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Former Wyndham Garden Hotel Becomes the 224-room DoubleTree
by Hilton New York - Times Square South in New York City


NEW YORK
- DoubleTree by Hilton proudly announces the opening of its fifth New York City area hotel in the heart of Midtown Manhattan. The 224-room DoubleTree By Hilton New York - Times Square South, situated on 36th Street between Eighth and Ninth Avenues, is within easy reach of New York's business and leisure destinations, world-renowned restaurants and museums -- and walking distance to Broadway attractions, Times Square, Madison Square Garden, Penn Station, the Jacob Javits Convention Center and the Empire State Building.

Formerly a Wyndham Garden hotel, the DoubleTree by Hilton New York-Times Square South is celebrating its new affiliation with an array of new product, service and design enhancements throughout the property.

Rob Palleschi, global head, DoubleTree by Hilton, said, "DoubleTree by Hilton is excited to welcome travelers to stay with us in another great Manhattan location with the opening of the DoubleTree by Hilton New York - Times Square South. This latest addition is an ideal example of how our brand and development teams continue to seek and grow our city center portfolio with hotel owners and developers in multiple locations within the world's gateway cities. We encourage people to stay with us at this fine hotel, where they'll enjoy the welcoming, rewarding hotel experience hospitality that DoubleTree by Hilton strives to deliver."

DoubleTree by Hilton New York - Times Square South guests will benefit from the characteristic qualities found at the brand's more than 280 DoubleTree by Hilton locations in 23 countries , including the signature welcome with the legendary warm chocolate chip cookie presented to every guest at check-in, an array of upscale amenities and guest services, the rewards of the Hilton HHonors guest loyalty program, and a unique and caring team member commitment to the local community.

The tastefully appointed guest rooms at the DoubleTree by Hilton New York - Times Square South feature residential style comforts and conveniences suited to today's business and leisure travelers. In-room amenities include complimentary, wireless, high-speed internet access; spacious work desks; 32-inch, high-definition, LCD TVs; MP3-compatible alarm clocks; plush bedding and combed cotton linens; Wolfgang Puck in-room gourmet coffee and tea service; and refreshing Crabtree & Evelyn Citron bath and body products

The DoubleTree by Hilton New York - Times Square South features more than 1,600 square feet of flexible conference space for business meetings, training seminars, banquets and elegant social events. The hotel offers a 24-hour self-service business center and complimentary printing service. For guests who wish to keep up with their workout program while traveling at the DoubleTree by Hilton New York-Times Square South, a fitness facility equipped with cardio and circuit training and free weights is available 24 hours a day.

DoubleTree by Hilton New York - Times Square South serves Wake Up DoubleTree Breakfast, which include hot entrees and healthy options to start the day right. Greenhouse 36 restaurant offers a range of delicious lunch and dinner favorites. At the end of a busy day, the casual Café 36 allows guests to unwind with fine selections of refreshing cocktails. Room service also is available during peak dining hours.

Located just four blocks from Penn Station and convenient by taxi to all area airports, the DoubleTree by Hilton New York Times Square South is located at 341 West 36th Street, New York, NY 10018. For more information about the DoubleTree by Hilton New York Times Square South, please visit the hotel's website at www.newyorktimessquaresouth.doubletreebyhilton.com, contact your preferred travel professional or call the hotel directly at +1 212 542 8990.

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 offered 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 3,800 hotels and timeshare properties, with 630,000 rooms in 88 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®.

Visit www.hiltonworldwide.com for more information and connect with Hilton Worldwide at
www.facebook.com/hiltonworldwide, www.twitter.com/hiltonworldwide, www.youtube.com/hiltonworldwide, www.flickr.com/hiltonworldwide and
www.linkedin.com/company/hilton-worldwide.

About DoubleTree
With a growing collection of contemporary, upscale accommodations in more than 240 gateway cities, metropolitan areas and vacation destinations worldwide, DoubleTree by Hilton hotels are distinctively designed properties that provide true comfort to today’s business and leisure travellers. From the millions of delighted hotel guests who are welcomed with the brand’s legendary, warm chocolate chip cookies at check-in to the advantages of the award-winning Hilton HHonors® guest reward programme, each DoubleTree by Hilton guest receives a satisfying stay wherever their travels take them. To find out information about any DoubleTree by Hilton hotels, travellers may visit our website at www.DoubleTree.com or contact their preferred travel professional.
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Contact:

Thomas Wingham
DoubleTree by Hilton Global Brand Public Relations
+1 818 326 8516 (USA)
thomas.wingham@hilton.com



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