DANDONG, China and MCLEAN, Va. - Hilton Garden Inn, Hilton Worldwide's (NYSE: HLT) award-winning brand of peaceful and energizing hotels, announced today the opening of Hilton Garden Inn Dandong as the first Hilton Garden Inn property in North China, as well as the only internationally branded hotel in Dandong. Hilton Worldwide presently operates two other hotels under the Hilton Garden Inn brand in China, including the Hilton Garden Inn Shenzhen Bao'an and the Hilton Garden Inn Lijiang. Hilton Garden Inn Dandong features 202 contemporary guest rooms, including 12 suites and 24 river view rooms, all located within walking distance of the scenic Yalu River.

"As the largest Chinese border city located along the Yalu River, Dandong's geographic position and rich natural resources supported its recent development into a city characterized by its light and silk industries, as well as a number of famous tourist spots including the renowned Broken Bridge," said Bruce McKenzie, senior vice president, Operations, Greater China and Mongolia, Hilton Worldwide. "The Hilton Garden Inn brand has enjoyed phenomenal growth in China, with 29 hotels in the current pipeline. As the third Hilton Garden Inn hotel to open in China, and the only internationally branded hotel in Dandong, Hilton Garden Inn's entry into North China is in line with our growth strategy to expand our presence in key locations, adding to the 54 hotels we presently operate within the Greater China and Mongolia region."

Hilton Garden Inn Dandong is owned by Dandong Huilong Industry Development Co., Ltd. and managed by Hilton Worldwide. It will join a global portfolio of more than 625 Hilton Garden Inn branded hotels, including six operating within the Asia Pacific.

"China presents tremendous growth opportunities for the Hilton Garden Inn brand and we are eager to welcome the new Hilton Garden Inn Dandong as our first property in North China," said Adrian Kurre, global head, Hilton Garden Inn. "Both international and domestic travelers will enjoy the hotel's quality and value-added amenities and service, backed by our Satisfaction PromiseTM, designed to meet the needs of today's value-conscious, frequent travelers."

Set in a multi-use development in the heart of the original city center, Hilton Garden Inn Dandong is located just above the city's central retail mall, and in close proximity to other facilities including a local food street, banks, and transportation. Hilton Garden Inn Dandong is located just one kilometer from the Dandong Railway Station, and the property is also close to spectacular tourist attractions such as Wulong Mountain, Hushan (Tiger Mountain) Great Wall, and Jinjiangshan Park.

Like other Hilton Garden Inn properties, the hotel will offer an array of amenities and welcoming service for travelers to sleep deep, stay fit, eat well and work smart while on the road. All Hilton Garden Inn guests will appreciate the brand's Life's Better at the GardenTM proposition which includes complimentary Wi-Fi throughout the hotel, a 24-hour business center with Print SpotsTM remote printing, and a state-of-the-art fitness center. The Hilton Garden Inn Dandong also features four meeting rooms offering more than 700 sq. meters of flexible meeting space.

The Garden Grille and Bar® offers a full cook-to-order breakfast, dinner, cocktails, and evening room service. Guests can enjoy freshly prepared noodles for dine-in or take-out at the Noodle Bar, which also offers daily specials. The Pavilion Pantry® is open 24 hours and features a selection of tasty snacks and beverages.

The contemporary-styled guest rooms boast the brand's signature bedding which features fresh, white duvets and crisp linens; a spacious work desk with an ergonomic chair; and the convenience of an in-room dining service team.

Hilton Garden Inn Dandong participates in Hilton HHonors®, the only hotel loyalty program that allows members to earn Points & Miles® on the same stay and No Blackout Dates on reward stays. HHonors members always get our lowest price with our Best Price Guarantee, along with HHonors Points, digital check-in and no booking fees only when they book directly through Hilton.

Hilton Garden Inn Dandong is located at No.30, Shiwei Rd, Zhenxing Distrct, Dandong, Liaoning, China. For more information, or to make reservations, visit Hilton Garden Inn Dandong or call +86 415 397 8888.

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Audrey Wong
Senior Manager, Brand Public Relations, Hilton Worldwide – APAC
+65 6833 9763

Jennifer Hughes
Director, Brand Public Relations, Hilton Garden Inn
+1 901 374 6518

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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