Start Your Engines! Hilton Abu Dhabi Unveils Exclusive McLaren-Honda Inspired Racing Suite

Formula 1 Drivers, Jenson Button and Fernando Alonso, Inspire Motor Racing-Themed McLaren-Honda Room at Hilton Abu Dhabi Hotel Ahead of Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

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November 12, 2015

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Hilton Worldwide (NYSE: HLT) is inviting Grand Prix racing fans to book a pit stop at their new motor racing-themed room at Hilton Abu Dhabi, inspired by McLaren-Honda racing drivers Jenson Button and Fernando Alonso.

To celebrate 10 successful years as a proud partner of the McLaren-Honda Formula 1 team, Hilton has created the ultimate racing aficionados dream in time for the spectacular race season finale of the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. The room will be packed full of genuine McLaren-Honda racing equipment and memorabilia handpicked by the team, including driver race suits and helmets, a stack of tyres, a real McLaren-Honda racing car steering wheel and podium.

A mini scalextric set has even been assembled to keep superfans young and old entertained during their stay, while the entire room has been kitted out with race branding throughout, from a model car to cushions.

The unique racing-themed room has been unveiled to coincide with the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix between November 27 - 29 and will be available from November 13 to December 6 for the public, as well as Hilton HHonors members, to book here.

Speaking on the design process, British race ace Jenson Button said: "Fernando and I have helped transform the Executive Suite to create the dream room for McLaren-Honda fans packed with our coolest gadgets, official racing equipment and iconic images from McLaren's history. Fans will have to be quick off the grid to book the suite for a chance to enjoy the experience ahead of the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix."

Aligi Gardenghi, vice president, marketing, Europe, Middle East & Africa, Hilton Worldwide said: "The UAE boasts a huge grand prix fan base, and we are thrilled to mark the 10th anniversary of Hilton's partnership with McLaren-Honda, and the last race of the season, in Abu Dhabi with the exclusive racing suite inspired by the racing legends themselves. We're confident racing superfans, including our Hilton HHonors members, will race to book a stay! At Hilton we recognise that people around the world are not taking enough time off to play. So whether it is the Grand Prix in Abu Dhabi, The European Tour's finale, The Race To Dubai, or concerts around the world, Hilton inspires travellers to play, to break out of their daily lives, to seek out the unfamiliar or to follow their passion."

As an official corporate partner of the McLaren-Honda Formula 1 team, Hilton provides the team with a home away from home at the majority of race locations they travel to. The United Arab Emirates is home to 19 hotels within the Hilton portfolio. There are more than 60 hotels available in 17 of the race locations and more than 4,400 hotels to choose from across the entire portfolio.

As the world's most watched annual sport, Grand Prix racing covers five continents in 19 countries across the globe and through the partnership, Hilton HHonors is delighted to provide its members with exciting, authentic, and extraordinary experiences and possibilities for every budget and occasion.

Hilton Abu Dhabi is located on the Abu Dhabi Corniche Road, United Arab Emirates. For more information or to make a booking, please visit the booking page or call  +971-2-6811900.

Contact

Daniel Ford
Hilton - MEA
+971 5 06524537
daniel.ford@hilton.com

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Hilton Honors is the award-winning guest-loyalty program for Hilton’s 14 world-class brands comprising more than 5,100 properties with nearly 838,000 rooms in 103 countries and territories. 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 and free standard Wi-Fi. Members also enjoy popular digital tools available exclusively through the industry-leading Hilton Honors app, where Hilton Honors members can check-in, choose their room and access their room using a Digital Key. With more than 69 million members, Hilton Honors offers hundreds of ways to earn and redeem Points. Members can redeem their Points for free nights, premium merchandise, items on Amazon Shop with Points; make charitable contributions or gain access to unique events through the Hilton Honors auction platform (honors.com/auctions), such as exclusive artist experiences and hotel concert events with Live Nation®, or race experiences with the McLaren-Honda Formula 1 team. The program is free to join, and travelers may enroll online by visiting www.HiltonHonors.com or connect with Hilton Honors at news.hiltonhonors.com.