Latest hotel addition marks dual strategic milestones as Hilton Worldwide’s 100th property in Asia Pacific and first DoubleTree by Hilton-branded hotel in Bangkok
Hilton Worldwide announced the opening of the DoubleTree by Hilton Sukhumvit Bangkok in Thailand. Located in Sukhumvit, Bangkok’s main lifestyle, entertainment and residential district, the DoubleTree by Hilton Sukhumvit Bangkok is Hilton Worldwide’s 100th property in Asia Pacific and the first DoubleTree by Hilton branded property in Bangkok.
“Hilton Worldwide has been operating in Thailand since 1983 and we are delighted to celebrate this key milestone in our company’s history with the opening of this amazing property in Bangkok. Thais are renowned for their warm hospitality, and Bangkok has always been an important regional hub and a popular destination for both leisure and corporate travelers,” said Martin Rinck, president, Asia Pacific, Hilton Worldwide. “The DoubleTree by Hilton Sukhumvit Bangkok will offer visitors to this vibrant capital a warm, friendly, world-class hospitality experience.”
Embracing Bangkok’s culture and vitality, DoubleTree by Hilton Sukhumvit Bangkok combines contemporary style and best-in-class hospitality where guests can stay connected and feel at home. The 23-storey hotel features 177 modern and spacious 28 square meter guestrooms including ten 38 square meter superior rooms and five 58 square meter suites. Food and beverage outlets include Dee-Lite, an all-day dining restaurant serving Thai, Vietnamese and Western fare with a focus on fresh, local dishes and Mosaic, an energetic pool-side lounge and cocktail bar featuring live DJs on select nights and a refreshing menu of tasty salads and delicacies from the hotel’s signature Thai charcoal grill.
The upscale DoubleTree by Hilton Sukhumvit Bangkok also offers leisure facilities including an outdoor swimming pool and a fully-equipped, state-of-the-art 24-hour fitness center. The hotel’s meeting and event facilities include a 351 square meter conference room, which can be divided into two meeting rooms, a 56 square meter multi-purpose room as well as a fully-equipped business center.
“We look forward to introducing our guests in Bangkok to the personalized and welcoming hospitality that is synonymous with the DoubleTree by Hilton brand,” said John Greenleaf, global head, DoubleTree by Hilton. “We call our spirit of hospitality CARE, which stands for ‘Create a Rewarding Experience.’ From the warm chocolate chip cookie we offer guests upon check-in, to the spacious and comfortable guestrooms and quality amenities, the CARE given to every aspect of a guest’s stay is designed to provide the special level of comfort that makes the traveler feel human again.”
As a participant in the Hilton HHonors guest loyalty program, the hotel will offer guests the ability to earn and redeem Hilton HHonors points. Gold and Diamond HHonors members will also receive free breakfast and Wifi connection in their guestrooms.
Situated 400 meters from Phrom Phong Skytrain station on Sukhumvit Soi 26, the DoubleTree by Hilton Sukhumvit Bangkok is perfectly placed for visitors to explore Thailand’s capital. The hotel’s central location allows guests easy access to premium dining, entertainment and shopping hubs, including Emporium Shopping Mall, Terminal 21 and Siam Paragon. It is also 10.5 kilometers away from Bangkok’s most famous attractions, including the Grand Palace and the Chao Phraya river.
Hilton Worldwide manages seven other properties in Thailand including Conrad Bangkok, Millennium Hilton Bangkok, Hilton Pattaya, Hilton Hua Hin Resort & Spa, Conrad Koh Samui, Hilton Phuket Arcadia Resort & Spa and DoubleTree Resort by Hilton Phuket – Surin Beach. The company will also open the Hilton Sukhumvit Bangkok in July 2013 and the Waldorf Astoria Bangkok in 2015.
For more information on DoubleTree by Hilton, please visit the brand’s website at www.doubletree.com or contact your local travel professional.
To celebrate its opening, DoubleTree by Hilton Sukhumvit Bangkok also announced the “Book More and Get More” promotion which rewards event planners with value-added incentives for rooms booked with Hilton Worldwide hotels and resorts across Asia Pacific.
From April 30 to June 30, 2013, all bookings made for 20 room nights and above will be entitled up to six attractive incentives ranging from welcome cocktails, complimentary Internet in the meeting venues, to selected room upgrades.
Event planners who are Hilton HHonors members will receive Double Event Planner Bonus Points for any bookings made within this promotion. They will also be rewarded with an additional 125,000 HHonors Event Planner Points for bookings made during the Group Value Date Incentive period which is defined on respective hotel websites and at the Hilton Worldwide Asia Pacific Meetings and Events website.
The “Book More and Get More” promotion is valid for stays until December 31, 2013, and is available at all Hilton Worldwide properties in Asia Pacific, across all brands including Waldorf Astoria Hotels, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Hilton Hotels & Resorts, DoubleTree by Hilton, Hilton Garden Inn and Hampton by Hilton. For more information, please visit www.HiltonWorldwideMeetingsAPAC.com.