Sustaining its tremendous growth into 2019, DoubleTree by Hilton will expand its footprint around the world, with nearly half of its 200 planned hotels located in the Asia Pacific region.
Fourteen new DoubleTree by Hilton properties are slated to open this year across China, Thailand, Indonesia, Australia, Sri Lanka and New Zealand, adding to the close to 560 existing DoubleTree by Hilton properties currently in its global portfolio that spans across 45 countries.
To accommodate the region’s thriving economic centers and growing tourism industries, DoubleTree by Hilton looks to provide an upscale solution to those in or traveling to the region with innovative, comfortable hotels and its signature, warm DoubleTree Cookie welcome.
“As DoubleTree by Hilton celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2019, we are eager to continue providing guests in the Asia Pacific region and around the world with our outstanding DoubleTree hospitality,” said Shawn McAteer, senior vice president and global head, DoubleTree by Hilton.
“By opening hotels such as DoubleTree by Hilton Weerawila Rajawarna Resort, our first property in Sri Lanka, our brand continues to maintain its commitment to innovation and the gold standard for hospitality for guests around the world.”
DoubleTree by Hilton Weerawila Rajawarna Resort is ideally situated near three of the Top 10 most visited Wildlife National Park and Sanctuaries in the country.
From exploring the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Goa Velha near DoubleTree by Hilton GoaPanaji, to experiencing the eclectic metropolis of Surabaya, Indonesia at DoubleTree by Hilton Surabaya, each property will provide both leisure and business travelers access to key cultural and business centers across the Asia Pacific.
“Hilton is leading the hotel construction pipeline in China, with DoubleTree by Hilton being our second fastest-growing brand in the region with more than 100 planned projects and an aggregate of close to 27,000 rooms,” said Sean Wooden, vice president of brand management, Asia Pacific, Hilton.
“While we reached a tremendous milestone of 50 DoubleTree by Hilton properties in Asia Pacific in 2018, we look forward to continuing our upward trajectory of growth with 14 DoubleTree by Hilton properties opening this year. These properties further our mission to be the most hospitable company in the world as we demonstrate our commitment by being
where our guests want to travel across the region.”
Hilton has become woven into the fabric of communities all over the globe and in the company’s 100th year, global growth continues with the expansion of DoubleTree by Hilton across the Asia Pacific.