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The Seventh Tower on the Grounds of the Hilton Hawaiian Village Opens, 
the 38 story Grand Waikikian Timeshare Tower
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The Largest Timeshare Resort in Waikiki 

WAIKIKI, Oahu, Hawaii- - December 22, 2008 - Hilton Grand Vacations is pleased to announce the opening of its newest Hawaii property, the Grand Waikikian. As a landmark addition to the world-famous Hilton Hawaiian Village® Beach Resort & Spa, the all-suite resort will primarily accommodate owners and provide rental suites to visitors seeking residential-style accommodations. 

The 331-unit, all-suite Grand Waikikian™ by Hilton Grand Vacations Club® is the company’s fifth timeshare development in Hawaii. It joins the existing 236-unit Lagoon Tower and 72-unit Kalia Tower at the Hilton Hawaiian Village on Oahu, as well as the 120-unit Hilton Grand Vacations Club at Waikoloa Beach Resort and recently opened 198-unit Kings’ Land by Hilton Grand Vacations Club®, both located on the Big Island of Hawaii. 

“Waikiki continues to ride a wave of renewal, and Hilton Grand Vacations is pleased to play a significant role in that story, bringing a luxurious new resort to one of the world’s most celebrated destinations and to Honolulu’s best stretch of beach,” said Mark Wang, president of Hilton Grand Vacations. “The Grand Waikikian is an iconic addition to our growing collection of resorts and will deliver an unparalleled vacation experience to our owners and guests.” 

The 38-story Grand Waikikian evokes the ambiance of a grand hotel, while offering the amenities and comforts of a world-class resort condominium. The resort features luxurious one-, two- and three-bedroom suites designed with serenity and space in mind, including five floors of designated penthouses that offer spectacular views and a separate check-in area, concierge and lounge. Incorporated throughout each suite are a private outdoor lanai, upscale furnishings, modern full kitchen, washer and dryer, luxurious linens, flat-screen televisions, state-of-the-art entertainment system, complimentary high-speed wireless Internet access, elegant bathroom fixtures with deep-soaking tub, and rich woods and stone details. The resort’s new 5,000-square-foot pool, scheduled for completion in January 2009, will feature a waterslide, waterfalls and swim-through grotto terraces. 

The Grand Waikikian complements the surrounding 22-acre oceanfront resort of Hilton Hawaiian Village, which features more than 90 shops and boutiques and a diverse, international selection of restaurants. The Hilton’s beachfront Super Pool is the largest on the island of Oahu and transforms into a celebration of Hawaiian culture and entertainment on Friday evenings, culminating with a spectacular fireworks display. 

About Hilton Grand Vacations 
Hilton Grand Vacations Company, LLC is a division of Hilton Hotels Corporation, the leading global hospitality company, with more than 3,000 hotels, resorts and vacation ownership properties. The company owns, manages or franchises a portfolio of some of the best known and highly regarded brands, including Hilton®, Conrad®, Doubletree®, Embassy Suites Hotels®, Hampton Inn®, Hampton Inn & Suites®, Hilton Garden Inn®, Hilton Grand Vacations®, Homewood Suites by Hilton® and The Waldorf=Astoria Collection™. 
Headquartered in Orlando, Florida, Hilton Grand Vacations develops, markets and operates a system of high-quality vacation ownership resorts in select premier destinations. The company also operates two innovative club membership programs, Hilton Grand Vacations Club® and The Hilton Club® providing exclusive exchange, leisure travel, and reservation services for more than 140,000 Club Members. 

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Contact:

Hilton Grand Vacations
Lauren Harris, 407-722-3470
lharris@hgvc.com
http://www.hiltonworldwide.com

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Also See: Ground-breaking Held for The Grand Waikikian, a 38-story Timeshare Development at the Hilton Hawaiian Village Beach Resort and Spa / June 2006

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