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.
02.28.12DoubleTree by Hilton Makes Shanghai Debut
DoubleTree by Hilton today announced the opening of the DoubleTree by Hilton, Shanghai-Pudong – the tenth hotel to open in China as part of the fast-growing, upscale hotel brand within the Hilton Worldwide portfolio of hotels. The 850-room, two-tower, iconic hotel complex soars majestically 47 storeys over the Shanghai’s Pudong New Area and offers convenient access to Shanghai New International Exposition Center (SNIEC), Shanghai Central Business District and the Shanghai High-Speed Maglev Train to Pudong International Airport.
02.27.12Hilton Hotels & Resorts Expands Presence in China with Opening of Hilton Dalian
Hilton Hotels & Resorts today announced the opening of Hilton Dalian, its third property in China's Northeastern region. Located in Dalian's rapidly emerging and vibrant East Harbor district, the 370-room Hilton Dalian is 13 kilometers from Dalian International Airport, the largest and busiest airport in Northeastern China. The hotel is adjacent to the new 210-room Conrad Dalian, which also opens today.
02.27.12Conrad Hotels & Resorts opens Conrad Dalian – its First City Hotel in Mainland China
Hilton Worldwide today announced the opening of the 210-room Conrad Dalian, located in the heart of Dalian’s most sought after development area, the East Harbor. Owned by real estate development group, Dalian Wanda Commercial Properties, the landmark Conrad Dalian aims to host the city’s premiere business and leisure events and bring the “The Luxury of Being Yourself” to this bustling coastal city.
01.30.12DoubleTree by Hilton to Debut in Indonesia’s Capital City
Hilton Worldwide today signed a management agreement with PT Nurtirta Nusa Lestari to bring the first DoubleTree by Hilton property to Indonesia. Scheduled to open in 2014, the 261-room DoubleTree by Hilton Jakarta-Diponegoro, Indonesia will be conveniently located two kilometers away from the “Golden Triangle,” Jakarta’s key commercial zone and the high-end Jalan Diponegoro area, where several embassies and many government officials reside.
01.23.12DoubleTree by Hilton Signs Agreement for First Hotel in Japan
Hilton Worldwide today signed a management agreement with ASV Investment Co., Ltd to introduce the first DoubleTree by Hilton property to Japan. Scheduled to open in mid-2012 as Hilton Worldwide's tenth property in Japan, the 228-room DoubleTree by Hilton, Naha will be located in Naha, the capital city of Okinawa. Situated at the heart of Naha's central business district, DoubleTree by Hilton, Naha will be located 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.
12.19.11Hampton Hotels Opens its First Hotel in Asia Pacific and is Set to Ignite the Mid-market Segment in this Region
Hampton Hotels, part of the Hilton Worldwide portfolio of brands, today announced the opening of its first Hampton by Hilton hotel in Asia Pacific. Hampton by Hilton Vadodara-Alkapuri in India is the newest addition to the brand’s more than 1,800 hotels globally. The Hampton Hotels brand, including Hampton Inn, Hampton Inn & Suites, Hampton Inn by Hilton, Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton and Hampton by Hilton, is an award-winning global leader in the mid-priced hotel segment.
12.09.11Ninth DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel in China Opens in Taizhou, Jiangsu Province
DoubleTree by Hilton announces the opening of the DoubleTree by Hilton Jiangsu-Taizhou, the first internationally branded, full-service hotel in the city, conveniently located in the heart of the commercial and business district of Hailing.
11.16.11Hilton Hotels & Resorts Opens Hilton Nanjing in China’s Jiangsu Province
Hilton Hotels & Resorts today announced the opening of the new 355-room Hilton Nanjing in Jiangsu Province, China. Conveniently located as part of Nanjing Wanda Plaza, the hotel provides guests with direct access to expansive malls, luxury shopping outlets and the first and only IMAX cinema in town. It is the first of two Hilton Hotels & Resorts properties set to open in Nanjing this fall.