DoubleTree by Hilton Opens First Internationally-Branded Full Service Hotel in Jiaxing, China
Opening of DoubleTree by Hilton Jiaxing Marks the Brand’s 16th Hotel in China
October 23, 2013 // Franchising.com // JIAXING, China and MCLEAN, Va. - Hilton Worldwide today announced the opening of DoubleTree by Hilton Jiaxing, the brand's 16th property in China and the first internationally-branded full service hotel in Jiaxing. The stylish and upscale six-story, 274-room hotel boasts three diverse restaurants, a luxurious grand ballroom and nine multi-functional meeting rooms. The hotel is owned by the Jiaxing Yongxin Development Co., Ltd.
Located in the city center, close to key business and shopping areas, DoubleTree by Hilton Jiaxing is situated just 7.5 kilometers from Jiaxing Railway Station and 8 kilometers from China's five-star tourist attraction, South Lake. The hotel is 17.5 kilometers from Jiaxing High-Speed Railway Station, and convenient to Hongqiao (Shanghai), Pudong (Shanghai) and Hangzhou international airports, making the hotel a perfect destination for business and leisure travelers.
"Jiaxing has not only a huge cultural significance in China and is renowned for its beautiful scenery, but is also uniquely located between the major cities of Shanghai, Hangzhou and Suzhou. The city is experiencing rapid development and the opening of the DoubleTree by Hilton Jiaxing will support this continued growth," said Bruce McKenzie, senior vice president of operations, Greater China & Mongolia, Hilton Worldwide, "This year marks Hilton Worldwide's 25th anniversary in China and the company has established a growing portfolio of trading hotels in the Mainland over the years. The opening of the DoubleTree by Hilton in Jiaxing is the latest welcome addition to that portfolio."
Guests at DoubleTree by Hilton Jiaxing can indulge in delicious local cuisine options without leaving the hotel. Three uniquely themed restaurants serve both Chinese and international fare, while the lounge bar offers a relaxed atmosphere with a beautiful view where guests can meet with friends over tea and light bites. YUXI offers a delicate, elegant dining experience with the best in Cantonese and Zhejiang cuisine. OPEN begins the day with the famous Wake-up DoubleTree Breakfast and also serves regional Asian cuisine, Western grilled specialties and fresh seafood. NODU BAR is the perfect venue for tasty noodles and dumplings. Patrons can also enjoy local and international beers and wines, as well as a selection of cocktails at JIN LOUNGE.
DoubleTree by Hilton Jiaxing offers flexible meeting and event space, including a luxurious nine-meter high pillar-less ballroom as well as nine multi-function conference halls to accommodate various event types. A 24-hour business center meets guests' productivity needs and, for guests wanting to simply unwind and pamper themselves, DoubleTree by Hilton Jiaxing offers a large indoor swimming pool, spa room, 24-hour fitness center and beauty center with hair treatment services.
John Greenleaf, global head, DoubleTree by Hilton, said, "This new hotel reinforces the success of the DoubleTree by Hilton brand in China. At DoubleTree by Hilton, we know the little things mean everything when it comes to a great travel experience. We are excited to deliver this experience to guests in Jiaxing for the first time ever, and deliver the unparalleled service for which the DoubleTree by Hilton brand is known - starting with our signature warm chocolate chip cookie welcome."
In addition to the warm cookie welcome, guests will also enjoy DoubleTree by Hilton brand exclusives, including an assortment of gourmet in-room tea and coffee offerings, a refreshing array of CITRON body care products by Crabtree & Evelyn and an industry-recognized service culture which is built around the idea of CARE, which stands for Create a Rewarding Experience, for guests, team members and the community. Each guest room and suite is equipped with a series of modern facilities and supplies, including expansive work areas, wireless networks, a 42-inch LCD TV and our signature DoubleTree by Hilton Sweet DreamsTM bed.
Hilton HHonors members will be able to 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. To mark the opening, the hotel will offer Hilton HHonors members 1,000 bonus point per night for stays completed between October 19, 2013 - January 18, 2014.
DoubleTree by Hilton Jiaxing is located at 688 Juxian Road, Xiuzhou District, Jiaxing, China. For more information or to make reservations, visit www.doubletree.com or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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About Hilton Worldwide's 25th Anniversary in China
Hilton Worldwide is celebrating its 25th anniversary in China, marking a new milestone in Hilton Worldwide's legacy of providing Chinese guests with excellent hospitality services. In 1988, Hilton Worldwide became one of the first international hotel brands to enter China and has since grown with China's consumers by constantly innovating to win their hearts at home and abroad. Since its entry into China, Hilton Worldwide has been registering strong growth in the Chinese market by expanding its presence from over 30 operating hotels today to more than 150 properties over the next few years. Hilton Worldwide is also accelerating its expansion in the market with more than 120 projects in the pipeline under the Waldorf Astoria, Conrad, Hilton, DoubleTree by Hilton and Hilton Garden Inn brands. Over the past 25 years, Hilton Worldwide has launched meaningful initiatives tailored for Chinese tastes, including the Huanying program and Hilton HHonors program, and in 2011 Hilton Worldwide became the first multinational hotel company to sponsor the Chinese Olympic Committee. Hilton Worldwide is launching a series of campaigns and promotional activities to commemorate the event.
About DoubleTree By Hilton
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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About Hilton Worldwide
Hilton Worldwide is a leading global hospitality company, spanning the lodging sector from luxury and full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and focused-service hotels. For 94 years, Hilton Worldwide has been dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest experiences. The company’s portfolio of ten world-class global brands is comprised of more than 4,000 managed, franchised, owned and leased hotels and timeshare properties, with more than 665,000 rooms in 90 countries and territories, including 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 an award-winning customer loyalty 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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