Close to the Guangzhou business and financial hubs such as the Guangzhou International Finance Center, Citic Plaza, Pazhou Complex and the Guangzhou East Railway Station, the hotel offers easy access to the city’s most popular leisure, shopping and entertainment venues. Credit: Hampton by Hilton.

GUANGZHOU, China and MCLEAN, Va. - Hilton Worldwide (NYSE: HLT) today announced the opening of Hampton by Hilton Guangzhou Zhujiang New Town, its newest Hampton by Hilton hotel and flagship property for the brand in China.  The 223-room hotel joins the Hampton portfolio of more than 2,100 hotels around the world. Hampton by Hilton Guangzhou Zhujiang New Town is located in the Tianhe District, Guangzhou, Guangdong Province, China and is managed by Huanpeng Hotel Management (Guangzhou) Limited.

"China is the 20th country that Hampton has entered, and for the city of Guangzhou, it is not only a strategic city and the 'south gate' of China, but is also the center of politics, economy, science, education and culture of Guangdong Province and the Pearl River Delta. We are especially happy that Hampton by Hilton's flagship hotel has opened in Guangzhou and are confident that the hotel will contribute positively to the development of Guangzhou's tourism industry," said Phil Cordell, global head, Focused Service and Hampton Brand Management, Hilton Worldwide. "It represents a breakthrough for Hampton's development in the China market. With a strong partner like Plateno Group, I have every confidence that the brand will achieve a similar success as in the United States."

Hampton by Hilton Guangzhou Zhujiang New Town is conveniently located at the intersection of bustling Zhujiang New Town central business district and the popular Tianhe Sports Center business zone. Close to the Guangzhou business and financial hubs such as the Guangzhou International Finance Center, Citic Plaza, Pazhou Complex and the Guangzhou East Railway Station, the hotel offers easy access to the city's most popular leisure, shopping and entertainment venues. Fully taking into consideration the demands of business travelers and families with kids, the hotel focuses on creating an easy, enjoyable, and relaxing atmosphere that leaves guests feeling like they are staying with a friend.

"Plateno Group's collaboration with Hilton Worldwide is in line with our business strategy and is aligned with our values of focusing on our customers' needs," said Alex Zheng, chief brand architect, Founder and Chairman President of Plateno Group. "In 2015, Hampton by Hilton was warmly welcomed by investors and travelers. With the opening of Hampton by Hilton Guangzhou Zhujiang New Town, we have opened a new chapter and more than 10 Hampton hotels are scheduled to open this year alone," he added.

At the hotel's grand opening a special guest was introduced to mark the occasion-Hampton's Mascot in China, "Little Hampton". Little Hampton was designed based on China's cute and friendly "National Treasure", the panda - symbolizing the brand's core values-"Friendly, Authentic, Caring, Thoughtful".

The multi-functional lobby combines the relaxing and work zones together, where guests can either take a short and refreshing break or have fun with friends. In Hampton's restaurant, guests will enjoy high-quality healthy dietary options and feel healthy even on a busy trip.

Hampton by Hilton Guangzhou Zhujiang New Town offers amenities such as Free Wi-Fi, 24-hour snack bar, restaurant, meeting room and fitness center.

Each guestroom includes high-quality features, including Serta mattresses that follows the U.S. brand's signature, Clean and fresh Hampton bed® ensures guests get a sound night of sleep. A movable desk and ergonomic chair offer an excellent working environment and the world-renowned skin care brand -Peter Thomas Roth is on offer in the bathroom. In addition, a specially designed sofa bed for Hampton provides an additional relaxing space.

For more information or to make reservations, please visit www.hamptonhotels.com.cn or call +86 020 8367 8888.

Read more about Hampton at www.hamptonhotels.com.cn and www.hampton.com

CONTACTS:
Jennifer Quintero Hughes
Hilton Worldwide
+1 901.374.6518
jennifer.hughes@hilton.com

Chris Zhang
Plateno Group
+86 135 6003 3215
chris.zhang@gp.plateno.cc

About Hampton by Hilton
Hampton by Hilton is the largest hotel brand of Hilton Worldwide. The first Hampton by Hilton in the world opened in Memphis, US, in 1984. Later, in more than 30 years, Hampton by Hilton expanded its domain quickly. It is now one of the largest and most successful international hotel brands in the world, with more than 2,100 hotels in 20 countries including the US, Canada, Russia and Germany. In 2014, Hilton Worldwide signed an exclusive license agreement with China-based Plateno Hotels Group to launch and rapidly develop the Hampton by Hilton brand in China. As a brand partner, Plateno Group takes full charge of the development market operation of Hampton by Hilton in China. Guests can expect many of the same features that have made Hampton a success globally - including free, hot breakfast; free WiFi; clean fresh beds; and friendly, authentic, caring and thoughtful service delivered by Team Members - in addition to localized Chinese amenities and features.

About Hilton Hilton (NYSE: HLT) is a leading global hospitality company, with a portfolio of 14 world-class brands comprising more than 4,900 properties with over 800,000 rooms in 104 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 - A 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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