MCLEAN, VA. September 26, 2017 - Embassy Suites by Hilton, a global brand of upscale, all-suite hotels from Hilton (NYSE: HLT), announced today the opening of a newly-built hotel at Destiny USA, New York's largest shopping, dining, outlet and entertainment destination. Embassy Suites by Hilton takes pride in offering guests an approachable and stress-free experience at each of its spacious, all-suites hotel properties.

Embassy Suites by Hilton Syracuse Destiny USA has 209 suites and provides convenient access to downtown Syracuse, Syracuse Hancock International Airport, Syracuse University, New York State Fairgrounds and the Lakeview Amphitheater. It is the first on-site hotel at Destiny USA and is steps away for guests to explore the international shopping destination.

Owned by Pyramid Management, the hotel welcomes guests to enjoy its two-room suites. The hotel, managed by Aimbridge Hospitality, provides customer service that always anticipates travelers' needs and delivers what matters most.

"The opening of Embassy Suites by Hilton Syracuse Destiny USA offers travelers the value-added amenities they expect in a convenient location," said Alan Roberts, global head, Embassy Suites by Hilton. "We look forward to welcoming guests to this new modern and inviting hotel."

The property also offers 10,000 square feet of flexible meeting space for special events of all sizes. Additional amenities include an indoor heated pool, fitness center, a full-service restaurant on-site and a 24-hour convenience shop. The hotel also offers a complimentary shuttle service within a six-mile radius.

"We are excited for guests to experience all that Embassy Suites by Hilton Syracuse Destiny USA has to offer," said Stephen J. Congel, chief executive officer, Pyramid Management Group, LLC. "Additionally, being steps away from Destiny USA offers travelers comfort and convenience."

Embassy Suites by Hilton Syracuse Destiny USA is located at 311 Hiawatha Blvd. W. For more information, visit embassysuites.com or call +1 315-303-1650.

Media can access additional information on Embassy Suites by Hilton hotels at embassysuitesmediacenter.com. For development queries, please visit hiltonworldwide.com/development.

About Pyramid Management Group, LLC

Pyramid Management Group, owner of Destiny USA, is one of the largest, most innovative, privately-held shopping center developers in North America. Headquartered in Syracuse, New York, Pyramid's portfolio of retail-based, tourist, and entertainment destinations dominate the northeast, with 16 properties located throughout New York, Massachusetts and Virginia. For over 40 years, Pyramid has lead the industry by combining the best elements of traditional retail with world-class dining and entertainment, all under one roof. For more information, visit www.pyramidmg.com.

About Destiny USA

Destiny USA is New York's largest shopping, dining, outlet and entertainment destination and the sixth largest shopping center in the U.S. Centrally located in Syracuse, Destiny USA is visited by 26 million guests annually and consistently draws from a 4-hour drive and attracts tourists from all 50 states, Canada and worldwide. An unparalleled mix of shopping, dining, outlet and entertainment-all under one roof-combined with its new, onsite Embassy Suites by Hilton hotel cement Destiny USA's reputation as a premier tourist destination. Plan your next visit to Destiny USA, Trip Advisor's #1 travel destination in Central New York, today at http://www.destinyusa.com.

About Embassy Suites by Hilton

Embassy Suites by Hilton, one of Hilton’s 14 market-leading brands, is dedicated to delivering what matters most to travelers. The full service, upscale brand offers two-room suites, free made-to-order breakfast and a nightly two-hour reception with complimentary drinks and snacks. Both leisure and business travelers looking for a relaxed, yet sophisticated experience will feel right at home with brand-standard amenities like inviting atriums and complimentary 24-hour business and fitness centers. Embassy Suites by Hilton has 235 hotels with 50 in the pipeline. 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. For more information, visit embassysuites.com or news.embassysuites.com. Connect online with Embassy Suites by Hilton at Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

About Hilton

Hilton (NYSE: HLT) is a leading global hospitality company, with a portfolio of 14 world-class brands comprising more than 5,000 properties with more than 825,000 rooms in 103 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 Collection by HiltonTM, DoubleTree by Hilton, Tapestry Collection by HiltonTM, 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 and connect with Hilton on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, and YouTube.

Contact:
Aiden McGuire
amcguire@destinyusa.com
+1 315 454 2808

Kevin Varr
General Manager
Embassy Suites by Hilton Syracuse Destiny USA
kevin.varr@hilton.com
+1 315 303 1650

Kristen Wells
kristen.wells@hilton.com
+1 703 883 5826

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