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Owner, Wanda Hotel Investment & Development, and Hilton Hotels & Resorts
Open the 355-room Hilton Nanjing in Jiangsu Province, China


NANJING, China and MCLEAN, Va.
- Hilton Hotels & Resorts today announced the opening of the new 355-room Hilton Nanjing in Jiangsu Province, China.  Conveniently located as part of Nanjing Wanda Plaza, the hotel provides guests with direct access to expansive malls, luxury shopping outlets and the first and only IMAX cinema in town. It is the first of two Hilton Hotels & Resorts properties set to open in Nanjing this fall.

Located approximately 40 kilometers from Nanjing Lukou International Airport and approximately three kilometers from Nanjing International Expo Centre, the hotel also enjoys a central location within the Jianye District that is walking distance to Jiqingmendajie Metro Station and close to Mochou Lake Park, Nanjing Yunjin (brocade) Museum and Nanjing International Expo Centre.

Martin Rinck, president, Asia Pacific, Hilton Worldwide, said, "In recent years, Nanjing has seen tremendous commercial and industrial development, with more foreign investment flowing into the city. Ensuring that we have a presence in this important city in the bustling Jianye District gives an impetus to the development aspirations of Hilton Worldwide in China."

The hotel includes deluxe and executive guest room options along with 19 suites. With designs that reflect the rich history of this former capital, the contemporary rooms feature a state-of-the-art sound system, high-speed internet access and generous work spaces. Guests are also spoilt for choice at six innovative dining options: The Square, an all-day dining restaurant, The Gallery Lobby Bar and the Library, an upbeat bar with live entertainment. In addition, there is the Café Deli, serving delectable home-baked items, as well as two Chinese restaurants - Yue Yang, featuring local Nanjing fare and homemade dim sum, and Yue Xuan featuring fine dishes such as abalone, birds' nest, sea cucumber and fresh seafood.

Hilton Nanjing also offers seven versatile meeting rooms and a 1,200-square meter pillar-less Grand Ballroom. With a nine-meter high ceiling, this makes it the largest ballroom in town. The hotel also has a business center and wireless internet access throughout the premises.

Dave Horton, global head, Hilton Hotel & Resorts, said, "Adding Hilton Nanjing to our growing portfolio in China is an important milestone in our rapid growth across the region. Our loyal business and leisure travelers can enjoy our signature Hilton hospitality when they visit the city, and we want this hotel to become a prime destination for members of the local community."

Hilton Nanjing is the 23rd Hilton Worldwide property and twelfth Hilton Hotels & Resorts property in China. It is operated and managed by Hilton Worldwide and owned by Wanda Hotel Investment & Development Co., Ltd. The hotel is located at No.100 Middle Jiangdong Road, Jianye District of Nanjing City. For more information or to make reservations, contact nkgjf.res@hilton.com or visit www.hiltonglobalmediacenter.com/nanjing. Hilton Nanjing Riverside, the second Hilton Hotels & Resorts property in Nanjing, is scheduled to open in the city's Xiaguan District later this year.

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 93 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 3,750 hotels and timeshare properties, with 615,000 rooms in 85 countries and include Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Hilton Hotels & Resorts, DoubleTree by Hilton, 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 or connect with Hilton Worldwide at www.hiltonworldwide.com/media

About Hilton Hotels & Resorts
One of the most recognized names in the industry, Hilton Hotels & Resorts stands as the stylish, forward thinking global leader in hospitality. From inaugural balls and Hollywood award galas to business events and days to remember, Hilton is where the world makes history, closes the deal, toasts special occasions and gets away from it all. The flagship brand of Hilton Worldwide continues to build upon its legacy of innovation by developing products and services to meet the needs of tomorrow's savvy global travelers while more than 144,000 Team Members shape experiences in which every guest feels cared for, valued and respected. Today, the Hilton Hotels & Resorts portfolio includes more than 540 hotels in 78 countries and the brand remains synonymous with "hotel." Access the latest Hilton news at www.hiltonglobalmediacenter.com or begin your journey at www.hilton.com. Social media users can engage with Hilton at www.twitter.com/hiltononline, www.facebook.com/hilton and www.youtube.com/hilton. Hilton Hotels & Resorts is one of Hilton Worldwide’s ten market-leading brands.
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Contact:

Tingting Gao
Hilton Worldwide - Asia Pacific
+86 (21) 2321 6819
tingting.gao@hilton.com

John Forrest Ales
Hilton Hotels & Resorts
+ 1 703 883 5212
johnforrest.ales@hilton.com



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