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CHICAGO - Embassy Suites by Hilton Chicago Downtown Magnificent Mile, owned by Host Hotels & Resorts, LP and managed by Hilton Management Services, today announced Kathy Heneghan has been appointed as the hotel’s new general manager. Embassy Suites by Hilton is a global brand of upscale, all-suite hotels from Hilton (NYSE: HLT).

In her new role, Heneghan will be responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations of the 455-suite hotel including guest services, hotel administration and marketing efforts.

A 29-year hospitality veteran, Heneghan has spent her career in Chicago. She started in food and beverage at Hilton Chicago, holding leadership roles such as senior catering sales manager and meetings & conventions manager. She then joined Palmer House, a Hilton Hotel as assistant director of events before returning to Hilton Chicago as director of catering & events and executive assistant manager, where she won 2012 Director of Events of the Year, Hilton Hotels & Resorts. Most recently, Heneghan held the position of hotel manager at Hilton Chicago, overseeing the day-to-day operations of the 1,544-room hotel.

Located in the heart of Chicago near Michigan Avenue, Navy Pier and Magnificent Mile, Embassy Suites by Hilton Chicago Downtown Magnificent Mile is ideal for any business or leisure traveler. Guests can experience its two-room suites where travelers are able to spread out, enjoy a free, cooked-to-order breakfast each morning, free WiFi and complimentary drinks and snacks during the evening reception. Additional amenities include an indoor pool, sauna and fitness center, a 24-hour business center, an eco-friendly Sky Garden and 20,000 sq. feet of meeting space. 

Embassy Suites by Hilton Chicago Downtown Magnificent Mile is part of Hilton Honors®, the award-winning guest-loyalty program for Hilton’s 16 distinct hotel brands. Hilton Honors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits, including a flexible payment slider that allows members to choose nearly any combination of Points and money to book a stay, an exclusive member discount that can’t be found anywhere else and free standard WiFi. Members also enjoy popular digital tools available exclusively through the industry-leading Hilton Honors mobile app, where Hilton Honors members can check-in, choose their room and access their room using a Digital Key.

Embassy Suites by Hilton Chicago Downtown Magnificent Mile is located at 511 North Columbus Drive, Chicago, Illinois 60611. For more information or to make a reservation, visit Embassy Suites by Hilton Chicago Downtown Magnificent Mile or call +1 312 836 5900.

For more news on Embassy Suites by Hilton, visit newsroom.hilton.com/embassysuites. For development queries, please visit hiltonworldwide.com/development.

About Embassy Suites by Hilton

Embassy Suites by Hilton, one of Hilton’s 16 market-leading brands, is dedicated to delivering what matters most to travelers. The full-service, upscale brand offers two-room suites, free made-to-order breakfast and a nightly two-hour reception with complimentary drinks and snacks. Both leisure and business travelers looking for a relaxed, yet sophisticated experience will feel right at home with brand-standard amenities like inviting atriums and complimentary 24-hour business and fitness centers. Embassy Suites by Hilton has 251 hotels with 45 in the pipeline. Hilton Honors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits, including a flexible payment slider that allows members to choose nearly any combination of Points and money to book a stay, an exclusive member discount that can’t be found anywhere else, free standard WiFi, and digital amenities like digital check-in with room selection and Digital Key (select locations), available exclusively through the industry-leading Hilton Honors mobile app. For more information, visit www.embassysuites.com or newsroom.hilton.com/embassysuites, and connect with Embassy Suites by Hilton at Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

About Hilton

Hilton (NYSE: HLT) is a leading global hospitality company with a portfolio of 16 world-class brands comprising more than 5,500 properties with nearly 895,000 rooms, in 109 countries and territories. Dedicated to fulfilling its mission to be the world’s most hospitable company, Hilton earned a spot on the 2018 world’s best workplaces list, and has welcomed more than 3 billion guests in its nearly 100 year history. Through the award-winning guest loyalty program, Hilton Honors, nearly 82 million members who book directly with Hilton have access to instant benefits, including digital check-in with room selection, Digital Key, and Connected Room. Visit newsroom.hilton.com for more information, and connect with Hilton on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, and YouTube.

Contact: Laura Ford

laura.ford@hilton.com / +1 845 274 2267

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