DoubleTree by Hilton Breckenridge Opens for Ski Resort’s 50th Anniversary

The new DoubleTree by Hilton Breckenridge in Colorado has opened as the ski resort celebrates its 50th anniversary this 2011-2012 ski season. Formerly the Great Divide Lodge, the property is directly across the street from Peak 9, within walking distance of the Beaver Run SuperChair, Main Street and the arts district.

"The opening of the DoubleTree by Hilton Breckenridge is an exciting new location for our brand and our loyal customers, just in time for the winter ski season," said Rob Palleschi, global head, DoubleTree by Hilton. "Breckenridge is a naturally stunning, four-season venue for sports, shopping, art, executive retreats, weddings or simple relaxation with family and friends. We are honored to introduce our tenth DoubleTree by Hilton in Colorado here and another great addition to our more than 265 hotels in 21 countries around the world."

Each of the hotel’s 208 refurbished guestrooms features flat-screen LCD TVs, mini-refrigerators, Sweet Dreams by DoubleTree bedding, work desks, complimentary Wi-Fi in the lobby and business center, Wolfgang Puck gourmet coffee service and Crabtree & Evelyn Citron bath products.

The property is owned an managed by Vail Resorts through a franchise license agreement with Hilton Worldwide.

"We are thrilled about the important renovations we have completed this fall and are confident that the upgrades and the new relationship with DoubleTree by Hilton will greatly enhance our guest experience this season. We are especially excited about welcoming Hilton HHonors guests to our beautiful mountain resort location," said Ron Neville, hotel general manager. "From sun-up on the slopes to après ski in the evening, our friendly hotel team is ready to introduce the world's travelers to the DoubleTree by Hilton Breckenridge by creating a rewarding hotel experience with a great combination of stylish, comfortable accommodations and unique Rocky Mountain hospitality."

Visit www.hiltonworldwide.com, www.vailresorts.com or www.breckenridge.com

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