New York Hilton Midtown Celebrates 50 Years Of Legendary Service And Extraordinary Achievement

Hotel Plans Array of Special Consumer Promotional Activities Throughout Year in Honor of 50th Anniversary

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May 16, 2013

NEW YORK - New York Hilton Midtown today announced the upcoming commemoration of 50 years of hospitality and personalized attention to New Yorkers and visitors from around the world. On June 26, 1963, legendary hotelier, Conrad Hilton officiated over the ribbon-cutting event when the hotel opened its doors for the first time, immediately generating awe and gathering accolades that continue to this day. The hotel was originally called "New York Hilton at Rockefeller Center" since the original boundaries of this iconic Art Deco building complex extended northward to West 53rd Street and Sixth Avenue.

"Conrad N. Hilton was a philanthropist whose vision was to fill the earth with the light and warmth of hospitality," said Mark Lauer, general manager, New York Hilton Midtown. "During the coming months, the hotel will commemorate the company's dedication to world hospitality with special events and activities that showcase our legendary service and genuine hospitality."

To help mark this significant milestone in the hotel's history, New York Hilton Midtown is planning a series of promotional activities designed around the celebration:

THE HOTEL THAT NEVER RESTS
If New York is the "City that Never Sleeps," New York Hilton Midtown could appropriately be named the "Hotel that Never Rests." Not only has the hotel undergone numerous renovations in its 50-year history, but it has also inspired and engaged guests and visitors with its classic New York experience.

HISTORIC RED-LETTER DATES
New York Hilton Midtown's renowned hospitality and generous proportions have brought millions of visitors and thousands of notables through its doors. As the largest hotel in New York City - with the city's grandest, column-free ballroom - its proud history includes many celebrity "achievements." A select list follows. (New York Hilton Midtown has dozens of interesting facts and engaging story ideas to share. For information, photography and more, please contact the hotel.)

"Throughout the year, we will continue to announce events and opportunities for guests, visitors and fans of the hotel to celebrate this landmark achievement with us," said Lauer. "We are passionate about service, integrity, leadership, teamwork, ownership and a sense of urgency, and we bring every one of these attributes to this year of special celebration as well as to our daily, ongoing operations."

Media can access additional information about New York Hilton Midtown at http://news.hilton.com/newyorkmidtown.

The 1,981-room New York Hilton Midtown, located in the heart of midtown Manhattan on Avenue of the Americas between West 53rd and West 54th Streets, is a sophisticated international hotel that appeals to both savvy business and leisure travelers seeking an ideal location that is in close proximity to all the world-famous attractions that New York City is famous for. The hotel is within a short walking distance of Central Park, Rockefeller Center, Radio City Music Hall, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), Carnegie Hall, and just a few blocks away from Times Square, Broadway theaters and renowned Fifth Avenue shopping. Equipped with modern conveniences to meet all business and travel needs, the hotel features extensive facilities that accommodate large conferences and conventions, smaller meetings and elegant banquets. For reservations and or additional information, please call +1 212 586 7000 or visit the website at www.newyorkhiltonmidtown.com.

Contact

Mark Ricci
New York Hilton Midtown
+1 212 261 5836
mark.ricci@hilton.com

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