Hilton Hotels & Resorts Checks-In at John F. Kennedy International Airport

Newly Opened Hilton New York JFK Airport Undergoes Extensive Renovation to Introduce Contemporary Guest Rooms, Signature Dining and Wellness Options for Global Travelers

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February 22, 2012

NEW YORK and MCLEAN, Va. - Hilton Hotels & Resorts arrives today at John F. Kennedy International Airport with the reflagging and extensive renovation of International JFK Airport Hotel as Hilton New York JFK Airport. The opening marks the return of Hilton Worldwide's flagship brand to this leading metropolitan airport that serves travelers from around the world. Hilton New York JFK Airport joins Hilton Times Square, Hilton New York, Millenium Hilton, Hilton Manhattan East and Hilton New York Fashion District as the brand's sixth property in the New York metropolitan area.

"With our rich history of pioneering the airport hotel concept in 1959 in San Francisco, we are delighted to welcome this newly renovated, modern airport hotel near New York City to our global portfolio," said Dave Horton, global head, Hilton Hotels & Resorts. "This property is a great option for both business and leisure travelers seeking proximity to JFK Airport."

Located a quarter mile from one of the busiest U.S. airports, Hilton New York JFK Airport recently underwent an extensive renovation and now features inviting and elegantly appointed accommodations along with contemporary signature dining, flexible meeting space and a spacious lobby with expanded seating where guests can work or relax.

The hotel features 356 contemporary guest rooms, ranging from 263 standard and 64 executive rooms to 11 suites and 18 handicap-accessible guest rooms. Guests can enjoy a heated indoor pool and Hilton Fitness by Precor workout facility as well as a coffee bistro in the lobby that serves a selection of drinks and grab-and-go snacks. Restaurant 144 is the hotel's new dining concept that offers modern American cuisine for breakfast, lunch and dinner, complete with a private dining room that extends an intimate, elegant setting for small groups. 

With five meeting rooms including a ballroom measuring 3,784 square feet, Hilton New York JFK Airport also caters to business guests with an executive lounge and flight status board in the lobby. The hotel also provides a complimentary airport shuttle 24 hours a day.

Guests at Hilton New York JFK Airport are eligible to earn Hilton HHonors points and miles. Reservations can be made through Hilton Reservations Worldwide at 1-800-HILTONS or by visiting www.hilton.com.

For additional information about the property, visit www.hiltonglobalmediacenter.com/jfkairport.

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

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