Hilton Global Media Center Earns 2010 IAC Outstanding Website Award

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April 12, 2010

MCLEAN, Va. -  Hilton Hotels has earned a 2010 Internet Advertising Competition (IAC) Outstanding Website Award in the news category for its online press room, the Hilton Global Media Center (www.hiltonglobalmediacenter.com).

The Hilton Global Media Center offers the latest news about the Hilton Hotels brand and its more than 530 hotels and resorts in 76 countries. The site instantly translates into 50 languages, is equipped with RSS feeds and allows sharing via more than 200 social channels. A mobile friendly version helps reporters check-in with Hilton Hotels while on the go and enables journalists to subscribe to e-newsletters covering a variety of topics.

The IAC Awards were developed by the Web Marketing Association to honor excellence in online advertising, recognize the individuals and organizations responsible and showcase award winning Internet advertising. IAC judges, comprised of professionals in the advertising and Internet worlds, selected winners based on the following criteria: creativity, innovation, impact, design, copywriting and use of the medium.

About Internet Advertising Competition (IAC)
The Web Marketing Association (WMA) was founded in Boston in 1997 to help set a high standard for Internet marketing and corporate web development on the World Wide Web. Staffed by volunteers, this organization is made up of Internet marketing, advertising, PR and design professionals who share an interest for improving the quality of advertising, marketing and promotion used to attract visitors to corporate Web sites.

About Hilton Worldwide
Hilton Worldwide is the leading global hospitality company, spanning the lodging sector from luxurious full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and mid-priced hotels. For more than 90 years, Hilton Worldwide has been offering business and leisure travelers the finest in accommodations, service, amenities and value. The company is dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest experiences across its global brands. Our brands are comprised of more than 3,500 hotels in 81 countries and include Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Hilton, Doubletree, Embassy Suites Hotels, Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton Hotels, Homewood Suites by Hilton, Home2 Suites by Hilton and Hilton Grand Vacations. The company also manages the world-class guest reward program Hilton HHonors.

For more information about the company, please visit www.hiltonworldwide.com.

Contact:
John Forrest Ales
+ 1 703 883 5212
JohnForrest.Ales@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.