DoubleTree Resort by Hilton Celebrates the Opening of its First Hotel in Yunnan, China
XISHUANGBANNA, China and McLEAN, Va. - Hilton Worldwide (NYSE: HLT) and DoubleTree Resort by Hilton today announced the opening of DoubleTree Resort by Hilton Xishuangbanna in Yunnan province. The hotel opens as DoubleTree by Hilton's 23rd hotel in China, and adds to Hilton Worldwide's portfolio of 61 hotels operating in the Greater China and Mongolia region. Located in the heart of Wanda Xishuangbanna International Resort, in Jinghong, the 412-room DoubleTree Resort by Hilton Xishuangbanna is owned by Wanda Hotels & Resorts.
"Yunnan province is both a major manufacturing hub and growing leisure destination," said Bruce McKenzie, senior vice president of Operations, Greater China & Mongolia, Hilton Worldwide. "DoubleTree Resort by Hilton Xishuangbanna is our first DoubleTree Resort in Yunnan and the third Hilton Worldwide hotel in the province, after Hilton Garden Inn Lijiang and Hilton Yuxi Fuxian Lake. The opening of DoubleTree Resort by Hilton Xishuangbanna reinforces our continued commitment to the market and highlights the growing success of the DoubleTree Resort by Hilton brand in China."
DoubleTree Resort by Hilton Xishuangbanna is a seven kilometers from Xishuangbanna International Airport and adjacent to Wanda Plaza, Dai Cultural Theater, Bar Street and Style Street. Hotel guests enjoy easy access to live theater shows and a wide range of retail therapy options, including products made by 13 minority groups. In addition, Wanda Theme Park, which is three kilometers away, offers guests staying at DoubleTree Resort by Hilton Xishuangbanna exclusive services and privileges.
"The DoubleTree by Hilton brand is growing aggressively in China, with 60 hotels in the current pipeline and 23 hotels in operation including this latest addition. We are pleased to introduce the DoubleTree by Hilton brand to Yunnan province, a popular destination for both domestic and international travelers alike," said John Greenleaf, global head, DoubleTree by Hilton. "We look forward to delivering our globally-recognized service culture, starting with the presentation of a warm chocolate chip cookie upon arrival-the first "little thing" that a guest will notice about our brand."
DoubleTree Resort by Hilton Xishuangbanna has a tropical resort setting that blends contemporary architecture with traditional Dai style. There are well-appointed guest rooms, some of which have private terraces where guests can take in the serene views of the nearby park. The rooms are designed with the discerning global traveler in mind and every room has a sizeable desk for enhanced comfort and productivity, an LCD TV with international satellite channels, complimentary high-speed internet access, as well as a separate bath and rain shower. Guests who book rooms on executive floors also enjoy special privileges such as complimentary breakfast, snacks, cocktails, coffee and Pu'er tea.
Three signature food and beverage outlets provide a variety of dining and entertainment options at DoubleTree Resort by Hilton Xishuangbanna, where all restaurants use only the finest natural ingredients and spices from Yunnan province. Guests can indulge in the finest creations of the master chef at TAILWIND Chinese Restaurant and tuck into superb Yunnan cuisine at JOY all-day dining restaurant, which has sumptuous international buffets and a fabulous a la carte menu. For afternoon tea or evening cocktails, guests can make a beeline for the LOBBY LOUNGE, where they can expect delectable treats and Dai-style pampering.
DoubleTree Resort by Hilton Xishuangbanna is also an ideal venue for formal and informal business and social events. With meeting rooms that can be partitioned, a luxurious 660square-meter pillar-less Grand Ballroom and a private outdoor area adjacent to the ballroom, guests can hold meetings and events of almost any size. There is also a well-manicured lawn in the hotel's back garden, which provides a great venue for weddings and cocktail parties. The hotel's banquet team is also on hand to customize the facilities to suit the requirements of the event, which could be anything from a board meeting to an intimate champagne reception or a grand banquet.
DoubleTree Resort by Hilton Xishuangbanna also offers a range of first-class recreational facilities, including a fully-equipped gym, a sauna, a steam room, a beauty salon, heated indoor and outdoor swimming pools and a splash pool for children. Guests can take a relaxing dip, soak up the sun on a lounger or just kick back over a glass of wine by the poolside for a truly tropical vacation experience.
DoubleTree Resort by Hilton Xishuangbanna participates in Hilton HHonors®, the award-winning guest loyalty program. Hilton HHonors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to benefits including digital check-in, a choice of rooms, as well as free Wi-Fi. To mark its opening, the hotel is offering Hilton HHonors members double bonus points for stays completed between September 1, 2015 and August 29, 2016.
DoubleTree Resort by Hilton Xishuangbanna is located at No.66 Yingbin Road, Wanda Xishuangbanna International Tourist Resort, Jinghong, Xishuangbanna, Yunnan Province, China, 666100. For more information, or to make reservations, visit www.doubletree.com.cn or call +86 691 899 7000. The hotel is operated by Hilton Worldwide and owned by Dalian Wanda Group.
About DoubleTree by Hilton
DoubleTree by Hilton is a fast-growing, global portfolio of nearly 590 upscale hotels with more than 135,000 rooms across 47 countries. For more than 50 years, DoubleTree by Hilton has continued to be a symbol of comfort for business and leisure travelers around the world, from welcoming guests with its signature warm DoubleTree chocolate chip cookie, to serving the local community. DoubleTree by Hilton offers contemporary accommodations and amenities, including unique food and beverage experiences, state-of-the-art fitness offerings and meetings and events 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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