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Hilton Worldwide Signs Agreement with Travellers International Hotel Group to
Manage the 350-room Hilton Manila in Newport City in Manila, the Philippines

A Debut for the Hilton Hotels & Resorts Brand in Manila, the Hotel will Open in 2014

December 10, 2012  - MANILA, the Philippines and MCLEAN, Va. - Hilton Worldwide today signed a management agreement with Travellers International Hotel Group Inc. to manage Hilton Manila in Newport City in Manila, the capital city of the Philippines. The agreement will bring the first Hilton Hotels & Resorts hotel to Manila. Scheduled to open in 2014, the 350-room Hilton Manila is located on Newport Boulevard next to Terminal 3 of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport and is 3.5 kilometers away from Manila's central business district, Makati.

"Manila is the political, economic, social and cultural center of the Philippines and a leading gateway destination in Southeast Asia. Today's announcement fully demonstrates our ongoing commitment to growing aggressively in Asia Pacific and re-establishes both Hilton Worldwide's and the Hilton Hotels & Resorts brand's presence in the Philippines. With an experienced partner like Travellers International Hotel Group Inc., we are confident that Hilton Manila will capitalize on the strong domestic demand from travelers seeking world-class accommodations," said Andrew Clough, senior vice president, development, Middle East & Asia Pacific, Hilton Worldwide.

"Hilton Hotels & Resorts is a leading global hotel brand and Hilton Manila marks another milestone for the our rapidly-growing collection in this region. Our brand portfolio currently spans 80 countries and we are proud to bring our authentic hospitality to visitors and locals in this part of the Philippines," said Dave Horton, global head, Hilton Hotels & Resorts.

Directly opposite Ninoy Aquino International Airport, Hilton Manila is located in Newport City, where Manila's largest road transportation hub and several multinational companies are situated. Within four kilometers of Manila's main business districts, the hotel will be developed by Alliance Global Group, Inc. and Genting Group, and connect to an 30,000 square meter entertainment and hospitality complex.

"Representing our first collaboration with Hilton Worldwide, this agreement combines the expertise of a truly international, award-winning hospitality household name with strong local market knowledge. Manila is a regional hub for a large number of multinational corporations and given Hilton Manila's strategic location, we are confident that it will deliver top notch service to both holiday makers and business travelers," said Kingson Sian, President, Travellers International Hotel Group Inc. Based in Manila, Travellers International Hotel Group Inc. is a joint venture between Alliance Global Inc. and Genting Hong Kong Limited.

The 10-storey hotel will offer one all-day dining restaurant, a specialty restaurant, a bar and lobby lounge. It will also have a fitness club, an indoor pool, a spa, a ballroom and other function and meeting space as well as a car park.

As the nation's capital, Manila is a major gateway to the Philippines and a government, business, finance and entertainment hub. The Ninoy Aquino International Airport hosts both international and domestic flights and is the country's busiest airport.

Read more about recent and upcoming Hilton Hotels & Resorts openings at http://news.hilton.com/openings. To view an interactive map featuring the Hilton Hotels & Resorts development pipeline visit http://news.hilton.com/map

About Resorts World Manila
Resorts World Manila (RWM) is the first one-stop, non-stop entertainment and leisure destination in the Philippines that features exciting recreational thrills, superlative performances, unique events, and spectacular lifestyle options. Conveniently located across Ninoy Aquino International Airport 3, RWM is an instant gateway to world-class Philippine hospitality. This integrated lifestyle hub is home to three international lodging brands: the all-luxury suite MAXIMS Hotel; the five-star brand MARRIOTT Hotel Manila; and REMINGTON Hotel which offers cozy and superb accommodations for great value.

Also home to RWM is The NEWPORT Mall which features international luxury brands. Experience a unique viewing experience at The Newport Cinemas with stadium seating and state-of-the-art cinema technology. Watch grand-scale performances at the 1,500-seater, ultra-modern Newport Performing Arts Theater (NPAT), which boasts of state-of-the-art lights and soundsinnovations, and the largest LED wall in all of Southeast Asia, or relax in the cozy interior and chilling 24/7 entertainment provided for you at Bar 360.

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 550 hotels in 80 countries and the brand remains synonymous with "hotel." Access the latest Hilton news at news.hilton.com or begin your journey at www.hilton.com. Social media users can engage with Hilton at www.twitter.com/hiltonhotels, www.facebook.com/hilton and www.youtube.com/hilton. Hilton Hotels & Resorts is one of Hilton Worldwide’s ten market-leading brands.

About Hilton Worldwide

Hilton Worldwide is a 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 3,900 hotels and timeshare properties, with 640,000 rooms in 91 countries and territories 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.

Contact:

Audrey Wong
Hilton Worldwide, Asia Pacific
+65 6833 9763
audrey.wong@hilton.com

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

Martin Paz
Travellers International Hotel Group Inc.
martin.paz@rwmanila.com

 

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