Chicago, Illinois, UNITED STATES

Rochester, Minn., Oct. 22, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- On October 17th, Hilton Rochester Mayo Clinic Area, the newest Hilton property in Rochester, Minn., hosted a lavish event to celebrate the hotel’s successful opening, Hilton’s 100-year anniversary and a continued successful partnership with Mayo Clinic. The event featured a red carpet, aerial dancers, live music and an impressive fireworks display. Guests included prominent members of Hilton Corporate and Mayo Clinic as well as influential individuals from the city of Rochester. 

“This event was the perfect way to celebrate Hilton’s long-lasting relationship with Mayo Clinic,” said Andy Chafoulias, Owner of Avra Hospitality. “We’re proud to say that Rochester, Minnesota is the only city where “take me to Hilton” means world-class health care and world-class hospitality, of which are located within a 10-minute walk from each other. We look forward to continuing to offer an oasis for visitors of Rochester.”

The relationship with Hilton hotels and Mayo Clinic dates back to the 1920’s. Conrad Hilton, founder of the Hilton Hotels chain, was a loyal patient at Mayo Clinic and enjoyed frequent visits to the city of Rochester. In 1972, Hilton’s donation of $10 million helped launch the Conrad N. Hilton Medical Laboratory and Research Center in Human Behavior, which was the first building in the Mayo complex designed specifically for laboratory medicine. Today, Hilton Rochester Mayo Clinic Area joins the Conrad N. Hilton Building for Laboratory Medicine in service to the city, region, nation and world.

“This is an exciting time for our organization, we have a lot to celebrate,” said Miki Radovanovic, General Manager of the Hilton Rochester Mayo Clinic Area. “In addition to Hilton’s 100-year anniversary and a long-lasting partnership with Mayo Clinic, Hilton Rochester hotel has had a strong first six-months. Not only are we ranked the number one Hilton Hotels and Resorts property worldwide for guest experience, but we’ve also been fortunate to donate thousands of dollars and hundreds of volunteer hours to local organizations and charities. We look forward to offering Rochester and beyond the highest level of hospitality and service for years to come.”

For more information or to make a reservation at the Hilton Rochester Mayo Clinic Area, please visit rochestermayoclinicarea.hilton.com or call (507) 258-5757. The property is managed by Avra Hospitality.


About Avra Hospitality

Founded in 2017, Avra Hospitality is an independent hotel management company for luxury boutique and brand name hotels. Based in Rochester, Minnesota, Avra Hospitality is dedicated to making a lasting cultural impact in the communities it serves. With unyielding commitment to its communities and guests, Avra is known for consistently delivering superior results and customer service. For more information, on Avra and their properties, please visit avrahospitality.com and connect with us on Facebook and LinkedIn.

About Hilton Hotels & Resorts

For nearly 100 years, Hilton Hotels & Resorts has set the benchmark for hospitality around the world, providing new product innovations and services to meet guests' evolving needs. With more than 585 hotels across six continents, Hilton Hotels & Resorts properties are located in the world’s most sought-after destinations for guests who know that where they stay matters. Hilton Honors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits. Begin your journey at www.hilton.com and learn more by visiting newsroom.hilton.com/hhr or following Hilton Hotels & Resorts on FacebookTwitter and Instagram

About Hilton

Hilton (NYSE: HLT) is a leading global hospitality company with a portfolio of 14 world-class brands comprising more than 5,600 properties with nearly 913,000 rooms, in 113 countries and territories. Dedicated to fulfilling its mission to be the world’s most hospitable company, Hilton earned a spot on the 2018 world’s best workplaces list and has welcomed more than 3 billion guests in its nearly 100-year history. Through the award-winning guest loyalty program, Hilton Honors, nearly 85 million members who book directly with Hilton have access to instant benefits, including digital check-in with room selection, Digital Key, and Connected Room. Visit newsroom.hilton.com for more information, and connect with Hilton on FacebookTwitter,  LinkedInInstagram, and YouTube.



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