Hilton Hotels & Resorts Enters Hubei Province
Friday January 3rd, 2014 - 9:11AM PBA
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WUHAN, CHINA—Hilton Hotels & Resorts and Hilton Worldwide have announced the opening of Hilton Wuhan Optics Valley. The opening marks the first Hilton Hotels & Resorts property in Hubei Province.
The six-story hotel features 520 guestrooms and suites with private balconies, five restaurants and bars, and meeting space. The Hilton Wuhan Optics Valley is operated by Hilton Worldwide and owned by Wuhan Eco City Biguiyuan Investment Co., Ltd.
"We are delighted to introduce Hilton Hotels & Resorts' first property in Wuhan, a city rich in culture and business potential," stated Rob Palleschi, global head, Hilton Hotels & Resorts. "The opening of Hilton Wuhan Optics Valley reinforces the further development success of the Hilton brand throughout China. It also enhances our brand's commitment to offering an unparalleled level of service to travelers visiting this important gateway city in Central China.”
Located in Wuhan East Lake High Tech Development Zone, Hilton Wuhan Optics Valley is only 10 kilometers from the Wuhan Railway Station and 50 kilometers from Wuhan Tianhe International Airport. The hotel is in close proximity to the commercial and recreational districts in the Optics Valley.
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When you hear all the lodging industry projections for the months and years to come, much of the robust growth is forecast to be the result of the expected influx of travelers from China. In what could only be seen as good news for the industry, that expectation moved a little closer to reality when President Obama signed a visa waiver extension for Chinese travelers earlier this month.