Hilton Surfers Paradise Celebrates With VIP Event

Hotel Opens With A Bang

This information originated in Australian English.

November 17, 2011

GOLD COAST, Australia - The Gold Coast’s newest luxury hotel, the $700million Hilton Surfers Paradise rolled out the red carpet Wednesday night to celebrate its grand opening with more than 250 VIP guests, including star performer and Australian songstress Delta Goodrem.

Celebrity supporters including hotel ambassador and Channel Seven personality Liz Cantor, former Miss Universe Australia and Celebrity Apprentice star Jesinta Campbell, radio presenter Lizzie Lovette, Australia’s Next Top Model’s Charlotte Dawson and the boys from Bondi Rescue joined other VIPs as they celebrated around the hotel’s spectacular 1500sqm outdoor pool deck.

Hilton and Brookfield Multiplex dignitaries: Vice President Operations, Hilton Worldwide Australasia, Ashley Spencer, and Managing Director Construction and Development Brookfield Multiplex, George Kostas, joined high profile business and industry leaders and tourism figureheads including Tourism Queensland CEO Anthony Hayes and Gold Coast Tourism CEO Martin Winter.

Australian singer songwriter Delta Goodrem returned to Australia from Los Angeles to headline the grand opening event, with guests also entertained by the real-life mermaids adorning the Pool Deck.

Guests of the event were treated to a menu created by Luke Mangan as well as cocktails by the hotel’s FIX bar master mixologist Grant Collins, where the official after party was held.

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.

About Hilton

Hilton (NYSE: HLT) is a leading global hospitality company, with a portfolio of 14 world-class brands comprising more than 5,100 properties with nearly 838,000 rooms in 103 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.