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Take-Off for Hampton by Hilton as London Luton Airport Hotel Opens

Unique Value Offering for Passengers at Thriving London Terminal

November 28, 2012  |  This information originated in American English.

MCLEAN, Va. - Hampton Hotels, the global brand of nearly 1,900 hotels, today announced the official opening of its latest property, the 188-room Hampton by Hilton London Luton Airport. 

The hotel is perfectly located for the convenience of air travelers, just under a mile from the main airport terminal.  Ease of access to Central London is also guaranteed, with the adjacent Luton Airport Parkway train station running regular high speed services to London St. Pancras.  The site is located a short distance from  Capability Green Business Park, providing a perfect venue for meetings and events with facilities including two state of the art meeting rooms able to accommodate a total of 24 delegates.

Simon Vincent, area president, EMEA, Hilton Worldwide, said, "London Luton Airport continues to see more and more traffic pass through its doors every year.  With 85% of the airport's passengers traveling via low cost airlines, our mid-market brand offering has already succeeded in striking a chord amongst this growing passenger group.  Hilton Garden Inn Luton North won three titles at this year's Holiday Extras Awards and this fantastic new Hampton by Hilton allows us to build an unrivalled presence in a market undergoing sustained growth."

Guests at Hampton by Hilton London Luton Airport will be able to enjoy the brand's signature features, offering the utmost in convenience for the modern traveler.  Services include unlimited wi-fi access, free hot breakfast and round the clock snacks as well as 24-hour business and fitness centers.

Kashif Rabbani, general manager, Hampton by Hilton London Luton Airport, said, "We're extremely excited to be welcoming our first guests.  Our location makes us an ideal base for travellers in and out of London Luton and we specialize in providing the services that resonate most with guests who are always on the go. Above all, everything we offer is underpinned by the brand's 100% Hampton Guarantee - which means that if a guest is not satisfied with their stay, we don't expect them to pay."

The Hampton by Hilton London Luton Airport is the tenth Hampton property open in the U.K., ahead of nine more Hampton hotels slated to be opened in the country and more than 40 Hampton by Hilton properties in the pipeline across Europe. Hilton Worldwide has a pioneering history in the field of airport hotels and its portfolio boasts iconic properties such as the dual branded Hilton & Hilton Garden Inn Frankfurt Airport, winner of the award for Best International Airport Hotel at this year's International Hotel Awards. 

Introducing Hampton by Hilton to London Luton Airport marks the growing significance of what is the U.K.'s fifth largest airport, and current proposals to develop the Airport could see passenger numbers grow from nearly 10 million per year in 2011 up to 18 million per year by 2031.  The hotel offers guests a discounted taxi service to the Airport, which can be reached in just five minutes.

Hampton by Hilton London Luton Airport offers the brand's quality service and amenities to meet the needs of every guest.  All guestrooms are equipped with the Clean and Fresh Hampton BedTM, contemporary bathrooms, 32-inch TVs and laptop safes.  Hampton Hotels participates in Hilton HHonors, the only hotel rewards program that offers Points & Miles for the same stay and no Blackout Dates to redeem rewards. The brand this year celebrated the landmark opening of Hampton by Hilton at St. George's Park, Burton on Trent, at The Football Association's multi-million pound National Football Centre.

Phil Cordell, global head, Hampton by Hilton, said, "Hampton combines quality, innovation, comfort and plenty of value-added extras, making it the brand of choice in the marketplace today.  Quality accommodations and amenities combined with proactive, friendly service from our team members - all backed by the 100% Hampton® Guarantee - make us highly competitive in this market."

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Huw Harrow
Hilton Worldwide
+44 (0) 207 856 8035

John Walls
Director, Global Brand Public Relations, Hampton Hotels
901 374 6383

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