Most Beautiful High Rise in Nanjing
26, 2005 Nanjing, China --- The 40-storey Hilton Nanjing has been awarded
the best designed high rise building in the city of Nanjing by a key local
newspaper through public appraisal.
As one of the local leading papers, with a circulation of more than 500,000 copies, the Jinling Evening Newspaper launched a public activity called "Vote the most beautiful high rise in Nanjing" in August 2005. From the very beginning of their nomination, the Hilton Nanjing was one of the hottest properties. Many local citizens called the newspaper to recommend the Hilton Nanjing, as they thought highly of the hotel’s exterior and decoration.
The building won with many votes, and was described, and appreciated with for instance these remarks: “With a unique exterior and modern feeling, the Hilton hotel looks graceful in style, this is the main reason I vote for this building. Both the internal design and surrounding gardens are very excellent. The hotel has a very wide field of vision, guests can see the Purple Mountain and other scenic spots from the hotel", and “The hotel gives me a very good first impression. Every time I pass by, I’d like to have a look at this building. Its exterior design is simple and graceful.”
The newspaper set a total of 5 separate awards for Design, Science, Innovation, Technology, and Scenery. The voting was appreciated and activated by a large amount of readers and many of them mailed their ballots to the newspaper office. On Sep. 19, 2005 the newspaper announced the final results and the Hilton Nanjing was voted as the best designed high rise building in the city of Nanjing.
The Hilton Nanjing is located near the Zhong Shan Gate of the 600-year-old city wall.
From its soft opening in December of the Year 1997, the hotel has received many favourable comments for its exterior and interior decoration.
Hilton International’s 3rd hotel in the People’s Republic of China, the Hilton Nanjing, celebrated their official Grand Opening on December 1st, 1998. The 530-room Hilton Nanjing is located next to the Nanjing Museum and offers a wide variety of recreational and entertainment facilities.
Hilton International (HI), an operating division of the UK based Hilton Group plc, owns the rights to the Hilton brand name throughout the world, with the exception of the USA, where the Hilton brand is owned and managed by Hilton Hotels Corporation (HHC). Hilton International operates 403 hotels, with 261 branded Hilton and 142 under the mid-market Scandic brand.
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