Hilton Ponce Golf & Casino Resort Debuts Upgrades To Fitness Center, Pool, & Casino

Miami, Florida (PressExposure) July 28, 2009 -- The beachfront Hilton Ponce Golf & Casino Resort debuts the final touches to a renovations campaign that kicked off earlier this year, covering an array of recreational facilities. In an effort to continue offering guests the best accommodation option in the city, the resort delivers upgrades to the fitness center, tennis courts, main building pool, and casino. The Hilton Ponce Golf & Casino Resort now features a variety of newly improved facilities where guests can exercise, relax, or try their luck.

This summer, travelers can experience the renovated Hilton Ponce Golf & Casino Resort at a tremendous value with the Summer Escapes* promotion, including a fourth night free, as well as credits and discounts valued at up to $250. Valid now through Sept. 30, 2009, rates start as low as $139 per night based on double occupancy.

Fitness minded guests can enjoy the redesigned fitness center featuring the addition of brand new Precor® cardio, strength, and core balance equipment. The 1,350 square foot club also boasts flat screen LCD televisions, sound system, and personal trainer. What’s more, the resort has created an outdoor work-out area where guests can enjoy the Caribbean breeze.

The Hilton Ponce Golf & Casino Resort tennis complex was completely redone, featuring four tennis courts that were resurfaced and painted to offer tennis enthusiasts with an optimum sporting experience. Additionally, the courts surrounding fences were repaired, wind breakers replaced, and drainage system inspected.

The main building outdoor swimming pool received a complete transformation. The renewed pool boasts a resurfaced marble floor, brand new pool tiles, new depth markers inside and outside, installation of new LED lighting, and the repair and painting of the pool’s surrounding cool deck. Plus, the area’s Jacuzzi also received resurfacing, new tiles and new LED lighting.

Guests can also try their luck at the resort’s casino, which just added new generation slot machines and now offers more than 350 seats. All slot machines feature the TITO (Ticket In-Ticket Out) concept, which require no coins, register all transactions electronically, and provide users with loyalty points. The 11,600 square foot casino is the largest in Puerto Rico’s southern region, offering a total of 336 slot machines, as well as blackjack, poker, craps, and roulette tables. Plus, the gaming facility introduced an adjacent “Player’s Club Bar & Lounge” which offers daily bingo games, nightly entertainment, and televised sports events.

For reservations, visit [http://www.hiltoncaribbean.com/ponce] or 1-877-GO-HILTON and request the Summer Escapes package.

*Subject to availability. Rate is a starting rate only. Offer valid for stays through September 30, 2009. Free offer for room rate only and does not include resort/service fees, food and beverage, taxes, gratuities or incidental charges and does not apply to future stays. Certain length of stay requirements may apply. Free offer is valid for the same room type only. Single or double occupancy. Advance booking required. Check with property for deposit policy and cancellation policy to avoid cancellation penalties. Free night and credit and discount offers are not transferable or redeemable for cash, and cannot be used during future stays. Offer not valid in conjunction with previously booked or held rooms or group bookings, and cannot be combined with any other promotion or offer. Blackout dates and other restrictions may apply. Hilton reserves the right to alter or withdraw this offer at any time without notice


About Hilton Ponce Golf & Casino Resort Hilton Ponce Golf & Casino Resort enjoys a secluded beachfront location within beautifully landscaped tropical gardens, overlooking the Caribbean Sea just a few miles from the historic downtown area of Ponce, Puerto Rico’s second largest city. The resort boasts 255 guest rooms, including 100 units in a recently built Executive Tower, all with private balcony. Featuring an array of recreational facilities, the Hilton Ponce Golf & Casino Resort offers two beautiful free-form pools, Jacuzzi®, fitness room, tennis courts, sauna and spa. One of the property’s most exciting features is its casino, perfect for entertaining vacationers and business travelers alike, with a wide variety of gambling choices. Additionally, the resort is home to the Costa Caribe Golf & Country Club with a 27-hole Championship Golf Course designed by Bruce A Besse, Jr., with the first island green in Puerto Rico. A 32,000 square foot clubhouse complements the golf course, with spectacular Caribbean Sea views, dining options, private pool, and beach. Dining options range from lavish breakfasts served at La Terraza, snacks at the cozy and casual Bohio Pool & Sports Bar, the stunning and friendly atmosphere at the Costa Caribe Restaurant or the intimate award winning cuisine at La Cava. Just four miles away is the historic downtown area of Ponce, with a variety of cultural and historic sites to complement a relaxing visit, including museums, theaters, castles, cathedrals, a coffee plantation, and much more. With over 25,000 square feet of meeting and function space, the resort offers is known as the ideal Meeting & Convention Center in the Southern Region of Puerto Rico.

About Hilton Hotels With more than 500 hotels & resorts in 76 countries around the world and plans to serve 78 countries by the end of 2009, Hilton continues to build on its history as a pioneer in the industry, developing products, services and amenities that offer today’s travelers more choice and control over their stays. From Hilton Fitness by Precor™ to its world-class Hilton Worldwide Resorts portfolio; from the Serenity Collection® of in-room amenities to Hilton Meetings, a premier global product for small meetings, Hilton’s offerings are designed to enable guests to be at their personal best whether they travel for business or pleasure. Hilton’s belief that Travel Should Take You Places® celebrates a commitment to the idea that travel can and should be transformative. Start your journey at http://www.hilton.com available in English, Spanish and French.

About Hilton

Hilton Hotels Corporation is the leading global hospitality company, with more than 3,300 hotels and 550,000 rooms in 77 countries and more than 130,000 team members worldwide. The company owns, manages or franchises some of the best known and highly regarded hotel brands including Hilton, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Doubletree, Embassy Suites Hotels, Hampton Inn, Hampton Inn & Suites, Hilton Garden Inn, Hilton Grand Vacations, Homewood Suites by Hilton, the Waldorf Astoria and the Waldorf Astoria Collection, as well as the recently launched Home2 Suites by Hilton. The company also manages the world-class guest reward program Hilton HHonors. The Hilton Family of Hotels adheres to founder Conrad Hilton’s philosophy that, “It has been, and continues to be, our responsibility to fill the earth with the light and warmth of hospitality.” The company put a name to its unique brand of service that has made it the best known and most highly regarded hotel company: be hospitable. The philosophy is shared by all brands in the Hilton Family of Hotels, and is the inspiration for its overarching message of kindness and generosity. For more information about the company, please visit http://www.hiltonfamily.com

Media Contacts:

Karla Visconti - Director of Communications
Hilton Hotels Corporation, Caribbean & Latin America
Tel: + 1 786 866-7240
Email: karla.visconti@hilton.com

Amanda Keefer, Ypartnership
Tel: +1 407 838-1740
Email: amanda.keefer@ypartnership.com

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