Hilton Minneapolis Honored With "Property Of The Year" Award

Minnesota Lodging Association Selects Hilton As Large Property Of The Year

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January 25, 2010

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. -  The 821-room Hilton Minneapolis has been recognized as Large Property of the Year, an award given by the Minnesota Lodging Association, the state's professional trade association for lodging operators. The 25-story Hilton Minneapolis is a AAA Four Diamond rated hotel located downtown at 1001 Marquette Avenue South and recently completed a $25 million renovation.

Hilton Minneapolis was given the recognition for its outstanding meeting facility, providing excellence in service, charitable contributions to the local community and setting a standard for respect and quality of employment by employees. Many of the hotel's Team Members have been with the hotel since its opening in 1992.

"We are delighted to receive this prestigious award which is a reflection on both the dedication of our team members and community citizenship of our shareholders," John Luke, General Manager, shares. "In difficult economic times, it's critical to have a competitive product and employees who share our philosophy of best-in-class customer service."

About Hilton Minneapolis
Ten time winner of the prestigious Pinnacle Awards for excellence in hospitality and the AAA Four Diamond Award, Hilton Minneapolis is the premier hotel for the savvy corporate or leisure traveler as well as the best venue for a flawless meeting or event. Offering 821 deluxe guest rooms, 77,000 square feet of meeting space, indoor pool and Precor fitness center, 24-hour business center, in-room dining and SkyWater Restaurant. For additional information and hi-res photography. Contact Kimberly Zoulek, Director of Sales & Marketing at 612-397-4841 or Kimberly.zoulek@hilton.com.

The Hilton Minneapolis is located at 1001 Marquette Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55403. For more information and hi-res photography on the Hilton Minneapolis, visit the hotel's website at www.minneapolis.hilton.com or contact the hotel directly at (612)376-1000.

About Hilton Worldwide
Hilton Worldwide is the leading global hospitality company, spanning the lodging sector from luxurious full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and mid-priced hotels. For more than 90 years, Hilton Worldwide has been offering business and leisure travelers the finest in accommodations, service, amenities and value. The company is dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest experiences across its global brands. Its brands are comprised of more than 3,500 hotels in 81 countries and include Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Hilton, Doubletree, Embassy Suites Hotels, Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton Inn & Suites, Homewood Suites by Hilton, Home2 Suites by Hilton and Hilton Grand Vacations. The company also manages the world-class guest reward program Hilton HHonors.

For more information about the company, please visit www.hiltonworldwide.com

Kimberly Zoulek, Hilton Minneapolis
+1 612 397 4841



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