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DoubleTree by Hilton Introduces Signature Warm Welcome to the Heart of Yangzhou

With premier access to Hanjiang district's administrative and entertainment center, newly launched hotel offers unparalleled convenience and comfort to business and leisure travellers
2019-09-02 22:00 1406

YANGZHOU, China and MCLEAN, Virginia, Sept. 2, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Hilton (NYSE: HLT) today announced the opening of DoubleTree by Hilton Yangzhou, a 22-storey, 186-room hotel in the business development district of Yangzhou, one of China's most famous historical cultural cities with over 2,500 years of history. Located within the Sansheng Plaza complex in Hanjiang District, the city's high-tech, the hotel is a gateway to the district's premier shopping, dining, leisure and entertainment options. The latest addition to the DoubleTree by Hilton portfolio, and a brand debut in Yangzhou, DoubleTree by Hilton Yangzhou is owned by Sansheng Group and managed by Hilton. 

"We are excited to welcome the first DoubleTree by Hilton in Yangzhou and embrace the city's immense growth in business and leisure travel, backed by infrastructural developments and an abundance of rich historical sites," said Qian Jin, area president of Greater China and Mongolia, Hilton. "Yangzhou is experiencing a boom in business opportunities brought by the new Huai'an-Yangzhou high-speed railway which enables direct connection between the North and South of Jiangsu Province, as well as quick access to key cities like Nanjing and Shanghai. We look forward to playing a leading role in defining world-class standards of hospitality in Yangzhou."

DoubleTree by Hilton Yangzhou is conveniently located in the administrative center of Hanjiang District, within walking distance to business centers, government offices and entertainment attractions. The hotel is the first to reside in a commercial complex with direct connection to an urban lifestyle shopping center, Sansheng Plaza. Some of Yangzhou's most famous attractions, such as Slender West Lake and Daming Temple, are less than 15 minutes away by car. The hotel is also just a short drive away from Yangzhou Taizhou International Airport (50 kilometers) and Yangzhou Railway Station (six kilometers), providing flexible transportation choices to major business and leisure destinations in China.

"Whether traveling for business or leisure, we are delighted to extend our warm welcome to guests in Yangzhou," said Shawn McAteer, senior vice president and global head, DoubleTree by Hilton. "As the DoubleTree by Hilton brand celebrates its 50th anniversary, we are continuously committed to innovating for the future to provide comfortable guest experiences, while also focusing on the little things that make a big difference, from welcoming guests with our warm, chocolate chip cookie at check-in, to the excellent service our team members provide."

DINING

From gourmet cuisine to nutritious light bites, DoubleTree by Hilton Yangzhou's two modern dining establishments will have something to entice every guest's palate. TASTE Cafe is a stylish all-day-dining restaurant serving up a fresh, healthy and exciting approach to dining. The restaurant features a unique open-concept, live-cooking area, enabling guests to have a multi-sensory gastronomic experience. Guests can savor international selections from the buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner spread or enjoy exceptional made-to-order dishes from an á la carte menu of authentic local specialties and other pan-Asian and Western delights. A trendy space filled with roomy, comfortable sofas, CHILL Lobby Lounge is the ideal place for casual business meetings or to simply relax with a good book. Guests can enjoy a variety of afternoon tea sets or pick from an extensive selection of fine spirits, specialty cocktails, imported beers, champagne and wines.

AMENITIES

DoubleTree by Hilton Yangzhou offers contemporary accommodations with 186 Digital Key-enabled guest rooms, including five suites, offering sweeping views of the city skyline. Each room is equipped with DoubleTree by Hilton's signature amenities like Sweet Dreams® by DoubleTree Sleep Experience bedding and Verbena and Lavender bath products by Crabtree & Evelyn®. Guests seeking exercise or relaxation have a variety of options, including a 24-hour fitness center equipped with Precor® equipment, and an indoor heated pool and whirlpool hot tub.

MEETINGS & EVENTS

Featuring a total of 1,100 square meters of meeting space and its central location, DoubleTree by Hilton Yangzhou offers a convenient venue for weddings, business meetings or social gatherings that require an intimate setting accompanied with comprehensive service. The pillar-less Grand Ballroom, measuring 550 square meters, can accommodate up to 500 guests in a theatre setting. The four flexible meeting rooms, filled with natural light, are equipped with advanced audio-visual and technical facilities. With meeting spaces located on the same floor, guests can enjoy the convenience of using multiple function or meeting rooms for different special event needs. The hotel's dedicated and professional banquet and events service team ensures flawless event execution, with ready customization for various needs. 

DoubleTree by Hilton Yangzhou is also part of Hilton Honors, the award-winning guest-loyalty program for Hilton's 17 world-class brands. Members who book directly through the preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits, including a flexible payment slider that allows members to choose nearly any combination of Hilton Honors Points and money to book a stay, free standard Wi-Fi and an exclusive member discount that can't be found anywhere else. Members also enjoy popular digital tools available exclusively through the industry-leading Hilton Honors mobile app where Hilton Honors members can check-in, choose their room, and access their room using a Digital Key.

To celebrate the hotel's opening, Hilton Honors members will earn an additional 1,000 Points per night - up to a maximum of 3,000 Hilton Honors Points - for bookings from September 20, 2019, to March 19, 2020, when booking directly with Hilton.

DoubleTree by Hilton Yangzhou is located at No.198, Wenhui West Road, Hanjiang District, Yangzhou City, Jiangsu, 225012, China.

For more information, or to make a reservation, travelers may visit www.dtyangzhou.doubletreebyhilton.com or call +86 (514) 8933 1999.

About DoubleTree by Hilton

DoubleTree by Hilton is a fast-growing, global portfolio of more than 565 upscale hotels with more than 130,000 rooms across six continents. Over the past 50 years, DoubleTree by Hilton has maintained its philosophy that it's the little things that make a big difference, from welcoming guests with its signature, warm DoubleTree Cookie, to serving the local community. Thanks to the dedication of its Team Members, DoubleTree by Hilton ensures the absolute best experiences for guests and continues to be a symbol of comfort through contemporary accommodations and amenities, including unique food and beverage experiences, state-of-the-art fitness offerings, and meetings and event spaces. Hilton Honors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits. To make reservations, travelers may visit doubletree.com. Connect with DoubleTree by Hilton on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Learn about the latest brand news at newsroom.hilton.com/doubletree.

About Hilton

Hilton (NYSE: HLT) is a leading global hospitality company with a portfolio of 17 world-class brands comprising nearly 5,900 properties with more than 939,000 rooms, in 114 countries and territories. Dedicated to fulfilling its mission to be the world's most hospitable company, Hilton earned a spot on the 2018 world's best workplaces list, and has welcomed more than 3 billion guests in its 100-year history. Through the award-winning guest loyalty program Hilton Honors, more than 94 million members who book directly with Hilton can earn Points for hotel stays and experiences money can't buy, plus enjoy instant benefits, including digital check-in with room selection, Digital Key, and Connected Room. Visit newsroom.hilton.com for more information, and connect with Hilton on Facebook, TwitterLinkedInInstagram and YouTube

Source: Hilton
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