DoubleTree by Hilton to Expand Footprint in South East Asia with 15 New Properties
DoubleTree by Hilton, one of the fastest-growing brands under Hilton’s portfolio, will open 15 hotels in South East Asia over the coming years across key and emerging destinations.
“Following the reopening of domestic and international borders, the surge in travel demand we’ve observed across international markets after an extended period of disconnect shows that travelers are eager to hit the road, reconnect and seek out new experiences once more,” said Paul Hutton, area vice president, head of South East Asia, Hilton.
Over the past year, Hilton has launched hotels and resorts under the DoubleTree by Hilton brand across the region, with notable debuts in new destinations, such as DoubleTree by Hilton Weerawila Rajawarna Resort in Sri Lanka and DoubleTree by Hilton Surabaya, which marked Hilton’s entry into Indonesia’s second-largest city. Most recently, DoubleTree by Hilton Putrajaya Lakeside opened its doors in Malaysia as the latest urban resort strategically located close to Kuala Lumpur.
Hilton currently operates 10 DoubleTree by Hilton hotels in South East Asia, with 15 properties in the pipeline. Upcoming hotels travelers can keep an eye out for include:
- DoubleTree by Hilton Shah Alam i-City (Malaysia) – Set to open in 2022 as part of the much-anticipated i-City mixed development in Selangor’s Golden Triangle, the 300-room property will redefine MICE experiences, featuring state-of-the-art technology and a total of 1,000 square meters of function space spread over two floors.
- DoubleTree by Hilton Damai Laut Resort (Malaysia) – With a scenic view of the Malacca Straits, the 294-room resort, due to open in 2023, is located within 425 acres of lush greenery. The hotel will the the latest addition to Hilton’s current portfolio of 11 properties across three brands in Malaysia.
- DoubleTree by Hilton Jakarta Bintaro Jaya Xchange (Indonesia) – As part of a landmark mixed-use development in Bintaro Jaya, a satellite district in the Greater Jakarta area, the 185-room hotel will be situated conveniently alongside an 85,000 square meter shopping mall featuring world-class retail brands and a 7,354 square meter Oceanarium that is set to attract families and leisure guests.
- DoubleTree by Hilton Negombo Resort (Sri Lanka) – When it opens by 2024, this 147-room resort will mark Hilton’s arrival to the seaside town of Negombo on the west coast of Sri Lanka, renowned for the beauty of the Negombo Lagoon and Dutch-era heritage buildings.