First Hilton Hotels & Resorts Property In Hebei Province Opens

594-Room Hilton Shijiazhuang is the Tallest Building in Hebei Province

This information originated in American English.

June 16, 2013

SHIJIAZHUANG, China - Hilton Worldwide today announced the opening of Hilton Shijiazhuang, its newest property in China. Hilton Shijiazhuang forms an integral part of the province's tallest building development, boasting 594 exceptionally-appointed guest rooms, suites and serviced apartments, six diverse restaurants and bars and more than 2,400 square meter of state-of-the-art meeting space.

Hilton Shijiazhuang occupies 29 floors of the iconic 53-storey Kaiyuan Centre, located in the CBD area of Shijiazhuang City and is the perfect choice for business and leisure travelers. The hotel is just eight kilometers away from the Shijiazhuang Railway Station, 35 kilometers away from the Shijiazhuang Zhengding International Airport and within easy reach of some of the city's most popular destinations and attractions.

"Shijiazhuang is the economic, cultural and political heart of Hebei province," said Martin Rinck, president, Asia Pacific, Hilton Worldwide. "The opening of Hilton Shijiazhuang reinforces the continued growth of Hilton Worldwide and the further development success of the Hilton brand throughout China. It also enhances our brand's commitment to offering an unparalleled level of service to travelers visiting the important gateway of Northern China."

"Hilton Shijiazhuang is designed to bring a world-class experience to all guests, enabling them to enjoy the cosmopolitan design and state-of-the-art amenities at the property - not to mention some of the most stunning views of the city. We look forward to providing our worldrenowned Hilton hospitality to guests from around the world," said Rob Palleschi, global head, Hilton Hotels & Resorts.

Offering 594 guest rooms, including 27 suites and 94 serviced apartments for short and long stays, guests will enjoy comfortable seating, expansive work areas, wireless internet access, Peter Thomas Roth amenities and unobstructed city and mountain views through floor to ceiling windows.

For the best culinary experiences, guests can take in breathtaking views from the city's highest dining venue at the 30th and 31st floor restaurants. The hotel has six diverse restaurant and bar outlets providing guests with a truly international culinary experience from Northern Chinese family favorites to western à la carte classics.

HORIZON
At our all-day dining venue, guests can choose from a selection of all-day à la carte favorites or a fantastic buffet selection.

FLAME ROTISSERIE & GRILL
An intimate dining venue serving select premium rotisserie and grill specialties, including Himalayan salt-aged meats, seafood and fish.

CHINA CLUB
Enjoy a variety of modern Cantonese and Northern China cuisine in this inspired Chinese restaurant, offering 18 private rooms for daily lunches or dinners.

SKY LOBBY LOUNGE
A full service bar offers stunning views of the city and live evening entertainment.

ALTITUDE BAR & LOUNGE
A destination bar complete with stunning view and live entertainment. It is a perfect place to meet friends, family or colleagues in an upbeat environment.

CAFÉ DELI
The perfect place to sip a freshly-brewed coffee or tea alongside delicious home-made artisan breads, pastries and sandwiches. Either enjoy in or simply grab your order to go.

To relax and rejuvenate, guests will enjoy the onsite 25-meter heated indoor swimming pool, Yoga and Tai Chi room and state-of-the-art facilities at the Health Club & Gym. A full range of traditional Chinese and Western Spa treatments are available at ISPA on Level 29, featuring three double and seven single treatment rooms.

Hilton Shijiazhuang is also the perfect destination to host corporate meetings and conferences as well as private social events and celebrations. The 1,066-square meter Kunlun Grand Ballroom and adjoining foyer can cater to more than 1,000 guests. An additional two ballrooms can accommodate up to 200 guests each. Seven multi-purpose meeting rooms are augmented by a full range of functional support and services including a direct access car lift to ballroom. A dedicated banquet and conference service team ensures that every event detals is taken care of.

The full service hotel is operated by Hilton Worldwide and owned by Hebei Kaiyuan Group. Hilton Shijiazhuang is located at 5 Dong Da Jie, Chang'an District, Shijiazhuang. For more
information or to make reservations, contact shijiazhuang.reservations@hilton.com.

The media can access additional information about Hilton Shijiazhuang at http://news.hilton.com/shijiazhuang. View more news about Hilton Hotels & Resorts openings and a development map at http://news.hilton.com/openings.

About Hilton Worldwide's 25th Anniversary in China
Hilton Worldwide is celebrating its 25th anniversary in China, marking a new milestone in Hilton Worldwide's legacy of providing Chinese guests with excellent hospitality services. In 1988, Hilton Worldwide became one of the first international hotel brands to enter China and has since grown with China's consumers by constantly innovating to win their hearts at home and abroad. Since its entry into China, Hilton Worldwide has been registering strong growth in the Chinese market by expanding its presence from over 30 operating hotels today to more than 150 hotels over the next few years. Hilton Worldwide is also accelerating its expansion in the market with more than 115 projects in the pipeline under the Waldorf Astoria, Conrad, Hilton, DoubleTree by Hilton and Hilton Garden Inn brands. Over the past 25 years, Hilton Worldwide has launched meaningful initiatives tailored for Chinese tastes, including the Huanying program and Hilton HHonors program, and in 2011 Hilton Worldwide became the first multinational hotel company to sponsor the Chinese Olympic Committee. Hilton Worldwide is launching a series of campaigns and promotional activities to commemorate the event.

Contact

Helen Zhao
Hilton Shijiazhuang
+86 311 6796 6589
helen.zhao2@hilton.com

John Forrest Ales
Hilton Hotels & Resorts
+1 703 883 5212
johnforrest.ales@hilton.com

Suki Pan
Hilton Worldwide
+86 21 2321 6819
suki.pan@hilton.com

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