Hilton's (NYSE: HLT) midscale hotel brand, Tru by Hilton, expanded its footprint to three new states with its latest property openings in Garland, Texas, Farmville, Virginia, and Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Since opening its first property less than a year ago, Tru by Hilton has championed a truly authentic experience for guests who share a zest-for-life mindset and desire to explore the local events and attractions around their hotel.

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Tru by Hilton Farmville, Virginia's lobby mural designed by Indiewalls' Susana Paz

Tru by Hilton Farmville, Virginia's lobby mural designed by Indiewalls' Susana Paz

"When we first concepted Tru by Hilton, we understood the challenge of delivering a consistent product across a franchise brand while offering that tailored experience our guests are seeking and expecting," said Alexandra Jaritz, global head, Tru by Hilton. "We know today's travelers enjoy taking in local sights and activities, so we strive to provide those opportunities both inside and outside of our hotels, from the unique murals in our lobby to local recommendations of things to do and see provided by our team members."

To infuse character and a sense of place into each Tru by Hilton, all properties feature a mural as the focal point of the lobby, designed specifically for that location with input from the general manager. For recommendations of things to do and places to eat, guests can check out the "Tru-ly" local engagement wall situated near the elevator banks, where Tru by Hilton team members and guests leave suggestions of their favorite restaurants, attractions and activities. Tru by Hilton guests can also enjoy gourmet snacks and beverages from regional brands — including single-serve beer and wine — available 24/7 in the "Eat. & Sip." market located in the heart of the lobby.

The three new properties represent the first Tru by Hilton hotels in Texas, Virginia and Iowa.

  • The 91-room Tru by Hilton Garland Richardson, developed by CS Euless Hospitality LLC, offers guests convenient access to Hawaiian Falls Water Park, Richardson Technology Corridor and Curtis Culwell Event Center in Garland, Texas.
  • The 106-room Tru by Hilton Farmville, developed by Farmville Hotel Partners LLC, and managed by Kalyan Hospitality, is nestled between Longwood University and Hampden-Sydney College in Farmville, Virginia.
  • The 82-room Tru by Hilton Cedar Rapids Westdale, developed by Westdale Hotel Associates, LLC, and managed by Kinseth Hospitality Companies, allows guests to enjoy shopping and dining with easy access to the neighboring Westdale Mall Complex, just miles from downtown Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

Tru by Hilton 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 save time and money, and gain instant access to the benefits they care about most, such as an exclusive member discount, free Wi-Fi and a flexible payment slider that allows members to choose nearly any combination of Points and money to book a stay. Members can also redeem their Points for free nights, to gain access to unique events through the Hilton Honors auction platform or to make purchases at Amazon.com with Amazon Shop with Points.

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About Tru by Hilton

Tru by Hilton is a game-changing midscale hotel brand providing a simplified and spirited approach that is grounded in value for business and leisure travelers. The brand is modern and functional, offering social connectivity with reimagined public spaces, including an open lobby comprised of four areas where guests can work, play, lounge, and eat. Designed to appeal cross generationally, guests enjoy complimentary amenities including a Build Your Own 'Top It' breakfast, coffee, and tea; smaller, more modern, and efficiently designed guestrooms with oversized windows for natural light; a multifunctional fitness center; and fast Wi-Fi. Premium snacks, light meal options and single-serve wine and beer are available for purchase at a 24/7 retail market. Tru by Hilton 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, and digital amenities like digital check-in with room selection and Digital Key (select locations), available exclusively through the industry-leading Hilton Honors app. Learn more at www.trubyhilton.com or news.trubyhilton.com, and connect with Tru by Hilton via social media at Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn and Instagram.

About Hilton

Hilton (NYSE: HLT) is a leading global hospitality company, with a portfolio of 14 world-class brands comprising more than 5,200 properties with more than 856,000 rooms, in 105 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. Visit  newsroom.hilton.com for more information, and connect with Hilton on  Facebook, TwitterLinkedInInstagram and  YouTube.

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