DoubleTree by Hilton Enters Heyuan, China as First Global Hotel Brand in the City
HEYUAN, China - Hilton Worldwide and DoubleTree by Hilton today announced the opening of DoubleTree by Hilton Heyuan in the Guangdong province. Located in the new Central Business District of the green ecology city of Heyuan, the 427-room hotel is situated just 4.5 kilometers from Heyuan Railway Station and close to transportation facilities offering transfer to Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport 203 kilometers away, as well as nearby attractions such as Wanlv Lake Reservoir and Sujiawei Hakka Village Tourism Zone. The hotel is operated by Hilton Worldwide and owned by Heyuan Huijing Real Estate Company.
"Exceeding expectations is the foundation of the DoubleTree by Hilton experience. As the brand's first hotel in Heyuan, we look forward to welcoming domestic and international travelers to this unique destination and delivering DoubleTree's award-winning service experience to guests," said John Greenleaf, global head, DoubleTree by Hilton. "DoubleTree by Hilton continues its ongoing expansion throughout China by delivering the 'little things' that mean everything in a guest's travel experience - starting with the warm chocolate chip cookie welcome and continuing with the modern amenities and services available to every guest throughout their stay."
Guests at DoubleTree by Hilton Heyuan can indulge in a wide assortment of delicious local cuisine as well as an authentic taste of China, including exquisite local Cantonese and Hakka cuisine, in a stylish restaurant atmosphere at Yue. For fun and friendly all-day dining, OPEN Restaurant features interactive chef stations serving a great variety of local and international delicacies. NODU, an acronym for tasty homemade noodles, recreates the famous street food commonly found across China. T-Lounge offers a relaxed environment where guests can entertain, work or relax over tea and light snacks.
Offering more than 4,050 square meters of flexible meeting and event space, DoubleTree by Hilton Heyuan can accommodate up to 3,100 guests and create the perfect setting for any occasion, from weddings to conferences and other social events. With the largest grand ballroom in Heyuan and 18 versatile meeting rooms featuring the latest audio/visual technology, the hotel's highly trained and dedicated meetings and events team will work to ensure a successful and memorable event.
Each guest room features a broad range of modern furnishings and amenities, including the luxurious Sweet DreamsTM by DoubleTree sleep experience, 42-inch LCD televisions with satellite channels, and spacious bathrooms with exclusive bath amenities. There is also an indoor swimming pool and a 24-hour fitness center offering the best in Precor-branded cardiovascular and strength training equipment. A complimentary 24-hour business center is also available to accommodate guests' connectivity needs, and complimentary WiFi is available throughout the hotel's public areas.
"As a renowned city in Guangdong known for its natural sceneries, Heyuan is the premiere destination for a relaxing getaway, welcoming both domestic and international travelers looking to escape into nature," said Bruce McKenzie, senior vice president of operations, Greater China & Mongolia, Hilton Worldwide. "The opening of DoubleTree by Hilton Heyuan reinforces Hilton Worldwide's continuous commitment in this region and it underscores the growth of the DoubleTree by Hilton brand in China."
In addition to the signature chocolate chip cookie welcome, guests will enjoy other DoubleTree by Hilton brand amenities including the refreshing new Aroma Actives natural skin and body care line and an industry-recognized service culture built around the idea of CARE, which stands for Create a Rewarding Experience for guests, team members and the community.
As part of the Hilton Worldwide portfolio, DoubleTree by Hilton offers guests the opportunity to earn and redeem points for stays through the Hilton HHonors® guest loyalty program. To mark its opening, the hotel will offer Hilton HHonors® members double bonus points per night on best available rates for stays completed through April 30, 2015. DoubleTree by Hilton Heyuan is located at No. 123 Yuewang Avenue, Heyuan, Guangdong Province, China. For more information or to make a reservations, please visit www.doubletree.com or call +86 762 2298 888.
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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.
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