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Chicago's Rosemont Hotel Rebranded as Hilton Rosemont/Chicago O’Hare
Following $15 million Renovation
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ROSEMONT, Ill. & MCLEAN, Va.--July 28, 2010--Hilton Hotels today announced that it has reflagged the Rosemont Hotel at O’Hare as Hilton Rosemont/Chicago O’Hare. More than $15 million has been invested in renovations to the property including the guestrooms, corridors, lobby, health club, meeting rooms, restrooms, conference center, grand ballroom, onsite dining areas, exterior landscape and new porte coche.

“With the addition of Hilton Rosemont/Chicago O’Hare, Hilton Hotels continues to grow its portfolio of premium airport hotels, a hotel concept pioneered by our founder, Conrad Hilton,” said Dave Horton, global head, Hilton Hotels brand. “This property reflects our leadership in the business and events market and genuine understanding of what today’s travelers need and want. The design, location, practical amenities and state-of-the-art meeting facilities at this property will appeal to leisure and corporate guests, as well as meeting and event planners and participants.”

The hotel offers 287 guest rooms and 12 suites featuring in-room amenities such as full HD flat-screen televisions, safes, signature Hilton Serenity beds, high-speed Internet and Wi-Fi access. The 24-hour Hilton Fitness by Precor fitness center offers state-of-the-art cardiovascular and strength-training equipment, an indoor heated pool and outdoor tanning deck located on the top floor. Leading hospitality interior design firms Walsh Bishop of Minneapolis and Duncan Miller Design of Dallas were engaged on the project.

Boasting 26 meeting rooms and more than 22,000 square feet of meeting and banquet space, Hilton Rosemont/Chicago O’Hare can accommodate various groups and events. The stunning Grand Ballroom features more than 6,900 square feet of space, which can accommodate up to 800 people theatre style or up to 500 people banquet style.

Hilton Rosemont/Chicago O’Hare offers an Executive Conference Center and top-of-the-line telecommunications equipment. Audio/visual systems are available with full conference capabilities in all meeting rooms. All meeting and banquet rooms are conveniently located on the first and second floors to allow for easy transition between rooms. A kosher kitchen is also available for all events and catering requests.

The newly-renovated property features Liberty Tavern, a full-service restaurant offering a celebration of comfort food with a wide variety of regional specialties and all-American favorites. The casual comfortable atmosphere, modeled after the great American grills of the 1920's, is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. For lighter fare, the hotel’s Grab and Go café offers Starbucks coffee, cappuccinos, specialty drinks, breakfast pastries, sandwiches and salads. In-room dining is also available 24 hours a day for guest convenience.

“Between our kosher kitchen, 24-hour room service, and casual to formal dining options, we are offering hotel guests and visitors a multitude of convenient and healthy culinary choices,” said Gordon Humbert, general manager, Hilton Rosemont/Chicago O’Hare.

Hilton Rosemont/Chicago O’Hare is located within minutes of Chicago O’Hare International Airport and adjacent to Rosemont’s premier meeting and entertainment facilities. It is connected to the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center via enclosed sky bridge and sits just two miles from Allstate Arena and within walking distance of Rosemont Theatre. Hilton Rosemont/Chicago O’Hare offers a unique, upscale experience with accessibility to both metro and downtown Chicago. Learn more at www.hiltonglobalmediacenter.com/Rosemont.

About the Hilton Hotels
Hilton Hotels is the stylish, forward-thinking global leader of hospitality that welcomes guests in more countries than any other full-service hotel brand. The Hilton brand currently includes more than 530 hotels and resorts in 76 countries, and plans to serve travelers in 80 countries by the end of 2011. By offering innovative products, services and amenities, Hilton enables travelers to be at their best 24/7, whether traveling for business or leisure. Start your journey at www.hilton.com. Hilton Hotels is one of Hilton Worldwide’s ten market-leading brands.

About Hilton Worldwide
Hilton Worldwide is the leading global hospitality company, spanning the lodging sector from luxurious full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and mid-priced hotels. For 91 years, Hilton Worldwide has been offering business and leisure travelers the finest in accommodations, service, amenities and value. The company is dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest experiences across its global brands. Its brands are comprised of more than 3,600 hotels and 599,000 rooms in 81 countries and include Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Hilton, Doubletree, Embassy Suites Hotels, Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton Hotels, Homewood Suites by Hilton, Home2 Suites by Hilton and Hilton Grand Vacations. The company also manages the world-class guest reward program Hilton HHonors®. For more information about the company, visit www.hiltonworldwide.com.
 
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Contact:

Hilton Hotels
Robert Allegrini, +1-312-663-6516
robert.allegrini@hilton.com
or
Emily Chapman, +1-312-240-2965
emily.chapman@edelman.com


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