WATG to design the first Embassy by Hilton in Asia Pacific

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    Hilton Worldwide and Syncept Investment Group Co., Ltd. recently announced the development of the first Embassy by Hilton in the Asia Pacific. The hotel will be located on the resort island of Hainan in the city of Bo’ao, China.WATG Singapore has been selected as the lead architect for this flagship property. With a long collaborative working relationship with Hilton and a strong understanding of the Hainan hospitality market, WATG is positioned with the experience to execute a successful new destination for Syncept Investment Group and Hilton Worldwide.

    The signing event was hosted by Mr. Zhang Weike Chairman of Syncept Investment Group Co., Ltd., and special guests included Hilton’s Mr. Bruce McKenzie, senior vice president, operations – Greater China and Mongolia. Also in attendance was Dave Moore, senior vice president and chairman of the board of directors at WATG. Moore has been an integral part of WATG’s growth in the Asia Pacific and currently manages the Singapore office.

    “We are thrilled to be working with Syncept Investment Group and Hilton Worldwide on the development of the first Embassy by Hilton in Asia Pacific,” says Moore. “As a firm we have worked with Hilton for more than 30 years and we look forward to being a part of the visioning and growth of the Embassy brand.”The Embassy by Hilton will be catering to the domestic and international traveler and be situated to take advantage the special environment in Bo’ao. “The introduction of this new brand opens unique opportunities to bring a new and fresh experience to the Hainan hospitality market. It’s about doing great design that will focus on guests and their experiences throughout the resort. We look forward to working with Syncept Investment Group and Hilton to redefine hospitality in Hainan,” added Moore.

    Daniel Fountain / 20.06.2015

    Editor, Hotel Designs


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