Hilton has signed 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 on Sukhumvit Road
in Bangkok, a short walk from the Phrom Phong sky train station
and adjacent to the popular Emporium Shopping Complex.
these two new hotels in Bangkok, Hilton Worldwide portfolio in
Thailand now features five hotels currently open and three
additional hotels to open in the country during the next two
Andrew Clough, Senior Vice President of
Development – Middle East & Asia Pacific, Hilton Worldwide, said,
“TCC Land Group is a very substantial hotel owner, operator and
real estate investor both in Thailand and abroad. These agreements
are the first collaboration with TCC and we are delighted to have
secured this mandate from such a prominent group. This
collaboration will also enable us to bring to bear the strength of
Hilton Worldwide brands, and capture a broader market segment
through the introduction of the DoubleTree by Hilton brand, which
will bring a relaxed, lively and refreshing option to the current
hospitality offerings in Bangkok.”
Construction is already underway
on the new-build, 24-storey Hilton Sukhumvit Bangkok, which will
offer 287 guest rooms including 35 suites. The hotel will feature
different 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
Meeting and conference facilities at the hotel will include a
main conference room of 465 square meters and meeting rooms totalling 697 square meters.
The hotel will also have a
fully-equipped business centre and an executive floor.
DoubleTree by Hilton, Sukhumvit Bangkok hotel will reopen
in 2012 after a conversion that involves a comprehensive
multi-phase redesign and refurbishment of the guest rooms, food
and beverage outlets, conference facilities and public spaces. The
hotel was previously the Imperial Tara Hotel Bangkok.
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.
currently operates five hotels in Thailand: the newly opened
Hilton Pattaya; Millennium Hilton Bangkok; Hilton Hua Hin Resort &
Spa; Hilton Phuket Arcadia Resort & Spa and Conrad Bangkok. Conrad
Koh Samui is scheduled to open in June 2011, while the above
Sukhumvit Bangkok and DoubleTree by Hilton, Sukhumvit Bangkok are
due for completion in 2012.
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