Hilton to Extend Its Portfolio into Pakistan
DoubleTree by Hilton Islamabad West expected to open in 2025
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Hilton (NYSE: HLT) will be bringing its hospitality to Pakistan once again. An agreement signed with Dhabi Hospitality will see its upscale DoubleTree by Hilton brand launch in the city of Islamabad in 2025.
Carlos Khneisser, vice president of development, Middle East and Africa, Hilton said: “This is a landmark agreement for Hilton that signals our re-entry to the Pakistan market. We are doing so as part of a groundbreaking development in the country’s business capital and one which will offer unparalleled convenience for travelers to the New Islamabad International Airport, which is ultimately expected to handle around 25m passengers on an annual basis.”
Featuring 167 guest rooms, including 10 suites, the property will form part of a residential and commercial development. It will sit alongside newly built residential apartments in a suburban complex containing healthcare, education and recreational facilities as well as a number of commercial outlets. Guests will be able to enjoy four restaurants, including a rooftop pool café, as well as on-site fitness facilities.
Muhammad Sadiq, CEO, Dhabi Hospitality said: “We aim to blend the comfort of suburban living with the convenience of city life, offering our customers an unrivalled lifestyle and the very best in modern amenities and services. We are proud to be bringing the DoubleTree by Hilton brand to Pakistan as part of this project and are excited to complement our offering with its world-renowned upscale hospitality and service.”
The hotel will be located to the West of Islamabad city centre, on the Srinagar Highway, which connects the city with New Islamabad International Airport. Just 4km from the airport terminal, it will become the most convenient option for travelers looking for high-end accommodation and meeting facilities in proximity to the airport. It will be equipped with three state-of-the-art meeting rooms and a 518sqm ballroom suitable for weddings and large events.
DoubleTree by Hilton has global portfolio of more than 600 upscale hotels across 48 countries – including destinations such as Dubai, Riyadh and Istanbul.
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DoubleTree by Hilton is a fast-growing, global portfolio of more than 615 upscale hotels with more than 142,000 rooms across 49 countries and territories. 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 can 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 18 world-class brands comprising more than 6,500 properties and more than one million rooms, in 119 countries and territories. Dedicated to fulfilling its founding vision to fill the earth with the light and warmth of hospitality, Hilton has welcomed more than 3 billion guests in its more than 100-year history, earned a top spot on the 2020 World’s Best Workplaces list, and was named the 2020 Global Industry Leader on the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices. In 2020, Hilton CleanStay was introduced, bringing an industry-defining standard of cleanliness and disinfection to hotels worldwide. Through the award-winning guest loyalty program Hilton Honors, the more than 115 million members who book directly with Hilton can earn Points for hotel stays and experiences money can’t buy. With the free Hilton Honors mobile app, guests can book their stay, select their room, check in, unlock their door with a Digital Key and check out, all from their smartphone. Visit newsroom.hilton.com for more information, and connect with Hilton on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and YouTube.Download Article Photos