Hilton Hotels & Resorts Announces New Hotel in Foshan

Hilton Foshan Marks the Brand’s First Hotel in Guangdong’s Third-largest City

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March 18, 2014

FOSHAN, China and MCLEAN, Va. - Hilton Hotels & Resorts today announced the opening of the Hilton Foshan in China's southern province of Guangdong. Strategically situated in Chancheng District of Foshan, the 27-story hotel features 600 contemporary guestrooms and suites. Hilton Foshan is operated by Hilton Worldwide and owned by Country Garden Real Estate Development Co., Ltd.

"We are excited to introduce Hilton Hotels & Resorts to Foshan, the third-largest city in Guangdong and an important manufacturing hub in South China," said Rob Palleschi, global head, Hilton Hotel & Resorts. "We are committed to furthering our success throughout the country and look forward to serving a variety of travelers visiting this important Chinese business hub."

Located next to the Foshan's Central Business District, Hilton Foshan is only 2.5 kilometers from Guangfo metro station, providing easy access to Guangzhou city. The hotel is 60 kilometers from Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport shuttle bus station, 40 kilometers from Shunde Pier which has regular ferry boats to Hong Kong and 120 kilometers from Shenzhen, making the hotel an ideal choice for business and leisure travelers alike.

Hilton Foshan presents five tantalizing food and beverage outlets. Guests can enjoy authentic Cantonese cuisine at Yuxi Restaurant, a variety of Japanese cuisines such as teppanyaki, robatayaki and sushi at Yuu and other local and international food and beverages at OPEN Foshan. Guests can also relax and enjoy a drink at Lu Bar or meet with friends over tea and light bites at the Lobby Lounge.

Hilton Foshan features a broad range of modern amenities, including generous work surfaces, luxurious Hilton Serenity BedsTM and Wi-Fi access. A 24-hour fitness center features the latest generation of cardiovascular and strength training equipment. In addition, Hilton Foshan offers a heated indoor and two outdoor swimming pools and a spa center to accommodate spacious single or double treatment and foot massage rooms for guests to indulge in a range of services.

Hilton Foshan is designed to bring a world-class experience to all guests, enabling them to enjoy the unique design and state-of-the-art amenities at the property," said Bruce McKenzie, senior vice president of operations, Greater China and Mongolia, Hilton Worldwide. "We look forward to providing our world-renowned Hilton hospitality to guests from China and around the world."

Hilton HHonors members will be able to earn and redeem points for their stay. This new hotel is offering 1,000 Hilton HHonors points per night through June 30, 2014 to celebrate its opening.

Hilton Foshan is located at 127 Lingnan North Avenue, Chancheng District, Foshan, Guangdong, China. To make reservations, please call the hotel directly at +86 757 8306 9999, or visit the hotel's website at foshan.hilton.com.

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About Hilton Worldwide's 25th Anniversary in China
Hilton Worldwide is celebrating its 25th anniversary in China, marking a new milestone in Hilton Worldwide's legacy of providing Chinese guests with excellent hospitality services. In 1988, Hilton Worldwide became one of the first international hotel brands to enter China and has since grown with China's consumers by constantly innovating to win their hearts at home and abroad. Since its entry into China, Hilton Worldwide has been registering strong growth in the Chinese market by expanding its presence from over 30 operating hotels today to more than 150 properties over the next few years. Hilton Worldwide is also accelerating its expansion in the market with more than 120 projects in the pipeline under the Waldorf Astoria, Conrad, Hilton, DoubleTree by Hilton and Hilton Garden Inn brands. Over the past 25 years, Hilton Worldwide has launched meaningful initiatives tailored for Chinese tastes, including the Huanying program and Hilton HHonors program, and in 2011 Hilton Worldwide became the first multinational hotel company to sponsor the Chinese Olympic Committee. Hilton Worldwide is launching a series of campaigns and promotional activities to commemorate the event.

Contact

Chris Liang
Hilton Foshan
+86 757 8306 9999
chris.liang@hilton.com

Jacqueline Toppings
Hilton
+1 703 883 6587
jacqueline.toppings@hilton.com

Suki Pan
Hilton Worldwide
+86 21 2321 6819
suki.pan@hilton.com

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