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HILTON VIRGINIA BEACH OCEANFRONT NAMED TO U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT’S “BEST HOTELS OF 2015” LIST - 01.30.2015

HILTON VIRGINIA BEACH OCEANFRONT NAMED TO U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT’S “BEST HOTELS OF 2015” LIST

Hilton Virginia Beach Oceanfront Nationally Recognized for Exceptional Guest Experience

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA – The Hilton Virginia Beach Oceanfront was among the 22 hotels within the Hilton Worldwide Portfolio named to U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Hotels of 2015” list. The Hilton Virginia Beach Oceanfront was recognized as a “Best Hotel” for its high-quality amenities and an exceptional guest experience.

The “Best Hotels” methodology combines a hotel’s industry accolades with expert and guest reviews and hotel class ratings. U.S. News & World Report scored luxury hotels, identifying the top 10 percent in the United States, Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean with Gold badges and the top 30 percent within specific markets with Silver badges.

In response to the recognition, Bruce Thompson, President and CEO said, “When we built the Hilton Virginia Beach Oceanfront, we wanted to set a new standard for the entire Virginia Beach Oceanfront. We are pleased that our guests and ratings agree that our property is best in its class for its accommodations, location, amenities and service.”

The Hilton Virginia Beach Oceanfront is home to two award-winning restaurants, Catch 31, and Salacia, Virginia’s only 4-Diamond steakhouse. It also features the only rooftop infinity pool in Virginia Beach offering stunning panoramic views of the Atlantic Ocean and Virginia Beach coastline. The 289-room hotel features superior guest rooms, an exclusive Empyrean Club with luxurious amenities and suites for the most discerning travelers to Virginia Beach.

“Delivering high-quality service and continuing to innovate the guest experience at our more than 4,250 hotels around the world is at the heart of our success,” said Jim Holthouser, Executive Vice President, Global Brands, Hilton Worldwide.

The Hilton Virginia Beach Oceanfront is owned and managed by Gold Key | PHR Hotels & Resorts.  For a full list of US News & World Report hotel rankings, visit http://travel.usnews.com/.


About Gold Key | PHR Hotels & Resorts

Gold Key | PHR Hotels & Resorts owns and operates ten properties in the Mid-Atlantic region and oversees approximately 2,200 rooms in operation or under construction. Gold Key | PHR Hotels & Resorts is the Virginia Beach Oceanfront’s number one employer with up to 3,000 associates in season. The integrated hospitality firm owns and/or manages hotels, vacation ownership resorts and leading area restaurants including  Mahi Mah’s ™, Catch 31™, Lager Heads ™  and Salacia ™. For more information on Gold Key | PHR Hotels & Resorts, visit www.goldkeyphr.com. For more information about the Hilton Virginia Beach Oceanfront, visit www.hiltonvb.com or www.facebook.com/HiltonVB.

About Hilton Worldwide

Hilton Worldwide (NYSE: HLT) 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 95 years, Hilton Worldwide has been dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest experiences. The company's portfolio of twelve world-class global brands is comprised of more than 4,300 managed, franchised, owned and leased hotels and timeshare properties in 94 countries and territories. The company also manages an award-winning customer loyalty program, Hilton HHonors®. Visit news.hiltonworldwide.com for more information.


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