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Hilton Signs New Hotel in Phuket, Thailand

Travel News Asia Latest Travel News Podcasts Videos Wednesday, 7 January 2015

Hilton has signed a management agreement with Q Hospitality Development to open the 13th Hilton Worldwide property in Thailand.

The Hilton Phuket Patong Resort, which is expected to open in the first quarter of 2018, will be the sixth Hilton Hotels & Resorts branded hotel in Thailand.

The signing of Hilton Phuket Patong Resort underscores our commitment to continue our expansion in Thailand with a firm effort to further establish our brands in existing markets and we are pleased to be working with a strong partner like Q Hospitality Development to advance our footprint, said Andrew Clough, senior vice president of development, Middle East & Asia Pacific, Hilton Worldwide. As Phuket continues to be one of South East Asias premier destinations with its international airport expansion plans to boost capacity from 6.5 million to 18 million passengers, the new Hilton Phuket Patong Resort will complement our existing portfolio in Phuket.

Located along Prabaramee Road, the main coastal road leading to Patong town center, the 300-room Hilton Phuket Patong Resort will be 21 kilometers from Phuket International Airport, and approximately 1.6 kilometers from the famous Patong Beach.

The resort will offer guests easy accessibility to downtown Patong, the island destinations tourism epicenter renowned for its shopping, dining, entertainment and nightlife offerings. Its immediate vicinity features numerous local and western restaurants.

Set on a steep hillside, Hilton Phuket Patong Resort will span across more than four hectares, offering 300 rooms and villas with a minimum room size of 54 square meters. Each room and villa will offer views of the Patong coastline.

The hotel will have five restaurant and bar options including an all-day dining outlet, a specialty restaurant and a destination bar.

Hilton Phuket Patong Resort will have meetings and events facilities in a standalone pavilion building which offers two versatile function spaces covering an area of 500 square meters.

Other facilities will include a fitness center, a spa, three outdoor pools and a business center.

We are pleased to partner with Hilton Worldwide, to bring a leading global five-star hotel brand to Patong. We hope that this hotel will further enhance Phuket as the leading holiday destination in Asia. Given Hilton Worldwides extensive knowledge and 95 years experiencing in operating world class hotels and resorts, we are confident that Hilton Phuket Patong Resort will be another flagship hotel for Hilton Worldwide in Thailand, said Kris Limcharoen, Chief Executive of Q Hospitality.

Hilton Phuket Patong Resort will become the brands sixth property in Thailand when it opens in 2018, joining Hilton Phuket Arcadia Resort & Spa, Hilton Hua Hin Resort & Spa, Hilton Pattaya, Hilton Sukhumvit Bangkok, and Millennium Hilton Bangkok. The new hotel will add to the Hilton Worldwide portfolio of 11 operating and one pipeline hotels in Thailand.

Hilton, Patong, Phuket, Thailand

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