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Owner, Riviera De Goa Resorts and Hotels Private Limited, and Hilton Worldwide
Open the 105-room DoubleTree by Hilton Goa-Arpora-Baga in India

The Newly-Renovated Former Riviera De Goa Becomes the Third DoubleTree in India

Goa, INDIA – August 15, 2012 – Hilton Worldwide today opened the newly-renovated, upscale, full-service DoubleTree by Hilton Goa-Arpora-Baga, the third DoubleTree by Hilton hotel in India.  Ensconced in a quiet setting, the 105-room hotel is located centrally just a few miles from the picturesque Baga and Anjuna beaches.  Ingo’s Saturday Nite Bazaar and Splash Water Park are both within walking distance from the hotel, and the Anjuna Flea Market also is close, making the hotel a comfortable and convenient base from which to explore the breathtaking coastline of North Goa.

Formerly known as Riviera De Goa, DoubleTree by Hilton Goa-Arpora-Baga marks its new affiliation with a range of refurbishments that include refreshed guestrooms and public spaces, extensive landscaping, a new business center, up-to-date technology and an enhanced dining experience that encompasses the new restaurant Flame, which offers an extensive menu of Goan, Indian, Chinese and Italian delicacies.

With this transformation, guests at the hotel will be able to experience the same warmth and hospitality characteristic of more than 300 DoubleTree by Hilton hotels and resorts in 24 countries around the world. This hospitality begins with the warm welcome of the brand’s signature chocolate chip cookie presented to every guest at check-in and the rewards of Hilton HHonors guest loyalty program.

Martin Rinck, president, Asia Pacific, Hilton Worldwide, said, “The launch of DoubleTree by Hilton Goa-Arpora-Baga is another significant step in our growth strategy in India as it represents our entry into a leisure destination in the country.  With the opening of this hotel, Hilton Worldwide now operates 10 hotels in India.  Following on from a great year of growth in 2011, when we opened six hotels, we are expanding rapidly in India and anticipate increasing our presence to 14 hotels by the end of this year.”

Rob Palleschi, global head, DoubleTree by Hilton, said, “DoubleTree by Hilton Goa-Arpora-Baga reiterates our commitment to welcoming international travelers in key destinations.  With the launch of this, our third hotel in India, we are well on our way to achieving our target of increasing our network to 25 hotels in the country by 2016.  We have two hotels in Delhi NCR, at Gurgaon and Mayur Vihar, and we will open an all-suite, extended-stay hotel in Bangalore in the last quarter of the year.”

Owned by Riviera De Goa Resorts and Hotels Private Limited and managed by Hilton Worldwide, DoubleTree by Hilton Goa-Arpora-Baga features spacious and comfortable guestrooms, most with a private balcony or patio and an expansive lagoon or pool view.  All guestrooms are equipped with wired and wireless internet access, HD LCD satellite television, electronic safe, refrigerated private bar, in-room tea and coffee making facilities, radio alarm clock with MP3 player connection, iron and ironing board and a refreshing collection of Crabtree & Evelyn citron bath and body products.  Additional amenities include 24-hour in-room dining, laundry and concierge services.

In addition to Flame, dining options at the hotel include Caffeine, an all-day café that serves a range of patisserie items, light snacks and freshly brewed tea and coffee. CoBar is the poolside bar and restaurant which presents a selection of light snacks and beverages.

Appreciating the needs of today’s travelers, the hotel features 3,000 square feet of flexible conference and banqueting facilities that can accommodate up to 200 people and is ideal for business meetings, conferences, trainings, seminars, social gatherings and private receptions.  For guests who wish to keep up with their workout schedule, DoubleTree by Hilton Goa-Arpora-Baga offers a fitness center and an outdoor swimming pool.

Agnelo M. Braganca, chairman and managing director, Riviera De Goa Resorts and Hotels Private Limited, a subsidiary of Riviera Constructions Pvt. Ltd, said, “We are delighted to be associated with the DoubleTree by Hilton brand in India.  The hotel enjoys a loyal clientele, and with this conversion, we are confident that it will become the first choice of travelers to North Goa.”

In addition to DoubleTree by Hilton Goa-Arpora-Baga, Hilton Worldwide currently operates the following hotels in India: DoubleTree by Hilton New Delhi-Noida-Mayur Vihar; DoubleTree by Hilton Gurgaon-New Delhi NCR; Hilton New Delhi/Janakpuri; Hilton Mumbai International Airport; Hilton Chennai; Hilton New Delhi-Noida-Mayur Vihar; Hilton Garden Inn New Delhi/Saket; Eros Hotel-Managed by Hilton New Delhi/Nehru Place; and Hampton by Hilton Vadodara-Alkapuri.

DoubleTree by Hilton Goa-Arpora-Baga is located at Ximer Arpora Bardez, Goa, 403 518, India.  For further information or reservations at DoubleTree by Hilton Goa-Arpora-Baga, please visit the hotel's website at www.goaarporabaga.doubletree.com, contact your preferred travel professional or call the hotel directly at +91 832 665 5666.

About DoubleTree by Hilton
With a growing collection of contemporary, upscale accommodations and more than 300 hotels in gateway cities, metropolitan areas and vacation destinations in 24 countries, DoubleTree by Hilton hotels are distinctively designed properties that provide true comfort to today’s business and leisure travellers. From the millions of delighted hotel guests who are welcomed with the brand’s legendary, warm chocolate chip cookies at check-in to the advantages of the award-winning Hilton HHonors guest reward programme, each DoubleTree by Hilton guest receives a satisfying stay wherever their travels take them.

To find out information about any DoubleTree by Hilton hotel, travellers may visit our website at www.DoubleTree.com or contact their preferred travel professional. Social media users may connect with us at www.facebook.com/doubletree, www.twitter.com/doubletree and www.youtube.com/doubletreehotels.  For the latest news, story starters and fact sheets about our brand, reporters and bloggers may visit our DoubleTree by Hilton Global Media Centre at www.doubletreebyhiltonglobalmediacenter.com.

About Hilton Worldwide
Hilton Worldwide is a leading global hospitality company, spanning the lodging sector from luxurious full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and mid-priced hotels. For 93 years, Hilton Worldwide has offered business and leisure travelers the finest in accommodations, service, amenities and value. The company is dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest experiences across its global brands. Its brands are comprised of more than 3,900 hotels and timeshare properties, with 640,000 rooms in 91 countries and include Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Hilton Hotels & Resorts, DoubleTree by Hilton, Embassy Suites Hotels, Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton Hotels, Homewood Suites by Hilton, Home2 Suites by Hilton and Hilton Grand Vacations. The company also manages the world-class guest reward program Hilton HHonors®.

Visit www.hiltonworldwide.com for more information and connect with Hilton Worldwide at www.facebook.com/hiltonworldwide, www.twitter.com/hiltonworldwide, www.youtube.com/hiltonworldwide, www.flickr.com/hiltonworldwide and www.linkedin.com/company/hilton-worldwide.
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Contact:

Maggie Giddens
DoubleTree by Hilton
+1 571 294 9726
Maggie.giddens@hilton.com

Chris Daly
Daly Gray, Inc.
+1 703 435 6293
chris@dalygray.com



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