VAL D’EUROPE, France - November 16, 2012 - Hilton Worldwide today announced plans to introduce two new brands to the French market with the dual-branded Hilton Garden Inn and Hampton by Hilton Val d'Europe on the doorstep of Disneyland Paris. The opening of what will become the company's first dual-branded property in France, and the first dual-branded Hilton Garden Inn and Hampton by Hilton for Europe, is scheduled for 2015.
Patrick Fitzgibbon, senior vice president of development, Europe &
Africa, Hilton Worldwide, said, "Hilton Garden Inn and Hampton by
are both exceptional award-winning brands which are gaining great
Europe. To be introducing both brands to France at the same time and
close to a
world class tourist destination is extremely exciting."
Val d'Europe, developed in conjunction with Euro Disney Associés
features a major business park where the hotels will be located. The
itself benefits from being on the A4 autoroute linking the cities of
Ease of accessibility is also guaranteed by the high-speed TGV and
rail services from Marne-la-Vallée - Chessy, located at the
entrance to the
theme park, with Eurostar operating a direct service from London.
international airports, Charles de Gaulle and Orly, are both
kilometres from the property.
Phil Cordell, global head, focused service brands, Hilton Worldwide,
"I am delighted to welcome this landmark first for the Hilton Garden
and Hampton by Hilton brands operating alongside each other in a
perfect fit at
Val d'Europe. Both hotels are ideally placed to cater to the diverse
visitors to the area, notably the ever-increasing number of business
Val d'Europe hosts. This marks another milestone in our successful
global expansion plans."
Once completed, the construction of the two hotels will occupy 22,200
meters and provide a total of 250 guestrooms, with access to 190
across the two properties. Both hotels will provide 24-hour fitness
Hilton Garden Inn Val d'Europe will boast 154 guestrooms, with all day
dining and bar facilities as well as on-site fitness complex. The
signature 24 hour Pavilion Pantry will also offer guests light snacks
refreshments throughout the day and night. The hotel's contemporary,
design will provide key Hilton Garden Inn brand features such as
wi-fi access, the Garden Sleep System bed, ergonomic chair, as well as
business centre with remote printing capabilities.
Hampton by Hilton Val d'Europe will offer 96 guestrooms to the more
traveler along with all of the brand's signature offerings that
come to expect from the award winning brand, including free high-speed
access throughout, free hot breakfast, 24-hour snack area featuring
as well as Hampton by Hilton's 100% satisfaction guarantee.
Eric Collin, executive vice president, Finergy Développement
said, "As a real estate development company we are excited by this new
partnership with global hospitality leader Hilton Worldwide to open the
Hilton Garden Inn and Hampton by Hilton hotels to France. This
approach means these hotels will cater to a wide variety of visitors to
area and we look forward to welcoming the first guests to the property."
Francis Borezée, Vice President Resort and Real Estate
Disney said, "This new hotel offer perfectly completes the array of
services already accessible on the Val d'Europe Business Park, thus
contributing to a dynamic work environment. Hilton Worldwide, like Euro
is a global leader and we look forward to these two hotels opening."
Guests staying at both hotels can participate in Hilton HHonors®,
guest rewards program that allows members to earn both Points &
the same stay and redeem points for free nights with No Blackout Dates
than 3,900 hotels worldwide.
In the past 12 months Hilton Worldwide has opened three dual-branded
in Europe including Hilton and Hilton Garden Inn Frankfurt Airport,
Hilton and Hampton by Hilton at St. George's Park, Burton upon Trent,
Hilton Bursa Convention Center & Spa and Hampton by Hilton Bursa,
The company has had a presence in France for more than 45 years and
seven hotels in France in locations such as Paris, Lyon, Evian and
including the luxury Trianon Palace Versailles, A Waldorf Astoria Hotel.
About the Euro Disney S.C.A.
The group operates Disneyland® Paris which includes Disneyland®
Disney Studios® Park and seven themed hotels with a joint capacity
rooms (not including the 2,400 on-site hotel rooms operated by
partners). The group also operates two convention centres, the
entertainment complex and a 27-hole golf course. Activities of the
include developing the 2,230-hectare site, half of which remains
Shares in Euro Disney S.C.A. are listed and traded on NYSE Euronext
For more information, please visit: http://corporate.disneylandparis.com.
About Hilton Worldwide
Hilton Worldwide is a leading global hospitality company, spanning the
sector from luxurious full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay
and mid-priced hotels. For 93 years, Hilton Worldwide has offered
leisure travelers the finest in accommodations, service, amenities and
The company is dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing
guest experiences across its global brands. Its brands are comprised of
than 3,900 hotels and timeshare properties, with 640,000 rooms in 90
and territories include Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Conrad
& Resorts, Hilton Hotels & Resorts, DoubleTree by Hilton,
Suites Hotels, Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton Hotels, Homewood Suites by
Home2 Suites by Hilton and Hilton Grand Vacations. The company also
world-class guest reward program Hilton HHonors®. Visit www.hiltonworldwide.com for
information and connect with Hilton Worldwide at www.facebook.com/hiltonworldwide,
About Hampton Hotels
The Hampton brand, including
Hampton Inn, Hampton Inn & Suites and Hampton by Hilton, is an
award-winning leader in the mid-priced hotel segment. With nearly 1,900
properties globally, Hampton Hotels is part of Hilton Worldwide, the
global hospitality company. All Hampton Hotels offer warm surroundings
friendly service culture and personality, defined as "Hamptonality,"
supported by its 100% Satisfaction Guarantee. High-quality
in-room conveniences and the latest technology, combined with numerous
locations and consistent offerings, have made Hampton a leader in its
and one of the fastest growing hotel brands globally. For more
about Hampton Hotels, please visit www.hampton.com
or news.hampton.com or connect
with us at
Hilton Garden Inn
Hilton Garden Inn is the award-winning, upscale, yet affordable
hotel brand that continually strives to ensure today’s busy travelers
everything they need to be most productive on the road — from our
oh-so-comfortable Garden Sleep System® bed to complimentary wired
Internet access in all guestrooms. So whether on the road for personal
business reasons, Hilton Garden Inn offers the amenities and services
travelers to sleep deep, stay fit, eat well and work smart while away
home. For more information about our locations around the globe, visit www.hgi.com or call 1-877-STAY-HGI.