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Hilton Reports Second Quarter Results, Raises Full Year Outlook

Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. ("Hilton" or the "Company") (NYSE: HLT) today reported its second quarter 2017 results. All results herein present the performance of Hilton giving effect to the spin-offs of Park Hotels & Resorts Inc. ("Park") and Hilton Grand Vacations Inc. ("HGV") on January 3, 2017 (the "spin-offs"), with the historical financial results of Park and HGV reflected as discontinued operations. Additionally, all historical share and share-related information presented herein have been retrospectively adjusted to reflect the 1-for-3 reverse stock split of Hilton's outstanding common stock that occurred on January 3, 2017 (the "Reverse Stock Split").

Hilton Recommends Stockholders Reject TRC Capital’s Mini-Tender Offer

Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. (NYSE: HLT) received notice on July 18, 2017 of an unsolicited mini-tender offer being conducted by TRC Capital Corporation (“TRC Capital”) to purchase up to 2,000,000 shares, or approximately 0.61 percent, of Hilton’s common stock outstanding as of July 17, 2017 at a cash price of $59.75 per share. The offering price is approximately 4.4 percent below the $62.49 closing price per share of Hilton’s common stock on July 18, 2017.

The Workplace of Tomorrow Thrives

At Hilton, our mission is simple – to be the most hospitable company in the world. Providing exceptional experiences to our guests day-in and day-out is our top priority. At the front line of delivering that authentic hospitality are 360,000 Hilton Team Members around the world who are the key to our company’s success.

Hilton & Travel and Transport, Inc. Integrate Apps for a Hotel Industry-First Partnership

You are on the last leg of a nonstop business trip and the questions are mounting: Can I check in online and choose a room close to the gym? Will I be able to use Digital Key? Do I have enough points to upgrade? Hilton (NYSE: HLT) and Travel and Transport, Inc. have partnered to answer those questions and more, easing some of the challenges that can make business travel stressful. The integration, a first in the hotel industry, provides Travel and Transport clients with the ability to easily access and adjust their Hilton hotel details from one, central mobile application.

Hilton Announces Second Quarter 2017 Earnings Release Date

Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. (NYSE: HLT) will report second quarter financial results prior to the stock market open on Wednesday, July 26, 2017, followed by a conference call at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time. Christopher J. Nassetta, Hilton's president and chief executive officer, and Kevin Jacobs, Hilton's executive vice president and chief financial officer, will discuss the company's performance and lead a question-and-answer session.

Time Inc.’s Sports Illustrated Play And Hilton Team Up To Make Youth Sports Tournament Travel Easier

In an industry first, Hilton (NYSE: HLT) and Time Inc.’s (NYSE: TIME) Sports Illustrated PlayTM (SI PlayTM) are teaming up to make travel easier and more enjoyable for kids, parents, coaches and tournament directors across the country with the introduction of Tourney StayTM. The new service utilizes SI Play’s Tourney Machine TM platform and Hilton’s network of properties to streamline the process of youth sports tournament travel for millions of families.

Chris Nassetta Celebrated As A Highest Rated CEO On Glassdoor

Glassdoor has recognized Christopher J. Nassetta, president and CEO of Hilton, with a 2017 Employees’ Choice Award for being one of the Highest Rated CEOs. Nassetta ranks 49th on the list of 100 CEOs of large U.S. companies, with an approval rating of 93 percent based on Hilton Team Members reviews on the job site.

Hilton Announces Year-One Progress on Sustainable Seafood Commitments

Hilton today released a progress update on the implementation of its global commitment to responsibly source its seafood by 2022. The report details how Hilton established a baseline of its seafood purchasing data, created relevant training for all Team Members and deepened partnerships with related non-governmental organizations and suppliers.

Hilton Prices Secondary Offering

Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. (“Hilton” or the “Company”) announced today the pricing of a secondary offering of 15,000,000 shares of Hilton common stock by certain selling stockholders affiliated with The Blackstone Group L.P. The offering is expected to close on June 13, 2017, subject to customary closing conditions.

Hilton Announces Secondary Offering of 15,000,000 Shares of Common Stock

Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. (“Hilton” or the “Company”) announced today that certain selling stockholders affiliated with The Blackstone Group L.P. have commenced a secondary offering of 15,000,000 shares of Hilton common stock.

Hilton Recognizes Lifetime Achievement and Top Franchise Owners in U.S. and Canada

Hilton (NYSE: HLT) today announced the winners of its 2016 Development Awards, recognizing owners from the United States (U.S.) and Canada across six categories, including Lifetime Achievement, Multi-Brand Developer of the Year, New Developer of the Year, Developer of the Year, New Build/Adaptive Reuse of the Year and Conversion of the Year.

Hilton’s Collection Brands are On the Rise, At Home and Abroad

Hilton’s collection brands continue to gain momentum across the U.S. and globally, with more than a dozen properties today announced to join Curio Collection by Hilton and Tapestry Collection by Hilton.

Hilton Appoints New Senior Vice President – Global Head of Full Service Brands

Hilton (NYSE:HLT) has named David C. Marr senior vice president and global head of full service brands. He most recently served as senior vice president and a global brand leader at Starwood where he oversaw both the Tribute Portfolio and Sheraton Hotels & Resorts. Marr will report to Jim Holthouser, executive vice president of global brands, marketing and loyalty, and will oversee Hilton’s full service brands including Hilton Hotels & Resorts, Curio Collection by Hilton, DoubleTree by Hilton and Tapestry Collection by Hilton.

Hilton and BRG Discuss Travel and Tourism Growth with Vietnam Prime Minister

During a Vietnamese trade delegation to the U.S.A., Hilton (NYSE: HLT) CEO & President Christopher J Nassetta was joined by key strategic Vietnam business partner, Nguyen Thi Nga, Chairwoman of BRG Group, in a special meeting with His Excellency Nguyễn Xuân Phúc, Prime Minister of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam.

Hilton Completes Request for Proposal Process for Hilton Honors Co-Brand Credit Cards

Hilton (NYSE: HLT) today announced that American Express (NYSE: AXP) has been selected as the exclusive issuer for Hilton Honors co-branded credit cards in the United States, beginning January 1, 2018. The announcement follows a comprehensive and competitive bidding process aimed at creating long-term value for both companies, hotel owners, guests and Hilton Honors members. The terms of the new multi-year partnership remain confidential.

Hilton Launches Revolutionary New Guest Room, Five Feet to Fitness™

Hilton (NYSE: HLT) has unveiled Five Feet to Fitness, an in-room wellness concept that brings over eleven different fitness equipment and accessory options into the hotel room. The new room category makes it more convenient than ever for road warriors, exercise enthusiasts, and those who prefer to workout in private to maintain their routines while staying with Hilton. The rooms are part of Hilton’s innovation efforts to modernize the hospitality fitness experience and make it more inclusive for all by redeveloping fitness centers and offering fresh fitness concepts tailored to the hotel’s location and regular guests.

Hilton Opens the First-Ever Tru by Hilton – Its 5,000th Property

Hilton (NYSE: HLT) today celebrated the grand opening of the first-ever Tru by Hilton – the company’s 5,000th hotel – at Tru by Hilton Oklahoma City Airport. With more than 425 hotels in various stages of development, Tru by Hilton has achieved the fastest growing pipeline in the history of the hospitality industry, and has captured approximately 2/3 of all net pipeline growth associated with the midscale segment since it launched in 2016.

Hilton’s Celebrates its Largest Annual Global Career Initiative

Hilton today kicked off Careers@Hilton Week, a global celebration of the hospitality industry’s diverse range of career opportunities. From May 15 to May 21, the company’s corporate offices and nearly 5,000 hotels will host hundreds of events aimed at connecting, preparing and employing job seekers.

Hilton Named a Top 50 Company for Diversity by DiversityInc

Hilton (NYSE: HLT) today announced it has once again been named a Top-50 Company for Diversity by DiversityInc, climbing 12 places over last year to number 30. Hilton was also recognized on six additional DiversityInc lists, including: Top Companies for Mentoring, Top Companies for Supplier Diversity, Top Companies for People with Disabilities, Top Companies for Employee Resource Groups, Top Companies for Veterans and Top Companies for Global Diversity.

Hilton abre su hotel número 100 en Latinoamérica

Hilton (NYSE: HLT) anunció hoy la apertura de Hilton Rio de Janeiro Copacabana, lo que representa un hito importante al convertirse en la propiedad número 100 de la compañía en Latinoamérica. El Hilton Rio de Janeiro Copacabana, que consta de 545 habitaciones y está ubicado directamente frente a la playa, es uno de los hoteles de mayor tamaño en el famoso barrio de Copacabana, uno de los destinos más visitados de Brasil, y representa la segunda propiedad de Hilton en la ciudad.

Hilton inaugura centésimo hotel na América Latina

Hilton (NYSE: HLT) anunciou hoje a abertura do Hilton Rio de Janeiro Copacabana, o centésimo hotel da companhia na América Latina. A propriedade de 545 quartos, segunda da Hilton na cidade do Rio de Janeiro, é um dos maiores hotéis da região e está localizada na famosa orla de Copacabana, um dos lugares mais visitados do Brasil.