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LONDON - Hilton Worldwide (NYSE: HLT) is inviting racing fans to book a pit stop at their new motor racing-themed room at Hilton Heathrow Terminal 4 inspired by McLaren-Honda racing drivers Jenson Button and Fernando Alonso.
To celebrate 10 successful years as a proud corporate partner of the McLaren-Honda Formula 1 team, Hilton has created the ultimate racing aficionados dream in time for the 2015 FORMULA 1 BRITISH GRAND PRIX. The room will be packed full of genuine McLaren-Honda racing equipment and memorabilia handpicked by the team, including driver race suits and helmets, a stack of tyres, a real McLaren racing car steering wheel and of course champagne* to celebrate in style.
A mini scalextric set has even been assembled to keep superfans young and old entertained during their stay, while the entire room has been kitted out with a racing theme throughout, from a model car to cushions.
The unique racing-themed room has been unveiled to coincide with the 2015 FORMULA 1 BRITISH GRAND PRIX at Silverstone between July 3-5 and will be available for members of the public to book from June 15 to July 12 at www.hilton.com/Heathrow.
Speaking of the design process, British race ace Jenson Button said: "Fernando and I have helped create the dream room for motor sport fans packed with our coolest gadgets, official racing equipment and iconic images from McLaren's history. Guests will have to be quick off the grid to book the room for a chance to enjoy the experience ahead of the 2015 FORMULA 1 BRITISH GRAND PRIX".
To celebrate the launch of the room at Hilton Heathrow Terminal 4, a full-size Formula 1 car will also be on display in the lobby of the hotel for guests to check out from June 15.**
Aligi Gardenghi, vice president, marketing, Europe, Middle East & Africa, Hilton Worldwide said: "What a wonderful way to celebrate the 10th birthday of Hilton's partnership with the McLaren-Honda Formula 1 team - we can't wait to share what Fernando and Jenson have helped create. We're confident the superfans are going to be racing to book a stay!"
As an official corporate partner of the McLaren-Honda Formula 1 team, Hilton provides the team with a home from home at the majority of race locations they travel to. There are more than 60 hotels available in 17 of the race locations and more than 4,350 hotels to choose from across the entire portfolio.
As the world's most watched annual sport, Grand Prix racing covers five continents in 20 countries across the globe and through the partnership, Hilton is delighted to provide its Hilton HHonors members with exciting, authentic, and extraordinary experiences and possibilities for every budget and occasion.
Hilton HHonors, the free to join, award-winning guest-loyalty programme for Hilton's 12 distinct hotel brands across the globe, offers more than 45 million members more ways to earn and redeem Points than any other loyalty programme. Hilton HHonors members always get our lowest guaranteed rate, along with HHonors Points, digital check-in and no booking fees only when they book directly through Hilton. Join Hilton HHonors today at www.HiltonHHonors.com.
Hilton London Heathrow Airport is located at Sheffield Rd, Heathrow Airport (LHR), Hounslow, Greater London TW6 3AF, United Kingdom. For more information or to make a booking, please visit www.hilton.com/Heathrow or call +44-208-759-7755
*Champagne will be at an extra cost
**The Showcar will not be at Hilton London Heathrow Terminal 4 from 3pm 2nd July until 6pm 3rd July.
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Hilton Honors is the award-winning guest-loyalty program for Hilton’s 14 world-class brands comprising more than 4,900 properties with over 800,000 rooms in 104 countries and territories. Hilton Honors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits, including a flexible payment slider that allows members to choose nearly any combination of Points and money to book a stay, an exclusive member discount that can’t be found anywhere else and free standard Wi-Fi. Members also enjoy popular digital tools available exclusively through the industry-leading Hilton Honors mobile app, where Hilton Honors members can check-in, choose their room, and access their room using a Digital Key. With more than 60 million members, Hilton Honors offers hundreds of ways to earn and redeem Points. Members can redeem their Points for free nights, premium merchandise, items on Amazon Shop with Points; make charitable contributions or gain access to unique events through the Hilton Honors auction platform (honors.com/auctions), such as exclusive artist experiences and hotel concert events with Live Nation®, or race experiences with the McLaren-Honda Formula 1 team. The program is free to join, and travelers may enroll online by visiting www.HiltonHonors.com or connect with Hilton Honors at news.hiltonhonors.com.