Hilton and Country Garden Hotels Group Form Strategic Partnership for Conversion of Properties to Hilton Brands
May 23, 2018 1:14pm
SHANGHAI and McLean, Va., May 23, 2018 -- Hilton (NYSE: HLT) and Country Garden Hotels Group have announced a strategic partnership which will see numerous Country Garden hotel properties managed by Hilton, primarily with its DoubleTree by Hilton and Hilton Garden Inn brands.
The partnership, formalized during a signing ceremony attended in Shanghai by Hilton CEO Christopher J. Nassetta and Country Garden Vice President Xie Shutai, sees an initial six hotels owned by Country Garden now trading as Hilton branded properties or in the pipeline. As one of China'slargest property developers, Country Garden has an existing portfolio of over 120 hotels in trading, under construction, and in planning.
"Country Garden is a widely admired property developer and we are thrilled to be extending our partnership with them," said Nassetta. "Ultimately, our goal is to provide exceptional experiences to our guests wherever they may be, and through this partnership, we have an opportunity to bring Hilton's signature hospitality to even more locations across the country."
A Country Garden Hotels Group representative said, "Country Garden, as the practitioner of China'snew urbanization process, has been striving to meet peoples' demands for increased quality of education, tourism, and life as a whole. In cooperation with Hilton, Country Garden built two highly-regarded benchmark city hotels in Wuhan and Foshan, Hilton Wuhan Optics Valley and Hilton Foshan. These have now become the best choice for local tourists to do business and spend their vacation in quality comfort. In pursuing the same vision of promoting China's tourism and leisure industry, Country Garden Hotels Group and Hilton will work together to deepen cooperation, share their individual advantages, and bring more regions and consumers quality tourism and accommodation experiences."
New hotels included in the partnership deal include DoubleTree by Hilton Hainan Lingshui,DoubleTree by Hilton Guangzhou Zengcheng, and Hilton Zhengzhou Xingyang.
Hilton currently has 470 hotels either trading or under development in China, with 266 being actively under construction.
country garden hotels group,
doubletree by hilton,
hilton garden inn
Hilton (NYSE: HLT) is a leading global hospitality company, with a portfolio of 14 world-class brands comprising more than 5,300 properties with more than 863,000 rooms, in 106 countries and territories. Hilton is dedicated to fulfilling its mission to be the world's most hospitable company by delivering exceptional experiences - every hotel, every guest, every time. The company's portfolio includes Hilton Hotels & Resorts, Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Canopy by Hilton, Curio Collection by Hilton, DoubleTree by Hilton, Tapestry Collection by Hilton, Embassy Suites by Hilton, Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton by Hilton, Tru by Hilton, Homewood Suites by Hilton, Home2 Suites by Hilton and Hilton Grand Vacations. The company also manages an award-winning customer loyalty program, Hilton Honors. Hilton Honors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits, including a flexible payment slider that allows members to choose exactly how many Points to combine with money, an exclusive member discount that can't be found anywhere else, and free standard Wi-Fi. Visit newsroom.hilton.com for more information, and connect with Hilton on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and YouTube.
Contact: Katherine Zhao
+86 (21) 2321 6996
Ledrae Hotels Pty Ltd Signs With Hilton for Development of Hilton Parramatta in Australia
Hilton Signs Agreements for Two New Properties in Japan
Christopher Akoury Named General Manager of Embassy Suites by Hilton Parsippany
Pyramid Hotel Group Opens DoubleTree by Hilton Manchester Downtown in New Hampshire Following Multi-Million Renovation and Rebranding
Hilton Debuts New Hostel-Inspired Brand, Motto
Hilton Signs Management Agreement With Kitz Immobilieninvest to Open Grand Tirolia Hotel Kitzbuhel, Curio Collection by Hilton
Hilton Signs With Tati Construtora e Incorporadora for 98-Room Canopy by Hilton São Paulo Jardins
Peachtree Hotel Group (PHG) Reopens Hilton Birmingham Perimeter Park Following $13.5 Million Conversion
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Tucson – Reid Park Welcomes New Executive Chef Barry Bennett
Simon McGrath Named General Manager of Hilton Manila
Hilton Signs Three New Hotels in Cartagena and Pereira, Colombia
Driftwood Acquisitions and Development Breaks Ground on New Canopy by Hilton in Tempe, Arizona
Eric Walters Appointed as General Manager of Hilton Denver City Center
Hilton Announces 2017 Development Award Winners in the Caribbean and Latin America
Abriz and Hilton Sign to Convert Hotel Saski Krakow to Curio Collection by Hilton, Set to Open in Poland in 2021
Hilton and Playa Hotels & Resorts Form Strategic Alliance for Expansion in the All-Inclusive Space
Hilton Signs With Palazzo Caracciolo to Open The Britannique Hotel in Naples Following €25M (US $29M) Restoration
Conrad Hong Kong Appoints Stephane Roubin as Hotel Manager
The Duniway Appoints Ryan Kunzer as General Manager
Hilton Appoints Jerry Huang as President of Development in Greater China & Mongolia
Please login or register to post a comment.