Hilton Worldwide Announces Official Name of Company’s first Waldorf Astoria Hotel in Latin America

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    Hilton Worldwide has announced the official name of its first Waldorf Astoria hotel in Latin America – Waldorf Astoria Panama. Formerly known as The Panamera, A Waldorf Astoria Hotel, the new designation brings the distinguished brand name to the forefront, reflecting the hotel’s commitment to the service and hospitality that are synonymous with the name Waldorf Astoria. Waldorf Astoria Panama is on schedule to open this year.“The Waldorf Astoria name is known throughout the world as representing the best in luxury and hospitality,” commented Danny Hughes, senior vice president, Caribbean, Mexico and Latin America, Hilton Worldwide. “Placing the brand prominently at the front of the hotel name reinforces our commitment to deliver unparalleled service and quality at this first ever Waldorf Astoria hotel in Latin America.”

    Located steps away from Calle Uruguay, in the heart of the entertainment area, Waldorf Astoria Panama is approximately 25 minutes from Tocumen International Airport (PTY) and two blocks from the city centre and financial district. Within walking distance of Cinta Costera, one of Latin America’s best running and walking trails overlooking the Pacific Ocean, the luxury hotel is just 20 minutes from the Panama Canal and 10 minutes from the historic centre known as Casco Viejo.

    Featuring 248 guest rooms and luxury residences, Waldorf Astoria Panama will boast an exquisite elegance displayed throughout the hotel’s public areas and accommodations. Rooms will be tastefully designed featuring the finest linens and amenities, including spacious marble bathrooms with walk in rain showers. The property will also offer an array of recreational facilities including a 2,000-square-foot fitness centre by Life Fitness, a 2,000-square-foot spa and an outdoor swimming pool with mosaic gold tiles.

    For the perfect meeting environment, the hotel will feature Level 5, a multi-event venue for meetings and social gatherings where Manhattan penthouse design blends with a trendy Latin American ambiance. The more than 3,500 square feet of meeting space includes three multi-purpose meeting rooms and a ballroom, complemented by a versatile business centre where guests can access a variety of services.

    Featuring four distinct restaurants and bars, Waldorf Astoria Panama, will tempt guests with Peacock Alley, a sophisticated and intimate lobby bar; Ginger, an authentic and exotic lounge and sushi bar that incorporates ginger in its Asian specialty menu; Bungalow Terrace & Pool Bar, a welcome oasis in a relaxing poolside atmosphere; and Brasserie Brillo, a casual all day dining restaurant perfect for a fresh meal made with local ingredients.

    Daniel Fountain / 21.08.2012

    Editor, Hotel Designs


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