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Openings/Renovations

DoubleTree by Hilton Set to Debut in the Eternal City

Hilton (NYSE: HLT) today announced the signing of a franchise agreement with H.n.h. Hotels & Resorts S.p.a. to open DoubleTree by Hilton Rome Monti, the city’s first under the DoubleTree by Hilton brand. It will be H.n.h. Hotels & Resorts S.p.a.’s second DoubleTree by Hilton property, joining DoubleTree by Hilton Trieste.

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Packages/Promotions

Time Inc.’s Sports Illustrated Play And Hilton Team Up To Make Youth Sports Tournament Travel Easier

In an industry first, Hilton (NYSE: HLT) and Time Inc.’s (NYSE: TIME) Sports Illustrated PlayTM (SI PlayTM) are teaming up to make travel easier and more enjoyable for kids, parents, coaches and tournament directors across the country with the introduction of Tourney StayTM. The new service utilizes SI Play’s Tourney Machine TM platform and Hilton’s network of properties to streamline the process of youth sports tournament travel for millions of families.

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Hilton

Hilton Named to Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For® List for Third Consecutive Year

Hilton (NYSE: HLT) today received further recognition for its outstanding workplace, earning a ranking of 33 on the 2018 Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For® list.

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Business/Meetings

Hilton and Transcorp Hotels sign 20 year extension for Transcorp Hilton Abuja management

Hilton (NYSE: HLT) and Transcorp Hotels Plc, a subsidiary of Transnational Corporation of Nigeria Plc (Transcorp Plc) today announced the signing of a 20-year extension to the current agreement to manage the iconic Transcorp Hilton hotel in Abuja. The agreement will see Hilton manage the property until 2037. The hotel, which is a national landmark for having hosted countless heads of state and global events like the World Economic Forum on Africa, has been operated by Hilton since its opening in 1987.

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Leisure Travel

European Tour Welcomes Hilton as Worldwide Hotel Supplier

The European Tour and Hilton Worldwide today announced that the world’s largest hospitality company is to become the sporting body’s official worldwide hotel supplier. Building on Hilton’s rich history of sporting association and diverse locations across 93 countries, the deal welcomes Hilton into the stable of European Tour global partners for three years, beginning in 2015.

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Wellness

Admiralty Arch Appoints and Welcomes Waldorf Astoria to London

Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts has been appointed by Prime Investors Capital Ltd to operate the luxury hotel within one of the capital’s best-known and most prestigious monuments. Admiralty Arch Waldorf Astoria, London will open in 2022, following an extensive on-going refurbishment programme which will restore and protect the iconic landmark’s architectural and historical features.

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Product Innovation

Canopy by Hilton Reykjavik City Centre Architecture and Design Podcast

Canopy by Hilton Reykjavik City Centre was hand-picked by Hilton’s in-house architecture and design team to take part in the podcast project. The podcast highlights the fascinating history of the local area that inspired the design of the new build hotel, located in a district renowned for its graffiti.

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Awards/Recognition

Hilton Recognized as One of the 100 Best Workplaces for Women by Great Place to Work® and Fortune

Today, global research and consulting firm Great Place to Work® and Fortune magazine announced that Hilton (NYSE:HLT) has been recognized as one of the 100 Best Workplaces for Women in 2017. Fortune’s third annual list of the 100 Best Workplaces for Women highlights companies with generous benefits, flexible schedules, and an emphasis on balancing work and life. Rankings are determined by employee surveys and the representation of women within the organizations.

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Technology

Two Million Doors, 400 Hotels, One Revolutionary Year: Hilton Celebrates Digital Key Milestones and New Hilton HHonors App Features

“Digital Key is fabulous!” "This is an extremely convenient benefit for being a Hilton HHonors member." “For a frequent traveler like myself, the ability to select my room and bypass the front desk is a competitive advantage. No other hotel group offers this type of service.” These are just a few of the 55,000-plus Hilton HHonors testimonials since Hilton (NYSE: HLT) launched Digital Key one year ago. Since that time, Digital Key has opened 2 million doors for Hilton HHonors members at 400 hotels.

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Corporate Responsibility/Sustainability

Hilton Announces Partnership With CFPA To Develop China’s Future Leaders

Hilton (NYSE: HLT) has become the first hospitality company to partner with the China Foundation for Poverty Alleviation (CFPA), in a bid to provide leadership training and fund projects that bring about positive societal change.

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Diversity

Hilton Named a Best Place to Work for LGBT Equality

Hilton (NYSE: HLT) announced today that it received a perfect score on the 2017 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), a national benchmarking survey and report on corporate policies and practices related to LGBT workplace equality, administered by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation (HRC).

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Global Month of Service

7 Days, 90 Countries, 4,000 Volunteer Projects: Hilton Employees Show Their Hospitality Through Global Week Of Service

Today, Hilton kicked off the sixth annual Global Week of Service where more than 355,000* Team Members around the world will have the opportunity to participate in local projects that make a lasting, positive impact in the communities where they live, work and travel.

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Financial

Hilton Exceeds Fourth Quarter and Full Year Expectations; Provides 2018 Outlook

Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. ("Hilton" or the "Company") (NYSE: HLT) today reported its fourth quarter and full year 2017 results.

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Operation: Opportunity

Hilton Expands U.S. Military Hiring Commitment, Will Hire Additional 20,000 by 2020

Hilton (NYSE: HLT) today announced it will hire an additional 20,000 veterans, spouses, dependents and caregivers by 2020. The company has already achieved 10,000 military hires in the United States since 2013, exceeding its initial goal two years ahead of schedule. Hilton’s combined commitment is the largest in the hospitality industry, and one of the largest in the U.S. private sector.

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Tru by Hilton

Tru by Hilton continues unprecedented momentum with second grand opening in McDonough, Georgia

Hilton (NYSE: HLT) today will celebrate Tru by Hilton McDonough, the brand’s second grand opening, near Atlanta. Just weeks after Tru by Hilton’s first-ever grand opening, at Tru by Hilton Oklahoma City Airport, today’s milestone highlights the brand’s impressive momentum – and will be followed by nearly one opening per month for the rest of 2017 and nearly 60 openings in 2018. In less than two months from the grand opening, Tru by Hilton will have four properties open, including Tru By Hilton Cheyenne in Wyoming and Tru by Hilton Lancaster East in Pennsylvania.

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Media Statements

Hilton Statement on California Wildfires

Hilton Statement on California Wildfires - October 11, 2017

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