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 Hilton Hawaiian Village to Add 
245 Vacation Ownership Units
ORLANDO, Fla  - June 15, 1999--Hilton Grand Vacations Co. (HGVC) has announced plans to develop a 245-unit vacation ownership resort at the Hilton Hawaiian Village on Waikiki's Best Beach in Honolulu.

The property, slated to open in the first quarter of 2001, becomes the 21st vacation ownership property in the HGVC resort portfolio. Sales of the resort vacation intervals will commence in the first quarter of the year 2000.

"We are delighted to enhance the HGVC collection of resorts with a prominent new presence in Hawaii," said Don Harrill, chief executive of Hilton Grand Vacations. "The unsurpassed Waikiki beachfront and the spectacular setting of the 20-acre Hilton Hawaiian Village provide an ideal location for the resort. We look forward to welcoming a growing family of Hilton Grand Vacations Club Members to the island of Oahu."

The resort will feature one, two, and three-bedroom villas, as well as bi-level penthouse units. In keeping with the HGVC style of accommodations, each villa will feature a fully equipped kitchen, spacious living and dining areas, and panoramic views of the beachfront, harbor, and Diamond Head. Resort guests will also enjoy immediate access to Waikiki's best white-sand beach, and the extensive variety of restaurants, entertainment venues, world-class shopping, and recreational amenities of the Hilton Hawaiian Village. 

Hilton Grand Vacations is a wholly owned subsidiary of Hilton Hotels Corp. (HHC), recognized internationally as a preeminent hospitality company. With headquarters in Orlando, HGVC develops, markets and operates a system of brand-name, high-quality vacation ownership resorts in select vacation destinations. The company also operates an innovative club membership program, Hilton Grand Vacations Club(r) (HGVClub(r)), providing exclusive exchange, leisure travel and reservation services for more than 22,000 HGVClub Members.

Hilton Grand Vacations Co., Orlando
Elena Valadez, 407/521-3178
Hilton Hawaiian Village
Bernie Caalim, 808/949-4321
Also See: Hilton Grand Vacations Co. Building 232 - Suite Vacation - Ownership Resort Adjacent to Las Vegas / Aug 1998 

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