The New Hilton Team Paint The Beach Blue In Surfers Paradise

This information originated in Australian English.

September 02, 2011

GOLD COAST, Australia - More than 300 new Hilton Surfers Paradise team members will paint Surfers Paradise Beach with a sea of blue on Monday to mark the hotel’s Rally day, and celebrate the final countdown to opening.

The team at Hilton Hotels & Resorts’ newest property on the Gold Coast, will take over the iconic beach to unveil a massive 10 x 12 metre blue flag ahead of the hotel’s opening on Wednesday 14 September.

The Rally day will give the energetic team of 300 successful applicants, the chance to bond and celebrate their new careers from their first day at the hotel.
With all crew firmly on deck, the $700 million complex will soon come alive with guests coming from far and wide to enjoy the diverse range of facilities Hilton Surfers Paradise has to offer.

The hotel has injected significant employment opportunities into the region from construction right through to its much-anticipated completion.

Media are invited to witness the blue spectacle between 11.45am – 12.45pm on Monday (see further details on following page).

Contact:
Susan Perry
Hilton Surfers Paradise
Susan.perry@hilton.com

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