MCLEAN, Va. - Hampton by Hilton, Hilton Worldwide's (NYSE: HLT) global brand with more than 2,000 mid-priced hotels, today announced the start of its Ultimate Seekender Getaway Sweepstakes*. The brand is rewarding one lucky winner with the opportunity to enjoy an all-expenses paid weekend experience to the destination of their choice with accommodations at a Hampton by Hilton property. The contest was inspired by the We Go TogetherTM ad campaign and recent survey results, which uncovered the Seekender. This new kind of traveler is on a quest for fresh experiences and enjoying every weekend to the fullest.

"Hampton by Hilton is on a mission to inspire people to try new things and seize the weekend to reconnect with family or friends," said Judy Christa-Cathey, vice president, focused service brand marketing and Hampton by Hilton. "Recently, our Ultimate Seekender Team, comprised of social media influencers, each participated in a Seekender weekend of their choice and shared their experiences with their followers. Now, one lucky will be able to embrace their inner Seekender spirit by embarking on their chosen adventure as well."

Through Oct. 18, Hampton by Hilton is inviting participants to post their best Seekender-inspired picture on Instagram or Twitter using the #WeGoTogether and #SweepstakesEntry hashtags**. Whether sharing a first-time experience, sampling an exciting new restaurant, or braving a new outdoor adventure, photos should capture the essence of the Seekender personality who always seizes the weekend to explore.

One lucky winner will be selected for a weekend trip to a Hampton by Hilton hotel destination on Oct. 27. The grand prize winner will be awarded roundtrip airfare for him/herself and up to three guests, a complimentary stay at a Hampton by Hilton location of their choice, and spending money for food, activities, transportation, etc.

The Ultimate Seekender Sweepstakes is an extension of Hampton by Hilton's Seekender campaign. The Seekender campaign encourages Hampton by Hilton guests to take advantage of the weekend, seek out new experiences and discover their inner "Seekender."  For weekend inspiration, to follow our Ultimate Seekender Team adventures or for more information about the sweepstakes, please visit www.HamptonSeekender.com.

*No Purchase Necessary to Enter or Win. Must be a U.S. resident 21 or older. Starts 12:00:01 a.m. ET 9/21/15.  Ends 11:59:59 p.m. ET 10/18/15. Grand Prize consists of one (1) four-day/three-night trip to a Hampton hotel destination as selected by the Grand Prize Winner and not exceeding the maximum prize value of $4,999. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received. Travel is subject to availability and travel restrictions/blackout dates may apply. Ultimate Seekender Getaway Sweepstakes sponsored by Hilton Worldwide. Void where prohibited.  Additional terms, conditions & restrictions apply.  See complete Official Rules at www.HamptonSeekender.com.

**Note: Following use of the hashtag, participants will receive an @reply message; once clicked, they will be directed to www.hamptonseekender.com where he/she must complete the online entry form. Entrants will also have the opportunity to submit their photo by visiting the Sweepstakes website directly.

Contacts: Jennifer Hughes
Director, Brand Public Relations, Hampton by Hilton
+1 901 374 6518
jennifer.hughes@hilton.com

Sloan Fistel
For Hilton Worldwide
+1 305 967 6676
sloane.fistel@rbbcommunications.com

About Hampton by Hilton As the number one ranked franchise for the past eight years, according to Entrepreneur®, Hampton by Hilton, including Hampton Inn by Hilton and Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton, serves value-conscious and quality-driven travelers with more than 2,200 properties totaling more than 223,000 rooms in 19 countries and territories. High quality accommodations and amenities, such as complimentary Wi-Fi and free hot breakfast, contribute to Hampton by Hilton ranking as a leader in its segment. Hampton by Hilton Team Members deliver friendly, authentic, caring and thoughtful service defined as Hamptonality. Hampton by Hilton is part of Hilton Honors, the award-winning guest-loyalty program for Hilton’s 14 distinct hotel brands. 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 nearly any combination of Points and money to book a stay, an exclusive member discount that can’t be found anywhere else, free standard Wi-Fi and digital amenities like digital check-in with room selection and Digital Key (select locations), available exclusively through the industry-leading Hilton Honors app. For more information about Hampton by Hilton, visit www.hampton.com or news.hampton.com and connect online at Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Instagram.

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.