October 04, 2012 - DHAKA, Bangladesh and MCLEAN, Va. - Hilton Worldwide has signed a management agreement with Premier Hotels & Resorts to manage Hilton Dhaka, Bangladesh in central Dhaka, the capital city of Bangladesh. The agreement will see the first Hilton Hotels & Resorts property in Bangladesh and mark Hilton Worldwide's entry into the country. Scheduled to open in 2015, the 250-room Hilton Dhaka, Bangladesh is located in Gulshan Avenue, the central business district and commercial zone of Dhaka city and home to majority of the city's embassies, high commissions and key multi-national companies.
"We have been expanding aggressively across Asia
Pacific with a wide range of awardwinning brands, and this is a
milestone for us as it marks both Hilton Worldwide's and the Hilton
entry into Dhaka, a key financial hub and one of the fastest growing
the world. With a strong partner like Premier Hotels & Resorts, we
confident that Hilton Dhaka, Bangladesh will compete well with the
international and local hotel supply," said Andrew Clough, senior vice
president, development, Middle East & Asia Pacific, Hilton
"Hilton Hotels & Resorts is a global leader of
hospitality and Hilton Dhaka, Bangladesh represents another important
chapter for our brand's rapidly-growing collection in Asia Pacific.
will deliver the world-class hospitality guests expect from our brand
Hilton Worldwide," said Dave Horton, global head, Hilton Hotels &
Easily accessible from Hazrat Shahjalal International
Airport (formally known as Zia International Airport), Hilton Dhaka,
is located on the main Gulshan Avenue, a preferred residential area for
expatriates and diplomats due to its high concentration of upscale
restaurants, international schools and recreational facilities.
"Hilton Dhaka, Bangladesh is Premier Hotels &
Resorts' first collaboration with Hilton Worldwide. We believe that
agreement combines the expertise of a truly global, awardwinning
household name with strong local market knowledge. The hotel is one of
tallest buildings in central Dhaka making it a modern landmark for the
and promises to deliver world-class service to both holiday makers and
travelers," said Dr. H.B.M Iqbal, chairman, Premier Hotels &
The hotel will offer one all-day dining restaurant, two
specialty restaurants, a deli and lobby lounge as well as a bar. It
have a full service spa and fitness center, a roof-top pool, a
lifestyle meeting floor and car park facilities.
In recent years, Bangladesh has witnessed strong growth
in the finance, fast moving consumer goods (FMCG), banking and
telecommunications sectors. Dhaka, its capital, is the center of
commercial, cultural, educational and political activity in Bangladesh
boasts the most developed infrastructure in the country.
Read more about recent and upcoming Hilton Hotels &
Resorts openings at http://news.hilton.com/openings.
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development pipeline visit http://news.hilton.com/map.
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