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Nine Hotel Group opens DoubleTree by Hilton in 19th Century Mill House

With more and more hotels opening in heritage shells, Nine Hotel Group announces the opening of DoubleTree by Hilton hotel Reading M4 J10 in a 19th century mill house… Vivek Chadha – of Nine Hotel Group – purchased the Best Western Grade II listed mill house in 2017 and has spent £4 million on the redevelopment, rebranding the hotel to…

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DoubleTree by Hilton debuts in French medieval city of Carcassonne

DoubleTree by Hilton Carcassonne opens a Fairy-Tale Escape in the Heart of France’s Medieval City… France’s medieval city of Carcassonne has welcomed the country’s first DoubleTree by Hilton, one of Hilton’s 14 market-leading brands. The property is the first DoubleTree by Hilton in France and joins nine other Hilton properties in the country. The 88-key hotel includes 33 deluxe town-facing…

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Malaysia’s First DoubleTree Resort by Hilton Opens in Penang

DoubleTree by Hilton has opened its first resort-style property in Malaysia: DoubleTree Resort by Hilton Penang, and also marks the 50th DoubleTree by Hilton property in the Asia Pacific region. Located in the vibrant beach area on Penang’s north coast, overlooking the Indian Ocean, DoubleTree Resort by Hilton Penang is a family-friendly resort with exceptional facilities for all ages. Overlooking Malaysia’s Miami…

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Doubletree by Hilton completes Cadbury House bedroom refurbishment

The hotel has upgraded 72 bedrooms and also boasts a new state-of-the-art reception area. The four-star DoubleTree by Hilton, Cadbury House in Congresbury has upgraded 72 bedrooms including its Junior Suites and Loft Suites, investing over £1.5 million in the project, which has also included a refresh to several public areas. The new bedroom décor has an emphasis on elegance…

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DoubleTree by Hilton opens in historic city of York

York has welcomed one of Hilton’s 14 market-leading brands, DoubleTree by Hilton. Conveniently located in the centre of York and opposite the city’s historic walls, DoubleTree by Hilton York joins Hilton York and Hampton by Hilton York – paving the way as the first DoubleTree by Hilton hotel in the city. Hotel features and amenities include: DINING Guests can dine…

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DoubleTree by Hilton Sheffield Park completes extension

Sheffield-based contractor JF Finnegan has completed a 36-bedroom extension to the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Sheffield Park on Chesterfield Road in the city. JF Finnegan built the original hotel 25 years ago and work has now completed on the new £3.2 million extension. The extension to the existing hotel, located in a Sheffield suburb close to the Peak District, provides…

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Twenty Four Seven Hotels takes over DoubleTree in El Segundo

Twenty Four Seven Hotels has announced the addition of DoubleTree by Hilton LAX – El Segundo to its management portfolio. The LAX hotel is the first of four new management contracts in the LA area in 2017. Twenty Four Seven Hotels played a pivotal role in the highly complex transaction providing guidance to the buyer on the transactional side with…

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DoubleTree by Hilton opens latest Dubai property

DoubleTree by Hilton, one of Hilton’s 14 market-leading brands, has announced the opening of DoubleTree by Hilton Dubai – Business Bay. The modern hotel features 238 spacious guest rooms and suites, all with floor-to-ceiling windows and panoramic views of the Burj Khalifa, Downtown Dubai or Bay Square. It joins two other DoubleTree by Hilton properties already open in the city…

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DoubleTree by Hilton opens in The Cotswolds

A key UK tourism destination – The Cotswolds – today welcomes one of Hilton’s 14 market-leading brands, DoubleTree by Hilton, into its prospering area. Located just two miles from Cheltenham, a town famed for its Regency buildings and historical importance as a spa town, DoubleTree by Hilton Cheltenham opens its doors as the 43rd DoubleTree by Hilton hotel in the…

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Massive DoubleTree by Hilton New York designed by Gene Kaufman opens

The massive DoubleTree by Hilton New York – Times Square West, designed by Gene Kaufman Architect, has opened at 350 West 40th Street, between 8th and 9th avenues. At more than 200,000 square feet and offering 612 rooms, the towering 35-storey DoubleTree is the largest hotel Gene Kaufman Architect has ever designed and the largest to open in New York…

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DoubleTree by Hilton increases UK presence with 12 hotels

DoubleTree by Hilton has introduced an additional 12 properties to its UK portfolio in the past 12 months and now welcomes guests at more than 30 hotels throughout the country. Eight of the 12 hotel openings were part of a £16 million conversion programme, providing unique, contemporary accommodations and full-service facilities to guests in Aberdeen Treetops, Bristol North, Coventry, Dartford…

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DoubleTree by Hilton Kingston upon Thames opens

DoubleTree by Hilton has announced the opening of DoubleTree by Hilton Kingston upon Thames, located in the centre of the town. The upscale hotel joins 72 DoubleTree by Hilton properties open across Europe and is the first Hilton-branded property in the Kingston market. Boasting 146 modern guest rooms and suites, the stylish property, managed by Interstate Europe Hotels & Resorts…

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Two new DoubleTree by Hilton hotels open across the UK

DoubleTree by Hilton has opened two new properties, one in Swindon, England and another in the Scottish capital of Edinburgh. Edinburgh Airport has opened just seven miles from the heart of the vibrant city centre. The hotel boasts many features, including newly refurbished guestrooms, an onsite LivingWell Leisure Club, restaurant serving Scottish dishes and meeting areas, all conveniently located for…

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DoubleTree by Hilton Southampton opens after £4m renovation

The UK’s fastest growing upscale brand has announced the opening of DoubleTree by Hilton Southampton. Following a £4 million investment and renovation programme, overseen by Hilton, the hotel has converted to a DoubleTree by Hilton property. Located in peaceful gardens close to Southampton city centre, the DoubleTree brand’s kind and welcoming service can be seen throughout the property and its…

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DoubleTree by Hilton Aberdeen Treetops opens after refurbishment

The UK’s fastest growing upscale brand today announced the opening of DoubleTree by Hilton Aberdeen Treetops. A renovation programme overseen by Hilton and Westmont Hospitality has seen the hotel convert to a DoubleTree by Hilton property. Located in the west end of Aberdeen, the DoubleTree brand’s kind and welcoming service can be seen throughout the property and its 120 guestrooms.…

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Sneak Peek: First look at DoubleTree in Hull

Hilton Worldwide has revealed plans to introduce its upscale DoubleTree by Hilton brand to Hull, following an agreement with Brayford Hotels. Independent UK hotel Management Company, leaf HOSPITALITY will manage the forthcoming hotel when it opens. DoubleTree by Hilton Hull is currently under development in Ferensway and is expected to open in late 2017 as Hull continues its 365 day…

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DoubleTree Glasgow Central opens after £11m refurbishment

DoubleTree by Hilton has announced the opening of DoubleTree by Hilton Glasgow Central, located in the centre of the city. The property is owned and managed by Amaris Hospitality and is joining Hilton’s Scottish portfolio of 16 properties. Having undergone a £11 million refurbishment, this new hotel in the centre of Glasgow is home to 300 modern guest rooms, including…

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DoubleTree Myrtle Beach Oceanfront debuts after property-wide renovation

Hilton has welcomed the 30-acre DoubleTree Resort by Hilton Myrtle Beach Oceanfront in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, as the latest addition to the DoubleTree by Hilton portfolio of 465+ hotels after a property-wide renovation and expansion project of the resort. Formerly known as the Springmaid Beach Resort, the seaside hotel now boasts a 20,000 square-foot main building, ocean view restaurant…

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DoubleTree Dallas property undergoes $10 million renovation

DoubleTree by Hilton has unveiled its first property in the bustling Dallas suburb of Arlington and its eighth throughout the Dallas metroplex. DoubleTree by Hilton Arlington DFW South opens just a few miles from the community’s Entertainment district following an extensive, $10 million renovation. Less than five miles from Six Flags Over Texas, AT&T Stadium, Globe Life Park and other…

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DoubleTree by Hilton to open first hotel in Lithuania

Hilton Worldwide and Vičiūnai Group are bringing the upscale DoubleTree by Hilton brand to Lithuania for the first time. Construction of DoubleTree by Hilton Vilnius City Center is to begin this year, in the heart of the Lithuanian capital. The 175-room hotel forms part of a wider project, in to which Vičiūnai Group has invested more than €20 million (£17.2…

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New DoubleTree by Hilton opens in Poland

DoubleTree by Hilton has announced the opening of DoubleTree by Hilton Wroclaw, housed in the uniquely designed 6-storey OVO Wroclaw complex. The OVO Wroclaw is a landmark edifice spearheading a revolution in urban Polish design. The upscale hotel joins three DoubleTree by Hilton properties open in Poland and over 70 DoubleTree by Hilton properties open across Europe. Boasting 189 stylish…

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DoubleTree by Hilton Sighisoara – Cavaler marks 6th Romanian Hilton

Hilton Worldwide has opened a DoubleTree hotel in Sighisoara – the sixth property in its Romanian portfolio. DoubleTree by Hilton Sighisoara – Cavaler joins 70 other DoubleTree by Hilton properties open across Europe.The refurbished, upscale hotel features 74 modern guest rooms including suites and loft rooms. It is located in Sighisoara, a sixteenth century medieval town in Transylvania, Romania. Sighisoara’s…

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Hilton signs agreement for DoubleTree Suites in Bahrain

Hilton Worldwide has announced the signing of a DoubleTree Suites on Bahrain’s Dilmunia Island. Featuring 237 serviced apartments, the property will offer a mix of studio, one and two-bedroom apartments. Guests will be able to choose from three dining outlets including an all-day dining restaurant, a lobby café and a pool café. Leisure facilities include an outdoor swimming pool, a…

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DoubleTree by Hilton opens its first hotel in Fiji

The DoubleTree Resort by Hilton Fiji – Sonaisali Island has opened on Naisali Island, Nadi, Fiji. It is the first DoubleTree by Hilton-branded hotel in the South Pacific nation. The resort joins an existing portfolio of six other properties operating in the Australasia region, and opens as Hilton Worldwide’s 22nd hotel in the region. The resort is owned by The…

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Fifth DoubleTree by Hilton property opens in Russia

A fifth DoubleTree by Hilton hotel has opened in Russia with the opening of a property in Tyumen. Since 2014, DoubleTree by Hilton‘s presence has doubled in the country, showing the brand’s rise in popularity and demand for its hotels. DoubleTree by Hilton Tyumen offers 195 comfortable and thoughtfully designed guest rooms, including 23 suites and an executive floor with…

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DoubleTree by Hilton arrives in upmarket Kensington

DoubleTree by Hilton opened its doors to its newest property – DoubleTree by Hilton London – Kensington earlier this month, which joins a further 27 DoubleTree by Hilton hotels in the UK. Located just a short walk from the city’s top attractions including the Victoria & Albert Museum, iconic Royal Albert Hall and Natural History Museum, DoubleTree by Hilton London…

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Qatar hotel boom welcomes DoubleTree by Hilton

DoubleTree by Hilton Doha – Old Town has opened in the rapidly expanding business district of Qatar’s capital.The hotel features 187 guestrooms and suites – each of which boast floor to ceiling windows with panoramic city views. Additionally, the hotel offers business and fitness centers, a sauna, steam room, and rooftop pool. As the cultural and commercial capital of Qatar,…

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DoubleTree by Hilton Debuts in London, Ontario

DoubleTree by Hilton recently opened its London Ontario hotel, the city’s largest convention centre, conveniently located in the heart of downtown London, Ontario and connected to the London Convention Centre.This 323-room property opens following a $10 million (£4.9 million) property-wide renovation of the Hilton London Ontario, including renovated guest rooms and new, vibrant décor throughout. “DoubleTree by Hilton London Ontario…

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DoubleTree by Hilton ‘sent to Coventry’ with opening at Ricoh Arena

DoubleTree by Hilton recently announced the opening its hotel at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry, home of Coventry City and Aviva Premiership side Wasps. The hotel is situated in the heart of the UK.The hotel offers 121 guestrooms, including 50 queen rooms with stadium views, 18 deluxe rooms and two king suites. Business guests seeking a practical working environment will…

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DoubleTree by Hilton expands portfolio with Kingston-upon-Thames hotel

Hilton Worldwide and EQ Group announced this month an agreement to open a DoubleTree by Hilton London – in Kingston upon Thames.Acquired by EQ Group and affiliates, the hotel is set to open in the second half of 2016 following a multi-million pound fit-out. The hotel will be asset managed by EQ Hotels Limited under a franchise agreement with Hilton…

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DoubleTree by Hilton opens luxury hotel and spa in Liverpool

DoubleTree by Hilton has celebrated the opening of its first hotel & spa in Liverpool, which is housed in the Municipal Annexe building, a unique, recently-restored Grade II listed building in the heart of the city. Steeped in history, the stylish property has been given a contemporary finish while retaining all the grandeur of the original construction which dates back…

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DoubleTree by Hilton Krakow Hotel & Convention Centre begins welcoming guests

DoubleTree by Hilton is celebrating the opening of its first hotel in the medieval city of Krakow, Poland. The opening of DoubleTree by Hilton Krakow Hotel & Convention Centre also marks the completion of Hilton Worldwide’s only dual-branded property in Poland, joining Hampton by Hilton Krakow which opened in May this year.The contemporary hotel boasts 232 beautiful guest rooms, including…

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Hilton Worldwide signs two DoubleTree properties for Bogotá, Colombia

Hilton Worldwide has announced that its DoubleTree brand will make its entry into Colombia with the signing of two new franchise license agreements. Hilton plans to convert two Hoteles Cosmos hotels in Bogotá into DoubleTree by Hilton properties, with both continuing to be operated by Cosmos Hotels – one of Colombia’s most-recognised hotel brands for over thirty years.The conversion of…

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Hilton Worldwide announces third DoubleTree by Hilton property for Perth

Hilton Worldwide has announced a third DoubleTree by Hilton property will be opening in Perth at a ground-breaking ceremony for its Perth-Northbridge hotel, which is set for completion in early 2017.Once built, the 205-room Northbridge hotel will be the first DoubleTree by Hilton to open in Western Australia. The hotel will form a third of the partnership between Hilton Worldwide…

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Exceptional Riverside London Hotel Opens as DoubleTree by Hilton

DoubleTree by Hilton has recently announced the opening of DoubleTree by Hilton London Docklands Riverside on the banks of the River Thames, following an extensive refurbishment and reflagging.The immaculate hotel offers 378 guest rooms with views across London’s iconic River Thames to Canary Wharf, a key business, shopping and entertainment precinct. It is the only hotel in London with its…

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DoubleTree by Hilton Celebrates its 25th UK Hotel

DoubleTree by Hilton began welcoming guests at its 25th hotel in the UK – DoubleTree by Hilton Nottingham – Gateway last week. The hotel is operated under a franchise with Exceptional Resorts and Hotels (UK) Ltd, which will manage the hotel. Renovations began in 2013 with an estimated investment of £5.5 million. DoubleTree by Hilton hotels offer an industry-recognized service…

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DoubleTree by Hilton Opens in Venice

Hilton Worldwide’s DoubleTree by Hilton brand has expanded its presence in Italy with the opening of the DoubleTree by Hilton Venice North. The 203 guest room hotel is the latest addition to the upscale brand’s rapidly expanding portfolio and joins recent DoubleTree by Hilton key European openings in London, Moscow and Warsaw. The hotel operates under a franchise agreement with…

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Hilton Worldwide Opens DoubleTree by Hilton Zanzibar – Stone Town, Tanzania

Hilton Worldwide and DoubleTree by Hilton has recently announced the opening of DoubleTree by Hilton Zanzibar – Stone Town, located 64 kilometers (40 miles) off the coast of mainland Tanzania. Nestled in the heart of the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Stone Town, the 58-room DoubleTree by Hilton Zanzibar – Stone Town offers a perfect base from which to experience…

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DoubleTree by Hilton Milton Keynes

DoubleTree by Hilton Milton Keynes, located within stadium:mk the home of MK Dons Football Club, is delighted to announce the opening of an additional 49 bedrooms, bringing the total room count for the hotel to 176. The new bedrooms include four outstanding family bedrooms plus one stylish suite.Family rooms offer privacy and space for adults and children alike, with two…

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Opening of Waterstone Resort & Marina Boca Raton – a DoubleTree by Hilton

DoubleTree by Hilton and Hilton Worldwide has recently announced the opening of Waterstone Resort & Marina Boca Raton – a DoubleTree by Hilton. Ideally located just 25 miles from both Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport and Palm Beach International Airport, the stylishly refurbished 139-room hotel is only 300 yards from the Atlantic Ocean and overlooks the Intracoastal Waterway. The hotel is…

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Hilton Worldwide Opens First DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel in Dubai

Hilton Worldwide and DoubleTree by Hilton have announced the opening of DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel & Residences Dubai – Al Barsha located within a short walking distance of Mall of The Emirates, famous for its Ski Dubai attraction, the first indoor ski resort in the Middle East, with areas for skiing, sledding and more. The 359 room property is the…

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Hilton Worldwide Launches DoubleTree by Hilton Brand in Indonesia

Hilton Worldwide and DoubleTree by Hilton have recently announced the opening of DoubleTree by Hilton Jakarta – Diponegoro, the first DoubleTree by Hilton hotel in Indonesia. Conveniently located in the heart of Jakarta city, the new-build, upscale 253-room hotel opens with three dining outlets, including one modern all-day dining restaurant, as well as an outdoor pool, a kids’ pool, seven…

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Hilton Worldwide Expands DoubleTree by Hilton Portfolio in Australasia

Hilton Worldwide have recently signed a multi-unit management agreement with SKS Group to manage two hotels, located in Perth and Fremantle, Western Australia. The hotels will be branded DoubleTree by Hilton and will join Hilton Worldwide’s existing portfolio of 20 hotels in Australasia.DoubleTree by Hilton Perth Waterfront will be located at 351 Riverside Drive, Perth adjoining Barrack Square and fronting…

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DoubleTree by Hilton Arrives in Edinburgh

Hilton Worldwide, in partnership with Redefine|BDL Hotels, has unveiled its newest DoubleTree by Hilton hotel in Scotland and the brand’s first in the country’s dynamic capital with the opening of DoubleTree by Hilton Edinburgh City Centre. Located on Bread Street, the former St Cuthbert’s Co-Operative building, which dates back to 1892 and went on to become The Point Hotel, has…

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Hilton Worldwide Opens First DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Hilton Worldwide and DoubleTree by Hilton has recently announced the opening of DoubleTree by Hilton Dhahran at the commercial heartland of Al Khobar in Eastern Province, KSA. The 153-room conversion property becomes the first DoubleTree by Hilton branded hotel to open in Saudi Arabia.Dhahran is one of the older Saudi port cities on the coast of the Arabian Gulf and…

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DoubleTree by Hilton Opens in the Heart of Cosmopolitan Barcelona

The Alexandra Barcelona, a DoubleTree by Hilton, began welcoming guests with all the hallmarks of the award winning upscale hotel brand on the 18th December 2013. Opening in the exclusive Paseo de Gracia area, the hotel offers the perfect base for romantic getaways, family holidays or business trips with convenient connections to all parts of the city.The full-service hotel’s opening…

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Hilton Worldwide Opens DoubleTree by Hilton Seychelles – Allamanda Resort & Spa

Hilton Worldwide has recently announced the official opening of the 30-room DoubleTree by Hilton Seychelles-Allamanda Resort & Spa, its third resort in the Republic of The Seychelles Islands. From its prime beach-facing location on the South East coast of Mahe, Seychelles largest and best known island, DoubleTree by Hilton Seychelles-Allamanda Resort & Spa is a true paradise escape. Surrounded by…

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Ireland’s Leading Event Hotel Re-launched as DoubleTree by Hilton

DoubleTree by Hilton has recently announced the rebranding of one of Dublin’s most renowned hotels, formerly The Burlington, to become DoubleTree by Hilton Dublin – Burlington Road. A phased programme of investment is underway to renovate the hotel, expected to complete by spring 2014, rejuvenating it with all the hallmarks of the upscale DoubleTree by Hilton brand. DoubleTree by Hilton…

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DoubleTree by Hilton Begins Welcoming Guests in Lisbon

DoubleTree by Hilton is offering travellers the opportunity to experience the vibrant culture of Lisbon, with the opening of the upscale brand’s first hotel in Portugal. Formerly the Fontana Park Hotel and located in Saldanha Square, DoubleTree by Hilton Lisbon – Fontana Park, with its design-led interior, is ideal for experiencing the historic Portuguese capital in style.Offering 139 guestrooms, the…

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DoubleTree by Hilton Makes Polish Debut with Latest Opening in Lodz

Hilton Worldwide is offering visitors to the city of Lodz a unique voyage through Poland’s cinematic history thanks to today’s opening of the country’s first DoubleTree by Hilton, part of Hilton Worldwide’s upscale brand which features more than 350 hotels globally.Opening at the site of the Lodz Film Studio, the newly built DoubleTree by Hilton Lodz pays homage to the…

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Historic Dundee Hotel Reopens Under DoubleTree by Hilton

DoubleTree by Hilton is offering visitors to Dundee and Perthshire a glimpse of the majesty of Victorian Scotland with the opening of DoubleTree by Hilton Dundee. In partnership with RedefineBDL, the former Landmark Hotel today completed its £1million refurbishment to become the upscale brand’s third Scottish property and its 21st across the UK.The hotel is set within the grounds of…

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DoubleTree by Hilton London – Ealing Official opening Ceremony

On Wednesday 12th June, a new DoubleTree by Hilton joined the London scene with the opening of the London Ealing property. The hotel was officially opened by Councillor Kamaljit Dhindsa.£10m has been spent on this property to bring it in line with the brand’s identity and it looks like it means business. With the redesign and refurbishment, the group decided…

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DoubleTree by Hilton launches in Australia with three Northern Territory openings

Hilton Worldwide has announced that it will introduce its fastest growing full-service brand, DoubleTree by Hilton, to Australia when it rebrands four Northern Territory hotels on 1 May 2013. The country’s first three DoubleTree by Hilton hotels: DoubleTree by Hilton Darwin, DoubleTree by Hilton Esplanade Darwin, DoubleTree by Hilton Alice Springs will open alongside Hilton Darwin in the Territory.“We are…

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DoubleTree by Hilton Bristol City Centre Opens After £5m Renovation

Following the completion of a comprehensive refurbishment project, DoubleTree by Hilton Bristol City Centre announced its opening. The public areas and each of the hotel’s 201 guestrooms have been transformed, bringing them up to DoubleTree by Hilton’s upscale standards with a new design concept that pays tribute to the city’s proud industrial and seafaring heritage.Relics from Bristol’s heyday as a…

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DoubleTree by Hilton Arrives in Catalonian National Park

Hilton Worldwide continues its expansion in Spain with the arrival of DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel & Conference Centre La Mola, a hotel taking its name from one of the highest peaks in the nearby Catalan Pre Coastal mountain range. Having recently opened Spain’s first DoubleTree by Hilton in Emporda and first Hilton Garden Inn in Sevilla, Hilton Worldwide now has…

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DoubleTree by Hilton Opens First Hotel in South Africa

Hilton Worldwide has recently announced the official opening of the first DoubleTree by Hilton hotel in South Africa – the 183-room DoubleTree by Hilton Cape Town – Upper Eastside. Owned and operated by Upper Eastside Hotel (Pty) Ltd under a franchise license agreement, the newly renovated, upscale full-service property is located in Cape Town’s upcoming district of Woodstock, a dynamic…

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DoubleTree by Hilton Begins 2013 with Three More UK Hotels

Hilton Worldwide has recently announced the signing of three franchise agreements for its rapidly expanding DoubleTree by Hilton brand in three more UK cities. Having opened 11 hotels in the UK in the last two years, the brand has reached agreement on additional sites in Bristol, Edinburgh and Nottingham.This announcement begins a landmark year for DoubleTree by Hilton, which will…

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Downtown Toronto Metropolitan Hotel Converted to DoubleTree by Hilton Brand

Hilton Worldwide and Bayview Hospitality Group (BHG) have announced that the landmark Metropolitan Hotel Toronto, which BHG recently acquired along with the hotel’s two restaurants, will become downtown Toronto’s first DoubleTree by Hilton. BHG will continue to operate the hotel when it converts to a DoubleTree by Hilton later this year.“Entering the downtown of a gateway city such as Toronto…

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DoubleTree by Hilton Welcomes its First Guests in Ireland

Ireland’s first DoubleTree by Hilton hotel has recently opened its doors, bringing one of Europe’s fastest growing upscale hotel brands to the Emerald Isle. A thoughtful and contemporary renovation of the Morrison hotel, in partnership with operators Martinez Hotels & Resorts, has seen the property’s 138 rooms and suites completely re-designed with a brand new concept centred on music and…

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DoubleTree by Hilton Continues Rapid Global Expansion with 49 Hotels Added in 2012

DoubleTree by Hilton has announced that through Q4 2012, it had added 49 hotels to its portfolio in one year, and that it expects to meet or exceed that pace in 2013 with both new-build and conversion hotels in the development pipeline. Leading the brand’s growth are conversion projects, located predominantly in the Americas and Europe.“2012 was another in what…

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Tropicana Las Vegas – a DoubleTree by Hilton Now Open

DoubleTree by Hilton and Tropicana Las Vegas has recently announced the opening of Tropicana Las Vegas – a DoubleTree by Hilton, following a two-month conversion period since the announcement of a strategic partnership between the two entities in late October 2012. Under a franchise agreement, Tropicana Las Vegas will continue to own and operate all 1,500 guest rooms in the…

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DoubleTree by Hilton Set to Launch in Ireland

Hilton Worldwide has announced that it has signed a franchise agreement with Martinez Hotels & Resorts to bring its upscale DoubleTree by Hilton brand to Ireland. Since opening its first European hotel in 2008, DoubleTree by Hilton now has almost 60 properties trading or under development across the region.The deal will see Dublin’s renowned Morrison Hotel reopen as The Morrison…

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Emily Morgan Hotel Joins DoubleTree by Hilton Following $4.5 Million Renovation

DoubleTree by Hilton has announced the opening of the newly renovated, upscale, full-service, 177-room The Emily Morgan San Antonio – a DoubleTree by Hilton. The hotel is owned by Alamo Hotels, Inc. under a franchise license agreement with a subsidiary of Hilton Worldwide. The hotel is managed by Westmont Hospitality Group.Renovations have been completed in all areas of the hotel…

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Opening of DoubleTree by Hilton in Merida, Mexico’s Yucatan Capital

Hilton Worldwide has announced the opening of a DoubleTree by Hilton in Merida – the largest city and capital of Mexico’s state of Yucatan. Built around an early 20th century mansion, the four-story DoubleTree by Hilton Merida welcomes guests to an experience inspired by the area’s history.Located in the city’s business district, DoubleTree by Hilton Merida is just 10 minutes…

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DoubleTree by Hilton and the New Tropicana Las Vegas Announce Strategic Partnership

DoubleTree by Hilton, Hilton Worldwide’s fastest growing full-service brand, and the New Tropicana Las Vegas today announced a strategic franchise agreement that marks the return of Hilton Worldwide to the Las Vegas Strip after an almost 14-year absence. Under the terms of the franchise agreement, Tropicana Las Vegas will continue to own and operate all 1,600 guest rooms in the…

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DoubleTree by Hilton Welcomes Croatia to Global Portfolio of Destinations

DoubleTree by Hilton has announced the opening of its first hotel in Croatia, located in a prime position in the business district of the historic capital city, Zagreb. The upscale and contemporary hotel welcomes guests with a full-service guest offering and legendary warm chocolate chip cookie on arrival, as well as featuring new destination restaurant OXBO Urban Bar & Grill…

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First DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel in Thailand Opens in Phuket

Hilton Worldwide has recently announced the opening of its first DoubleTree by Hilton property in Phuket, Thailand. The 250-room DoubleTree Resort by Hilton – Surin Beach is located on the west coast of the island on Surin Beach, which is approximately 24km from Phuket International Airport.Formerly the Courtyard by Marriott, the rebranded, four-story DoubleTree Resort by Hilton Phuket – Surin…

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DoubleTree by Hilton Introduces Seventh London Hotel

DoubleTree by Hilton has announced the opening of the seventh London property to join one of the UK’s fastest-growing, upscale, full-service hotel brands. DoubleTree by Hilton London – Marble Arch, which was officially unveiled today by Ufi Ibrahim, chief executive of the British Hospitality Association, is superbly located in the heart of London, close to Marble Arch station, Oxford Street,…

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DoubleTree by Hilton Opens Fourth Hotel in Greater Boston Metropolitan Area

DoubleTree by Hilton has announced the opening of a newly renovated, upscale, full-service hotel situated on Boston’s prestigious North Shore. With its easy proximity to Boston’s historic and cultural center, the 364-room DoubleTree by Hilton Boston North Shore is an ideal location for both business and leisure visits to the Boston area. The hotel, formerly the CoCo Key Water Resort…

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DoubleTree by Hilton Increases Presence in India with Launch of Third Hotel

Hilton Worldwide has opened the newly-renovated, upscale, full-service DoubleTree by Hilton Goa-Arpora-Baga, the third DoubleTree by Hilton hotel in India on the 15th August 2012. Located in a quiet setting, the 105-room hotel is located centrally just a few miles from the picturesque Baga and Anjuna beaches. Ingo’s Saturday Nite Bazaar and Splash Water Park are both within walking distance…

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DoubleTree by Hilton Makes a Breakthrough in Australian Market

Hilton Worldwide has signed a management agreement with Ramtron Australia Pty Ltd to open the first DoubleTree by Hilton property in Australia. Scheduled to open in mid-2014, the 164-room DoubleTree by Hilton, Karratha will be strategically located in the centre of the Karratha commercial area, nine miles from Karratha airport and 12 miles from the port at Dampier.Karratha is a…

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DoubleTree by Hilton Welcomes Sixth London Hotel

DoubleTree by Hilton proudly announces the opening of an upscale full-service hotel, situated near London Heathrow Airport (LHR). The 200-room DoubleTree by Hilton London Heathrow Airport is located just ten minutes from LHR and central London is easily accessible via public transport to the city’s historic attractions, world renowned neighbourhoods and business districts.Formerly the Ramada London Heathrow hotel, DoubleTree by…

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DoubleTree by Hilton Debuts in Okinawa, Japan

Hilton Worldwide has opened the DoubleTree by Hilton Naha in Okinawa, Japan – the tenth Hilton Worldwide hotel in Japan and the first in the fast-growing, upscale DoubleTree by Hilton brand portfolio. Located in Naha, the capital city of Okinawa, the 227-room hotel is directly opposite the Okinawa Monorail station in Asahibashi, 11 minutes away from Naha Airport by monorail…

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DoubleTree by Hilton Makes Shanghai Debut

DoubleTree by Hilton has announced the opening of the DoubleTree by Hilton, Shanghai-Pudong – the tenth hotel to open in China as part of the fast-growing, upscale hotel brand within the Hilton Worldwide portfolio of hotels. The 850-room, two-tower, iconic hotel complex soars majestically 47 storeys over the Shanghai’s Pudong New Area and offers convenient access to Shanghai New International…

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DoubleTree by Hilton Introduces Fifth Central London Hotel

DoubleTree by Hilton has announced a fifth London property to join one of the UK’s fastest-growing, upscale, full-service hotel brands. The DoubleTree by Hilton London-Victoria is conveniently located opposite London Victoria Station – historically known as the starting point for the legendary Orient Express and a central hub of public transportation that provides travellers with convenient access to Gatwick Express,…

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DoubleTree by Hilton Welcomes the World’s Travellers to Two New UK Locations

DoubleTree by Hilton has announced two former Mint Hotels have officially joined the upscale, full-service hotel brand and are now welcoming guests as the DoubleTree by Hilton Manchester-Piccadilly and the DoubleTree by Hilton Leeds City Centre. The hotels are two of eight Mint Hotels across the UK and the Netherlands joining the Hilton Worldwide portfolio of hotels as DoubleTree by…

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DoubleTree by Hilton Introduces 10th UK Hotel and 25th European Hotel

DoubleTree by Hilton has announced its latest UK location with the opening of the DoubleTree by Hilton Newcastle International Airport. Located just steps from the terminals and the express car park at Newcastle International Airport, the newly built, 179-room hotel is situated just 15 minutes from the North East’s most vibrant city centre. This tenth hotel opening in the UK…

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DoubleTree by Hilton Unveils Ninth UK Hotel in South Yorkshire, England

DoubleTree by Hilton has announced its latest UK location with the opening of DoubleTree by Hilton Sheffield Park. Formerly the Sheffield Park Hotel, the 95-bedroom property, which is located on Chesterfield Road on the outskirts of Sheffield, has undergone a significant refurbishment to offer guests and the local community both outstanding accommodations and some of the finest business, conference and…

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DoubleTree by Hilton Lincoln Appoints Key Staff

DoubleTree by Hilton Lincoln Hotel, due to open in November 2011, has made the first appointments to its senior management team. Philip Walker, who has over 10 years’ senior management experience in the hotel and leisure industry, is the hotel’s General Manager and Niki Shepheard has been appointed to the role of Sales and Marketing Manager. Philip (40) has previously…

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DoubleTree by Hilton Debuts First Hotel in the UAE

Hilton Worldwide has recently announced the opening of the DoubleTree by Hilton Ras Al Khaimah, the first DoubleTree by Hilton hotel in the United Arab Emirates. Located in the heart of the Al Nakeel business district and just minutes away from the beach, this newly built, upscale, full-service hotel offers modern ambiance; extensive amenities; and warm, welcoming hospitality.Ras al Khaimah,…

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DoubleTree by Hilton Unveils First Look At Luxurious, New Waterfront Hotel (UK)

The new DoubleTree by Hilton has been envisioned by developers to become an outstanding social gathering place for the community. Highlighted by a scenic rooftop bar and contemporary restaurant, which visitors will be able to access via a panoramic glass lift, the stylish hotel also will offer more than 500m² of flexible, contemporary meeting and events space including a ballroom…

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DoubleTree by Hilton Opens First Hotel in the Middle East

Hilton Worldwide has announced the debut of its first hotel in Jordan with the opening of the first DoubleTree by Hilton hotel in the Middle East. Overlooking the Red Sea, the DoubleTree by Hilton Aqaba is located in the central business district of Jordan’s southernmost and only coastal city, within walking distance of popular seashore attractions and all major shopping…

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Anticipated Opening of Doubletree by Hilton, Aqaba in Q3 2010

Hilton Worldwide has signed a management agreement with Jordan Maritime Complex for Real Estate Investments Co. for the Doubletree by Hilton, Aqaba, marking the brand’s entry into Jordan with a stylish, upscale, full-service hotel product in Q3 2010. The 181-room, new-build property will be located in the popular resort destination of Aqaba on Jordan’s southern coast. In the centre of…

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Doubletree hotel set to increase profits

After numerous renovation projects, the Doubletree hotel in Chester, UK is anticipating a double in its turnover this year.Last May saw the massive overhaul, rebranding and reopening of the former Hoole Hall hotel to the Doubletree, which is owned by Hilton. Over the past year the hotel has constructed a luxury club and spa facility in the Victorian walled garden,…

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Doubletree expand portfolio in Mexico

Hilton Worldwide has announced the signing of a multi-year management agreement with Consorcio Hotelero S.A de C.V for a Doubletree by Hilton full-service hotel in Mexico.Construction of the Doubletree by Hilton, Merida is scheduled for the beginning of this month with expected completed in March 2011. Situated close to the Merida International Airport, the new Doubletree by Hilton will feature…

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Doubletree by Hilton opens in Turkey

Hilton Worldwide has signed two franchise agreements for Doubletree by Hilton hotels in Turkey. One of the new hotels will be located in Istanbul and a second in Cappadocia and are anticipated to open in mid 2010. This latest announcement marks Doubletree by Hilton’s entry into the Turkish market, the continued growth of Hilton Worldwide in Europe, and the further…

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Hilton to open Doubletree hotel in Greece

Hilton Worldwide has signed a franchise license agreement with Akti Helona S.A. to operate a Doubletree by Hilton Resort on the island of Kos in Greece. Scheduled to open in May 2010, the Doubletree by Hilton Resort, Kos – Helona will be Hilton Worldwide’s second property in Greece and the country’s first Doubletree by Hilton, marking further growth of this…

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INDUSTRY INSIGHT: The psychology between colour in interior design and wellbeing

INDUSTRY INSIGHT: The psychology between colour in interior design and wellbeing Colour has the power to raise or lower our heartbeat, impact our sleep and influence our overall wellbeing. There’s a tremendous amount of research that’s gone into the psychology of colour and the impact it has on our health. Kicking off our colour series, brand strategist Emma Potter explores…

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DesignLSM unveils 100 Queen’s Gate Hotel, Curio Collection by Hilton in London

DesignLSM unveils 100 Queen’s Gate Hotel, Curio Collection by Hilton in London Hospitality design firm DesignLSM has transformed the F&B and front-of-house areas of the newly launched 100 Queen’s Gate Hotel in Kensington, London… 100 Queen’s Gate Hotel in Kensington has reopened following Crimson Hotel’s ambition to convert the DoubleTree property into a Curio by Hilton hotel. To achieve this, design…

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Canopy by Hilton arrives in Zagreb, Croatia

Canopy by Hilton, Hilton’s lifestyle hotel brand, has officially opened its first hotel in continental Europe, Canopy by Hilton Zagreb... The hotel, which joins Canopy by Hilton Reykjavik in the brand’s European portfolio, is situated in the heart of Croatia’s capital, near the city’s main rail station and the upcoming Branimir Centar shopping mall. Guests can grab a complimentary Canopy…

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Hotel construction pipeline in Europe continues to accelerate forward

Statistics from Lodging Econometrics show impressive double-digit growth year-over-year in hotel development in Europe… Lodging Econometrics’ (LE) analysts report another year of accelerating growth for Europe’s hotel construction pipeline which is at the highest level since LE began recording in 2007. The total pipeline stands at 1,388 projects/219,251 rooms for the second quarter of 2018. It is an impressive 18…

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9-15 December: Top 10 stories of the week…

From hotel openings to product spotlights to everything in between, we collate the top 10 most read stories on Hotel Designs this week… 1. IN CONVERSATION: MARCEL WANDERS – GRAND PORTALS NOUS Hotel Designs caught up with the charismatic and accomplished artist for a short chat… 2. DESIGNER PROFILE: FRANCESCO ROTA, LEMA The philosophy behind Italian furniture designers LEMA is…

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Construction complete on Hull’s eagerly-awaited £25m hotel development

Developer Manorcrest Group has announced the completion of the new £25 million DoubleTree by Hilton hotel in Ferensway, Hull. The four-star hotel, which boasts 165 bedrooms, a 1000 sq ft ballroom for events, a Marco Pierre White restaurant and rooftop bar, has had an accelerated constructed period of only 13-months. Manorcrest Group started the construction of the hotel in October…

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Hilton’s upscale Tapestry Collection adds New Orleans boutique hotel

Hilton’s newest brand, Tapestry Collection, continues to grow with the addition of three vibrant and unique hotels, all of which anchor notable southern, coastal cities in the United Sates. The Troubadour New Orleans open this week, and The Cotton Sail Hotel Savannah (Georgia) and Hotel Ballast Wilmington (North Carolina) have been signed and are set to debut as part of…

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October 7-13: Top 10 stories of the week…

From hotel openings to product spotlights to everything in between, we collate the top 10 most read stories on Hotel Designs this week… 1. MINIVIEW: HUB BY PREMIER INN – WESTMINSTER Right in the very heart of any city – London in particular – is probably not the first place one thinks of when ‘affordable accommodation’ is mentioned. But with the…

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In Conversation: Leigh Hall – Manorcrest Group

Hotel Designs catches up with Leigh Hall, who heads up developer Manorcrest Group. The firm has vast experience in the hotel industry and is currently working on the current DoubleTree by Hilton hotel in Hull. We talk to him about the ongoing project, the wider hospitality industry and his experience… Hotel Designs: How many years of experience do you have…

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