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Hilton Worldwide Signs Agreement with Nehru Place Hotels Ltd to Manage Landmark Property in South Delhi

July 19, 2011  |  This information originated in American English.

NEW DELHI and MCLEAN, Va. - Hilton Worldwide has signed an agreement with Nehru Place Hotels Limited, an Eros Group company, to take over the management of its landmark hotel located in Nehru Place, which is at the centre of the business and commercial district of South Delhi. The hotel was rebranded 'Eros Hotel - Managed by Hilton' effective July 1, 2011.

Nehru Place Hotels Limited is committed to undertaking an INR 75 crore renovation programme to upgrade the hotel's facilities. This refurbishment will encompass guestrooms, restaurants, conference and banqueting facilities, and recreational areas. On completion of these works the hotel will be branded as 'Hilton'.

Martin Rinck, president, Asia Pacific, Hilton Worldwide, said, "We are delighted to be entrusted with this strategically located property. This marks the continuation of Hilton Worldwide's expansion in India, a critically important growth market for us. With this agreement, we now manage five hotels in three key cities in India. Steadily increasing our footprint, we plan to open another five properties in India this year, which will more than double our trading estate for 2011."

Mr. Satish Sood, chairman and managing director, Nehru Place Hotels Limited, said, "We have immense confidence in Hilton Worldwide given its extensive experience in operating hotels across the world. This is our third hotel that will be managed by Hilton Worldwide. The other two hotels, part of a twin-tower complex in East Delhi, include the Hilton New Delhi Mayur Vihar and DoubleTree by Hilton New Delhi - Mayur Vihar".

Besides the 'Eros Hotel - Managed by Hilton New Delhi/Nehru Place', the properties currently managed by Hilton Worldwide in India include Hilton New Delhi/Janakpuri, Hilton Mumbai International Airport, Hilton Chennai and Hilton Garden Inn New Delhi/Saket.

Contact:
Ketaki Narain
Hilton Worldwide
+91 124 4822662
ketaki.narain@hilton.com

John Forrest Ales
Hilton Hotels & Resorts
+ 1 703 883 5212
johnforrest.ales@hilton.com

About Nehru Place Hotels Limited
Nehru Place Hotels Limited is a part of the Eros Group founded by Mr. J. R. Sood and currently run under the dynamic leadership of his son Mr. Satish Sood with more than four decades of track record in real estate including residential and commercial buildings, five-star deluxe hotels, high-end commercial complexes, state of the art cinemas and shopping malls. The Group is an industry pioneer and is developing the 126-acre Lakewood City, one of the finest townships set in lush green exotic surroundings with facilities and amenities including community centres, shopping complexes, schools, health clubs, recreational centres and commercial complexes, with easy access to the heart of South Delhi.

About Eros Hotel - Managed by Hilton New Delhi/Nehru Place
Located in the vicinity of the business, commercial and shopping district, and in proximity to some of the city's prominent tourist attractions, Eros Hotel - Managed by Hilton is a short walk from the Nehru Place Metro Station. The hotel offers 218 guestrooms including 15 suites. Dining at the hotel encompasses an all-day dining restaurant, two speciality restaurants, a lobby lounge, bar and a pastry shop.

The 24-hour Business Centre at the hotel features three rooms that can accommodate six to 10 guests. At 22,000-square feet, the conference and banqueting facility at the hotel is among the largest in the city and accommodates up to 1,000 guests. Recreational options include an outdoor swimming pool, a fitness centre and a spa.

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