Hilton Worldwide Announces First Hotel Opening in Chad

21 January 2016
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Leading Global Hospitality Company Opens Hilton N'Djamena in Africa's Prospering Business Hub

Hilton Hotels & Resorts today officially announced its first hotel in Chad, Hilton N'Djamena which takes Hilton Worldwide's overall presence to 100 countries and territories. The 194-room property, offering breathtaking panoramic views of Chari River, is located in the new and upmarket district of Sabangali in N'Djamena. The latest addition joins Hilton Worldwide's growing portfolio of 37 hotels in Africa.

Hilton Worldwide is the largest and fastest-growing global hospitality company with an industry-leading pipeline of rooms. Led by 12 clearly-defined, market-leading brands, Hilton is committed to being the first choice for owners and guests by providing a brand for any travel need, anywhere in the world.

Rob Palleschi, global head, full service brands, Hilton Worldwide, said: "Hilton Hotels & Resorts has had a presence in Africa for more than 50 years and Hilton N'Djamena is a magnificent achievement that showcases how far the brand has come in its commitment to this market.

Located in the heart of the country, Hilton N'Djamena, with its striking river views and relaxing environment, marks an exciting addition to the Hilton portfolio." Located near tourist attractions such as the National Museum, which houses N'Djamena's oldest artifacts, Grand Marche (Central Market) for a local shopping experience like no other and Avenue Charles de Gaulle with its European-style colonial houses, Hilton N'Djamena truly is a destination that caters for all.

The contemporary property, which includes 11 suites, provides guests with resort-style facilities situated perfectly for those travelling for business. N'Djamena is home to the National Assembly of Chad, along with many other political organisations across the city. The property boasts a wide range of dining options from the poolside Acqua Bar and Grill, to the stylish yet comfortable Axis Bar and Lounge. L'atelier, located in the lobby, offers a fine dining experience perfect for special events. La Distillerie is an elegant space with an impressive selection of whiskey and cocktails, while Merkato offers all-day dining facing the stunning Chari River.

Hilton N'Djamena is an impressive venue for corporate events or banquets with eight flexible meeting and event spaces, including a ballroom that caters for up to 500 people. The hotel offers a fully equipped business centre and is a great spot for hosting conferences.

For leisure travellers looking to unwind, the hotel's 24-hour health club features the latest cardio and strength-training equipment as well as an impressive outdoor pool for a relaxing space to revitalise and energise.

Rudi Jagersbacher, president, Middle East & Africa, Hilton Worldwide, said: "We're excited to be opening our first property in Chad. Africa is a key focus for us in terms of growth.

Hilton N'Djamena is not only a great base for business travellers, but also for those wanting to explore Northern Chad for the sand dunes and Saharan fauna - a jewel amongst the world's desert landscapes." Hilton N'Djamena participates in the Hilton HHonors® loyalty program, which is open to all guests and free to join - visit here for enrollment information. HHonors members always get Hilton's lowest price with its Best Price Guarantee, along with HHonors Points, free Wi-Fi, access to digital check-in and no booking fees only when they book directly through Hilton.

Hilton N'Djamena is located at Sabangali Resort, Corniche Road, P.O Box 6073, N'Djamena, Chad. For more information or to make reservations, please visit thehotel's website or call +235 22 513 500. View more news about Hilton Hotels & Resorts openings and a development map at http://news.hilton.com/openings.

Distributed by African Media Agency (AMA) on behalf of Hilton Worldwide.

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 97 years, Hilton Worldwide has been dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest experiences. The company's portfolio of 12 world-class global brands is comprised of more than 4,600 managed, franchised, owned and leased hotels and timeshare properties, with more than 758,000 rooms in 100 countries and territories, including Hilton Hotels & Resorts, Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Canopy by Hilton, Curio - A Collection by Hilton, DoubleTree by Hilton, Embassy Suites by Hilton, Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton 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 HHonors®. Hilton HHonors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to benefits including free standard Wi-Fi, as well as digital amenities that are available exclusively through the industry-leading Hilton HHonors app, where HHonors members can check-in, choose their room, and access their room using a Digital Key. Visit news.hiltonworldwide.com for more information and connect with Hilton Worldwide at facebook.com/hiltonworldwide, twitter.com/hiltonworldwide, youtube.com/hiltonworldwide, flickr.com/hiltonworldwide, and linkedin.com/company/hilton-worldwide.

About Hilton Hotels & Resorts

For nearly a century, Hilton Hotels & Resorts has been proudly welcoming the world's travelers. With more than 560 hotels across six continents, Hilton Hotels & Resorts provides the foundation for memorable travel experiences and values every guest who walks through its doors. As the flagship brand of Hilton Worldwide, Hilton Hotels & Resorts continues to set the standard for hospitality, providing new product innovations and services to meet guests' evolving needs. Hilton Hotels & Resorts is a part of the award-winning Hilton HHonors program. Hilton HHonors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to benefits including free standard Wi-Fi, as well as digital amenities that are available exclusively through the industry-leading Hilton HHonors app. Access the latest news at news.hilton.com and begin your journey at www.hilton.com or www.hilton.com/offers for the latest hotel specials.

Contact:

Daniel Ford Hilton

Worldwide - Europe

+971 (0)4 3654886

daniel.ford@hilton.com

Jacqueline Toppings

Hilton Worldwide

+1 703 883 5381

jacqueline.toppings@hilton.com

Source: Hilton Worldwide

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