Hilton Expands in Northwest China
Monday August 12th, 2013 - 11:17AM BP
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LANZHOU, CHINA—Hilton Worldwide has signed a management agreement with Lanzhou Friendship Hotel to build a hotel here, the capital of Gansu province, which is scheduled to open in the first quarter of 2017.
The hotel, which will offer approximately 389 guestrooms, will also feature three restaurants, a lobby lounge and bar, three function rooms, 16 meeting rooms, a ballroom and a health club with a spa and indoor swimming pool. The top 32 floors offer views of the Yellow River.
Hilton Worldwide operates 36 hotels in Greater China and intends to expand its presence to more than 150 properties over the next few years.
Tags: • Hospitality • Brands • Openings •
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