DoubleTree by Hilton Will Add 15 New Hotels in South East Asia
Hilton is expanding its footprint in South East Asia. With borders opening up, and spiking travel demand, Hilton expects to open 15 DoubleTree by Hilton hotels in the region over the coming years across key and emerging destinations.
“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. “DoubleTree by Hilton is poised to not only meet, but exceed, travelers’ evolving needs and expectations as it continues expanding to new locales in Malaysia, Indonesia, and other well-loved and upcoming destinations in the region.”
Hilton has already opened new hotels and resorts under the DoubleTree by Hilton brand across the region in recent years. Some of the notable debuts include DoubleTree by Hilton Weerawila Rajawarna Resort in Sri Lanka. There’s also the DoubleTree by Hilton Surabaya, which marked Hilton’s entry into Indonesia’s second-largest city.
More recently, DoubleTree by Hilton Putrajaya Lakeside opened its doors in Malaysia, near Kuala Lumpur. The 291-room hotel is Hilton’s first in Putrajaya, Malaysia’s administrative capital.
15 new properties are set to open across South East Asia over the next few years, catering to leisure and business travelers. Some of the most exciting additions include:
- DoubleTree by Hilton Shah Alam i-City (Malaysia) – The property is set to open in 2022 as part of the i-City mixed development in Selangor’s Golden Triangle. The 300-room property will feature state-of-the-art technology and 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, and will add to Hilton’s current portfolio of 11 properties across three brands in Malaysia.
- DoubleTree by Hilton Jakarta Bintaro Jaya Xchange (Indonesia) – The hotel is part of a landmark development in Bintaro Jaya, a satellite district in the Greater Jakarta area. The 185-room hotel will be alongside an 85,000 square meter shopping mall and a 7,354 square meter Oceanarium.
- 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.