MCLEAN, Va. - Traveling to New York City to see the Statue of Liberty, hanging ten in the Pacific Ocean or exploring Europe's most charming cities are just some of the different travel experiences people have on their wish list. Hilton Garden Inn wants to inspire people to make those getaways happen by hitting the road for its Garden Getaway Tour, planting the seed to embark on their next great adventure.
To highlight the great things to see and do across the country and around the world, Hilton Garden Inn will visit key markets, beginning in New York City on April 10 and 11, deploying their Garden Getaway Greeters, characters dressed to represent these iconic travel destinations, including the Statue of Liberty for New York City, a hula dancer for Hawaii and a Queen's Guard for London. The Greeters, who will be on site to take pictures with consumers, will be dressed from head to toe in live materials - from flowers to leaves to moss - showcasing the vibrancy and freshness that characterize Hilton Garden Inn hotels.
"Through the Garden Getaway Tour, we are reminding people of all the exciting possibilities available for their next trip and how Hilton Garden Inn can provide them with their best stay," said Judy Christa-Cathey, vice president of global brand marketing, Hilton Garden Inn & Hampton Hotels. "With more than 600 locations worldwide, you can count on us to provide you with the space you need to feel peaceful and alive after an active day of discovering new places and connecting with loved ones."
As part of the Garden Getaway Tour, consumers will have the chance to win the ultimate getaway to a new Hilton Garden Inn located in Hawaii. To enter, consumers in each tour market must capture a photo with a Garden Getaway Greeter and share on Twitter, Instagram, or on the Hilton Garden Inn Facebook page (www.Facebook.com/HiltonGardenInn) using #HGIGardenGetaway and #entry, and they will automatically be entered for the chance to win. Each tour stop will also feature fun giveaways of travel essentials, including Neutrogena® lotion and QR-coded luggage tags, giving consumers an additional nudge to take that weekend getaway they have been dreaming about. Those not able to attend the in-person events can win prizes as well via the brand's Facebook page; prizes include Keurig® brewing systems, Neutrogena® gift sets and Hilton Garden Inn blankets. Take part in the conversation at www.Facebook.com/HiltonGardenInn.
The four-city Garden Getaway Tour will kick off in New York City, during National Garden Month on April 10 and 11, at the Hilton Garden Inn New York/Central Park South-Midtown West before visiting the city's most popular areas, such as Central Park, Columbus Circle, Times Square and Union Square. The tour will continue on to Dallas on May 15 and 16, Los Angeles on July 3 and 4 and wrap up in Chicago on September 4 and 5.
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The award-winning Hilton Garden Inn hotel brand provides guests with upscale accommodations and modern amenities needed for a successful and comfortable experience for both business and leisure guests. The Hilton Garden Inn Promise is to make guests’ stay better and brighter. Guaranteed. Team Members operating at more than 700 hotels around the world are committed to guaranteeing today’s busy travelers have a hospitality experience that includes luxurious, yet affordable accommodations. Hilton Garden Inn is part of Hilton Honors, the award-winning guest-loyalty program for Hilton’s 14 distinct hotel brands. 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, free standard Wi-Fi and digital amenities like digital check-in with room selection and Digital Key (select locations), available exclusively through the industry-leading Hilton Honors app. For more information about Hilton Garden Inn, visit www.hgi.com or news.hgi.com or connect on social media at Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and Instagram.
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