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The 1,500-room Tropicana Las Vegas – a DoubleTree by Hilton Opens

Completing the Two-Month Conversion Period Launched by
t
he Strategic Partnership between the Two Entities


MCLEAN, Va., LAS VEGAS, Nev. (January 15, 2013)
– DoubleTree by Hilton and Tropicana Las Vegas today announced the opening of Tropicana Las Vegas – a DoubleTree by Hilton, following a two-month conversion period since the announcement of a strategic partnership between the two entities in late October.  Under a franchise agreement, Tropicana Las Vegas will continue to own and operate all 1,500 guest rooms in the 35-acre resort under the DoubleTree by Hilton brand.

“We are thrilled that the Tropicana Las Vegas has joined our growing portfolio of global properties and has brought DoubleTree by Hilton to the Las Vegas Strip,” said John Greenleaf, global head of DoubleTree by Hilton.  “The opening marks a significant opportunity for Hilton HHonors members to earn and redeem points at this exciting Las Vegas resort.”

To celebrate the launch of the strategic partnership, the Tropicana Las Vegas– a DoubleTree by Hilton will be sponsoring three 1 million Hilton HHonors points giveaways. Between January 22 and April 22, Hilton HHonors members may register for the chance to win 1 million HHonors points and gain additional entries for each stay completed at the resort during this promotional period.* Additionally, DoubleTree by Hilton is giving away a VIP Las Vegas weekend to one lucky Facebook fan and a guest on www.facebook.com/doubletree. The entry period ends January 28.**

Guests will be able to enjoy the recently completed $200 million transformation featuring 1,500 newly renovated guest rooms and suites, four restaurants, a spa, an entertainment complex, a state-of-the-art conference center and exhibition hall, and the recently-opened Bagatelle Supper Club and Beach Club. Bagatelle features lavish pools and cabanas and a beautiful setting for indoor and outdoor bistro dining.

As part of the resort’s entertainment offerings, the Tropicana Theater saw the world premiere of a new live version of Dancing with the Stars in 2012, and more exciting new shows are planned for 2013. The world-famous Laugh Factory comedy club features the country’s hottest comics, and beginning January 14, comedy superstar Roseanne Bar brings her own brand of comedy to the club, Saturdays - Thursdays at 7 p.m.

“We are thrilled that Doubletree by Hilton and Hilton HHonors guests will now be able to enjoy the beautiful amenities of our resort as well as our unparalleled guest service experience,” said Tropicana Las Vegas President and COO Danny Wade.

Guests will also benefit from the characteristic qualities found at the more than 320 DoubleTree by Hilton locations in 25 countries, including the signature welcome with the legendary warm chocolate chip cookie and DoubleTree by Hilton’s unique CARE culture.

About the New Tropicana Las Vegas
Prepare to be surprised! The New Tropicana Las Vegas redefines the expectations of today’s global travelers with a recently completed $200 million transformation which provides a casually elegant resort experience. In addition to a South Beach rhythm and vibe, the transformation of the resort includes a fresh redesign of every best-in-class room and suite, the 50,000-square-foot casino, more than 60,000 square feet of meeting and exhibition space, several new restaurants and bars, a new race and sports book, Glow®, A Mandara Spa and fitness center, and Bagatelle Beach & Nightclub. First-class entertainment includes Dancing with the Stars: Live in Las Vegas (seasonal), Laugh Factory and the Mob Attraction Las Vegas.

The New Tropicana Las Vegas is not affiliated with any other Tropicana property or brand.

For additional information or for reservations, please call 702-739-2222 or visit www.troplv.com. Stay up-to-date on the latest Tropicana Las Vegas happenings by finding us on Facebook (http://facebook.com/troplv) or follow us on Twitter (http://twitter.com/troplv).

About DoubleTree by Hilton
With a fast-growing, global collection of more than 325 upscale hotels in gateway cities, metropolitan areas and vacation destinations across five continents, every little thing we do at DoubleTree by Hilton inspires us to create a rewarding experience for our hotel guests, our team members and the communities we proudly serve.  Our hospitality begins with a warm chocolate chip cookie welcome upon arrival and continues with the award-winning Hilton HHonors guest loyalty program, an array of fine services and amenities and our longstanding CARE Culture tradition that empowers more than 65,000 team members to provide the special comforts and acts of kindness that make the traveler feel human again.

To make reservations at any DoubleTree by Hilton hotel, travelers may visit our brand website at www.doubletree.com.  Social media users may connect with us at www.facebook.com/doubletree, www.twitter.com/doubletree and www.youtube.com/doubletreehotels. For the latest news, story starters and fact sheets about our brand, reporters and bloggers may visit our DoubleTree by Hilton Global Media Center at www.doubletreebyhiltonglobalmediacenter.com.

*No Purchase Necessary. Begins 12:00:01am CT on 1/22/13; ends 11:59:59 pm CT 4/22/13. Open to legal residents in the 50 US (DC) and Canada (excluding Quebec), 18 years or older and age of majority. Void in Quebec and where prohibited. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received and the time at which they were received. For rules, free entry instructions, entry periods and limitations, and list of prizes with ARV, visit doubletree.com. Sponsor: Hilton Worldwide, Inc., 7930 Jones Branch Drive McLean, VA 22102, USA.

**No Purchase Necessary. Begins 12:00:01 am EST on 1/15/2013; ends 11:59:59 pm EST 1/28/2013. Open to legal residents in the 50 US (DC) and Canada (excluding Quebec), 18 years or older and age of majority. Void in Quebec and where prohibited. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received and the time at which they were received. For rules, free entry instructions, entry periods and limitations, and list of prizes with ARV, visit www.facebook.com/doubletree. Sponsor: Hilton Worldwide, Inc., 7930 Jones Branch Drive McLean, VA 22102, USA. 

 
Contact:

Maggie Giddens
Director, Global Brand Public Relations
DoubleTree by Hilton
+1 703 883 5346
Maggie.Giddens@Hilton.com
 
Fred Harmon
Vice President
Tropicana Las Vegas
+1 702 739 5480
pr@troplv.com


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Also See: New Tropicana Las Vegas and DoubleTree by Hilton Form Strategic Franchise Agreement; Property Will Become the Tropicana Las Vegas - a DoubleTree by Hilton in January 2013 / October 2012

Tropicana Las Vegas Inc. Appoints Daniel M. Wade as President and Chief Operating Officer of the New Tropicana Las Vegas / August 2012


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