Nov 15, 2016Debut of DoubleTree by Hilton in the Automotive Hub of Shiyan Strengthens Hilton’s Presence in Central China

DoubleTree by Hilton Shiyan is the first internationally branded hotel in the city

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DoubleTree by Hilton Shiyan offers over 1,200 square meters of meeting space, many of which offer natural light and spectacular mountain views, a 24-hour business center, seven flexible function rooms and a 500-square meter ballroom that can accommodate up to 500 people. Credit: DoubleTree by Hilton.

SHIYAN, China and MCLEAN, Va. - Hilton (NYSE: HLT) and DoubleTree by Hilton today announced the opening of DoubleTree by Hilton Shiyan, which marks the debut of the DoubleTree by Hilton brand in Shiyan, a thriving automotive hub in Hubei Province. DoubleTree by Hilton Shiyan is the only international branded hotel in Shiyan and it is owned by Chongqing Guo Rui Holdings Group CO., LTD and managed by Hilton.

Situated in the heart of the new Central Business District, the hotel is convenient to government and business offices and shopping districts as well as local attractions such as Si Fang Mountain National Park and the World Heritage Site of Wudang Mountain.

"DoubleTree by Hilton is a world-renowned brand that has earned a loyal following by focusing on Creating a Rewarding Experience for guests. We are proud to introduce the brand's unique DoubleTree by Hilton hospitality to Shiyan and look forward to delighting the guests of DoubleTree by Hilton Shiyan, beginning with our signature warm Chocolate Chip Cookie welcome," said Dianna Vaughan, senior vice president and global head, DoubleTree by Hilton.

Within the property's 267 guest rooms, guests of DoubleTree by Hilton Shiyan will find 43" LED televisions, alarm clock radios with MP3 connectivity and high-speed Internet access. Those who opt for Executive rooms will also enjoy access to the Executive Lounge, which serves complimentary breakfast, refreshments throughout the day and evening cocktails. Guests can also make the most of their leisure time at the heated indoor pool, whirlpool and steam room, as well as the 24-hour fitness center, which feature Precor® equipment.

DoubleTree by Hilton Shiyan offers over 1,200 square meters of meeting space, many of which offer natural light and spectacular mountain views, a 24-hour business center, seven flexible function rooms and a 500-square meter ballroom that can accommodate up to 500 people. It is the perfect venue for business meetings as well as social events including weddings. For those planning weddings, the hotel is also the only full-service hotel in the area that offers both a Bridal Suite as well as a Wedding Butler Service.

Several dining and entertainment options are also available at DoubleTree by Hilton Shiyan. All-day restaurant, Kitchen Craft, features interactive chef pods that serve a wide selection of Asian cuisines, Western grill items, fresh seafood and regionally significant ingredients. QingYa Chinese restaurant offers a fine dining experience, providing a creative Cantonese cuisine, regional specialties and local favorites in an elegant setting. Canto Street Restaurant is inspired by traditional Hong Kong coffee houses and showcases handmade dim-sum and Hong Kong specialties. The sophisticated Lobby Lounge offers a comfortable space for informal meetings, work and relaxation, with the finest teas and cocktails available throughout the day. Guests can also pop into GRAB & GO for snacks and baked goods.

"DoubleTree by Hilton Shiyan reinforces our presence in central China. It is a strategic addition to our portfolio, which now includes more than 80 operating hotels and more than 230 pipeline hotels. We are continuing to grow across the country, in destinations that best serve our guests," said Bruce McKenzie, senior vice president of operations, Greater China & Mongolia, Hilton Worldwide.

As part of the Hilton portfolio of brands, guests of DoubleTree by Hilton Shiyan are encouraged to participate in Hilton HHonors, Hilton's free-to-join loyalty program. Hilton HHonors members who book directly with Hilton save time and money and gain instant access to the benefits they care about most, including:

To celebrate the hotel's opening, Hilton HHonors members will earn an additional 1,000 Hilton HHonors Points per night from November 8, 2016 through May 14, 2017, when booking directly with Hilton. Gold and Diamond members will also enjoy free premium Wi-Fi and space-available upgrades to the hotel's exclusive Hilton HHonors floor and complimentary Wake Up DoubleTree Breakfast.

DoubleTree by Hilton Shiyan is located at No. 57 Beijing North Road, Shiyan City, Hubei Province, 442011, China. Easily accessible by air and rail, the hotel is only 9 kilometers from Shiyan Train Station and 16 kilometers from Shiyan Wudangshan Airport.

For more information or to make a reservation, please call the hotel directly at +86 719 862 9999 or visit http://www.shiyan.doubletree.com/. The property is designed by the renowned YANG & Associates Group.

Media may access additional information on DoubleTree by Hilton at www.doubletree.com and news.doubletree.com. For more information on DoubleTree by Hilton Shiyan, visit news.doubletree.com/shiyan.

Contacts:
Audrey Wong
Hilton Worldwide - Asia Pacific
+65 6833 9763
audrey.wong@hilton.com

Colleen Hart
Hilton
+1 703 883 6616
colleen.hart@hilton.com

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