August 01, 2013 // Franchising.com // PUNE, India - Hilton Worldwide today announced the launch of DoubleTree by Hilton Pune - Chinchwad, the first international hotel brand to open in Chinchwad - Pimpri. Located in the heart of the Pune district's information technology and industrial belt, the 115-room property boasts upscale accommodations and amenities, including four food and beverage venues, an executive lounge, 24-hour business centre, versatile meeting and events spaces, pool, fitness centre and spa.
DoubleTree by Hilton Pune - Chinchwad is conveniently located near more than 8,000 of the area's key businesses and manufacturers, including Hyundai, Force Motors and DaimlerChrysler, and offers easy access to Pune Airport, Mumbai-Pune National and Express Highways, and the Pune city centre and railway station. Nearby are some of the region's most sought-after tourist destinations, including the hill stations of Lonavala and Khandala, and the ancient Buddhist caves of Karla and Bhaja.
"With its prime location in Pune's industrial epicentre, DoubleTree by Hilton Pune - Chinchwad is a perfect fit for our portfolio," said John Greenleaf, global head - DoubleTree by Hilton. "As the first international hotel brand in this region, we look forward to introducing guests to the high-quality service for which our brand is known."
The hotel's trendy guestrooms feature all modern conveniences. Hotel amenities include a 24-hour Precor fitness centre, outdoor pool and the Aamala spa, delivering signature treatments based on ancient Indian rejuvenation techniques. The hotel also offers a range of dining venues, including: 3 Spices, the all-day restaurant that serves contemporary fare; the soon-to-open Miyuki, which will offer authentic Japanese cuisine; the Linear lounge and bar featuring handpicked malts and innovative cocktails; and Level 12, a roof-top poolside lounge. Guests can also indulge in delicious cakes and pastries at Tarta, the hotel's onsite bakery.
Perfectly suited for intimate meetings and social gatherings, DoubleTree by Hilton Pune - Chinchwad offers seven flexible meetings rooms, totalling more than 2,600 square feet.
"In addition to the hotel's outstanding amenities, we are delighted to deliver DoubleTree by Hilton's signature service culture built around the idea of CARE - Creating a Rewarding Experience - for guests, team members and the community," said Sahdev Mehta, general manager, DoubleTree by Hilton Pune - Chinchwad. "This starts with the warm chocolate chip cookie presented to each guest upon arrival."
Additional signature brand offerings include the Wake Up DoubleTree BreakfastTM, gourmet in-room tea and coffee and a refreshing array of CITRON body care products by Crabtree & Evelyn.
Hilton HHonors members can earn and redeem points for stays. Diamond HHonors members will receive 1,000 bonus points and complimentary continental breakfast during stays, and Gold HHonors members will have the option of receiving one of the above. Gold and Diamond members will also receive complimentary Wi-Fi.
The hotel will participate in the "Triple Your Trip" promotion through September 30, offering triple HHonors points for stays completed Friday, Saturday or Sunday nights, and double points for stays Monday through Thursday. Guests can also save 20 per cent on bookings made by September 30 through "The Great India Travel Deal."
DoubleTree by Hilton Pune - Chinchwad is located at C-32, MIDC, Tata Motors Road, Chinchwad, Pune, India. For information or reservations, visit www.doubletree.com or call +91 20 6731 3333.
With a fast-growing, global collection of more than 350 upscale hotels in gateway cities, metropolitan areas and vacation destinations across six continents, every little thing we do at DoubleTree by Hilton inspires us to create a rewarding experience for our hotel guests, our team members and the communities we proudly serve. Our hospitality begins with a warm chocolate chip cookie welcome upon arrival and continues with the award-winning Hilton HHonors guest loyalty program, an array of fine services and amenities and our longstanding CARE Culture tradition that empowers more than 65,000 team members to provide the special comforts and acts of kindness that make the traveler feel human again.
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Hilton Worldwide is a leading global hospitality company, spanning the lodging sector from luxurious full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and mid-priced hotels. For 94 years, Hilton Worldwide has offered business and leisure travelers the finest in accommodations, service, amenities and value. The company is dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest experiences across its global brands. Its brands are comprised of more than 4,000 hotels and timeshare properties, with more than 650,000 rooms in 90 countries and territories and include Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Hilton Hotels & Resorts, DoubleTree by Hilton, Embassy Suites Hotels, Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton Hotels, Homewood Suites by Hilton, Home2 Suites by Hilton and Hilton Grand Vacations. The company also manages the world-class guest reward program Hilton HHonors®.Visit www.hiltonworldwide.com for more information and connect with Hilton Worldwide at www.facebook.com/hiltonworldwide, www.twitter.com/hiltonworldwide, www.youtube.com/hiltonworldwide, www.flickr.com/hiltonworldwide and www.linkedin.com/company/hilton-worldwide.
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