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Hilton Celebrates Legacy Award Winners in its 100th Year

McLean, Va. - Hilton (NYSE: HLT) today announced the winners of the highly anticipated 2018 Legacy Awards, celebrating contributions to an outstanding year of growth. Timed to coincide with the Americas Owner Conference, Hilton recognized nearly 60 high performing owners and developers. 

“We are thrilled to introduce Hilton’s Legacy Awards during our milestone 100th year of hospitality,” said Christopher J. Nassetta, president and CEO, Hilton. “Thanks to our owners’ partnership and support, our Hilton family has had a transformative positive impact around the world, especially here in the Americas. This is one small way we are recognizing everything they do to create exceptional experiences for our guests and transform the communities where we live, work and travel. We look forward to all we will achieve together during our next 100 years as we continue to share our Hilton Effect with the world.”

The Legacy Awards recognize the passion, creativity and innovative spirit of Hilton’s partners who are committed to quality projects that meet or exceed brand standards and have a positive impact on communities around the world. The leadership of Hilton’s development and brand teams select the winners based on strict criteria including, but not limited to, hotel quality and commitment to guest experience. 

To see the full list of Hilton’s 2018 Legacy Award winners click here.

About Hilton

Hilton (NYSE: HLT) is a leading global hospitality company with a portfolio of 24 world-class brands comprising more than 7,600 properties and nearly 1.2 million rooms, in 126 countries and territories. Dedicated to fulfilling its founding vision to fill the earth with the light and warmth of hospitality, Hilton has welcomed over 3 billion guests in its more than 100-year history, was named the No. 1 World’s Best Workplace by Great Place to Work and Fortune and has been recognized as a global leader on the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices for seven consecutive years. Hilton has introduced industry-leading technology enhancements to improve the guest experience, including Digital Key Share, automated complimentary room upgrades and the ability to book confirmed connecting rooms. Through the award-winning guest loyalty program Hilton Honors, the nearly 190 million Hilton Honors members who book directly with Hilton can earn Points for hotel stays and experiences money can't buy. With the free Hilton Honors app, guests can book their stay, select their room, check in, unlock their door with a Digital Key and check out, all from their smartphone. Visit for more information, and connect with Hilton on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and YouTube.