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Home2 Suites by Hilton® Kicks off Birthday Themed Facebook Contest in Celebration of First Anniversary Year

Grand prize winner will receive one million Hilton HHonors™ points

June 18, 2012  |  This information originated in American English.

MCLEAN, Va. - Home2 Suites by Hilton, the award-winning mid-tier, all-suite hotel brand designed for modern business travelers and extended-stay guests, is continuing its one year anniversary celebration of opening the brand's first property with the launch of a  birthday themed Facebook contest. 

"Facebook gives us the perfect platform to engage with fans and have them be a part of Home2's milestone anniversary celebration," said Bill Duncan, global head, Home2 Suites by Hilton. "The photo contest also gives us another avenue for guests to showcase their personalities and embrace the Home2 Suites 'Free to be you' brand philosophy."

Starting June 18, participants of the "Birthday Celebration Photo Contest" are invited to upload fun images of their personal birthday celebrations to Home2 Suites' official Facebook page for a chance to win one of 50 prizes.  The grand prize winner will receive one million Hilton HHonorsTM points which can be redeemed for up to 40 nights at brands within the Hilton Worldwide Portfolio*. Additionally, the brand will select one first-place winner to receive a 42" LED HD television, and ten lucky second-place winners will receive a complimentary night's stay at the Home2 Suites of their choice. Those that submit photos will be entered to participate in daily giveaways to coincide with the contest. Daily rewards include Home2 Suites signature microfiber sheet sets and iHome alarm clocks, among other prizes. 

Home2 Suites by Hilton currently operates 10 hotels and has nearly 70 properties in its development pipeline. The brand has nine properties under active construction in Frisco, Texas; Charlotte, N.C.; Oxford, Ala.; Huntsville, Ala.; Jackson/Ridgeland, Miss.; Philadelphia, Pa.; Rahway, N.J.; Baltimore, Md.; and Columbus, Georgia.  Future properties are slated for many of the nation's major markets, including Houston, Atlanta, Washington, D.C. and Denver.  Home2 Suites also is approved for expansion into Canada and Mexico.

For more information and contest rules, visit or visit the brand's Facebook page.

* No Purchase Necessary.  Open to residents of the 50 US, DC, Puerto Rico and Canada (except Quebec).  Starts 12am CST on 6/18/12 and ends at 11:59pm CST on 7/16/12.  Grand, First and Second Place prizes awarded by contest, including public voting.  Daily Prizes awarded randomly every day.  Daily Prize winners and non-winners are eligible for Grand, First or Second Place prize.  Void in Quebec and where prohibited by law.  The Home2 Birthday Celebration Photo Promotion sponsored by Hilton Worldwide.  Subject to official rules at  Hilton HHonors Points required for a free night range between 7,500 HHonors Points for a Category 1 hotel and 80,000 Points for Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts. 30,000 HHonors Points are enough for a free reward night at a Category 1-4 hotel. For information on reward stays, visit

Jennifer Hughes
Director, Brand Public Relations
Home2 Suites by Hilton
+1 901 374 6053

Julie Jimenez
rbb Public Relations
+1 305 967 6678

About Home2 Suites by Hilton Home2 Suites by Hilton, one of the fastest-growing brands in the history of Hilton, is a mid-tier, all-suite, award-winning extended-stay hotel concept designed to offer stylish accommodations with flexible guest room configurations and inspired amenities for the cost-conscious guest. With a commitment to environmentally friendly products and hotel operations, Home2 Suites offers complimentary breakfast selections with hundreds of combinations; innovative and customizable guest room design; laundry and fitness area; complimentary Wi-Fi internet access; multiple outdoor spaces; 24-hour business center; expansive community spaces; and a pet-friendly environment. Home2 Suites by Hilton has more than 200 hotels, with more than 385 in the pipeline. 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. Visit for additional information or for franchising opportunities.

About Hilton Hilton (NYSE: HLT) is a leading global hospitality company, with a portfolio of 14 world-class brands comprising more than 5,300 properties with more than 863,000 rooms, in 106 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 for more information and connect with Hilton on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, and YouTube.