Hotel Online
News for the Hospitality Executive


advertisement



Hilton Worldwide Opens the Conrad Pezula Resort & Spa in Knysna, South Africa
Completing the Re-branding of the 86-room Resort

JOHANNESBURG - November 16, 2012 - Hilton Worldwide today announced the official opening of Conrad Pezula Resort & Spa in Knysna, South Africa, the first Conrad-branded luxury property in sub-Sahara Africa.

Located in Knysna, on the stunning Garden Route of Western Cape, South Africa, the 86-room Conrad Resort & Spa is set amid almost 2500 acres of spectacular, indigenous grounds and offers sweeping views of the city's famous lagoon and beyond to the Indian Ocean. The Resort has been specially designed to reflect the natural beauty of its surroundings with individually located, architecturally designed family villas linked by landscaped pathways and all capturing the panoramic views. The Resort's award winning, seven-room private castle, which is built into the cliff face and overlooks the secluded Noetzie Beach, offers guests the exclusive luxury of a private butler and chef.

John T A Vanderslice, global head, Luxury & Lifestyle Brands for Hilton Worldwide said: "Conrad Pezula Resort & Spa is an outstanding example of a truly unique resort which will appeal to the discerning, smart traveller looking to combine style and service with one of the most exciting destinations in Africa."

Voted one of the top 5 African cities by Conde Nast Travel in October 2012, Knysna is famous for its rich natural and cultural heritage and offers visitors a wealth of unrivalled experiences from whale, shark and dolphin watching to picturesque forest and mountain walks. The area is also close to two game lodges providing the ideal setting to see many forms of African wildlife in their natural habitats.

Conrad Pezula Resort & Spa offers guests an abundance of on-site amenities including a well-appointed, award winning 18-hole championship golf course, famous for its challenging course terrain, and a 'Field of Dreams' sports complex boasting four tennis courts as well as an archery and golf range. Guests can also enjoy horse riding, nature trails and canoe trips. Indoors, there is a library, game room and dining options that include Zacharay's Restaurant and Terrace, a winner of several national and international awards of excellence. The Resort also features a specialist Champagne & Whisky Bar.

Rudi Jagersbacher, president, Hilton Worldwide Middle East & Africa said: "We are extremely proud to introduce this landmark property, our first resort hotel in South Africa and a first for the Conrad brand. This exclusive hotel sets the benchmark for luxury accommodation and flawless service in the Western Cape and marks a key milestone in Hilton Worldwide's continued expansion in Africa."

About Conrad Hotels & Resorts

CONRAD® HOTELS & RESORTS is Hilton Worldwide’s global luxury brand and the choice for today’s modern, sophisticated traveler. By focusing on the individual, Conrad offers guests genuine and personalized experience and a world of style, service and connection. Each Conrad is a dynamic reflection of its city and culture, as well as a showcase for striking design and distinct surroundings. Across five continents, in the world’s gateway cities and most sought-after resort destinations, Conrad invites each guest to enjoy The Luxury Of Being Yourself®. For information on Conrad, please visit http://www.conradhotels.com/ . Conrad Hotels & Resorts is one of Hilton Worldwide’s ten market-leading brands.

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 territories 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

For more information about the company, visit www.hiltonworldwide.com.
.
Contact:

Heather Shaw
Hilton Worldwide, Middle East & Africa
+971 (0)4 365 4886

Robert Allegrini
+1 312 663 6516
robert.allegrini@hilton.com



.
Receive Your Hospitality Industry Headlines via Email for Free! Subscribe Here

To Learn More About Your News Being Published on Hotel-Online Inquire Here

 
Also See: Hilton Worldwide Opens the 434-room Conrad Seoul in South Korea / November 2012

Hilton Worldwide to Launch Conrad Hotel Brand in South Africa with the Conversion of the 78-suite Pezula Resort & Spa Owned by Alderney Establishment; Conrad Pezula Resort & Spa to Complete Rebranding in November 2012 / June 2012

The 1,908-room Hilton San Francisco Union Square Completes $53 Million Redevelopment Project Transforming 550 Guest Rooms and Function Space / June 2012

Hilton San Francisco Union Square to Undergo a Five-Month $51 Million Renovation of its 550 Guest Rooms and Function Space / December 2011

Hilton Worldwide Enters Agreement for First Hilton Garden Inn Hotel in Barranquilla, Colombia, the 114-room Property to be Developed by Hernando Heredia Arquitectos Ltda. / December 2011

Hilton Worldwide Opens the 245-room Hilton Bogota in Colombia / November 2011

Hilton Worldwide Enters Agreement to Re-Brand and Manage the Mint Hotel Portfolio; Eight Properties Located in the United Kingdom and the Netherlands Will Join the DoubleTree by Hilton and Hilton Garden Inn Brands / November 2011

Al Habtoor Group and Hilton Worldwide Partner to To Bring Hilton Brand Hotels to Lebanon And Dubai; Conversion of Two Properities in Lebanon and Development of the Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah in Dubai / October 2011

Russia Becomes Hilton Worldwide's Largest European Growth Market; Four New Hotels Increase Portfolio to 23 Either Trading or Under Development in Russia with a Multi-site Development Agreement for an Additional 11 Projects / October 2011

Hilton Hotels & Resorts Debuts in Azerbaijan with the Opening of the Hilton Baku / October 2011

Hilton Hotels & Resorts Global Spa Concept, eforea: spa at Hilton Debuts in Europe with an Opening at Hilton Baku in Azerbaijan / October 2011

Hilton Hotels & Resorts Opens the Hilton Surfers Paradise on Queensland's Gold Coast in Australia / September 2011

Hilton Hotels & Resorts Global Spa Concept, eforea: spa at Hilton, to Debut in Western U.S. at Hilton Sedona Resort & Spa in Sedona, Arizona / September 2011

Hilton Hotels & Resorts Opens Second Hotel At Heathrow Airport, the 350-room Hilton London Heathrow Airport Terminal 5 / September 2011

Wanda Group and Hilton Hotels & Resorts Open the 313-room Hilton Guangzhou Baiyun, in Guangzhou, China / August 2011

Hilton Hotels & Resorts Opens the 311-room Hilton Xi'an in Northwest China / August 2011

Hilton Hotels & Resorts Opens the 504-room Hilton Guangzhou Tianhe in Guangzhou, China Owned by a Subsidiary of Talent Property Group Limited / August 2011

Hilton Huanying, a Tailored Experience for Chinese Travelers, Launches Today in 51 Hotels in 13 Countries with Unveiling in San Francisco / August 2011

Hilton Worldwide Names Edmond Ip as Chairman, Greater China / August 2011

Hilton Worldwide To Develop 350-room Hilton Yuxi Fuxian Lake Resort in Yuxi, Yunnan, China, in a Management Agreement with Yunnan Chengjiang Great Eagle Resort Co / July 2011

Hilton Worldwide Opens 349-room Hilton Hangzhou Qiandao Lake Resort in Hangzhou Province, China / July 2011

Hilton Hotels & Resorts Launches Hilton Huanying, a Tailored Experience for Chinese Travelers / July 2011

Hilton Hotels & Resorts Opens Hilton Bodrum Turkbuku Resort & Spa in South Western Turkey / June 2011

Hilton Hotels & Resorts Opens 187-room Hilton Malabo in Equatorial Guinea, Marking Hilton's Entrance into its 78th Country / June 2011

Hilton Worldwide Names Haitham Matter As Regional Vice President of Sales for Middle East & Africa, Eastern Europe, Turkey & Russia / May 2011

Kristin Campbell Joins Hilton Worldwide as Executive Vice President and General Counsel / May 2011

Hilton Worldwide Names Anne Marie Chua as Director, Corporate Communications, Asia Pacific / May 2011

Hilton Worldwide and Eros Group Sign Management Agreement for Two Hotels in India, the 173-room Hilton New Delhi Mayur Vihar and 196-room DoubleTree by Hilton New Delhi Mayur Vihar, Tripling Hilton's Presence in India / April 2011

Hilton Worldwide Opens First DoubleTree by Hilton in the United Arab Emirates with 126-key DoubleTree by Hilton Ras Al Khaimah / April 2011

Hilton Worldwide Opens First DoubleTree by Hilton in the Middle East with 172-room DoubleTree by Hilton Aqaba in Aqaba, Jordan / April 2011

DoubleTree by Hilton Opens 214-room DoubleTree by Hilton London–West End Operated by Southhampton Row Hotel LLP and Managed by Crimson Hotel Group / March 2011

Hilton Worldwide Signs Franchise Agreement with Tehelne Pole a.s. for New-Build 120-room DoubleTree by Hilton Bratislava in Slovakia’s Capital City, Bratislava / February 2011

Hilton Worldwide Signs Two Management Agreements with China’s Zhejiang Jiacheng Holding Group for Conversion Project 137-room Hilton Garden Inn Shaoxing and New-Build 296-room DoubleTree by Hilton, Shaoxing County / February 2011

Hilton Worldwide Appointed by TCC Land Group to Manage Two Properties in Bangkok, Thailand; a New Build 287-room Hilton Hotels & Resorts Hotel and a Conversion/Rebrand as a 182-room DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel / February 2011

Hilton Hotels & Resorts Enters Manhattan's Fashion District with the Reflagging of 280-room Fashion 26 as Hilton New York Fashion District / February 2011

Hilton Worldwide Signs Management Agreement With Bin Otaiba Investment Group for the 259-Room Hilton Sharjah, a Conversion Property in the UAE, Scheduled To Open Q4 2011 / February 2011

Hilton Worldwide Signs Management Agreement with Silhouette Island Resort Limited for 111-villa Hilton Seychelles LaBriz Resort & Spa, a Conversion Property, Schedueld to Open March 2011 / December 2010

Hilton Hotels & Resorts Open First Stage, the Boulevard Tower, of New Build $700 million Hilton Surfers Paradise, in Australia's Gold Coast / December 2010
.

To search Hotel Online data base of News and Trends Go to Hotel.OnlineSearch

Home | Welcome| Hospitality News
| Industry Resources

Please contact Hotel.Online with your comments and suggestions.