Hilton Panama Introduces The Barbie® Room

Famous Doll-Themed Room Offers Once in a Lifetime Experience with All Things Barbie®

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March 24, 2016

PANAMA CITY and MCLEAN, Va. - Hilton Panama and Mattel® team up to introduce the Barbie® Room to the latest generation of Barbie admirers in Panama City, Panama. Available March 8 through August 15, 2016, the room gives fans a chance to enjoy the magic of the toy world's fashion icon.

Bringing glamour, fun and fantasy to life with all the elements of a Barbie®-themed paradise, the Barbie® Room offers a connecting deluxe room for parents, grandparents or family members. Guests will be welcomed to the hotel with an oversized display from the most famous doll in the world for the first of many photographs.

Available for a period of five months, the room took four weeks to complete from design concept to unveiling. The room features exclusive Barbie® items not found anywhere else and welcomes guests to a Barbie experience like no other with décor, bedding, movies, toys, dolls, special amenities, games, furniture, pillows, toiletries, costumes, a changing room and a runway where the fashion icon's fans can model. 

"Since opening, Hilton Panama has made every effort to offer innovative products and services our guests will appreciate and this latest initiative reinforces our commitment," said Andres Korngold, director of business development, Hilton Panama. "We recognize the importance of maintaining a healthy balance between work and home and the Barbie® Room is an excellent way to help our business, and frequent travelers, enjoy an unforgettable experience with their families."

Hilton Panama is also offering an array of Barbie® themed activities for all hotel guests. Hilton Panama executive chef, Germán Ghelfi, has created a Barbie® themed menu, while the eforea Spa salon at Hilton Panama welcomes guests with a special Barbie® beauty package. Additionally, Barbie® Room guests can enjoy the pool and other hotel services and amenities.

Hilton HHonors members who book the Barbie® Room also enjoy benefits of Hilton HHonors®, the only hotel loyalty program that allows members to earn Points & Miles® on the same stay and No Blackout Dates on reward stays. HHonors members always get the lowest price with the Best Price Guarantee, along with HHonors Points, free standard Wi-Fi, digital check-in and no booking fees only when they book directly through Hilton.

For reservations or further information, visit www.panama.hilton.com or call 1-800-HILTONS.

About Hilton Panama
Located in Panama City's financial district, Hilton Panama is a first class property just 13 miles from Tocumen International Airport and five miles from the Panama Canal. The 347 room Hilton hotel in Panama City boasts an array of recreational facilities including a 5,000 square-foot fitness center, a 5,000 square-foot eforea spa, outdoor terrace swimming pool and a 50,000 square-foot Las Vegas-style casino. With more than 22,000 square feet of meeting space, including a 7,500 square-foot ballroom, and a 24 hour business center, Hilton Panama is the perfect choice for meetings and events. Dining options include Society Café - an upscale signature restaurant, Bar Blue and Ruth's Chris steakhouse. www.panama.hilton.com

About Mattel®
The Mattel family of companies (Nasdaq: MAT) is the worldwide leader in the design, manufacture and marketing of toys and family products. Mattel's portfolio of best-selling brands includes Barbie®, the most popular fashion doll ever produced, Hot Wheels®, Monster High®, American Girl®, Thomas & Friends® and Fisher-Price® brands, including Little People® and Power Wheels®, as well as a wide array of entertainment-inspired toy lines. In 2013, Mattel was named one of the "World's Most Ethical Companies" by Ethisphere Magazine and is also ranked No. 2 on Corporate Responsibility Magazine's "100 Best Corporate Citizens" list. With worldwide headquarters in El Segundo, Calif., Mattel's companies employ nearly 30,000 people in 40 countries and territories and sell products in more than 150 nations. At Mattel, we are Creating the Future of Play. Visit us at www.mattel.com, www.facebook.com/mattel or www.twitter.com/mattel.

Contact

Karla Visconti
Hilton Panama
+1 786 866 7240
karla.visconti@hilton.com

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