Hilton Hotels Voted “Best Hotel Chain in Eastern Europe” For Fourth Consecutive Year
Hilton also takes “Best Hotel Web Site” Honors in
2009 Reader’s Choice Best in Business Travel Awards
Prague, December 28, 2009 – For the fourth consecutive year, Business Traveler readers voted Hilton
Hotels “Best Hotel Chain in Eastern Europe”. The Hilton brand also took “Best Hotel Web Site” for
Hilton.com in the 2009 Reader’s Choice Best in Business Travel Awards.
“The fact that business travelers select Hilton as the best hotel brand in multiple surveys year after year is
a tremendous honor,” said Dave Horton, Global Head – Hilton Hotels. “We are particularly proud that
the growth of our brand in Eastern Europe continues to make Hilton the top choice of travelers in the
region as we work to provide exceptional business and leisure travel experiences for our guests
The official Hilton Hotels web site, Hilton.com was selected “Best Hotel Web Site” by Business Traveler
readers. Hilton entered the online space with its first web site in 1995. The brand introduced a mobile
version of its web site in 2007 and today Hilton.com attracts millions of unique users each month. In
November, Hilton launched the most comprehensive iPhone application in the hotel industry, enabling
users to check-in, make hotel reservations, review their HHonors account balance, book HHonors reward
stays and order Hilton Requests Upon Arrival amenities.
Hilton Hotels’ Eastern European portfolio consists of Hilton Sofia, Bulgaria; Hilton Prague and Hilton
Prague Old Town, Czech Republic; Hilton Imperial Dubrovnik, Croatia; Hilton Budapest and Hilton
Budapest WestEnd, Hungary; Hilton Warsaw Hotel & Convention Centre, Poland; Athénée Palace Hilton
Bucharest, and Hilton Sibiu, Romania and Hilton Moscow Leningradskaya, Russia.
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Photo 1 – Hilton Prague
Photo 2 – Hilton Prague Old Town
Photo 3 – Hilton logo
About Business Traveler Magazine
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of special supplements, including the annual business-class airline comparison study. In addition to BT’s monthly features, visitor
guides, lifestyle reports and weekend guides, each issue also includes special reports ranging from business etiquette tips to
preventing identity theft and the growing trend of mixing business with vacations. Visit www.btusonline.com.
About Hilton Hotels
Hilton Hotels is the stylish, forward-thinking global leader of hospitality that welcomes guests in more countries than any other full-
service hotel brand. The Hilton brand currently includes more than 530 hotels and resorts in 76 countries, and plans to serve
travelers in 80 countries by the end of 2011. By offering innovative products, services and amenities, Hilton enables travelers to be
at their best 24/7, whether travelling for business or leisure. Start your journey at www.hilton.com.
About Hilton Worldwide
Hilton Worldwide is the leading global hospitality company, spanning the lodging sector from luxurious full-service hotels and resorts
to extended-stay suites and mid-priced hotels. For 90 years, Hilton Worldwide has been offering business and leisure travelers the
finest in accommodations, service, amenities and value. The company is dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing
exceptional guest experiences across its global brands. Our brands are comprised of more than 3,400 hotels in 79 countries and
include Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Hilton, Doubletree, Embassy Suites Hotels, Hilton Garden Inn,
Hampton Inn & Suites, Homewood Suites by Hilton, Home2 Suites by Hilton and Hilton Grand Vacations. The company also
manages the world-class guest reward program Hilton HHonors®. For more information about the company, please visit
With 791 rooms, suites and apartments, the Hilton Prague is the largest modern upscale hotel in the Czech Republic catering to the
needs of both the business executive and holiday travellers. Facilities include three restaurants and two bars including Cloud 9 sky
bar & lounge with stunning city views, as well as a health club & spa with an indoor pool and squash court. The hotel also offers an
Executive Lounge (depending on room type), and state-of-the-art meeting facilities with a Congress Hall for up to 1,500 guests, a
Grand Ballroom for 650 guests and 33 versatile meeting and banquet rooms. The hotel is located on the right bank of the Vltava
River within walking distance from the city centre, just 20 km from the Prague Ruzyne International Airport.
Hilton Prague Old Town
Opening under the Hilton banner on November, 2007, the 305-room property has undergone an exciting renovation utilising some of
Europe’s most recognised talent to create a truly authentic and yet modern Prague experience. Hilton Prague Old Town is located in
the heart of the city amidst many of its key attractions, just 18 km from the Prague Ruzyne International Airport. In addition to the
newly opened Zinc restaurant, bar and lounge, the hotel offers 1,000 m² of dedicated meeting space and the flexibility to
accommodate groups ranging from 10 to 800 people, with twelve meeting rooms as well as the Dvorak Ballroom. Guests can also
enjoy access to an Executive Lounge (depending on room type), health club & spa.
Hilton Prague & Hilton Prague Old Town:
Marketing & PR Manager, Hilton Prague & Hilton Prague Old Town
Pobřežní 1, Praha 8
Tel: 224 842 711, Fax: 224 842 378, GSM: 602 458 966
www: www.hiltonprague.cz, www.prague-oldtown.hilton.com