Hilton Worldwide Signs Two Management Agreements in Thailand

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    Hilton Worldwide has announced the signing of two management agreements with TCC Hotel Group (a subsidiary of TCC Land Group) for a new build Hilton Hotels & Resorts hotel and a conversion project to be rebranded as a DoubleTree by Hilton hotel. Both properties are due for completion in 2012. The two hotels will be located in Sukhumvit area, Bangkok’s main lifestyle, entertainment and residential area. The hotels will be a short walk from the Phrom Phong sky train station and adjacent to the popular Emporium Shopping Complex.

    Including these two new hotels in Bangkok, Hilton Worldwide portfolio in Thailand now features five hotels currently open to the world’s travellers and three additional hotels to open in the country during the next two years.

    Hilton Sukhumvit Bangkok
    Construction is already under way on the new-build, 24-storey Hilton Sukhumvit Bangkok, which will offer 287 guest rooms including 35 suites. The hotel will feature an exciting array of food and beverage outlets including an all-day dining restaurant, a bar and a stylish lobby lounge. Leisure facilities include an outdoor swimming pool, a fully-equipped, state-of-the-art health club and a luxury health spa. Meeting and conference facilities at the hotel will include a main conference room of 465 square meters and meeting rooms totaling 697 square meters. The hotel will also have a fully-equipped business centre and an executive floor for the convenience of business travelers looking for enhanced services.

    DoubleTree by Hilton, Sukhumvit Bangkok
    The conversion involves a comprehensive multi-phase redesign and refurbishment which includes extensive upgrades in guest rooms, food and beverage outlets, conference facilities and public space. The hotel will reopen as DoubleTree by Hilton, Sukhumvit Bangkok in 2012. The 24-storey property will feature 182 modern guest rooms including 12 suites. Food and beverage outlets will comprise an all-day dining restaurant and a lounge. Leisure facilities will include an outdoor swimming pool and a fully-equipped, state-of-the-art fitness centre. The hotel’s meeting and event facilities will include a main conference room of 512 square meters, which can be divided into three meeting rooms, as well as a fully-equipped business centre.

    Daniel Fountain / 29.03.2011

    Editor, Hotel Designs


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