Hilton Expands with Plans for New Resort in Murcia with Empresas Phoenix
DoubleTree by Hilton La Torre Golf & Spa Resort will open this year as Hilton’s fourth resort in Spain
MURCIA, Spain and MCLEAN, Va. - Hilton (NYSE: HLT) has signed a franchise agreement with Empresas Phoenix to open DoubleTree by Hilton La Torre Golf & Spa Resort. The property will open later this year in La Torre Golf Resort - an emerging multi-facility leisure destination located between the city of Murcia and the Costa Calida.
Patrick Fitzgibbon, senior vice president, development, EMEA, Hilton, said: “Murcia is emerging as one of Spain’s top leisure destinations, attracting more than 5.5 million visitors last year. The completion of the new Murcia International Airport later this year will further boost the region’s attractiveness to foreign visitors, and we’re pleased to be working with Empresas Phoenix to bring this outstanding resort to our guests.”
The 133 guest room DoubleTree by Hilton La Torre Golf & Spa Resort will be located in a prominent location inside La Torre Resort which includes several restaurants, a convention center and spectacular golf course. The hotel itself will have four restaurants, meeting rooms, ballroom, fitness centre and spa and pool facilities.
Orlando Chacra, President of Empresas Phoenix, said: “We are convinced that our first hotel with Hilton: DoubleTree by Hilton La Torre Golf & Spa Resort will be one of the leading hotels on the Costa Calida and with more tourists visiting the region every year it’s a great time for this partnership with Hilton.”
DoubleTree by Hilton La Torre Golf & Spa Resort joins three Hilton resort hotels in Spain, including DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel & Spa Emporda, Hilton Sa Torre Mallorca Resort and Reserva del Higueron, Curio Collection by Hilton, which is due to open next summer.
DoubleTree by Hilton La Torre Golf & Spa Resort will be located at Calle Anchoa, 6, 30709 Roldán, Murcia.
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About Empresas Phoenix
Empresas Phoenix is a family owned business conglomerate based in Chile and Spain. It has presence in Real Estate, Hospitality, Renewable Energies and financial investments. Among other businesses, it owns Haciendas Talinay with over 20,000 hectares in the north of Chile, where it develops wind farms and real estate projects. Empresas Phoenix also owns hotels in Europe and Latin America.
About DoubleTree by Hilton
DoubleTree by Hilton is a fast-growing, global portfolio of nearly 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.com/doubletree, twitter.com/doubletree and instagram.com/doubletree. Learn about the latest brand news at newsroom.hilton.com/doubletree.
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