Hilton Worldwide is introducing its flagship Hilton Hotels & Resorts brand in Busan, South Korea’s second largest city and top trading port following a signing of a new management agreement with Emerson Pacific, Inc. Scheduled to open in 2016, the 306-room Hilton Busan will be part of the East Busan Tourism Complex, one of 10 major development projects in Busan.Set on the coastline in the East of Busan, Hilton Busan will offer superb panoramic views of the Korea Straits. Situated within the East Busan Tourism Complex development, the hotel’s immediate vicinity will become a prime address for various residences, a golf course, a theme park and numerous other tourist attractions. Hilton Busan is well served by major roadways, and as a result, it enjoys excellent accessibility to all areas of Busan and is approximately 8 kilometres away from the city centre.
The 10-story Hilton Busan will span over 75,000 square meters and offer 306 guest rooms and suites with a spacious minimum room size of 56 square meters. The hotel will have an all-day dining restaurant and a bar. Hilton Busan will also have meeting facilities including a ballroom, Executive Floors, an outdoor pool, spa, health club, business centre and onsite parking facility.
Busan, located on the southeastern tip of the Korean peninsula, is the primary port in Korea and the world’s fifth largest container port. Its geographical location also boasts a coastline featuring superb beaches, as well as scenic cliffs and mountains that provide spectacular views, and hot springs. Busan today is fast gaining recognition as a world class city destination due to its natural endowments and rich cultural heritage.