Hilton Concord Electric Vehicle Charging Station Goes Live!

Newest Addition To The Ongoing Sustainability Initiatives At Hilton Concord

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March 25, 2013

CONCORD, Calif. - The newly renovated Hilton Concord has added an expansive Electric Vehicle Charging Station to serve hotel guests and the community as part of its ongoing Sustainability Initiatives. Hilton Concord, located in San Francisco's East Bay, is owned and operated by Interstate Hotels & Resorts.

Hilton Concord has embarked upon a long term and dedicated committment to becoming an industry leader in sustainability. The addition of an Electric Vehicle Charging Station is a milestone along the hotel's path towards the goal of becoming one of the top sustainable hotels in California.

In response to anticipated guest and client demand for car charging, Hilton Concord is leading the way with exceptional capacity for up to eight vehicles. Hilton Concord now has the largest EV charging station in the San Francisco Bay Area and it is the only hotel property with DC Fast Chargers west of the Mississippi. Conveniently located off of I-680 in Concord, the hotel will serve EV commuters traveling between Sacramento & San Francisco or between Napa & San Jose.

"Our new EV charging station is not just an additional amenity for our guests," says Jack Hlavac, Hilton Concord General Manager. "It's what our clients and customers now expect from us as the market leader in sustainability."

The new EV charging station is convenient for guests and offers yet one more reason to choose Hilton Concord over other hotels in the East Bay. In addition to the 36 completed sustainability initiatives already in place at Hilton Concord, the new EV charging station adds yet one more reason for sustainability focused meeting planners and travelers to do business with the Hilton Concord.

The Electric Vehicle (EV) charging station located at Hilton Concord is part of the The Blink Network. Hilton Concord has 2 DC Fast Charging Terminals and 6 level two Blink Pendestals.

For more detailed information about The Blink Network, visit www.blinknetwork.com.

Hilton Concord guests can now charge their vehicles overnight or while attending a meeting or event at the hotel. Guests who choose the DC Fast Charger can charge their car completely while enjoying a cup of coffee or grabbing a quick bite to eat in Plate & Vine Restaurant located at Hilton Concord.

Hilton Concord is located at 1970 Diamond Boulevard in Concord, Calif. For additional information about Hilton Concord, to make reservations or to plan an upcoming event, please contact the hotel at +1 925 827 2000 or visit www.Concord.Hilton.com.

About Hilton Concord and Interstate Hotels & Resorts
Hilton Concord is owned and operated by Interstate Hotels & Resorts. Hilton Concord has 329 guest rooms and over 20,000 sq ft of flexible meeting space. Hilton Concord offers guests and meeting planners one of the newest and most sustainable modern hotels in the Bay Area. For more information about the hotel, visit www.concord.hilton.com, or call Jack Hlavac, General Manager, or Matt Hohenstreet, Director of Sales & Marketing, at +1 925 827 2000.

Interstate Hotels & Resorts, Inc.
is a wholly-owned subsidiary of a 50/50 joint venture between subsidiaries of Thayer Lodging and Jin Jiang, is a leading U.S.-based global hotel management company, operating branded full- and select-service hotels and resorts, conference centers and independent hotels worldwide. Interstate and its affiliates manage 344 hotels with more than 65,000 rooms in North America, Europe and Asia-Pacific, including six wholly owned hotels. In addition, Interstate has executed agreements to manage 45 hotels with more than 8300 rooms under construction or development throughout the world. For more information, please visit www.interstatehotels.com. Connect with Interstate at www.linkedin.com/company/interstate-hotels-resorts, www.facebook.com/interstatehotels, and
jobs.interstatehotels.com.

Contact

Matthew Hohenstreet
Hilton Concord
+1 925 349 2609
matthew.hohenstreet@hilton.com

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