Hilton hurricane-related hotel update as of 9/16

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From a press release:


    The Hilton Family of Hotels also is waiving group cancellation damages for meetings through December 31, 2005 at hotels in the New Orleans area and Gulf Coast of Mississippi. The company has established a Hurricane Group Bookings Hotline for inquiries: 1-866-973-8030.


    Status of Hilton Family Hotels in Hurricane-Affected Areas

    No major guest or team member injuries have been reported at the Hilton Family of Hotels. Most hotels have reported water leaks, broken windows and minor stucco damage in various areas. Some hotels will be closed longer-term due to cleanup efforts and water damage, particularly in New Orleans.


    As of mid-September 2005, following is the status of Hilton Family Hotels in Hurricane-Affected areas:


    Louisiana

    Hilton New Orleans Riverside - Closed to arrivals for undetermined time based on

    direction from local officials. The hotel is partially operational and is housing

    relief workers.

    Hilton New Orleans Airport – Open - housing relief workers

    Doubletree Hotel New Orleans – Closed for undetermined time based on direction from

    local officials

    Embassy Suites Hotel New Orleans - Closed for undetermined time based on direction

    from local officials

    New Orleans Lakeside Hotel – Closed for undetermined time based on direction from

    local officials

    Embassy Suites Hotel Baton Rouge - Closed to arrivals through 10/15/05;

    accommodating evacuees

    Hampton Inn Baton Rouge - Closed to arrivals through 12/31/05; currently

    accommodating evacuees

    Hampton Inn Houma – Closed to arrivals through 9/30/05; currently accommodating

    emergency crews

    Hampton Inn LaPlace – Closed to arrivals through 9/30/05; currently accommodating

    emergency crews

    Hampton Inn New Orleans Convention Center - Closed for undetermined time based on

    direction from local officials

    Hampton Inn New Orleans Downtown French Quarter - Closed for undetermined time

    based on direction from local officials

    Hampton Inn & Suites New Orleans Elmwood - Closed to arrivals through 12/31/05

    Hampton Inn St. Charles/Garden District – Closed to arrivals through 12/31/05

    Hampton Inn New Orleans Metairie - Closed completely through 12/31/05

    Hampton Inn Six Flags Area – Closed to arrivals through 12/31/05

    Hampton Inn Slidell – Closed to arrivals through 4/30/06

    Hilton Garden Inn New Orleans French Quarter – Closed for undetermined time based on

    direction from local officials

    Hilton Garden Inn New Orleans Convention Center - Closed for undetermined time based

    on direction from local officials

    Hilton Garden Inn New Orleans Airport – Closed for undetermined time based on direction from local officials

    Hilton Garden Inn Baton Rouge Airport – Hotel is operating, but closed to arrivals

    through 9/30/05

    Homewood Suites by Hilton Baton Rouge - Closed to new arrivals through

    10/31; currently housing emergency crews and evacuees

    Homewood Suites by Hilton New Orleans - Closed for undetermined time based on

    direction from local officials


    Alabama

    Hilton Garden Inn Orange Beach – Reopened September 3, 2005


    Florida

    Doubletree Coconut Grove, Miami – Reopened 9/10/05


    Mississippi

    Hampton Inn Biloxi – Closed to arrivals through 12/31/05

    Hampton Inn Gulfport – Closed to arrivals through 12/31/05; accommodating guests,

    evacuees and emergency crews

    Hampton Inn Ocean Springs/Biloxi – Closed to arrivals through 10/1/05; accommodating

    guests and evacuees

    Hilton Jackson – Reopened 9/9/05


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