Chateau on the Park Christchurch, a DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Strengthens Hilton Worldwide’s Presence in New Zealand
CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand and MCLEAN, Va. - Hilton Worldwide (NYSE: HLT) and DoubleTree by Hilton today announced the signing of a management agreement with M&L Hospitality to manage Chateau on the Park Christchurch, a DoubleTree by Hilton hotel in Christchurch New Zealand.
The management agreement will take effect from 1 September 2016 and will strengthen Hilton Worldwide's presence in New Zealand, which includes four existing hotels in Auckland, Taupo and Queenstown.
"We are committed to growing Hilton Worldwide's presence in New Zealand," said Robert Scullin, vice president, development, Australasia, Hilton Worldwide. "The signing of Chateau on the Park Christchurch as a DoubleTree by Hilton hotel is integral to our portfolio expansion plan for the country, which focuses on key cities and leisure destinations across both the North and South Islands of New Zealand."
The iconic Chateau on the Park Christchurch, a DoubleTree by Hilton hotel, is nestled amongst five acres of beautiful gardens and is an enduring favourite hotel destination amongst locals and travellers to Christchurch. The 192-room hotel includes two food and beverage outlets, meeting rooms, a business centre, pool and gym. Currently operating as Chateau on the Park Christchurch, the hotel recently underwent extensive renovations before re-opening as part of the DoubleTree by Hilton brand.
"Chateau on the Park Christchurch, a DoubleTree by Hilton hotel, is a fantastic addition to our growing Australasia portfolio. We are thrilled to be bringing this second DoubleTree by Hilton hotel to New Zealand, and we are especially proud for Hilton Worldwide to be represented in Christchurch - an important hub for both business and tourism in New Zealand," said Dianna Vaughan, senior vice president and global head, DoubleTree by Hilton and Curio - A Collection by Hilton.
"M&L Hospitality is delighted to be expanding its relationship with Hilton Worldwide in New Zealand with the signing of Chateau on the Park Christchurch, a DoubleTree by Hilton hotel," said Neil Maxwell, chief executive officer, M&L Hospitality. "The refurbishment of guest rooms and public areas means the hotel is positioned to become the preferred choice for leisure and business travellers to Christchurch."
DoubleTree by Hilton hotels strive to bring each guest the special comforts and acts of kindness that are unique to the brand - starting with the warm chocolate chip cookie welcome and continuing throughout every guest's hotel stay.
Among the amenities that guests will enjoy are invigorating Aroma Actives body care products, complimentary high-speed internet access in public areas, and an industry-recognized service culture which is built around the idea of CARE - Create A Rewarding Experience for guests, Team Members and the community.
Hilton HHonors® guest loyalty program members have the opportunity to earn and redeem HHonors Points for their stays at Chateau on the Park Christchurch, a Doubletree by Hilton hotel. And to celebrate the hotel's opening, Hilton HHonors members who stay at the resort will enjoy 1,000 bonus points for every night stay through 31 December, 2016.
About DoubleTree by Hilton
DoubleTree by Hilton is a fast-growing, global portfolio of more than 560 upscale hotels with more than 130,000 rooms across six continents. Over the past 50 years, DoubleTree by Hilton has maintained its philosophy that it’s the little things that make a big difference, from welcoming guests with its signature, warm DoubleTree Cookie, to serving the local community. Thanks to the dedication of its Team Members, DoubleTree by Hilton ensures the absolute best experiences for guests and continues to be a symbol of comfort through contemporary accommodations and amenities, including unique food and beverage experiences, state-of-the-art fitness offerings, and meetings and event spaces. Hilton Honors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits. To make reservations, travelers may visit doubletree.com. Connect with DoubleTree by Hilton on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Learn about the latest brand news at newsroom.hilton.com/doubletree.
Hilton (NYSE: HLT) is a leading global hospitality company with a portfolio of 17 world-class brands comprising more than 5,700 properties with more than 923,000 rooms, in 113 countries and territories. Dedicated to fulfilling its mission to be the world’s most hospitable company, Hilton earned a spot on the 2018 world’s best workplaces list, and has welcomed more than 3 billion guests in its 100-year history. Through the award-winning guest loyalty program Hilton Honors, more than 89 million members who book directly with Hilton can earn Points for hotel stays and experiences money can’t buy, plus enjoy instant benefits, including digital check-in with room selection, Digital Key, and Connected Room. Visit newsroom.hilton.com for more information, and connect with Hilton on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, and YouTube.Download Article Photos