Hilton Garden Inn® Debuts in Hattiesburg, Mississippi

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif.--()--Hilton Garden Inn® is pleased to announce the opening of the 90-room Hilton Garden Inn Hattiesburg, in Hattiesburg, Miss., which is managed by Hilton Hotels Corporation (NYSE:HLT). The opening represents another addition to the brands growing portfolio of more than 330 Hilton Garden Inn locations across North America and Europe.

The Hilton Garden Inn Hattiesburg is owned by Ramkrupa of America, Inc., and operated under a license agreement with Hilton Inns, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Hilton Hotels Corporation. The Ramkrupa of America, Inc., is a partnership between Paresh Bhakta, Ray Bhakta, Kirit Bhakta, and Hari Patel.

The Hilton Garden Inn brand is a wonderful addition to the growing city of Hattiesburg and offers a new kind of upscale mid-priced lodging option to both business and leisure travelers doing business or visiting friends and family in the area, said Adrian Kurre, senior vice president - brand management, Hilton Garden Inn.

The four-story Hilton Garden Inn Hattiesburg features: a signature glass-walled pavilion housing the reception desk; a Pavilion Pantry® with a selection of refrigerated, frozen and microwaveable packaged items, and sundries; the Great American Grill® restaurant offering cooked to order breakfast; room service during dinner hours; wired and wireless high speed Internet access; two comfortable lounge areas with a television and fireplace; flexible meeting space; a 24-hour complimentary business center; and an on-site guest laundry facility.

Guestroom accommodations and features include: the Garden Sleep SystemTM bed in all rooms; flat screen television; clock that allows guests to play their portable CD or MP3 player; a hospitality center with a microwave oven, coffee maker and mini refrigerator; a sitting area with an easy chair and ottoman; a hairdryer; and an iron and ironing board. In-room entertainment and information services include video-on-demand movies, video games and interactive Hilton Garden Inn guest services.

Business-oriented features of the guestrooms include: a spacious and clutter-free work desk; ergonomic Mirra® chair by Herman Miller; complimentary Wi-Fi and remote printing to the hotels 24-hour business center; adjustable lighting; electrical outlets at desk height; and two speaker telephones equipped with data ports and voice mail.

Recreational facilities consist of a workout facility with state-of-the-art cardiovascular and strength training equipment, Stay Fit Kits® available for complimentary check-out from the front desk, an indoor swimming pool and whirlpool.

Our hotel team members look forward to welcoming guests to our property, said Yehoshua Yisrael, hotel general manager. The Hilton Garden Inn Hattiesburg is in close proximity to numerous office buildings, golf courses and hospitals as well as several restaurants. In addition, varied shopping is available throughout the surrounding area, including Turtle Creek Mall which is just a mile and a half away.

Members of the Hilton HHonors® guest reward program can earn Points & Miles® for every qualifying stay at the Hilton Garden Inn Hattiesburg. HHonors is the only hotel program that allows any of its members to Double Dip® by simultaneously accumulating both hotel points and airline miles with each qualifying stay.

Just five miles from Hattiesburg Regional Airport, the Hilton Garden Inn Hattiesburg is located at 133 Plaza Drive, Hattiesburg, Miss., 39402; phone: 601-261-3770; fax: 601-261-3703. The hotel is situated off Interstate 59 at Exit 65 at the intersection of Hardy Street and 98 West.

The Hilton Garden Inn brand represents one of the cornerstones of the Hilton franchise growth strategy. Hilton Garden Inn is part of Hilton Hotels Corporation; recognized internationally as a preeminent hospitality company. The company develops, owns, manages or franchises more than 2,800 hotels, resorts and vacation ownership properties. Its portfolio includes many of the world's best known and most highly regarded hotel brands, including Hilton®, Conrad®, Doubletree®, Embassy Suites Hotels®, Hampton Inn®, Hampton Inn & Suites®, Hilton Garden Inn®, Hilton Grand VacationsTM, Homewood Suites by Hilton® and The Waldorf=Astoria Collection®.

To find out more about the Hilton Garden Inn Hattiesburg or Hilton Garden Inn locations in the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Germany and Italy or to make reservations visit www.StayHGI.com or call 1-877-STAY-HGI.

Contacts

Hilton Garden Inn Brand Communications
Agnes Sibal, 310-205-4545
agnes_sibal@hilton.com
http://www.hiltonworldwide.com
or
Hilton Garden Inn Hattiesburg
Yehoshua Yisrael, 601-261-3770

Contacts

Hilton Garden Inn Brand Communications
Agnes Sibal, 310-205-4545
agnes_sibal@hilton.com
http://www.hiltonworldwide.com
or
Hilton Garden Inn Hattiesburg
Yehoshua Yisrael, 601-261-3770