Hilton Worldwide to Open First DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel in Agra, India
Upscale, Full-Service Hotel will be Located Near Taj Mahal, Offering Stunning Views of the World-Famous Mausoleum
Guests at DoubleTree by Hilton Agra will be greeted with the characteristic offerings found at the brand's more than 375 hotels worldwide, including the warm welcome of the iconic chocolate chip cookie presented to every guest at check-in, an array of upscale amenities and guest services and the globally-recognized CARE culture, which stands for "Create A Rewarding Experience" and represents the brand's commitment to guests, team members and the local community. The 104-room hotel will also feature four dining outlets, an outdoor swimming pool with magnificent views of the Taj Mahal, 24-hour fitness centre, a spa and salon. The conference and event space at the hotel will include a 4,700-square foot ballroom, four meeting rooms and a 24-hour business centre.
"India is a key strategic growth market for Hilton Worldwide. We are delighted with the opportunity to partner with Archer Hospitality Private Limited forour 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," said Martin Rinck, president, Asia Pacific, Hilton Worldwide.
Hilton Worldwide currently operates the following hotels and resorts in India - New Delhi: Hilton Garden Inn New Delhi/Saket; Gurgaon: Hilton Garden Inn Gurgaon Baani Square and DoubleTree by Hilton Gurgaon-New Delhi NCR; Mumbai: Hilton Mumbai International Airport; Bangalore: DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Bangalore; Chennai: Hilton Chennai; Trivandrum: Hilton Garden Inn Trivandrum; Vadodara: Hampton by Hilton Vadodara-Alkapuri; Pune: DoubleTree by Hilton Pune-Chinchwad; Goa: DoubleTree by Hilton Goa-Arpora-Baga and Shillim: Hilton Shillim Estate Retreat & Spa.
"We are pleased to enter into an agreement with Hilton Worldwide, a leading global hospitality company," said Vikram Puri, Director, Archer Hospitality Private Limited. "With its strategic location and full range of facilities and services, we are confident that DoubleTree by Hilton Agra will fast become the first choice of travellers looking for upscale, full-service accommodation in the city."
Hilton (NYSE: HLT) is a leading global hospitality company, with a portfolio of 14 world-class brands comprising nearly 4,900 properties with more than 796,000 rooms in 104 countries and territories. Hilton is dedicated to fulfilling its mission to be the world"s most hospitable company by delivering exceptional experiences – every hotel, every guest, every time. The company's portfolio includes Hilton Hotels & Resorts, Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Canopy by Hilton, Curio - A Collection by Hilton, DoubleTree by Hilton, Tapestry Collection by Hilton, Embassy Suites by Hilton, Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton by Hilton, Tru by Hilton, Homewood Suites by Hilton, Home2 Suites by Hilton and Hilton Grand Vacations. The company also manages an award-winning customer loyalty program, Hilton HHonors®. Hilton HHonors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to benefits including an exclusive member discount, free standard Wi-Fi, as well as digital amenities that are available exclusively through the industry-leading Hilton HHonors app, where Hilton HHonors members can check-in, choose their room, and access their room using a Digital Key. Visit news.hiltonworldwide.com for more information and connect with Hilton on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and YouTube.