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Hilton Hotels & Resorts Kicks Off Pride Season with New ‘Stay Hilton. Go Out.’ Offer and Gay Days Orlando Giveaway

April 02, 2012  |  This information originated in American English.

MCLEAN, Va. - As the 2012 Gay Pride travel season begins, lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) travelers, friends of the LGBT community and others traveling to Pride Season celebrations can take advantage of a special offer at more than 140 Hilton properties worldwide. The "Stay Hilton. Go Out." package created by Hilton Hotels & Resorts, the flagship brand of Hilton Worldwide, extends discounts and added value for LGBT travelers and their friends. The offer is part of a wider campaign that includes sponsorship of major LGBT events and a sweepstakes offering travelers a chance to win a VIP experience at Gay Days Orlando.

"Whether attending celebrations close to home or in top destinations around the world, Pride season is a peak travel period for our LGBT guests," said Dave Horton, global head, Hilton Hotels & Resorts. "Our offer extends a warm welcome during this special time and is an extension of our presence at top community events."

The new "Stay Hilton. Go Out." package offers reduced room rates, double Hilton HHonors points, free high-speed Internet, late checkout when available and a free one-year digital subscription to OUT, one of the world's leading gay magazines. Travelers can book the package at more than 140 Hilton and Hilton Grand Vacations properties from Los Angeles to London and Sydney to South Beach by visiting

Hilton Hotels & Resorts is the official hotel partner of several high-profile LGBT events, including WorldPride 2012 in London, Gay Days Orlando and the 45th anniversary of leading LGBT magazine The Advocate.  The brand and parent company Hilton Worldwide are Gold Global Level Partners of the International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association (IGLTA). Today through April 29, travelers visiting can enter to win the Hilton Hotels & Resorts Gay Days Orlando Giveaway, which includes a trip to Gay Days Orlando May 29 - June 4. The winner will receive round-trip airfare for two people, a six-night stay at Hilton Orlando, VIP passes to all Gay Days events and more.  In advance of WorldPride 2012, an event expected to attract more than 1 million visitors from June 23 - July 8 as one of the largest Pride events ever, eight Hilton hotels in London are now offering the "Stay Hilton. Go Out." package.

Travelers can follow the latest LGBT travel news and offers at or through Hilton Hotels & Resorts' official Facebook ( and Twitter (@HiltonOnline) channels. Media can access information at

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Open to legal residents of 50 United States, D.C., PR, and Canada (EXCLUDING Quebec), at least 18 years old & age of majority, who are HHonors members. Void in Quebec and where prohibited.  Begins 03/26/12 at 12:00 am CT; ends 04/29/12 at 11:59 pm CT. Visit to enter and for full official rules and list of prizes. Sponsor: Hilton Worldwide, Inc., 7930 Jones Branch Drive, McLean, VA  22102.

John Forrest Ales        
Hilton Hotels & Resorts
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