Myanmar to London to Dubai: Hilton making great strides across the globe
Here’s a round-up of Hilton Hotels amazing expansion from Myanmar to London to Dubai
Hilton expands in Myanmar
Hilton is to add another property to its portfolio in Myanmar with a new signing of 308-room hotel in downtown Yangon. The Hilton Times City Yangon will form part of Hilton’s flagship Hotels and Resorts brand, and is easily accessible from both the airport and the city’s business district, and is part of a mixed-use complex.
The new hotel will cater to Myanmar’s increasing tourism industry, with numbers of tourists visiting the country expected to reach 7.5 million by 2020. The hotel will cater to both business and leisure travelers, and offers 1250 sqm of meeting and conference space, as well as a business centre, fitness centre and spa, and five dining areas.
This property will be Hilton’s fourth in Myanmar, and it is set to open in 2022.
Hilton signs first hotel in Europe to Luxury Collection
Hilton recently signed a deal with Millennium & Copthorne Hotels to include The Biltmore, Mayfair as part of Hilton’s LXR Hotels and Resorts collection. The signing will mark the first European property to come under the brand’s umbrella, and will open in spring of 2019 after an extensive renovation over the past six months.
The London hotel will now operate under the name The Biltmore, Mayfair – LXR Hotels and Resorts, and boasts 257 guest rooms and 51 curated suites, the design reflecting the property’s iconic heritage status on Grosvenor Square. The hotel is ideal for intimate functions, such as weddings in the 500-person ballroom or the 100-person Waterloo or Manhattan Suite.
New DoubleTree property to open in Dubai
Hilton has announced plans to open a DoubleTree by Hilton hotel in Bur Dubai. The DoubleTree brand has becoming one of the fastest growing in the Middle East since its launch in the region four years ago.
This hotel will be one of 11 properties Hilton is planning in the area. The hotel in Bur Dubai is the result of a deal that Hilton signed with the AW Rostamani Group, and will boast 327 guest rooms, as well as 131 serviced apartments, to cater to all types of traveler.
The Bur Dubai property will form part of the Dubai Plan 2021 and will provide accommodation for visitors who wish to take advantage of the historic sights closeby in Dubai’s Old Town. The hotel will have a number of dining outlets, as well as two pools and a fitness and business centre.
Let’s take a look at a few other projects currently underway by Hilton:
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