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Press Release18 February 2016

Hilton Worldwide Opens First Hotel in Armenia

New DoubleTree by Hilton Yerevan City Centre Warmly Welcomes

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YEREVAN, Armenia and MCLEAN, Va. -- Hilton Worldwide (NYSE: HLT) today announced the opening of DoubleTree by Hilton Yerevan City Centre, the company's first hotel in Armenia.


"We are thrilled to bring the Hilton Worldwide brand to Armenia with the opening of DoubleTree by Hilton Yerevan City Centre," said Dianna Vaughan, senior vice president and global head, DoubleTree by Hilton. "Armenia's economy is experiencing continuous growth, making it an exciting destination for business and leisure travelers alike. We look forward to delivering our globally-recognized service culture to guests arriving from both inside and outside of Armenia, starting with the iconic warm chocolate chip cookie welcome presented to each guest upon arrival and extending through every aspect of their stay."

The 176 guest room hotel is located in the business district of Yerevan alongside a number of international embassies, and provides spacious and multifunctional meeting facilities to host up to 700 delegates. DoubleTree by Hilton Yerevan City Centre introduces Gold, a new restaurant featuring a rich menu of European and Italian specialities made from the freshest seasonal produce. Guests may also enjoy the spa and gym facilities which will include a spacious treatment room, comfortable relaxing zone, Hamam, Finnish sauna and cardio and weight training equipment.

Guests staying at the DoubleTree by Hilton Yerevan City Centre will enjoy being in close proximity to the historical Republic Square, as well as museums, shopping and entertainment precincts. Zvartnots International Airport is approximately 11 kilometres from the hotel, while Sasuntsi David Train Station and Zoravar Andranik metro station are a short distance from the hotel.

"It is a privilege to open Hilton Worldwide's first hotel and introduce DoubleTree by Hilton's renowned hospitality to guests in Yerevan," said Luciano Casagrande, general manager, DoubleTree by Hilton Yerevan City Centre. "As one of the world's oldest continuously inhabited cities, Yerevan has a rich history and culture, and is a vibrant destination for leisure and business travellers."

DoubleTree by Hilton Yerevan City Centre joins 11 DoubleTree by Hilton hotels already operating in the Caucasus region, which encompasses Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Iran, Turkey and Russia.

DoubleTree by Hilton is defined by its unique Culture of CARE, which stands for 'Create A Rewarding Experience' for guests, Team Members and the community. Every guest at a DoubleTree by Hilton is welcomed with a warm chocolate chip cookie on check-in and the relaxed, friendly service continues throughout their stay.

DoubleTree by Hilton Yerevan City Centre 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 our lowest price with our Best Price Guarantee, along with HHonors Points, access to digital check-in and Digital Key (at participating hotels) and no hidden fees, only when they book directly through Hilton.

DoubleTree by Hilton Yerevan City Centre is located at Grigor Lusavorich Street, 4/2, Yerevan, 0015, Armenia. For more information or to make a reservation, visit or telephone: +374 11555333.

Media can access additional information about the brand and other recent openings at the DoubleTree by Hilton Global Media Center at

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