Tuesday February 25th, 2014 - 9:27AM
AGRA, INDIA—Hilton Worldwide and DoubleTree by Hilton have signed a management agreement with Archer Hospitality Private Limited for DoubleTree by Hilton Agra, scheduled to open this August.
Located 1.25 miles from the Taj Mahal, DoubleTree by Hilton Agra will offer views of the mausoleum. The hotel's city center location will also place it near tourist attractions and shopping hubs like the Agra Fort, Akbar's Tomb and Kinari Bazaar.
The 104-room hotel will also feature four dining outlets, an outdoor swimming pool with views of the Taj Mahal, 24-hour fitness center, a spa and salon. The conference and event space at the hotel will include a 4,700-sq.-ft. ballroom, four meeting rooms and a 24-hour business center.
"India is a key strategic growth market for Hilton Worldwide. We are delighted with the opportunity to partner with Archer Hospitality Private Limited for our foray into Agra, the leading tourist destination in the country renowned for its many magnificent Mughal-era buildings, most notably the Taj Mahal, Agra Fort and Fatehpur Sikri," stated Martin Rinck, president, Asia Pacific, Hilton Worldwide.