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Statement from Christopher J. Nassetta, President & Chief Executive Officer, Hilton

We are grateful to Governor Huntsman for his contributions to the Hilton board during the last two years. His public sector experience provided an invaluable perspective as we expanded to new international markets and launched organic brands. A lifelong public servant, we wish the Governor well as he embarks on his new role serving our country.

Hilton Announces Secondary Offering of 14,610,000 Shares of Common Stock

Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. (“Hilton” or the “Company”) announced today that certain selling stockholders affiliated with The Blackstone Group L.P. have commenced a secondary offering of 14,610,000 shares of Hilton common stock.

Hilton Prices Secondary Offering

Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. (“Hilton” or the “Company”) announced today the pricing of a secondary offering of 14,610,000 shares of Hilton common stock by certain selling stockholders affiliated with The Blackstone Group L.P. The offering is expected to close on October 4, 2017, subject to customary closing conditions.

Hilton Announces New Leadership in Asia Pacific

Hilton (NYSE:HLT) today announced that Alan Watts has been appointed to the position of Executive Vice President & President, Asia Pacific (APAC). In his new role, effective January 1, 2018, Watts will oversee the operations of more than 200 Hilton properties across the region, as well as the company’s pipeline of more than 375 hotels. Watts will be reporting to Hilton’s President & Chief Executive Officer, Christopher J. Nassetta, and serve as a member of the executive committee.

Hilton Announces Third Quarter 2017 Earnings Release Date

Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. (NYSE: HLT) will report third quarter financial results prior to the stock market open on Thursday, October 26, 2017, followed by a conference call at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time. Christopher J. Nassetta, Hilton's president and chief executive officer, and Kevin Jacobs, Hilton's executive vice president and chief financial officer, will discuss the company's performance and lead a question-and-answer session.

Hilton Appoints Raymond E. Mabus, Jr. and Zhang Ling to Board of Directors

Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. (NYSE: HLT) today announced the appointment of Raymond E. Mabus, Jr., and Zhang Ling to its board of directors, effective immediately. Mr. Mabus, an independent director, and Mr. Zhang were nominated for election by HNA Group following the tourism leader’s strategic investment in Hilton.

Hilton Recognized as One of the 100 Best Workplaces for Women by Great Place to Work® and Fortune

Today, global research and consulting firm Great Place to Work® and Fortune magazine announced that Hilton (NYSE:HLT) has been recognized as one of the 100 Best Workplaces for Women in 2017. Fortune’s third annual list of the 100 Best Workplaces for Women highlights companies with generous benefits, flexible schedules, and an emphasis on balancing work and life. Rankings are determined by employee surveys and the representation of women within the organizations.

Hilton Announces New Head of Brand Communications

Hilton (NYSE:HLT) today announced Craig Dezern has joined the company as Vice President of a newly created team, Brand Communications. In his role, Dezern will lead global communications across Hilton’s 14 industry-leading brands as well as for the award-winning Hilton Honors loyalty program

Hilton Appoints Melanie L. Healey to Board of Directors

Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. (NYSE: HLT) announced today the appointment of Melanie L. Healey, former Group President of The Procter & Gamble Company, to its board of directors, effective immediately.

Hilton amplía su presencia en América Central con la firma de acuerdos con nueve hoteles en cinco países

Hilton (NYSE: HLT) anuncia la expansión de su presencia en Latinoamérica con la firma de nuevos acuerdos en América Central. Ahora, Hilton cuenta con nueve proyectos de desarrollo de hoteles en cinco países de América Central, que representan cinco de las marcas de primera clase de Hilton: Hilton Hotels & Resorts, Curio Collection by Hilton, DoubleTree by Hilton, Hilton Garden Inn y Hampton Inn by Hilton.

Hilton Expands Presence in Central America with the Signing of Nine Hotels Across Five Countries

Hilton (NYSE: HLT) announces the expansion of its Latin American footprint with new deals signed in Central America. Now, Hilton boasts a pipeline of nine hotels across five countries in Central America, representing five of Hilton’s world-class brands: Hilton Hotels & Resorts, Curio Collection by Hilton, DoubleTree by Hilton, Hilton Garden Inn and Hampton Inn by Hilton.

America’s Leading Companies are Coming Together on Sept. 20 for the D.C. Opportunity Fair in an Ongoing National Initiative to Connect Youth to Jobs

An estimated 4.9 million young Americans ages 16-24 are not in school or employed, including nearly 10 percent of young adults in the Washington, D.C., area . In response, a coalition of more than 50 top U.S. companies, called the 100,000 Opportunities Initiative™, today announced plans to expand its national youth hiring effort to the nation’s capital. They will launch their work in Washington with a day-long job and resource fair on September 20 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, kicking off a long-term effort to connect local youth to jobs.

Hilton Domestic Operating Company Inc., Hilton Worldwide Finance LLC and Hilton Worldwide Finance Corp. Announce Extension of Exchange Offer

Hilton Domestic Operating Company Inc. (“HOC”), Hilton Worldwide Finance LLC (“HWF”) and Hilton Worldwide Finance Corp. (“HWFC”), indirect subsidiaries of Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc., announced today that they have extended the expiration date of their offer to exchange up to (i) $1,000,000,000 aggregate principal amount of HOC’s 4.250% Senior Notes due 2024

Hilton Reports Second Quarter Results, Raises Full Year Outlook

Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. ("Hilton" or the "Company") (NYSE: HLT) today reported its second quarter 2017 results. All results herein present the performance of Hilton giving effect to the spin-offs of Park Hotels & Resorts Inc. ("Park") and Hilton Grand Vacations Inc. ("HGV") on January 3, 2017 (the "spin-offs"), with the historical financial results of Park and HGV reflected as discontinued operations. Additionally, all historical share and share-related information presented herein have been retrospectively adjusted to reflect the 1-for-3 reverse stock split of Hilton's outstanding common stock that occurred on January 3, 2017 (the "Reverse Stock Split").

Hilton Recommends Stockholders Reject TRC Capital’s Mini-Tender Offer

Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. (NYSE: HLT) received notice on July 18, 2017 of an unsolicited mini-tender offer being conducted by TRC Capital Corporation (“TRC Capital”) to purchase up to 2,000,000 shares, or approximately 0.61 percent, of Hilton’s common stock outstanding as of July 17, 2017 at a cash price of $59.75 per share. The offering price is approximately 4.4 percent below the $62.49 closing price per share of Hilton’s common stock on July 18, 2017.

The Workplace of Tomorrow Thrives

At Hilton, our mission is simple – to be the most hospitable company in the world. Providing exceptional experiences to our guests day-in and day-out is our top priority. At the front line of delivering that authentic hospitality are 360,000 Hilton Team Members around the world who are the key to our company’s success.

Hilton & Travel and Transport, Inc. Integrate Apps for a Hotel Industry-First Partnership

You are on the last leg of a nonstop business trip and the questions are mounting: Can I check in online and choose a room close to the gym? Will I be able to use Digital Key? Do I have enough points to upgrade? Hilton (NYSE: HLT) and Travel and Transport, Inc. have partnered to answer those questions and more, easing some of the challenges that can make business travel stressful. The integration, a first in the hotel industry, provides Travel and Transport clients with the ability to easily access and adjust their Hilton hotel details from one, central mobile application.

Hilton Announces Second Quarter 2017 Earnings Release Date

Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. (NYSE: HLT) will report second quarter financial results prior to the stock market open on Wednesday, July 26, 2017, followed by a conference call at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time. Christopher J. Nassetta, Hilton's president and chief executive officer, and Kevin Jacobs, Hilton's executive vice president and chief financial officer, will discuss the company's performance and lead a question-and-answer session.

Time Inc.’s Sports Illustrated Play And Hilton Team Up To Make Youth Sports Tournament Travel Easier

In an industry first, Hilton (NYSE: HLT) and Time Inc.’s (NYSE: TIME) Sports Illustrated PlayTM (SI PlayTM) are teaming up to make travel easier and more enjoyable for kids, parents, coaches and tournament directors across the country with the introduction of Tourney StayTM. The new service utilizes SI Play’s Tourney Machine TM platform and Hilton’s network of properties to streamline the process of youth sports tournament travel for millions of families.

Chris Nassetta Celebrated As A Highest Rated CEO On Glassdoor

Glassdoor has recognized Christopher J. Nassetta, president and CEO of Hilton, with a 2017 Employees’ Choice Award for being one of the Highest Rated CEOs. Nassetta ranks 49th on the list of 100 CEOs of large U.S. companies, with an approval rating of 93 percent based on Hilton Team Members reviews on the job site.

Hilton Announces Year-One Progress on Sustainable Seafood Commitments

Hilton today released a progress update on the implementation of its global commitment to responsibly source its seafood by 2022. The report details how Hilton established a baseline of its seafood purchasing data, created relevant training for all Team Members and deepened partnerships with related non-governmental organizations and suppliers.