DENISON, Texas - Hilton Garden Inn, Hilton Worldwide's award-winning brand of upscale yet affordable hotels, today announced the groundbreaking of the Hilton Garden Inn Denison.  Scheduled for completion in spring 2015, the five-story hotel is conveniently located at 5015 South US Highway 75. 

The new Hilton Garden Inn Denison is owned by Denson Walker Properties, LLC., and managed by Gateway Hospitality Group. 

The groundbreaking ceremony was held at the construction site of the new hotel at on October 17.  The agenda included opening remarks by Tony Kaai, Mayor Jared Johnson, Al Denson with Denson Walker Properties, James Montgomery with Gateway Hospitality Group and Robert Brady, Chairman, DDA.  The groundbreaking was followed by lunch. 

"We're thrilled to partner with Hilton Worldwide to bring this award-winning brand to Denison," said Gateway Hospitality Group President/CEO, Robert Voelker.  "Not only will it add to the city's offerings, but it will provide guests with everything they need whether traveling for business or pleasure as well as an exceptional event and meeting venue." 

When completed, the new Hilton Garden Inn Denison will provide travelers with award-winning service, inviting social spaces including 25,000 sq. ft. of flexible meeting space including ballroom seating up to 1000 with large pre-function space, two boardrooms, and four additional meeting rooms 

All Hilton Garden Inn guests will enjoy the brand's signature Garden Sleep System bed, complimentary Wi-Fi, a 24-hour business center, state-of-the-art fitness center, and a full service restaurant and bar offering full cooked-to-order breakfast, dinner, cocktails, and evening room service in addition to Herman Miller Ergonomic chair, 42" HD TV, Refrigerator and microwave, large work desk, mp3 capable alarm clock, and in-room ironing board and iron. The suites will have additional spaces that will include a sitting area with a queen sleep sofa.

The lobby will follow Hilton Garden Project Grow with an open and inviting concept to include a lobby bar. And the hotel boasts an outdoor swimming pool

Hilton Garden Inn Denison participates in Hilton HHonors®, the only hotel rewards program that offers Points & Miles® and No Blackout Dates. 

Read more about Hilton Garden Inn at www.hgi.com and www.news.hgi.com

Contact:
Karyn Kreps-Frisina
Gateway Hospitality Group
+1 330.995.0764
kkreps@aol.com

About Gateway Hospitality Group

Gateway Hospitality Group is an independent master developer and ongoing operator of complete hospitality packages from hotel concept visioning to daily food and beverage budgeting. Owned and managed by experienced hospitality specialists, Gateway Hospitality Group is also an authorized Hilton, Hyatt and Marriott Hotels Management Company for both limited-service with conference space and full-service hotels.

Gateway Hospitality Group, the management company for The new Hilton Garden Inn Denison and Texoma Event Center, Denison, Texas, also manages the Comfort Suites Bozeman, Montana; the Comfort Inn Bozeman, Montana;  Hampton Inn and Suites Wheeling - The Highlands, Triadelphia, West Virginia; Hilton Dallas/Rockwall Lakefront, Rockwall, Texas; Hilton Garden Inn Newburgh/Stewart Airport, Newburgh, New York; Hilton Garden Inn Cleveland/Twinsburg, Twinsburg, Ohio; Hilton Garden Inn Perrysburg/Toledo, Perrysburg, Ohio; Hilton Garden Inn Cincinnati/Blue Ash, Blue Ash, Ohio; Hilton Garden Inn Dallas/Allen and Hampton Inn and Suites, Allen, Texas; Hilton Garden Inn Dallas/Duncanville, Duncanville, Texas; Hilton Garden Inn Dallas/Lewisville, Lewisville, Texas; Hyatt Place Dallas/Garland, Garland, Texas; Hilton Garden Inn Missoula, Missoula, Montana; Hilton Garden Inn Billings, Billings, Montana; Hilton Garden Inn Bozeman, Bozeman , Montana; Hilton Garden Inn Kalispell, Kalispell, Montana; Hilton Garden Inn South Bend, South Bend Indiana; Blue Canyon Kitchen * Tavern, Twinsburg, Ohio; Blue Canyon Kitchen * Tavern, Missoula Montana; and Blue Canyon Kitchen * Tavern, Kalispell, Montana. Visit www.ghghotels.net.

Gateway Hospitality Group corporate headquarters is located at 8921 Canyon Falls Boulevard, suite 140, in Twinsburg, Ohio.  Visit www.ghghotels.net

About Hilton Garden Inn
The award-winning Hilton Garden Inn brand provides business and leisure guests with upscale yet affordable accommodations and modern amenities for a successful and comfortable stay. The satisfaction promise affirms the brand’s goal to make each stay better and brighter. Guaranteed. As a recognized F&B leader, Hilton Garden Inn serves daily cooked-to-order breakfast and offers full service restaurants and bars. Team Members at more than 770 hotels around the world are committed to guaranteeing today’s busy travelers have a bright and satisfying experience from the first hello when they arrive. Hilton Garden Inn is part of Hilton Honors, the award-winning guest loyalty program for Hilton’s 14 distinct hotel brands. Hilton Honors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits, including a flexible payment slider that allows members to choose nearly any combination of Points and money to book a stay, an exclusive member discount that can’t be found anywhere else, free standard Wi-Fi and digital amenities like digital check-in with room selection and Digital Key (select locations), available exclusively through the industry-leading Hilton Honors app. For more information about Hilton Garden Inn, visit www.hgi.com or news.hgi.com or connect on social media at Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and Instagram.

About Hilton
Hilton (NYSE: HLT) is a leading global hospitality company, with a portfolio of 14 world-class brands comprising more than 5,300 properties with more than 856,000 rooms, in 105 countries and territories. Hilton is dedicated to fulfilling its mission to be the world’s most hospitable company by delivering exceptional experiences – every hotel, every guest, every time. The company's portfolio includes Hilton Hotels & Resorts, Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Canopy by Hilton, Curio Collection by Hilton, DoubleTree by Hilton, Tapestry Collection by Hilton, Embassy Suites by Hilton, Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton by Hilton, Tru by Hilton, Homewood Suites by Hilton, Home2 Suites by Hilton and Hilton Grand Vacations. The company also manages an award-winning customer loyalty program, Hilton Honors. Hilton Honors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits, including a flexible payment slider that allows members to choose exactly how many Points to combine with money, an exclusive member discount that can’t be found anywhere else, and free standard Wi-Fi. Visit newsroom.hilton.com for more information and connect with Hilton on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, and YouTube.

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