Hilton Worldwide Expands Its Presence In Bangalore
Tuesday April 1st, 2014 - 9:42AM PB
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BANGALORE, INDIA—Hilton Worldwide and Hilton Hotels & Resorts recently opened Hilton Bangalore Residences, an upscale, full-service hotel located here within the Embassy Golf Links Business Park—the hub of several Fortune 500 companies.
"As our fourth Hilton brand hotel to open in the country, Hilton Bangalore Residences deepens our presence in an important market in India, among our key strategic regions," stated Rob Palleschi, global head, Hilton Hotels & Resorts. "With an exceptional location, distinctive, modern guest accommodations and a complete range of facilities and services for business and recreation, we are confident Hilton Bangalore Residences will become the first choice of travelers visiting this capital city."
Owned by Umbel Properties Pvt. Ltd. and managed by Hilton Worldwide, the hotel features 247 studios and one- and two-bedroom suites, which range from 495 sq. ft. to 1,335 sq. ft. Each guestroom offers dedicated living, dining and work areas and a fully equipped kitchenette. The suites additionally feature separate living rooms, washers/dryers and dishwashers.
"We are very excited to extend our portfolio in Bangalore with the opening of our second hotel in the city," stated Daniel Welk, VP, operations - India, Hilton Worldwide. "India is a key strategic growth market for Hilton Worldwide. Presently, we operate hotels and resorts in Delhi, Gurgaon, Mumbai, Chennai, Bangalore, Trivandrum, Vadodara, Pune, Goa and Shillim. Recently we also signed agreements for hotels in Agra, Jaipur and Lucknow."
Tags: Hilton Worldwide • Hospitality • Brands • Openings •
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