Hilton Toronto Announces New Partnership With The National Ballet Of Canada

Hotel Becomes The Official Hospitality Partner Of The National Ballet Of Canada

This information originated in American English.

June 30, 2010

TORONTO -  Hilton Toronto is partnering with the National Ballet of Canada as the Official Hospitality Partner of the National Ballet of Canada.

"We are thrilled to have the opportunity to partner with the National Ballet of Canada," said Edwin Frizzell, General Manager. "Hilton Toronto is committed to investing in our community and we recognize this wonderful opportunity to further support Canada’s arts community. We have chosen to specifically partner with Canada’s premier dance company as we believe there is a very strong correlation between Hilton Toronto and the National Ballet of Canada where through hard work, training and a commitment to excellence, both provide unique and innovative experiences for our audiences and guests.”

The National Ballet of Canada is proud to have Hilton Toronto as its Official Hospitality Partner. As a leading international cultural organization with numerous visiting guest artists all year long, the National Ballet is pleased to be aligned with one of the world’s most distinguished leaders in the hospitality industry. “The National Ballet’s commitment to presenting excellence in dance is matched by Hilton’s reputation for service and excellence to its guests,“ said Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada.

About the National Ballet of Canada
Canada’s premier dance company has performed for over 10 million people. The National Ballet performs annual Fall, Winter and Summer seasons plus The Nutcracker. The company has toured in Canada and the United States, and throughout the world including performances in Germany, The Netherlands, Israel, Hong Kong, Japan, Italy and MexicoEstablished as a classical company by founder Celia Franca in 1951, it is the only Canadian ballet company to present a full range of traditional full-length classics. The company’s repertoire includes works by Sir Frederick Ashton, George Balanchine, John Cranko, William Forsythe, James Kudelka, Jirí Kylián, John Neumeier, Rudolf Nureyev and Glen Tetley. In addition to its classical repertoire, the company also embraces contemporary works and encourages the creation of new ballets and the development of Canadian choreographers.

About Hilton Toronto
Located at 145 Richmond Street West, Toronto, Hilton Toronto has been welcoming visitors to Toronto for 22 years. Hilton Toronto is situated in the heart of downtown, in close proximity not only to the city's bustling financial district but also the vibrant entertainment district. Hilton Toronto meets guests' highest standards of style and comfort with quintessentially Canadian décor and amenities. Featuring five restaurants and bars, this property offers 600 uniquely designed guestrooms, 18 multi-purpose meeting rooms, including the state-of-the-art Hilton Meetings. Leisure facilities feature a well-equipped gymnasium, both male and female locker rooms with sauna, and an indoor/outdoor swimming pool. Hilton Toronto is only a 30-minute drive from Pearson International Airport, fifteen minutes from the Toronto Island Airport; and directly connected to miles of underground shopping, offices, subways and Union Station.

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