08.15.12DoubleTree by Hilton Increases Presence in India with Launch of Third Hotel
Hilton Worldwide today opened the newly-renovated, upscale full-service DoubleTree by Hilton Goa-Arpora-Baga, the third DoubleTree by Hilton hotel in India. Ensconced in a quiet setting, the 105-room hotel is centrally located just a few kilometres from the picturesque Baga and Anjuna beaches and in the heart of the popular shopping, dining and entertainment districts. Ingo’s Saturday Nite Bazaar and Splash Water Park are both within walking distance from the hotel and the Anjuna Flea Market is also close, making the hotel a comfortable and convenient base from which to explore the breathtaking coastline of North Goa.
07.30.12DoubleTree by Hilton Opens Latest Hotel in Northeast China with the Announcement of DoubleTree by Hilton Shenyang
DoubleTree by Hilton has proudly announced the grand opening of its newest property in China, DoubleTree by Hilton Shenyang, which offers 389 well-appointed guestrooms, including 25 suites; two restaurants; a lobby lounge; a 24-meter heated indoor swimming pool; and an eforea:spa at Hilton.
06.26.12DoubleTree by Hilton Makes a Breakthrough in Australian Market
Hilton Worldwide today signed a management agreement with Ramtron Australia Pty Ltd to open the first DoubleTree by Hilton property in Australia. Scheduled to open around mid-2014, the 164-room DoubleTree by Hilton, Karratha will be strategically located in the centre of the Karratha commercial area, 15 kilometres from Karratha airport and 20 kilometres from the port at Dampier.
06.04.12DoubleTree by Hilton to Add Third Property in Malaysia
Hilton Worldwide today signed a management agreement with Daiman Landmark Hotel Sdn Bhd to open its third DoubleTree by Hilton property in Malaysia. Scheduled to open around mid-2014, the 365-room DoubleTree by Hilton, Johor Bahru, Malaysia will be conveniently located along Jalan Ngee Heng, within the Central Business District (CBD) of Johor Bahru and adjacent to the border causeway crossing between Malaysia and Singapore.
05.29.12Hilton Worldwide and Les Roches Reveal Insights on ‘Generation Y’
Hospitality students around the world are eager for international career opportunities, and many are considering working in China after graduation, according to a survey jointly conducted by leading global hospitality company Hilton Worldwide and Les Roches Jin Jiang International Hotel Management College (LRJJ), China’s top international hospitality management school.
05.24.12DoubleTree by Hilton Debuts in Okinawa, Japan
Hilton Worldwide today opened the DoubleTree by Hilton, Naha in Okinawa, Japan – the tenth Hilton Worldwide hotel in Japan and the first in the fast-growing, upscale DoubleTree by Hilton brand portfolio. Located in Naha, the capital city of Okinawa, the 227-room hotel is directly opposite the Okinawa Monorail station in Asahibashi, 11 minutes away from Naha Airport by monorail and 500 meters away from the local ferry terminal.
05.14.12Hilton Worldwide Signs Agreement with Hoan Kiem Tourism & Trading Company Limited to Welcome First Hilton Garden Inn in Southeast Asia
Hilton Worldwide today signed a new management agreement with Hoan Kiem Tourism & Trading Company Limited to introduce the first Hilton Garden Inn and Hilton Worldwide's second property in Vietnam. Scheduled to open in the second half of 2012, the 86-room Hilton Garden Inn Hanoi marks the debut of Hilton Garden Inn, Hilton Worldwide's award-winning, mid-priced brand, in Southeast Asia.
05.08.12Hilton Worldwide Partners with Room to Read To Empower and Educate Young People in South and Southeast Asia
Hilton Worldwide announced today a three-year partnership with Room to Read – a global nonprofit organization focused on improving literacy and gender equality in education. The partnership supports Room to Read’s holistic approach to literacy and girls’ education in South and Southeast Asia -- aiming to reach more than 2,000 young people in the first phase of the program – and it solidifies Hilton Worldwide as the organization’s leading hospitality partner in India.
05.02.12Waldorf Astoria Shanghai on the Bund Named Five-Star Hotel By Forbes Travel Guide
Waldorf Astoria Shanghai on the Bund was honored with a Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star Award at the 2012 Shanghai Inaugural Ratings Award Ceremony on April 25, 2012. The list has defined the industry's highest standard for excellence in hospitality for over 50 years. As a Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star Hotel, Waldorf Astoria Shanghai is one of only two hotels to receive this coveted award in Shanghai, joining an elite group of 59 Five-Star Hotels worldwide.
03.05.12Hilton Worldwide Signs Agreement with Magnolia Finest Corporation Limited to Welcome First Waldorf Astoria in Southeast Asia
Hilton Worldwide today announced the signing of a new management agreement with Magnolia Finest Corporation Limited to introduce the first Waldorf Astoria hotel in Southeast Asia, and Hilton Worldwide's ninth property to Thailand. Scheduled to open in 2015, the 170-room Waldorf Astoria Bangkok marks the debut of Hilton Worldwide's world renowned luxury brand in Thailand.
03.05.12World’s Largest Conrad Hotel Opening at Sands Cotai Central This April
Conrad adds another jewel to its stellar portfolio of hotels with the opening of Conrad Macao, Cotai Central this April. The world’s largest Conrad hotel, at 636 rooms and suites, will welcome guests in conjunction with the opening of Sands Cotai Central, the newest integrated resort offering from Sands China Ltd. on the Cotai Strip.
02.29.12Hilton Worldwide Signs Agreement to Develop First Hilton Garden Inn in North China
Hilton Worldwide today announced that it has signed a management agreement with Dandong Huilong Industrial Development Co., Ltd (DHID) for the first mid-market Hilton Garden Inn branded hotel in Dandong, Liaoning Province, North China. The agreement also marks the second Hilton Garden Inn in China, following the first property located in Shaoxing, Zhejiang Province scheduled to open in December of 2012. Construction on the 190-room Hilton Garden Inn Dandong is scheduled to begin in March 2012 for a March 2014 opening.