Hilton signs First Hotel in Hangzhou, China

Travel News Asia Latest Travel News Podcasts Wednesday, 12 August 2009

Hilton has signed a management agreement for a new hotel in Hangzhou, China. Scheduled to open in the first quarter of 2014, the 300-room Hilton Hangzhou Qianjiang will be the first Hilton hotel in Hangzhou.

The hotel will be owned by Zhejiang Huafon Real Estate Development a joint venture including Huafon Group, Dicara, and Zhejiang Zheshang.

The Hilton Hangzhou Qianjiang will be located in the 200-metre high Dicara Golden Tower on a prime  site in Qianjiang New City of Hangzhou. Qianjiang New City is planned to become a new Central Business District (CBD) in Hangzhou.

The deal marks the latest milestone in Hiltons expansion plans in China, which include 28 hotels  under development.

The Hilton Hangzhou Qianjiang will comprise extensive food and beverage outlets and innovative meeting space including a ballroom, function rooms, meeting rooms and boardrooms.

For recreation, guests will be able to choose among the hotel fitness centre, spa and treatment rooms, in- door thermal swimming pool and retail outlets.

Hangzhou, with its natural beauty and cultural heritage, has long been an important national tourist destination in China. Today, Hangzhou continues to attract visitors from across the country as well as from overseas.

Surrounded by key commercial and municipal buildings of Hangzhou, the hotel is a 20-minute drive from the Xiaoshan International Airport and an 8- minute drive to Hangzhou Railway Station. The provincial capital of Zhejiang is one of the thriving cities in the Yangtze Delta region, and is within an hours drive to Shanghai.

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