MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay and MCLEAN, Va. - Hilton Garden Inn, Hilton Worldwide's (NYSE: HLT)  award-winning brand of hotels, announced today the opening of the 172-room Hilton Garden Inn Montevideo, representing the brand's first hotel in Uruguay and latest addition to the brand's growing portfolio of more than 650 hotels worldwide.

"We are proud to continue our growth throughout Latin America with the opening of our first Hilton Garden Inn hotel in Uruguay," said Adrian Kurre, global head, Hilton Garden Inn.  "We are committed to global expansion and welcoming travelers with our brand's signature service, style and Satisfaction PromiseTM in new destinations around the world." 

Hilton Garden Inn Montevideo is located approximately 20 minutes from Carrasco International Airport, within Montevideo's World Trade Center with direct access to Montevideo Shopping Mall.  Perfect for both business and leisure travelers, Hilton Garden Inn Montevideo offers guests first-class accommodation in the upscale Pocitos neighborhood.  Guests can also enjoy recommendations from Hilton Garden Inn Team Members for additional area attractions.

The new hotel offers the high-end amenities and welcoming services for travelers to sleep deep, stay fit, eat well and work smart while on the road.  All Hilton Garden Inn guests will see why Life's Better at the GardenTM through amenities offered at each Hilton Garden Inn location, including complimentary high speed Wi-Fi throughout the hotel, 24-hour business center, a state-of-the-art fitness center and a climate-controlled indoor pool.  The hotel also features five meeting rooms offering nearly 6,500 square feet of flexible meeting space and parking access.

"The opening of Hilton Garden Inn Montevideo in Uruguay presents an exciting milestone , as we introduce a new brand in a new market, while opening Hilton Worldwide's first managed hotel in the country," said Tom Potter, senior vice president, Latin America and the Caribbean for Hilton Worldwide.  "It has been a pleasure to work with Estudio Lecueder on this project and we look forward to welcoming travelers to our latest addition in Latin America."

Hilton Garden Inn Montevideo features 172 guest rooms, including 15 suites and four wheelchair accessible guest rooms, all with the brand's signature bedding featuring fresh, white duvets and crisp linens; a spacious and clutter-free work desk with an ergonomic desk chair; 40" LCD high-definition flat-screen television; and an in-room "hospitality center" with mini refrigerator, kettle and complimentary coffee. 

Dining options include Sudestada, a second floor full service restaurant with stunning views of Puerto del Buceo, offering freshly prepared full, cooked-to-order breakfast, lunch and dinner, and a lobby lounge featuring international cocktails.  The hotel also offers the 24-hour Pavilion Pantry® shop with a selection of delicious readymade meals, beverages and snacks, as well as last minute essentials.

Montevideo is the country's economic and financial center and home to some of the most important business headquarters in the country - making business travel an important source of tourism.   Leisure visitors also have an array of options in the city, with everything from the Ciudad Vieja historic area complete with museums, art galleries, stunning architecture and the Mercado del Puerto, to Plaza Independencia surrounded by the Solis Theatre and the Palacio Salvo - all major tourist sites in the city.  Montevideo is served by international flights including a short flight from Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Hilton Garden Inn Montevideo 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.

For more information or to make reservations, please visit Hilton Garden Inn Montevideo or call +1-877-STAY HGI.

Hilton Worldwide currently has a portfolio of more than 80 hotels and resorts open and welcoming travelers in Latin America.  The company is actively pursuing additional Latin American growth opportunities and currently has a robust pipeline of more than 50 hotels throughout the region.

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

Contacts:
Karla Visconti
Hilton
+1 786 866 7240
karla.visconti@hilton.com

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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