MULVANE, Kan. - Hampton Hotels, the global brand of nearly 1,900 mid-priced Hampton Inn, Hampton Inn & Suites, and Hampton by Hilton hotels, today announced the official opening of its newest property, the 150-room Hampton Inn & Suites Mulvane/Kansas Star Casino located at Exit 33 off the Kansas Turnpike next to the Kansas Star Casino.    

"Hampton combines quality, innovation, comfort and plenty of value-added extras, making it the brand of choice in the marketplace today," said Elias Thompson, general manager of the Hampton Inn & Suites Mulvane/Kansas Star Casino. "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 South Wichita area."  

The hotel is owned and operated by KSC Lodging and managed by Vista Host, LLC. It is the first Hampton property in Mulvane, ahead of 250 Hampton properties in the pipeline in the U.S.   Located next to the Kansas Star Arena Casino, the Hampton Inn & Suites Mulvane/Kansas Star Casino is nearby local attractions such as the Sedgwick County Zoo, Cow Town Museum and Exploration Place and is just a short drive to downtown Wichita and Wichita International Airport. The Hampton Inn & Suites Mulvane/Kansas Star Casino offers amenities such as a free hot breakfast, 24-hour, state-of-the-art fitness center and an indoor pool. All guestrooms are equipped with the Clean and Fresh Hampton bedTM and free high-speed internet access. The hotel also offers suites that feature a sleeper sofa, bar sink, under-the-counter refrigerator and microwave oven.  

The Hampton Inn & Suites Mulvane/Kansas Star Casino's opening takes place just ahead of the unveiling of the Kansas Star Arena's new permanent casino. The larger gaming facility will feature more than 1,800 slot machines, 45 table games, 10 table poker room and five new restaurants, including a contemporary steak house and 250-seat kitchen buffet. The casino is set to open by the end of the year.  

"The new Hampton Inn & Suites is a beautiful hotel, and we are thrilled to have them as a partner," said Scott Cooper, General Manager Kansas Star Casino. "The addition of the hotel will make the Kansas Star a true destination, attracting guests from further away and keeping them in south central Kansas for longer periods of time."  

Hampton Hotels employs a unique culture of hospitality - called "Hamptonality."  This term describes each hotel's approach to friendly customer service, anticipating guests' needs and providing travelers with helpful suggestions about area attractions, historical facts and fun things do around town.  Additionally, hotels are infused with local photography and art work, highlighting each property's connection and support to its own community.  

To find out more information about the Hampton Inn & Suites Mulvane/Kansas Star Casino or to make a reservation, please visit the hotel's website here or www.hampton.com, or call 1-316-524-3777

Contacts: John Walls
Director, Global Brand Public Relations, Hampton Hotels
901 374 6383
John.Walls@hilton.com

Kathy Berglind
Hampton Inn & Suites Mulvane/Kansas Star Casino
973-907-6842
kberglind@vistahost.net

About Hampton Hotels The Hampton Hotels brand, including Hampton Inn, Hampton Inn & Suites and Hampton by Hilton, is Hilton Worldwide’s award-winning leader in the mid-priced hotel segment, serving value-conscious and quality-driven travelers. With over 1,900 properties totaling more than 188,000 rooms in 14 countries and territories, Hampton Hotels is part of Hilton Worldwide, a leading global hospitality company. All Hampton hotels offer comfortable surroundings and a friendly service culture, defined as "Hamptonality," delivered by over 50,000 Team Members and supported by the 100% Hampton Guarantee®, reinforcing its commitment to providing excellent service to both business and leisure travelers alike. High-quality and consistent accommodations and amenities, such as free Wi-Fi and free hot breakfast, and the latest technology and innovations, such as multi-unit Power Cubes and the brand’s signature Clean and Fresh Hampton Bed®, combined with numerous locations globally have made Hampton a leader in its segment and one of the fastest growing hotel brands worldwide. Please visit www.hampton.com, http://news.hampton.com or www.hamptonoffers.com for more information and connect with Hampton Hotels online at www.facebook.com/Hampton, http://twitter.com/Hampton or www.youtube.com/Hampton.

About Hilton Worldwide Hilton Worldwide (NYSE: HLT) is a leading global hospitality company, spanning the lodging sector from luxury and full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and focused-service hotels. For 95 years, Hilton Worldwide has been dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest experiences. The company's portfolio of eleven world-class global brands is comprised of more than 4,100 managed, franchised, owned and leased hotels and timeshare properties, with more than 685,000 rooms in 92 countries and territories, including Hilton Hotels & Resorts, Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Curio - A Collection by Hilton, DoubleTree by Hilton, Embassy Suites Hotels, Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton Hotels, Homewood Suites by Hilton, Home2 Suites by Hilton and Hilton Grand Vacations. The company also manages an award-winning customer loyalty program, Hilton HHonors®.