Hotel in the Heart of Downtown Will Undergo Major Renovation During Transition
TAMPA, Fla. and MCLEAN, Va. – 2012-12-21 — /travelprnews.com/ — Hilton Hotels & Resorts, the flagship brand of Hilton Worldwide, today announced its second property in Tampa, Fla., with the reflagging of Hyatt Regency Tampa as Hotel Tampa, an affiliate of Hilton. Prior to being renamed Hilton Tampa Downtown in 2013, the hotel will undergo extensive renovations to the guest rooms, lobby, common areas, dining and restaurant amenities, ballroom and meeting spaces, fitness center and administrative offices. Hotel Tampa joins Hilton Tampa Airport Westshore, Hilton St. Petersburg Carillon Park, Hilton St. Petersburg Bayfront and Hilton Clearwater Beach as the fifth Hilton Hotels & Resorts property in the Tampa Bay Area.
“Located in the heart of downtown Tampa, Hotel Tampa expands our presence along the west coast of Florida. This hotel is an ideal location for both business and leisure travelers due to its location near museums, business facilities, entertainment and dining,” said Dave Horton, global head, Hilton Hotels & Resorts.
The hotel features 521 guest rooms and guests will enjoy an outdoor pool, fitness center, Avanzare Lobby Bar and Restaurant and Starbucks Coffee onsite. Business travelers will find 30,000 square feet of flexible meeting space and a modern business center, as well as enjoy the convenience of being within minutes of the convention center.
Hotel Tampa offers a prime location in the center of the downtown entertainment and dining scene. Guests can visit shops and restaurants at Channelside Bay Plaza, take a trolley car to the local museums or choose from a dozen of nearby golf courses and beaches. The hotel is also conveniently located near popular attractions including the Florida Aquarium and Busch Gardens.
Guests at Hotel Tampa are eligible to earn Hilton HHonors points and miles. Reservations can be made through Hilton Reservations Worldwide at 1-800-HILTONS or by visiting www.hilton.com. Media can access additional information at http://news.hilton.com/tampa. To view an interactive map of the Hilton Hotels & Resorts portfolio and development pipeline, visit http://news.hilton.com/map.
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About Hilton Worldwide
Hilton Worldwide is a leading global hospitality company, spanning the lodging sector from luxurious full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and mid-priced hotels. For 93 years, Hilton Worldwide has offered 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. Its brands are comprised of more than 3,900 hotels and timeshare properties, with 650,000 rooms in 90 countries and territories and include 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 the world-class guest reward program Hilton HHonors®. 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.
John Forrest Ales
Hilton Hotels & Resorts
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