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Fri, 6 Sep 2019

Hilton Opens Second DoubleTree Hotel in Thailand

Hilton has expanded its portfolio of DoubleTree hotels to Phuket, the second hotel in the Kingdom of Thailand after the DoubleTree by Hilton Sukhumvit Bangkok.

The DoubleTree by Hilton Phuket Banthai Resort enjoys one of the best locations in the heart of Patong, directly opposite the beach and the Andaman Sea.

The resort is within walking distance of Soi Bangla, the heart of Phukets nightlife; Central Patong Shopping Center; Jungceylon Shopping Center and Baan Zaan night market. Phuket International Airport is 60-minute drive away.

DoubleTree by Hilton Phuket Banthai Resort. Click to enlarge.

As the DoubleTree brand celebrates its 50th anniversary this year, we are thrilled to welcome DoubleTree by Hilton Phuket Banthai Resort into our fast-growing portfolio of more than 560 hotels across 45 countries, said Shawn McAteer, senior vice president and global brand head, DoubleTree by Hilton. Of the more than 200 DoubleTree hotels in our pipeline, nearly half are located in the Asia-Pacific region, providing an ideal destination for business and leisure travelers in key economic centers and tourist spots across the region. Guests at this perfectly situated hotel will enjoy a wide range of leisure and adventure options, while experiencing our thoughtful and personalised service, beginning with our famous, warm DoubleTree Cookie welcome.

The DoubleTree by Hilton Phuket Banthai Resort features 290 guest rooms and suites which range in size from 35 to 350 square meters. Every room has a private balcony or terrace area overlooking the resort gardens and one of the three main swimming pools.

The hotel is also the first Hilton hotel in Phuket to introduce the propriety Digital Key technology. Digital Key, in conjunction with digital check-in with room selection, is available exclusively through the Hilton Honors app and allows travelers to select the exact room they want based on both the hotel layout and its outside surroundings.

In addition to a variety of meeting and event facilities, guests can enjoy the five F&B outlets, and relax at one of the three large free-form swimming pools, work out at the 24/7 fitness center or soak in the sun at the popular Patong beach across the resort.

Thailand is enjoying healthy year-on-year tourism growth and were seeing key resort locations receiving increasing interest from both business and leisure travelers. We are delighted to be expanding our presence in Phuket, one of the countrys most visited resort destinations, with the entry of our DoubleTree by Hilton brand which underscores our commitment to this travel market, said Paul Hutton, vice president, operations, South East Asia, Hilton. As we continue to grow our portfolio of brands across Thailand, we look forward to welcoming guests with the outstanding levels of hospitality Hilton is known for.

See also: Future of Thailand's Cape & Kantary Hotels, Exclusive Video Interview with Group Director - Travel Industry.

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