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|Hilton Worldwide Announces Money Back Guarantee for Guests Staying at its Gulf Coast Properties|
|MCLEAN, Va. – (June 16, 2010) – Hilton Worldwide today announced that guests visiting any Hilton Worldwide property in the region of the recent oil spill can cancel their reservations and receive a 100 percent refund. The "Beach Satisfaction Guarantee," ensures that from today through July 31, guests scheduled to visit any of Hilton Worldwide's hotels from the Gulf Coast to South Florida that are beachfront or within a 20 minute drive to the beach* will not be charged should their stay be in any way affected by the Gulf oil spill.|
"Hilton Worldwide recognizes that some travelers are hesitant to plan a beach vacation to the Gulf Coast this summer due to the uncertainty around the impact of the oil spill on the region's beaches. Therefore, we are offering the Beach Satisfaction Guarantee to provide our guests with peace-of-mind as they plan their summer vacations to the region," said Paul Brown, President, Global Brands & Commercial Services, Hilton Worldwide. "We encourage travelers to continue to plan their well-deserved vacations to the Gulf Coast and South Florida this summer and enjoy the hundreds of miles of beautiful beaches that remain unaffected by the oil spill."
Details of the Beach Satisfaction Guarantee include:
In addition, Hilton Worldwide will offer alternative accommodation to guests wishing to move from an applicable hotel to another Hilton Worldwide property in the region.
For more information on Hilton Worldwide's "Beach Satisfaction Guarantee" and applicable hotels, please visit www.beachsatisfaction.com.
*The beach satisfaction guarantee applies to those hotels that Hilton Worldwide, Inc. designates as being in the zone of the Gulf oil spill, whether or not the beach closest to the hotel has been closed by federal, state or local authorities. Hilton Worldwide will update its list of hotels that this applies to as necessary.
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 91 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 3,600 hotels and 592,000 rooms in 81 countries and include Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Hilton, Doubletree, Embassy Suites Hotels, Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton Hotels, 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.