Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Hilton Globally contributes four resorts to Australia portfolio

Hilton Worldwide today signed a multi-unit management agreement with BG Group of Hotels to manage four hotels, marking the company’s entry into the Northern Territory and the introduction of the DoubleTree by Hilton brand into Australia. The properties, currently operating and subject to conversion works, will join Hilton Cairns as a portfolio of five BG Group of Hotels properties being operated by Hilton Worldwide.

The rebranded properties will join Hilton Worldwide’s existing portfolio of 15 hotels in Australasia and include:
  • Hilton Darwin – 235 rooms
  • DoubleTree by Hilton Darwin – 184 rooms
  • DoubleTree by Hilton Esplanade Darwin – 197 rooms
  • DoubleTree by Hilton Alice Springs – 235 rooms
Martin Rinck, president, Asia Pacific, Hilton Worldwide, said, “Hilton Worldwide has been operating in Australia for more than 35 years and during that time we have focused on growing our portfolio in key business and leisure destinations in the region with important strategic partners. With our strong leadership on the ground, our aim has been to create a network of hotels that meet the needs of business and leisure travellers, and we look forward to deepening our commitment to our clients and our valued owners in this important market with the addition of five more hotels.”

Double Tree by Hilton brand

“Hilton Worldwide is proud to have been selected to rebrand and operate these important hotels. We are delighted to be able to introduce the DoubleTree by Hilton brand to the Australian market and to add another Hilton Hotel & Resort in the region’s most significant areas of growth,” said Ashley Spencer, vice president, operations, Australasia, Hilton Worldwide. “We have been looking to enter into the Northern Territory for some time and to be working with BG Group of Hotels is a privilege. We are committed to making these properties the leading full-service hotels in the market.”

Double Tree by Hilton brand

Guests at the DoubleTree by Hilton in Darwin and Alice Springs will be greeted with the characteristic qualities currently found at the brand’s more than 325 DoubleTree by Hilton locations in 26 countries around the world, including the warm welcome of the brand’s legendary chocolate chip cookie presented to every guest at check-in; an array of upscale amenities and guest services, and a unique and caring team member commitment to the local community. Guests at Hilton Darwin can expect the upper-upscale service and amenities the flagship brand of Hilton Worldwide is renowned for globally. The Hilton Hotels & Resorts brand offers best-in-class products and services to ensure that every guest feels cared for, valued and respected.

Double Tree by Hilton brand

Guests at all four properties can experience the rewards of the Hilton Honors guest loyalty programme. For more information visit, Hilton Worldwide Adds Four Hotels To Australasia Portfolio


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