Hilton Changzhou Marks Hilton Worldwide’s 50th Property In Greater China

The new hotel is the first Hilton Hotels & Resorts property in Changzhou City, China

This information originated in American English.

October 22, 2014

CHANGZHOU, China and McLean, Va. - Hilton Worldwide today announced the opening of Hilton Changzhou. The opening sets yet another milestone for Hilton Worldwide as it celebrates the 50th property opening in Greater China. The hotel features 299 contemporary guest rooms and suites, offering panoramic views of the entire city from its floor-to-ceiling windows. Hilton Changzhou is operated by Hilton Worldwide and owned by Jiangsu Future Land Real Estate Co., Ltd.

"As the first international hotel brand to operate in China more than 20 years ago, we are excited to continue to grow in this great country and open our first Hilton Hotels & Resorts property in a destination as attractive as Changzhou," said Rob Palleschi, global head, full service brands, Hilton Worldwide. "Changzhou is known to be a tourist hub and renowned for its scenic spots. We are confident our team at Hilton Changzhou will continue to spread the light and warmth of Hilton hospitality in this important gateway city."

Situated at the heart of the historic Wujin District, Hilton Changzhou is conveniently located within walking distance from shopping malls and entertainment venues. Just 11 kilometers from the city center and Changzhou Railway Station, Hilton Changzhou is also just minutes away from attractions such as China Dinosaur Park, Yancheng Safari Park and the Mystical Yancheng Chun Qiu Dream Show.

Hilton Changzhou offers five food and beverage venues. Its all-day restaurant, OPEN, features live cooking stations that offer fresh local produce that is both a feast for the eyes and the tongue. At YUXI, guests are treated to authentic Cantonese cuisine prepared by master chefs. With twelve Chinese-style dining rooms accommodating up to 190 guests, YUXI is the premiere restaurant for both business and leisure. RED delivers an extraordinary Japanese culinary experience. Whether guests choose to dine at the table or at the bar, they can enjoy a night filled with music and company.

Hilton Changzhou features two impressive pillar-free Grand Ballrooms, measuring 1,500 square meters and 800 square meters. Whether the occasion is a large international conference, exhibition or wedding, the highly trained and dedicated team will work to ensure a successful and memorable event. The hotel's business center provides full corporate facilities and 24-hour services to meet guests' business needs, including computers, copy machines, printers, printing services, telephones and postal services.

Hilton Changzhou features a broad range of modern amenities, including a heated 25m indoor pool, a well-equipped fitness center featuring an aerobic room as well as a state-of-the-art golf simulator. Guests can work out to rejuvenate after a long day or swing away the stress with a game of golf.

"We are proud that Hilton Changzhou will become our 50th property in China; this is truly a monumental occasion for Hilton Worldwide as we continue to deepen our presence in Greater China and strengthen our brand portfolio of world class, yet locally resonant hospitality," said Bruce McKenzie, senior vice president of operations, Greater China and Mongolia, Hilton Worldwide. "We look forward to better serving our guests across all Hilton Worldwide properties, and celebrating many more new property openings across Greater China in the near future."

Hilton HHonors members will be able to earn and redeem points for their stay. To mark the opening, the hotel will offer Hilton HHonors members an extra 1,000 bonus points per night on the best available rate through stays completed from October 15, 2014 to January 15, 2015.

Hilton Changzhou is located at No.68 Hongbei Road, Wujin District, Changzhou, China. For more information or to make reservations, please contact the hotel via +86 519 8998 8888 or email changzhou.info@hilton.com.

Media may access additional information about Hilton Changzhou at news.hilton.com/changzhou. View more news about Hilton Hotels & Resorts openings and a development map at http://news.hilton.com/openings.

Contact

Audrey Wong
Hilton – Asia Pacific
+65 6833 9763
audrey.wong@hilton.com

Jacqueline Toppings
Hilton
+1 703 883 6587
jacqueline.toppings@hilton.com

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