Hilton Worldwide Joins The Howard Hughes Corporation® In Expanding Its Houston Presence

With The Opening Of Embassy Suites By Hilton The Woodlands At Hughes Landing

January 07, 2016 // Franchising.com // THE WOODLANDS, Tx. and MCLEAN, Va. - Embassy Suites by Hilton, Hilton Worldwide's (NYSE: HLT) global brand of upscale, all-suite hotels, and The Howard Hughes Corporation® (NYSE: HHC), announced today the opening of Embassy Suites by Hilton The Woodlands at Hughes Landing. The 205-suite, full-service hotel is conveniently located in Hughes Landing® in The Woodlands®, a 66-acre mixed-use development on the vibrant Lake Woodlands® waterfront destination, where people live, work and play. Embassy Suites by Hilton The Woodlands at Hughes Landing is ideally situated as the sole hotel in Hughes Landing to meet both business and leisure traveler’s needs.

"With its contemporary design and the brand's award-winning focus on guest service, this beautiful new hotel is a fantastic addition to the vibrant Hughes Landing development," said Bill Duncan, Global Head, Embassy Suites by Hilton. "This hotel will also help meet the growing demand for upscale, full-service hotels in The Woodlands – which has experienced tremendous growth in recent years."

Guests will enjoy a range of signature Embassy Suites by Hilton brand amenities at the new hotel, including a free made-to-order breakfast, a two-hour complimentary evening reception with snacks and drinks* and all-suite accommodations with two flat-screen high-definition televisions and wet bar fitted with a microwave, mini-fridge and a selection of gourmet coffee and teas from The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf®. Additionally, the hotel will feature a new restaurant concept, E’terie, created exclusively for Embassy Suites by Hilton. E’terie features a 24-hour grab-and-go gourmet market as well as a full menu of fresh, simple dishes for dinner, such as grilled salmon with lemon basil risotto, braised short rib with rosemary balsamic jus and a selection of salads, flatbreads and sandwiches.

The hotel features complimentary Wi-Fi throughout all guest rooms and public areas. Guests will also enjoy a 24-hour fitness center featuring state-of-the-art equipment from Precor and a 24-hour business center. Guests can unwind on the 4,000 square foot rooftop pool deck or take a dip in the infinity heated pool overlooking the beautiful Lake Woodlands.

“We are pleased to celebrate the opening of Embassy Suites by Hilton The Woodlands at Hughes Landing,” said Greg Parsons, Vice President of Hospitality for The Howard Hughes Corporation. “The addition of an Embassy Suites to Hughes Landing cements the development as one of the premier business destinations in the region.”

Hughes Landing offers guests a blend of popular retailers, dining, entertainment, multifamily residences and Class A office space, all within walking distance. With three office buildings currently occupied and up to 11 commercial office buildings planned for construction in the future, the area is poised for tremendous growth.

Embassy Suites by Hilton The Woodlands at Hughes Landing features more than 3,000 square feet of flexible meeting and banquet space, including the Lake Woodlands Ballroom, which can accommodate up to 220 guests. For smaller group meetings, the hotel offers the Meetings Simplified by Embassy Suites by Hilton, which includes the meeting room, basic meeting Wi-Fi, meeting room supplies including a flipchart, markers, extension and power cord and all-day non-alcoholic beverage service. Catering services and a dedicated events staff are available to ensure every event is truly special.

The new Hughes Landing hotel participates in the Hilton HHonors® loyalty program, which is open to all guests and free to join - visit here for enrollment information. HHonors members always receive the lowest price with Hilton’s Best Price Guarantee, along with HHonors Points, free standard Wi-Fi access, digital check-in, Digital Key and no hidden fees, only when they book directly through Hilton. In celebration of the property’s opening, new and existing Hilton HHonors members can earn 5,000 Hilton HHonors Bonus Points for every stay of at least three nights now through March 31, 2016.

Embassy Suites by Hilton The Woodlands at Hughes Landing is located 22 miles from George Bush Intercontinental Airport and approximately 30 miles from downtown Houston. It is within easy walking distance to Restaurant Row in the heart of Hughes Landing, which features California Pizza Kitchen, Del Frisco’s Grille, Escalante’s Fine Tex-Mex & Tequila, Fogo de Chão and Local Pour. The Blue Fish and Truluck’s will open in Restaurant Row in the first quarter of 2016. Whole Foods Market®, Starbucks®, boutiques and specialty retailers are also situated in Hughes Landing.

For more information about the Embassy Suites by Hilton The Woodlands at Hughes Landing or to make a reservation, visit embassysuites.com or call +1 281 298 2900.

About Embassy Suites by Hilton

Embassy Suites by Hilton, one of Hilton Worldwide’s twelve market-leading brands, is dedicated to delivering what matters most to travelers. The full service, upscale brand offers two-room suites, free made-to-order breakfast and a nightly two-hour reception with complimentary drinks and snacks. Both leisure and business travelers looking for a relaxed, yet sophisticated experience will feel right at home with brand-standard amenities like inviting atriums and complimentary 24-hour business and fitness centers. Embassy Suites by Hilton has over 220 hotels with more than 40 in the pipeline. Hilton HHonors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to benefits including free standard Wi-Fi, as well as digital amenities that are available exclusively through the industry-leading Hilton HHonors app, where HHonors members can check-in and choose their room. For more information, visit www.embassysuites.com, and connect with Embassy Suites by Hilton at news.embassysuites.com, www.facebook.com/embassysuiteshotels and www.twitter.com/EmbassySuites.

*Service of alcohol subject to state and local laws. Must be of legal drinking age.

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 96 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 4,500 managed, franchised, owned and leased hotels and timeshare properties, with more than 745,000 rooms in 97 countries and territories, including Hilton Hotels & Resorts, Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Canopy by Hilton, Curio – A Collection by Hilton, DoubleTree by Hilton, Embassy Suites by Hilton, Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton by Hilton, Homewood Suites by Hilton, Home2 Suites by Hilton and Hilton Grand Vacations. The company also manages an award-winning customer loyalty program, Hilton HHonors®. Hilton HHonors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to benefits including free standard Wi-Fi, as well as digital amenities that are available exclusively through the industry-leading Hilton HHonors app, where HHonors members can check-in, choose their room, and access their room using a Digital Key. Visit news.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.

About The Howard Hughes Corporation®

The Howard Hughes Corporation owns, manages and develops commercial, residential and mixed-use real estate throughout the U.S. Our properties include master planned communities, operating properties, development opportunities and other unique assets spanning 16 states from New York to Hawai‘i. The Howard Hughes Corporation is traded on the New York Stock Exchange as HHC with major offices in New York, Columbia, MD, Dallas, Houston, Las Vegas and Honolulu. For additional information about HHC, visit www.howardhughes.com.

About The Woodlands®

The Woodlands is a 28,000-acre master planned community located 27 miles north of downtown Houston. Throughout its 42-year history, The Woodlands has led the way among master planned communities that practice environmental preservation. It is home to over 110,000 people, and more than 50,000 people work in the community. The Woodlands is ranked the #3 Top-Selling Master Planned Community in Texas and #11 in the U.S. by RCLCO, based on 2014 new home sales. For more information, visit www.thewoodlands.com.

The Howard Hughes Corporation – Safe Harbor Statement

Statements made in this press release that are not historical facts, including statements accompanied by words such as “will,” “believe,” “expect,” “enables,” “realize”, “plan,” “intend,” “assume,” “transform” and other words of similar expression, are forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These statements are based on management’s expectations, estimates, assumptions, and projections as of the date of this release and are not guarantees of future performance. Actual results may differ materially from those expressed or implied in these statements. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially are set forth as risk factors in The Howard Hughes Corporation’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including its Quarterly and Annual Reports. The Howard Hughes Corporation cautions you not to place undue reliance on the forward-looking statements contained in this release. The Howard Hughes Corporation does not undertake any obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements to reflect future events, information or circumstances that arise after the date of this release.

SOURCE Embassy Suites by Hilton


Lindsey Daniels
Hilton Worldwide
+1 703 883 5986

Christy Lee
For Embassy Suites by Hilton
The Woodlands at Hughes Landing christy@storytellercomm.com
+ 1 713 594 2141

Caryn Kboudi
The Howard Hughes Corporation
+1 214 741 7744


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