Hilton Worldwide has made its debut in Myanmar with the opening of Hilton Nay Pyi Taw, in the country’s capital city.
Set amid lush tropical landscaped gardens, the 202-key Hilton Nay Pyi Taw spans more than 100 acres of land and is situated within the developing Dekhina Thiri Township.
Owned by Eden Group Company Limited and managed by Hilton Worldwide, Hilton Nay Pyi Taw is in a prime location within easy reach of the main government administrative offices and is 24 kilometers (a 30-minute drive) from the Nay Pyi Taw International Airport.
The hotel is also located near Ruby Hall, the meetings and conventions venue at which the upcoming Ninth East Asia Summit will be held in November 2014.
“The opening of Hilton Nay Pyi Taw today is a very significant milestone for Hilton Worldwide; it marks the entry of the company into the dynamic and emerging market of Myanmar,” said Martin Rinck, president, Asia Pacific, Hilton Worldwide.
“Being one of the first international hospitality companies to enter many different countries in Asia Pacific - including Japan 51 years ago, China 26 years ago and Myanmar today - we continue to explore new frontiers, being where the world’s business and leisure travellers want to be.”
To cater to the MICE market, Hilton Nay Pyi Taw offers five function spaces including a standing reception area that can accommodate up to 410 people in the 458 square-meter ballroom.
A business centre is also available for guests to stay connected and productive throughout their stay.
Hilton Nay Pyi Taw offers three restaurant and bar options, as well as in-room dining round the clock.
The Elements, an all-day dining restaurant, offers a blend of flavours and cultures featuring local, Asian and international fare.
The Axis Lounge, the hotel’s lobby lounge provides a cozy setting for people to connect over teas, coffees and food throughout the day.
Guests relaxing by the pool under the cabanas can enjoy refreshments from Boardwalk, the hotel’s poolside bar.
All 202 rooms and suites are spacious and well-appointed with Wi-Fi capabilities as well as flat-screen televisions offering satellite TV channels.
The hotel offers a wide selection of rooms and suites including one-bedroom suites, two-bedroom suites and two Presidential Suites.
Guests staying in the suites will enjoy exclusive access to the Executive Lounge which offers complimentary continental breakfast, all-day light refreshments as well as evening cocktails.
Hilton Nay Pyi Taw also offers recreational and wellness facilities onsite which include the spa, the outdoor swimming pool, the fitness centre and the tennis court.