Acquisitions & Hotel Openings

Hilton Garden Inn Opens in Chinese City of Shiyan with General Manager Mason Liu at the Helm

SHIYAN, HUBEI, CN. and MCLEAN, VA. October 2, 2017 - Hilton (NYSE: HLT) today announced the opening of Hilton Garden Inn Shiyan, the first Hilton Garden Inn and second Hilton property in Shiyan, following the opening of DoubleTree by Hilton Shiyan.

"Hilton Garden Inn Shiyan offers midscale accommodation options and modern amenities to cater to the needs of today's busy travelers," said John Greenleaf, global head, Hilton Garden Inn. "With more than 700 Hilton Garden Inn hotels worldwide, we have a proven track record of ensuring exceptional and memorable experiences for guests, through our high standards of comfort and thoughtful touches."

Conveniently situated in the city center, Hilton Garden Inn Shiyan enjoys easy access to Shiyan Train Station and Shiyan Wudangshan Airport. The hotel is a short drive away from the Wudang Mountains -- a UNESCO World Heritage Site home to a famous complex of Taoist temples. Hilton Garden Inn Shiyan is also close to corporate office buildings as well as various entertainment, shopping and dining options.

"Hilton Garden Inn Shiyan is strategically located in the heart of Shiyan, a town of great importance in Hubei. As we continue to expand our global footprint, we remain committed to growing our presence in China in the right location and at the right time to meet the evolving needs and preferences of our guests," said Qian Jin, area president, Greater China and Mongolia. "We recently marked the opening of Hilton's 200th Asia Pacific hotel with Waldorf Astoria Chengdu, and are pleased to be adding Hilton Garden Inn Shiyan to our portfolio to address the growing midscale travel segment."

Hilton Garden Inn Shiyan offers 152 stylish guest rooms, including 16 family guest rooms with separate living rooms, and one deluxe suite. The hotel provides an abundance of amenities to elevate guests' stay experience, including bedding with hypoallergenic pillows, 43-inch HDTVs, and generous work surfaces with ergonomic chairs and mini-fridges. Complimentary high-speed Wi-Fi access is available throughout the hotel and guests can enjoy the convenience of a 24-hour gym and a self-service laundromat.

With a total of 210 square meters of flexible meeting space and four meeting rooms in total, Hilton Garden Inn Shiyan offers a variety of events packages. Meeting spaces are designed to maximize natural light and outfitted with state-of-the-art audio-visual equipment.

Dining options at Hilton Garden Inn Shiyan include:

•The Garden Grille®, which offers a scrumptious cooked-to-order breakfast as well as lunch and dinner.

•The Garden Bar®, which serves drinks, cocktails and light fare.

•The Pavilion Pantry®, which offers guests ultimate convenience with an assortment of takeaway items available 24/7. Guests can pick up a snack on the go or a quick meal to prepare in the hospitality center with refrigerator and microwave for use.

Hilton Garden Inn Shiyan 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 and free standard Wi-Fi. To celebrate the hotel's opening, Hilton Honors members will earn an additional 1,000 Hilton Honors Points per night when booking directly with Hilton.

Owned by Chongqing Guo Rui Holdings Group Co., Ltd., Hilton Garden Inn Shiyan is located at No.9, Kaixuan Avenue, Shiyan, Hubei, P.R. China.

For more information or to make a reservation, please contact the hotel at +86 719 8628888

Read more about Hilton Garden Inn at www.hgi.com and www.news.hgi.com.

About Hilton Garden Inn

The award-winning Hilton Garden Inn hotel brand provides business and leisure guests with upscale yet affordable accommodations and modern amenities they prefer for a successful and comfortable stay. The satisfaction promise affirms that Hilton Garden Inn will do whatever it takes to ensure every guest is satisfied, or they don't pay. You can count on us. Guaranteed™. As a recognized F&B leader, Hilton Garden Inn caters to guests' dining needs by serving cooked-to-order breakfast daily and offering full service restaurants and bars. Team Members operating at more than 740 hotels around the world are committed to guaranteeing today's busy travelers have a bright and satisfying hospitality experience from the first hello when they arrive. Hilton Garden Inn 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, 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 about Hilton Garden Inn, visit www.hgi.com or news.hgi.com or connect on social media at Facebook, Twitter, YouTube 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:
Mason Liu
mason.liu@hilton.com
+86 719 8628888

Audrey Wong
audrey.wong@hilton.com
+65 6833 9763

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