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Hilton Windhoek and Hilton Durban Receive Leading Hotel Accolades

South Africa – 22 October 2013: Hilton Windhoek and Hilton Durban were recognised as Namibia’s Leading Hotel and South Africa’s Leading Business Hotel respectively, at the 2013 World Travel Awards in Kenya.

“We are honoured to be recognised as Namibia’s Leading Hotel and South Africa’s Leading Business Hotel by the prestigious World Travel Awards.  The accolade is tribute to our team member’s dedication and passion in providing an exceptional guest experience,” says Jan Van der Putten, Hilton Worldwide vice president of operations – Africa and Indian Ocean.

Exterior Durban 3Designed for both the corporate and leisure traveller, Hilton Windhoek provides guests with contemporary accommodation and access to premium amenities. The hotel’s offering includes five food & beverage outlets, a spa, fitness centre with gym, heated rooftop pool, fiver meeting venues and executive lounge with panoramic city views.

Situated next to the International Convention Centre, Hilton Durban offers a range of meeting venues suitable for a variety of events.  Guests enjoy access to a fully-equipped business centre, an executive lounge and high speed wireless internet.

“Hilton Worldwide’s vision is to be the preeminent hospitality provider and we are delighted to have also received World Travel Awards for our other Africa properties including Conrad Pezula Resort and Spa, South Africa; Hilton Yaounde, Cameroon and Transcorp Hilton Abuja, Nigeria,” concluded Van der Putten.

The annual World Travel Awards acknowledge, reward and celebrate excellence across all sectors of the tourism industry and is recognised globally as the ultimate hallmark of quality.

The awards are based on votes by both the consumer and industry professionals in the Middle East, Africa, Indian Ocean Islands, the Americas, Asia & Australia as well as Europe.

About Hilton Worldwide

Hilton Worldwide 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 94 years, Hilton Worldwide has been dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest experiences. The company’s portfolio of ten world-class global brands is comprised of more than 4,000 managed, franchised, owned and leased hotels and timeshare properties, with more than 665,000 rooms in 90 countries and territories, including Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Hilton Hotels & Resorts, DoubleTree by Hilton, Embassy Suites Hotels, Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton Hotels, Homewood Suites by Hilton, Home2 Suites by Hilton and Hilton Grand Vacations. The company also manages an award-winning customer loyalty program, Hilton HHonorsTM. Visit www.hiltonworldwide.com for more information and connect with Hilton Worldwide at www.facebook.com/hiltonworldwide, www.twitter.com/hiltonworldwide, www.youtube.com/hiltonworldwide, www.flickr.com/hiltonworldwide and www.linkedin.com/company/hilton-worldwide.

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