Hilton Worldwide Wins Big At 2014 Travel Weekly Magellan Awards

Honoring the best in the travel industry, Hilton Worldwide takes home 33 Travel Weekly Magellan Awards

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September 15, 2014

MCLEAN, Va. - Hilton Worldwide (NYSE: HLT) today was named the winner of 33 Travel Weekly Magellan Awards across its portfolio of brands. Nine brands within the Hilton Worldwide Portfolio took home awards honoring the best in travel from design to marketing services to advertising. Fifteen of the Hilton Worldwide award winners received Gold Magellan Awards, the highest award given.

"We are proud that the Hilton Worldwide brands showcase such creative and innovative work, and thrilled to have won Magellan Awards in so many categories this year," said Jeff Diskin, executive vice president, Commercial Services, Hilton Worldwide. "We are delighted to recognize and celebrate the hard work that went into making these awards possible."

Honoring a broad range of industry segments including Hotels and Resorts, Travel Destinations, Cruise Lines, Online Travel Services, Airlines and Airports, Travel Agents and Agencies, Tour Operators and Car Rental Companies, the Magellan Awards recognize the most exciting and innovative work in the travel industry. Once submitted, the Travel Weekly Magellan Awards are judged by a panel of top travel industry professionals such as Peter Greenberg, CBS news travel editor; Bruce Beckham, executive director/CEO of Tourism Cares; and Jean-Claude Baumgarten, CEO of Crew Association and former CEO of the World Travel and Tourism Council.

Below are the Hilton Worldwide 2014 Travel Weekly Magellan Award winners:

Hilton Hotels & Resorts

Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts

Conrad Hotels & Resorts

DoubleTree by Hilton

Embassy Suites Hotels

Hilton Garden Inn

Hampton Hotels

Homewood Suites by Hilton

Home2 Suites by Hilton

Multibrand

Digital

The winners will be featured in an issue of Travel Weekly this October that will include a dedicated section about this year's awards. For a complete list of this year's winners visit www.travelweeklyawards.com/winners/.

Contact

Blake Rouhani
Hilton Worldwide
+ 1 703 883 6615
blake.rouhani@hilton.com

About Hilton Hotels & Resorts

For nearly a century, Hilton Hotels & Resorts has been proudly welcoming the world's travelers. With more than 570 hotels across six continents, Hilton Hotels & Resorts provides the foundation for memorable travel experiences and values 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 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 5,100 properties with nearly 838,000 rooms in 103 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.