The Procaccianti Group (TPG) is the "owner and operator of Hilton Manhattan East." (Hilton Hotels, “Hilton Hotels Takes Another Bite Out Of The Big Apple With New Hotel In Midtown Manhattan”). UANI has learned that the Hilton Manhattan East will host Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's for his stay during the 2010 UN General Assembly.
TPG Hospitality division "is a full accredited operator of InterContinental, Hyatt, Marriott, Westin, Hilton, Embassy Suites, DoubleTree, Crowne Plaza, Sheraton, Radisson and Holiday Inn." (TPG Website)
"A security group is threatening to boycott the Hilton hotel chain for planning to host Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad during next month's UN General Assembly meeting, The Post has learned. United Against Nuclear Iran said the Hilton Manhattan East should not be accepting 'blood money' from Ahmadinejad and the Iranian delegation.
'The Hilton's short-term profit from hosting the Iranian delegation is far outweighed by the grave implications of supporting a terrorist state that is illegally developing nuclear weapons,' UANI President Mark Wallace said in letters to Hilton CEO Christopher Nassetta and Manhattan East GM Louis Lach" (New York Post, "A'jad Hotel Boycott," 8/4/10).