Hilton Dalaman Resort & Spa Nominated For 2010 World Travel Awards

This information originated in UK English.

April 20, 2010

LONDON -  The newly opened Hilton Dalaman Resort & Spa, located on Turkey's beautiful, unspoilt Dalaman coast, has been nominated for the prestigious 17th Annual World Travel Awards in three separate categories: Turkey's Leading Beach Resort, Turkey's Leading Hotel and Turkey's Leading Resort.

According to The Wall Street Journal,  the World Travel Awards are the "Travel industry's equivalent to the Oscars", being the most comprehensive and high-profile awards in the global travel industry. The Awards seek to separate the good from the outstanding, to identify companies that consistently excel and to take customer expectations to unparalleled highs.

General Manager of Hilton Dalaman Resort & Spa, Geylan Dursunoglu, says: "We are thrilled to have been nominated for three categories in such a key and prestigious industry event such as the World Travel Awards. This will be an excellent means of showcasing the recently-opened ultra-modern, luxurious and welcoming resort, bringing new international standards of excellence to Dalaman - one of the number one destinations for visitors to Turkey."

Established in 1993 to acknowledge and celebrate excellence in the world's travel and tourism industry, thousands of votes are cast by travel professionals from 183,000 travel agencies in over 160 countries across the globe, so that winning a World Travel Award has become one of the highest accolades a travel product can receive. The results of the European arm of the 2010 World Travel Awards will be announced at the Europe Gala Ceremony on 1 October in Turkey at the Rixos Premium in Belek, Antalya.

Visit www.worldtravelawards.com/vote and www.hilton.com for more information.

About Hilton Dalaman Resort & Spa
The Hilton Dalaman Resort & Spa is the first Hilton Worldwide Resort in Turkey and only the second to open in Europe. With 410 rooms the ultra-modern and luxurious resort is the first such internationally prestigious brand to enter the Dalaman region. The resort is located on its own kilometre-long, private sandy beach, in a striking setting at the mouth of the Dalaman River where it flows into the Mediterranean and conveniently located just 15 minutes from Dalaman Airport.

Its Elysion Spa is one of the largest and most luxurious holistic-themed spas in the Dalaman region.  Treatments at the spa use heat, hydrotherapy or minerals to rebalance the body and mind and there are treatments from around the world, ranging from Far Eastern massages, Thalgo body therapy, Ayurvedic treatments, Spa Classics or even a Turkish Hammam. The 6,000 m2 health club and spa offers 18 treatment rooms, 4 VIP treatment rooms, 2 Turkish baths, 4 saunas, a steam room and a spa pool. The resort also has 10 spa suites for private spa breaks. 

About Hilton Worldwide
Hilton Worldwide is the leading global hospitality company, spanning the lodging sector from luxurious full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and mid-priced hotels.  For 90 years, Hilton Worldwide has been offering business and leisure travelers the finest in accommodations, service, amenities and value.  The company is dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest experiences across its global brands.  Our brands are comprised of more than 3,300 hotels in 77 countries and include Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Hilton, Doubletree, Embassy Suites Hotels, Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton Inn & Suites, Homewood Suites by Hilton, Home2 Suites by Hilton and Hilton Grand Vacations.  The company also manages the world-class guest reward program Hilton HHonors®.

For more information about the company, please visit www.hiltonworldwide.com.

About Hilton Hotels & Resorts

For nearly a century, Hilton Hotels & Resorts has been proudly welcoming the world's travelers. With 575 hotels across six continents, Hilton Hotels & Resorts provides the foundation for memorable travel experiences and values to every guest who walks through its doors. As the flagship brand of Hilton, Hilton Hotels & Resorts continues to set the standard for hospitality, providing new product innovations and services to meet guests' evolving needs. Hilton Hotels & Resorts is a part of the award-winning Hilton Honors program. 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 Wi-Fi, 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. Begin your journey at www.hilton.com and learn more about the brand by visiting news.hilton.com or following us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

About Hilton

Hilton (NYSE: HLT) is a leading global hospitality company, with a portfolio of 14 world-class brands comprising more than 5,300 properties with more than 863,000 rooms, in 106 countries and territories. Hilton is dedicated to fulfilling its mission to be the world’s most hospitable company by delivering exceptional experiences – every hotel, every guest, every time. The company's portfolio includes Hilton Hotels & Resorts, Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Canopy by Hilton, Curio Collection by Hilton, DoubleTree by Hilton, Tapestry Collection by Hilton, Embassy Suites by Hilton, Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton by Hilton, Tru by Hilton, Homewood Suites by Hilton, Home2 Suites by Hilton and Hilton Grand Vacations. The company also manages an award-winning customer loyalty program, Hilton Honors. 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 exactly how many Points to combine with money, an exclusive member discount that can’t be found anywhere else, and free standard Wi-Fi. Visit newsroom.hilton.com for more information and connect with Hilton on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, and YouTube.