Hilton Waikoloa Village Named Top Performing Resort In Hilton Hotels & Resorts Brand Awards

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April 11, 2016

WAIKOLOA, Hawaii - Hilton Waikoloa Village, an oceanfront resort on the Kona Coast of Hawaii, the Big Island, has been recognized as a winner at the 2015 Hilton Hotels & Resorts Brand Awards, which honor high-performing properties that best exemplify outstanding service and achievements. Claiming the top position out of more than 560 Hilton Hotels and Resorts brand properties, Hilton Waikoloa Village was honored with the awards of Best Tactical Marketing Campaign for the second consecutive year, and Best Use of Social Media, for the third consecutive year in the 500 rooms and above category.

"We are proud to be recognized as a top Hilton resort for both social media and marketing," said Debi Bishop, general manager, Hilton Waikoloa Village. "As leaders in the meetings and events industry, these awards demonstrate our ability to ensure groups' needs are met through successful programs with fully anticipated attendance."

The hotel's marketing team won the tactical marketing award for its 2015 All-Inclusive Sale program, representing the resort's ability to drive revenue through digital and traditional marketing strategies. The social media award is based on the property's overall social media presence including the use of platforms such as Facebook, Instagram and Twitter, in addition to an increase in engagement and audience growth as a result of social media efforts.

In addition to engaging with guests, Hilton Waikoloa Village uses its social media and marketing expertise to support clients' efforts in the promotion of programs to participants through teaser videos, social engagement and meeting planning support.

Boasting the most flexible meeting space in the Pacific outer islands, Hilton Waikoloa Village offers more than 235,000-square-feet of meeting, convention and outdoor function space with a vast selection of ballrooms, breakout rooms, boardrooms and scenic outdoor venues.

The award-winning Hilton Waikoloa Village is a Pacific playground and an alluring destination unto itself. The resort offers island hospitality with three towers, Makai a Lagoon Tower, Hale 'ike at Palace Tower and Ocean Tower, along with and beautiful vistas of Waiulua Bay. Amenities include three swimming pools, an ocean-fed snorkeling lagoon, waterfalls and waterways, locally inspired treatments at the Kohala Spa, the Dolphin Quest educational center; eight dining outlet, a Museum Walkway, the Club Keiki children's program, Legends of Hawaii Luau, an 18-hole seaside putting course and an expansive tennis complex. Hilton Waikoloa Village is a gateway to cultural immersion that enriches travelers in the area's rich history through interactive cultural entertainment, such as hula and ukulele lessons and historic Petroglyph tours.

For more information on Hilton Waikoloa Village, please visit www.hiltonwaikoloavillage.com or call +1 808 886 1234.

About Hilton Waikoloa Village
The award-winning Hilton Waikoloa Village is a Pacific playground and alluring destination unto itself. The resort offers island hospitality with three towers, Makai a Lagoon Tower, Hale 'ike at Palace Tower and Ocean Tower, along with and beautiful vistas of Waiulua Bay. Amenities include three swimming pools; an ocean-fed snorkeling lagoon; waterfalls and waterways; locally inspired treatments at the Kohala Spa; the Dolphin Quest educational center; eight dining outlets; a Museum Walkway; the Club Keiki children's program; Legends of Hawaii Luau; an 18-hole seaside putting course and an expansive tennis complex. Hilton Waikoloa Village and Waikoloa Beach Resort are gateways to cultural immersion, engaging travelers in the area's rich history through such interactive cultural entertainment as hula and ukulele lessons and historic Petroglyph tours. Adventures within Waikoloa Beach Resort range from two championship golf courses to world-class shopping and activities at Queens' Marketplace and Kings' Shops. For more information about Hilton Waikoloa Village, visit www.hiltonwaikoloavillage.com or call +1 808.886.1234.

Contact

Amanda Lewis
Zimmerman (For Hilton Waikoloa Village)
+1 850 668 2222
alewis@zimmerman.com

Leanne Pletcher
Hilton Waikoloa Village
+ 1 808 886 2860
leanne.pletcher@hilton.com

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