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Hilton Hotels & Resorts Sets The Stage For Warner Bros. Pictures’ And Legendary Pictures’ Upcoming Epic Motion Picture Godzilla™
May 13, 2014
MCLEAN, Va. - Hilton Hotels & Resorts, the flagship brand of Hilton Worldwide, today announces its partnership with Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures for the highly anticipated epic action adventure Godzilla, set to release in theaters May 16. Directed by Gareth Edwards, the film features scenes depicting the destruction of the celebrated Rainbow Tower located at Hilton Hawaiian Village® Waikiki Beach Resort.
Since its opening in 1968, the Rainbow Tower has become a favorite for guests because of its proximity to the Duke Kahanamoku Lagoon and Waikiki's widest stretch of beach. The Rainbow Tower, boasting the newly-restored Rainbow Mural and providing guests with spectacular views, is digitally demolished in a scene in the modern-day Godzilla.
"Hilton has long set the stage for memorable moments in entertainment, and we are thrilled to be a part of this movie and pay homage to the original Godzilla film, with a modern twist," said Rob Palleschi, global head, Hilton Hotels & Resorts. "We are excited that Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort will be featured in this rousing reimagining, and the destruction of the Rainbow Tower for the film is a testament to the power of this Hilton icon as an important character in Honolulu's history."
As a partner of the entertainment industry for more than six decades, Hilton Hotels & Resorts is launching a number of Godzilla-themed consumer promotions, including a chance to win a five-night stay at Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort, round-trip airfare to Hawaii and ground transportation for two and $500 spending money.
Fans can learn more about the Godzilla-themed consumer promotions Hilton Hotels & Resorts is offering on the brand's social media channels, Facebook (Facebook.com/Hilton), Twitter (Twitter.com/HiltonHotels), Google+ (Plus.Google.com/+Hilton) and Instagram (Instagram.com/HiltonHotels). To enter to win a trip to Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort, visit http://godzilla.hilton.com.
Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort is also offering a special Godzilla room package, which includes a number of movie-themed amenities. The package may be booked from now until June 30, 2014 for stays through December 19, 2014. There is a five-night minimum stay, and rates are based on space availability. To book, guests may call toll-free at 1-800-HILTONS (+1 800 445 8667), or log on to www.hawaiianvillage.hilton.com.
The world's most revered monster is reborn as Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures unleash the epic action adventure "Godzilla" from visionary new director Gareth Edwards (Monsters). Edwards directs Godzilla from a screenplay by Max Borenstein, story by David Callaham, based on the character Godzilla owned and created by TOHO CO., LTD. Thomas Tull produced the film, along with Jon Jashni, Mary Parent and Brian Rogers. Patricia Whitcher and Alex Garcia served as executive producers, alongside Yoshimitsu Banno and Kenji Okuhira. Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures present a Legendary Pictures production, a Gareth Edwards film, Godzilla. Slated to open beginning May 16, 2014, the film will be presented in 3D, 2D and IMAX® in select theatres and distributed worldwide by Warner Bros. Pictures, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company, except in Japan, where it will be distributed by Toho Co., Ltd. Legendary Pictures is a division of Legendary Entertainment. Godzillamovie.com.
About Warner Bros. Pictures
Warner Bros. Pictures meets worldwide tastes and demands with a diverse mix of filmed entertainment and is a global leader in the marketing and distribution of feature films. The International Division operates offices in 24 countries and releases films in over 125 international territories, either directly to theaters or in conjunction with partner companies and co-ventures.
About Legendary Entertainment
Legendary Entertainment is a leading media company with film (Legendary Pictures), television and digital (Legendary Television and Digital Media) and comics (Legendary Comics) divisions dedicated to owning, producing and delivering content to mainstream audiences with a targeted focus on the powerful fandom demographic. Through complete or joint ownership, Legendary has built a library of marquee media properties and has established itself as a trusted brand which consistently delivers high-quality, commercial entertainment including some of the world's most popular intellectual property. In aggregate, Legendary Pictures-associated productions have realized grosses of more than $8 billion worldwide at the box office. To learn more visit: www.legendary.com.
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About Hilton Hotels & Resorts
Hilton (NYSE: HLT) is a leading global hospitality company, with a portfolio of 14 world-class brands comprising more than 5,200 properties with more than 856,000 rooms, in 105 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.