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Canopy by Hilton Says Hello to Malaysia

Hilton’s Lifestyle Brand to Launch in Southeast Asia and Open in Kuala Lumpur

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KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia and MCLEAN, Va. – October 27, 2017 – Today, Canopy by Hilton, Hilton’s (NYSE: HLT) lifestyle hotel brand and Hass Holdings Sdn Bhd announced the signing of Canopy by Hilton Kuala Lumpur, Bukit Bintang. The latest signing marks the debut of the Canopy by Hilton brand in Malaysia as well as Southeast Asia. The property, scheduled to open in the fourth quarter of 2021, will provide an energetic and comfortable stay for guests in search of thoughtful local experiences in Kuala Lumpur’s vibrant Bukit Bintang district.

Set along Pudu Road within the Bukit Bintang neighbourhood, the 456-key hotel includes the Canopy Central café and bar as well as a fitness centre. The swimming pool and F&B outlet located on the 28th floor rooftop will overlook Kuala Lumpur’s city skyline. Following the brand pillars, Canopy by Hilton Kuala Lumpur will be inspired and influenced by its local surroundings, and will be a natural extension of the neighbourhood. Guests can expect a thoughtfully-curated local food and beverage menu that will highlight the capital city’s exceptional cuisine as well as an artisanal breakfast and Wi-Fi to be included in the room rate.

“Canopy by Hilton is a seamless addition to Kuala Lumpur’s lively Bukit Bintang neighbourhood,” said Gary Steffen, global head, Canopy by Hilton. “Stemming from its locally-inspired design and food and drink offerings, Canopy by Hilton Kuala Lumpur connect guests to the neighbourhood’s numerous shopping, dining and entertainment options, allowing travellers to embark on a new kind of lifestyle experience in the destination.”

Located in the heart of Kuala Lumpur’s most prominent retail and entertainment belt with a charming mix of modern and classic, guests to the hotel will find its location an ideal base to explore the district’s many offerings ranging from landmark shopping malls and extensive food and beverage offerings, to vibrant local night markets and authentic street food stalls. The hotel forms part of Bukit Bintang City Centre, a mixed-use development that includes office towers, residential apartments, a lifestyle shopping mall, a modern Malaysian heritage-inspired bazaar, an entertainment hub as well as a transit hub.

“We are thrilled to launch Canopy by Hilton in Southeast Asia in the gateway city of Kuala Lumpur,” said Guy Phillips, senior vice president, development, Asia & Australasia, Hilton. “The entry of Canopy by Hilton not only points to the sophistication of this market and the travellers to this destination, it also underscores our commitment to thoughtfully deploy each of our brands so that we can serve every traveller, for all their travel needs.“

“As the owner of the hotel tower in Bukit Bintang City Centre, we are pleased to partner with Hilton to debut Canopy by Hilton in Kuala Lumpur,” said a spokesperson for Hass Holdings Sdn Bhdn. “The investment into this high-quality asset marks our first foray into the capital city from our solid base in East Malaysia, and we are confident that Canopy by Hilton will be the perfect fit for our property as the brand provides a distinctive identity and strong differentiation.“

Canopy by Hilton Kuala Lumpur, Bukit Bintang will participate in Hilton Honors®, the only guest rewards program that allows members to earn Points & Miles® for the same stay and redeem points for free nights with No Blackout Dates at more than 5,000 hotels worldwide. Hilton Honors members who book directly through www.canopybyhilton.com will have access to benefits including: Digital Key, digital check-in and free Wi-Fi.

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About Canopy by Hilton
Canopy by Hilton is a place in the neighborhood to relax and recharge, offering simple guest-directed service, thoughtful local choices and surprisingly comfortable spaces. Each hotel is designed as a natural extension of its neighborhood and delivers a fresh approach to hospitality and the guest experience. Canopy by Hilton is the lifestyle hotel brand of Hilton. Experience a positive stay at Canopy by booking at www.canopybyhilton.com or through the Hilton Honors mobile app. Learn more about the brand at http://press.canopybyhilton.com and connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter or Pinterest.

About Hass Holdings Sdn Bhd
Hass Holdings Sdn Bhd is part of Hass Group of Companies (‘Hass Group’) which is a family owned and privately held company based in Miri, Sarawak. Hass Group is involved in the palm oil industry, property development and hotel investments.

Hilton (NYSE: HLT) is a leading global hospitality company, with a portfolio of 14 world-class brands comprising more than 5,100 properties with nearly 838,000 rooms in 103 countries and territories. Hilton is dedicated to fulfilling its mission to be the world’s most hospitable company by delivering exceptional experiences – every hotel, every guest, every time. The company's portfolio includes Hilton Hotels & Resorts, Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Canopy by Hilton, Curio Collection by Hilton, DoubleTree by Hilton, Tapestry Collection by Hilton, Embassy Suites by Hilton, Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton by Hilton, Tru 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 Honors. 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 exactly how many Points to combine with money, an exclusive member discount that can’t be found anywhere else and free standard Wi-Fi.
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