Hilton Opens First Resort in India
Wednesday January 16th, 2013 - 9:00AM
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MUMBAI, INDIA—Hilton Hotels & Resorts opened the Hilton Shillim Estate Retreat & Spa, its first leisure property in India.
Operated by Hilton Worldwide and owned by Writer Lifestyle Pvt. Ltd., the resort is located in the Western Ghats and is spread across 320 acres within the 3,500-acre private Shillim Estate.
The resort features 99 ecologically designed villas with butler service, extensive dining options and spa facilities that encompass 70 acres and offer more than 150 treatments.
The retreat is designed, built and operated with sustainability as its core commitment.
"The opening of Hilton Shillim Estate Retreat & Spa is a significant milestone in our expansion. Not only is it our first leisure property in India, it is a very unique addition to the brand's global portfolio. With this launch, we now operate five hotels in India. The other brand hotels in the country include Hilton New Delhi/Janakpuri, Hilton Mumbai International Airport, Hilton Chennai and Hilton New Delhi-Noida-Mayur Vihar", said Rob Palleschi, SVP/global head, Hilton Hotels & Resorts.
With the opening of Hilton Shilim Estate Retreat & Spa, Hilton Worldwide extends its Hilton Resorts portfolio to 80 resorts across 29 countries
Tags: Hospitality Ownership Sustainability
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