News for the Hospitality Executive
BEIJING, China - March 11, 2013 - Hilton Worldwide today announced the opening of Conrad Beijing, its flagship property in China's capital city, which is set to be the hotel of choice for global travelers who appreciate worldly style, sophistication, and a destination where they can truly enjoy the luxury of being themselves.
"Our growth strategy is focused on bringing Conrad properties to important gateway cities, and considering Beijing's importance as the political and economic center for China, the fit could not be more perfect. We are looking forward to providing travelers to China's vibrant capital with our signature style and service standards, as well as to creating exceptional guest experiences for them at Conrad Beijing, which is our fifth Conrad hotel in China," said John Vanderslice, global head of luxury & lifestyle brands, Hilton Worldwide.
"We are very pleased to be opening Conrad Beijing, a fantastic addition to our luxury hotel portfolio and our 34th hotel in Greater China. China continues to be an important market for us, and we look forward to adding more choices for our guests with our pipeline of more than 110 projects in the country," said Martin Rinck, president, Asia Pacific, Hilton Worldwide.
Located approximately 20 kilometers from Beijing Capital International Airport, Conrad Beijing enjoys close proximity to both the central business district and embassy areas. The hotel is within walking distance to premium dining, entertainment and shopping hubs, including Sanlitun Village, Solana and Shin Kong Place. It is also a short drive away from Beijing's most famous attractions, including Tiananmen Square, the Forbidden City and the Temple of Heaven.
Embracing Beijing's culture and vitality, Conrad Beijing sets the benchmark for worldly style and sophisticated hospitality where guests can stay connected and feel that they belong. The hotel's 289 spacious guest rooms include 17 suites. All rooms feature oriental influences, a three-meter ceiling and floor-to-ceiling windows that offer picturesque views of Tuanjie Lake Park, the iconic CCTV building and the captivating Beijing skyline. Innovative and stylish restaurants and lounges in Conrad Beijing are set to become the favorites for hotel guests and city residents alike. Recreational facilities include a 25-meter swimming pool, a fitness center equipped with the latest Life Fitness equipment and an on-site SPA. Conrad Beijing is also an ideal location for business conferences and boasts a fully-equipped business center.
Conrad Beijing will join more than 20 Conrad Hotels & Resorts that offer the next leap in intuitive, personalized service to accommodate the luxury traveler: Conrad Concierge - the first service-enabled technology that is completely integrated with hotel management systems across a brand's portfolio, and allows travelers to customize their accommodations through a mobile device.
Founded with the goal of operating a network of luxury hotels and resorts in the world's major destinations, Conrad Hotels & Resorts now has award-winning hotels and resorts located in global gateway cities and exclusive leisure destinations across 5 continents. Conrad Beijing will become the 12th in Asia Pacific and the fifth in Greater China after Conrad hotels in Hong Kong, Macao, Dalian and Conrad Sanya Haitang Bay.
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 650,000 rooms in 90 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®.
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