DoubleTree by Hilton proudly announces the opening of the 284-room DoubleTree by Hilton Chongqing North in Chongqing, China. Conveniently located in the heart of Chongqing GuanYinQiao and adjacent to the famous BeiChengTianJie commercial and recreational promenade, this newly built DoubleTree by Hilton is connected to the luxury Starlight 68 shopping mall and Sincere Center Office Building and is a 10-minute drive to the Chongqing North Railway Station. This seventh hotel opening in China for the upscale, full-service brand is part of a strong hotel development pipeline that is expected to lead to more than 30 DoubleTree by Hilton hotels and resorts opening in key city centre and leisure destinations across the country during the next few years.
Rob Palleschi, global head, DoubleTree by Hilton, said, “With strong demand and an increasing affinity for international brands in China, the opening of DoubleTree by Hilton Chongqing North is a proud moment as we continues to experience one of the most robust global development pipelines in our brand’s history. This hotel will be an exciting new addition to the hospitality offerings in Chongqing and across China as we extending the rewarding and friendly service signature of the DoubleTree by Hilton brand here and around the world.”
Guests to the DoubleTree by Hilton Chongqing North will benefit from the characteristic qualities found at the brand’s more than 265 DoubleTree by Hilton locations in 21 countries around the world, including the warm welcome of the brand’s legendary chocolate chip cookie presented to every guest at check-in; an array of upscale amenities and guest services; the rewards of the Hilton HHonors guest loyalty programme; and a unique and caring team member commitment to the local community.
The hotel is operated by Chongqing Zhishang Real Estate Development Co., Ltd. of Sincere Group and managed by Hilton Worldwide. DoubleTree by Hilton now welcomes travellers in the following locations: Beijing, Chongqing North, Huaqiao-Kunshan, Qingdao-Chengyang, Sanya-Haitang Bay, Wuxi and Wuxi-Lingshan.
Martin Rinck, president, Hilton Worldwide, Asia Pacific, said, “Hilton Worldwide continues to grow in China by strategically leveraging the portfolio of our strong brands like DoubleTree by Hilton. With a convenient location, modern guest rooms and outstanding hospitality, the DoubleTree by Hilton Chongqing North is an excellent representation of locations we look to establish beyond the Eastern seaboard in other cities where we are seeing demand for quality accommodation.”
Situated in a 30-storey tower, DoubleTree by Hilton Chongqing North rises to offer stunning views of the vibrant Jiangbei district. Travellers can enjoy contemporary, comfortable surroundings in hotel guestrooms that include pampering bath and body products, rainforest showerheads, laptop safes, tea and coffee making facilities, generous work surfaces, flat-screen HDTVs, plush and comfortable bedding and high-speed internet access. The 99 residential-style suites available at the DoubleTree by Hilton offer a separate sleeping and living room, upgraded in-room amenities as well as executive lounge access. Additional guest facilities include a fitness centre, an indoor pool, and the Touch Spa and Tea House.
Known as the “Mountain City”, Chongqing is not only famous for its natural beauty, but also gastronomic delicacies. The hotel’s signature dining and drinking venues reflect these with a wide selection of Sichuan, Cantonese and Shanghainese favourites as well as international specialties at the hotel’s all-day dining restaurant, lobby bar and private dining rooms.
A collection of seven meeting and conference rooms at the DoubleTree by Hilton Chongqing North, including the 450-square-metre Signature Ballroom, can host some of the finest board meetings, business conferences and social events in the region for 3 to 350 guests. The hotel also has a nicely appointed outdoor ceremony hall for social events and weddings with wonderful city views.
Also in China today, City.Mobi is celebrating the success of its new guide to Beijing.
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