MCLEAN, Va. - Hampton® by Hilton Hotels today announced the opening of its eighth hotel in the United Kingdom, the 117-room Hampton by Hilton Derby City Centre. The new build hotel is located in the recently opened Derby Riverlights development, situated in a waterfront area between Courts Centre and Cock Pitt Island in the centre of Derby.  The hotel is conveniently located adjacent to Derby's Central Bus Station. This property is owned by Shiva Hotels Limited and managed by Hospitality Management International Limited under a franchise agreement. The Hampton by Hilton Derby City Centre is the sixth hotel the brand has opened in the UK market this year, with another 5 hotels currently scheduled in the pipeline to open between now and the end of 2013.

 "The opening of our new Hampton by Hilton hotel in Derby marks the continued success of our brand in the United Kingdom," said Phil Cordell, Global Head, Focused Service and Hampton Brand. "As part of a spectacular leisure development, Hampton by Hilton Derby City Centre will be a great addition to the city and will provide guests with a high quality hotel experience."

Situated in the heart of the city with views across the river, the hotel is the perfect destination for business and leisure trips, offering a central location as well as a tranquil environment. Guests at the hotel will be able to reach the traditional and charming boutiques at the Cathedral Quarter and the shopping centre Westfield Derby within minutes. The Riverlights development also offers guests the chance to visit a number of bars, restaurants and shops, as well as a Casino.

"Hampton by Hilton Derby City Centre offers outstanding value and service as well as a premier location, catering to all our guests' different needs," said Faycal Bennani, the hotel's general manager.  "Backed up by Hampton by Hilton's 100% Satisfaction Guarantee, we are committed to offering our guests a truly enjoyable stay, whenever they visit us."

Hampton by Hilton Derby City Centre offers quality service and amenities to meet the needs of every guest, whether they stay for business or pleasure. The complimentary On The House hot breakfast, providing a variety of hot and cold items, is a very popular service guests can enjoy at the hotel, whilst free high-speed internet access in every room and the public areas keeps them connected during their stay.  In addition, the Hampton by Hilton Derby City Centre features a meeting room and fitness centre, as well as a full bar and snack shop available 24 hours.  

The hotel offers standard guest rooms with one bed and a sofa bed. There are also accessible rooms for guests with special needs. Designed for convenience and comfort, each room is outfitted with the brand's signature Clean and Fresh Hampton BedTM, featuring crisp white linens and duvet washed fresh for every guest. A lap desk for working on the bed or sofa, a desk and chair, and a flat screen HDTV are just a few more of the many products and amenities provided in each guest room.

To make reservations at the Hampton by Hilton Derby City Centre, travellers can visit the Hampton by Hilton website at hamptonbyhilton.com.  Hampton by Hilton participates in Hilton HHonorsÒ, the only hotel rewards program that offers Points & MilesÒ for the same stay and No Blackout Dates to redeem rewards.

Contact:
Charmaine Easie-Samuels
Hampton Public Relations
+1 901 374 6462
Charmaine.Easie-Samuels@hilton.com 

Faycal Bennani
General Manager
+44 1332 412 600
Faycal.Bennani@hilton.com

About Shiva
Shiva Hotels Ltd currently operates 4 prime located hotels representing in excess of 600 keys. In addition, Shiva has 1150 beds under development (including the landmark 350 bed Hilton at Heathrow Terminal 5, the first franchised core brand Hilton in the UK) and has secured the first preferred development agreement with Hilton Hotels. This will involve a minimum development of 3000 beds in 5 years with them and is the only such agreement allowing an operator to franchise all their brands.

About Hampton Hotels The Hampton Hotels brand, including Hampton Inn, Hampton Inn & Suites and Hampton by Hilton, is Hilton Worldwide’s award-winning leader in the mid-priced hotel segment, serving value-conscious and quality-driven travelers. With over 1,900 properties totaling more than 188,000 rooms in 14 countries and territories, Hampton Hotels is part of Hilton Worldwide, a leading global hospitality company. All Hampton hotels offer comfortable surroundings and a friendly service culture, defined as "Hamptonality," delivered by over 50,000 Team Members and supported by the 100% Hampton Guarantee®, reinforcing its commitment to providing excellent service to both business and leisure travelers alike. High-quality and consistent accommodations and amenities, such as free Wi-Fi and free hot breakfast, and the latest technology and innovations, such as multi-unit Power Cubes and the brand’s signature Clean and Fresh Hampton Bed®, combined with numerous locations globally have made Hampton a leader in its segment and one of the fastest growing hotel brands worldwide. Please visit www.hampton.com, http://news.hampton.com or www.hamptonoffers.com for more information and connect with Hampton Hotels online at www.facebook.com/Hampton, http://twitter.com/Hampton or www.youtube.com/Hampton.

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 eleven world-class global brands is comprised of more than 4,100 managed, franchised, owned and leased hotels and timeshare properties, with more than 685,000 rooms in 92 countries and territories, including Hilton Hotels & Resorts, Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Curio - A Collection by Hilton, 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 HHonors®.