Hilton and McLaren Formula 1 Team are offering members a bespoke package at the Chinese Grand Prix

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Shanghai, April 21 – Hilton, one of the McLaren Formula 1 Team Global Partners, has returned to Shanghai after a five-year hiatus. At the same time, some of Hilton's hotels also brought a series of racing experiences to guests during the event, enjoying the excitement of the event in a warm and welcoming atmosphere.

Exclusive member experience

Hilton Honors, Hilton's award-winning loyalty program, offers members a one-stop shop for exclusive access to the game, including hotels, tickets to events and special experiences. Members will be rewarded with a McLaren F1 Team China Grand Prix VIP Experience Package through a Points Auction, a stay at Conrad Shanghai, a VIP tour of the Shanghai International Circuit, and the opportunity to get up close and personal with the team and drivers, as well as exclusive paddock club and track pit lane tours.

For the first time, Waldorf Astoria hospitality is brought to the McLaren F1 experience

For the first time, Hilton brings the elegance, experience and cuisine of its luxury hotel brand, Waldorf Astoria, to the McLaren F1 experience. Guests at the McLaren Paddock Club can enjoy Waldorf Astoria Shanghai's renowned Red Velvet Cake and Centennial Legend Bar's signature Shanghaibaker cocktails, as well as shoulder and back massages and hand treatments at the hotel's spa.

Hilton and McLaren Formula 1 Team are offering members a bespoke package at the Chinese Grand Prix

For the first time, Waldorf Astoria services are brought to the McLaren F1 experience

McLaren F1 cars are presented at the hotel and a simulator is offered to experience the F1 race

During Formula 1, guests can also experience the McLaren F1 Team Themed Exhibition at Waldorf Astoria Shanghai on the Bund, where they can see McLaren Racing's cars and suits, medals and limited-edition cars, or experience the McLaren F1 Simulator in the lobby of Conrad Shanghai.

Hilton and McLaren Formula 1 Team are offering members a bespoke package at the Chinese Grand Prix

The McLaren F1 Team exhibition at Waldorf Astoria on the Bund, Shanghai

Escort the event reception with excellent quality

As one of the host hotels for Formula 1 races, Hilton Shanghai Hongqiao Xiangyuan Hotel has rich experience in providing high-quality service to more than 400 members of the race. The hotel is staffed with multilingual staff to assist with barrier-free communication among race members, while a range of thoughtful services such as professional massages and express dry cleaning services are available to meet the needs of the event during the event. The hotel has also planned a seamless transportation service to ensure that team members can travel quickly and easily between the race track and the hotel.

In terms of food and beverage, the food and beverage team at Hilton Shanghai Hongqiao Xiangyuan provides customized Western and Chinese menus, as well as nutritious low-fat meal options, according to the eating habits and nutritional needs of racing drivers and team members. At the same time, the menu carefully integrates local characteristics, including Shanghai local dishes and handmade Shanghai fried buns, highlighting Shanghai's business card and local charm. In addition, the hotel has also arranged a series of Chinese intangible cultural heritage experience activities, so that the participating teams can experience the charm of Chinese culture in between the competitions.

Jie Huang, Senior Vice President, Business Development, Greater China & Mongolia, Hilton, said, "Hilton Honors, Hilton's loyalty program--- Hilton Honors offers members a wide range of exclusive experiences, including sports, food, music, culture and more. The return of the F1 Chinese Grand Prix to Shanghai gives us the opportunity to provide our members with the opportunity to join us in the world's top races, while also receiving exclusive privileges that make them feel 'right to stay, right to stay'." ”

The Hilton has always been the McLaren F1 team's home away from home, offering comfortable and relaxing accommodation to help the team perform at its best in the race. Hilton and McLaren F1 Team today announced the extension of their global partnership to reach the 20-year milestone of 2025, which will continue to create more exciting and cherished memories for Hilton Honors members and enjoy even more exclusive experiences through the Points Auction.

About Hilton:

Hilton Corporation (NYSE: HLT) is an internationally renowned hotel management company with 22 exceptional hotel brands and more than 7,500 hotels and nearly 1.2 million rooms in 126 countries and territories around the world. Hilton has been committed to its founding vision of "filling the world with sunshine and warmth, and making guests feel 'hospitality'", serving more than 3 billion guests in its 100-year history. Hilton has been named the world's best places to work by Fortune magazine and Great Place to Work and a global leader in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index for the seventh year in a row. Hilton continues to enhance the guest experience with advanced services such as Digital Key Share, automatic room upgrades for Gold and Diamond members, and Direct Connecting Rooms. Through Hilton Honors, an award-winning loyalty program, more than 180 million members can redeem their points for great value for their stays. With the free Hilton Honors app, guests can conveniently complete their stay reservations.

About the McLaren Formula 1 Team

McLaren Racing was founded by racing driver Bruce McLaren in 1963. The team entered its first Formula 1 race in 1966. McLaren has since won 20 Formula 1 world championships, 183 Formula 1 grands prix, the Indianapolis 500 three times, and the Le Mans 24 Hours at its first attempt.

McLaren Racing competes across six racing series. The team competes in the FIA Formula 1 World Championship with McLaren F1 drivers Lando Norris and Oscar Piastri, the NTT INDYCAR SERIES with Arrow McLaren drivers Pato O’Ward, Alexander Rossi and David Malukas, the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship with NEOM McLaren Formula E Team drivers Jake Hughes and Sam Bird, the Extreme E Championship with NEOM McLaren Extreme E Team drivers Cristina Gutiérrez and Mattias Ekström, and F1 Academy with ART Grand Prix and Driver Development programme member Bianca Bustamante. The team also competes in the F1 Sim Racing Championship as McLaren Shadow, having won the 2022 Constructors’ and Drivers’ Championships.

McLaren is a champion for sustainability in the sport and a signatory to the UN Sports for Climate Action Commitment. It is committed to achieving net zero by 2040 and fostering a diverse and inclusive culture in the motorsport industry.

McLaren Racing – Official Website

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