Hilton Worldwide Opens its First Hotel in Ningbo, Zhejiang Province
Strategically located meetings facilities for business events and weddings
NINGBO-CHUNXIAO, China and MCLEAN, Va. - Hilton Worldwide (NYSE: HLT) and DoubleTree by Hilton this week announced the opening of DoubleTree by Hilton Ningbo-Chunxiao, the first Hilton Worldwide hotel in Ningbo, Zhejiang Province. DoubleTree by Hilton Ningbo-Chunxiao, the 26th DoubleTree by Hilton hotel to open in China, is operated by Hilton Worldwide and owned by Shimao Group (HK813). Hilton Worldwide now has more than 60 hotels operating across China and 180 more in the pipeline.
"The addition of DoubleTree by Hilton Ningbo-Chunxiao to our operational portfolio marks our entry into yet another important tourist and MICE destination in China as we continue to grow our presence across this key market," said Bruce McKenzie, senior vice president of operations, Greater China & Mongolia, Hilton Worldwide.
Ningbo is one of the busiest port cities in the world and home to a thriving garment industry. DoubleTree by Hilton Ningbo-Chunxiao is located in Binhai New City, Beilun District, one of six major urban precincts in Ningbo currently undergoing rapid development. DoubleTree by Hilton Ningbo-Chunxiao is the only international five-star hotel in Chunxiao and is situated about 55 kilometers from Ningbo Lishe International Airport and 50 kilometers from Ningbo High-speed Train Station. The hotel is also close many attractions including the China Port Museum, the National Underwater Cultural Heritage Protection Center, Yangshashan beach and Jiufeng Mountain. The 260,000 square meter Harborland Theme Park, King Asoka Temple and Meishan Imported Goods Exhibition and Trade Center are also within easy reach.
"We are thrilled to bring DoubleTree by Hilton to Ningbo, Zhejiang Province so our guests can experience the award-winning service culture for which DoubleTree by Hilton is known - starting with the warm chocolate chip and walnut cookie welcome at check-in," said John Greenleaf, global head, DoubleTree by Hilton. "DoubleTree by Hilton Ningbo-Chunxiao is the perfect addition to our growing portfolio in China, with convenient access to a wide array of attractions and a variety of on-property offerings for all guests, whether they are traveling for business or leisure."
DoubleTree by Hilton Ningbo-Chunxiao has 220 well-appointed guest rooms, including 12 elegant, luxurious suites. About 85% of the rooms have a balcony and every room delivers the signature Sweet DreamsTM by DoubleTree Sleep Experience, which includes a custom-designed mattress, plush pillows and luxurious bed linens. In addition to the warm chocolate chip cookie welcome, guests will enjoy other DoubleTree by Hilton brand amenities, including an assortment of gourmet in-room tea and coffee choices from The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf®, the refreshing 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.
To help guests stay productive, DoubleTree by Hilton Ningbo-Chunxiao offers comprehensive meetings facilities and services. The hotel features a 823 square meter pillar-less ballroom, the largest in Beilun and Chunxiao, which can be partitioned for greater flexibility. The hotel's 10 multi-functional meeting rooms are equipped with the latest in audio-visual technology, providing the perfect backdrop for any business or social event, ranging from large scale conferences to intimate celebrations. Guests also have access to a Meetings Concierge, a dedicated and experienced team of meetings planners and a 24-hour business center that offers printing, secretarial and translation services.
Guests visiting DoubleTree by Hilton Ningbo-Chunxiao's can enjoy a variety of restaurant and grab-and-go dining options on-property. The hotel's contemporary dining experience at Jinyu has an open kitchen layout, serves up Chinese and Western flavors, and is open all day. Dahai Chinese restaurant features exciting specialties of the region, including authentic Ningbo dishes. In addition to a main dining hall, this modern restaurant has 13 private dining rooms for special occasions and business lunches. For a cozy, casual atmosphere, guests can dine at Ra-Don, which showcases the heart and soul of Japanese cuisine. Traditional noodles and dumplings are some of the comfort foods that guests can expect at this restaurant, which also features a sake bar. Beer Society, located in the sleek lobby lounge on the first floor, has a variety of imported and local beers and is a great place to relax and have a drink. In-room dining is also available 24-7.
Guests can work up a sweat at the 24-hour fitness center, which features world-class Precor® cardio and aerobic and equipment that caters to all levels of fitness, or enjoy a swim in the heated indoor pool.
DoubleTree by Hilton Ningbo-Chunxiao participates in the Hilton HHonors® loyalty program, which is open to all guests and free to join - visit here for enrollment information. HHonors members always get our lowest price with our Best Price Guarantee, along with HHonors Points, free standard Wi-Fi, access to digital check-in and Digital Key, and no hidden fees, only when they book directly through Hilton.
DoubleTree by Hilton Ningbo-Chunxiao is located at No. 689 Chunxiao Avenue, Beilun District, Ningbo, Zhejiang Province, 315830 China. For more information or to make a reservation, please visit www.doubletree.com or call +86 (574) 2691 9999.
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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