Hilton Worldwide Expands its Portfolio in Poland
Oct 6 15
DoubleTree by Hilton celebrated the opening of its first hotel in the medieval city of Krakow, Poland, DoubleTree by Hilton Krakow Hotel & Convention Center. The opening also marks the completion of Hilton Worldwide's only dual-branded property in Poland, joining Hampton by Hilton Krakow which opened in May this year. The dual-branded hotel will be managed by Euro-Hotele Sp. z.o.o. under a franchise agreement with Hilton Worldwide. The contemporary hotel boasts 232 beautiful guest rooms, including 30 executive rooms and an Executive Lounge, 14 suites and the large presidential suite in the city, measuring 184 square-meters. Guests can choose to dine in one of two onsite restaurants offering sumptuous Mediterranean and European cuisine or simply unwind after a long day in one of the hotels four bars. DoubleTree by Hilton Krakow Hotel & Convention Center is conveniently located near the Krakow Arena Hall and the Expo Krakow Fair Trade Center. The hotel also offers a range of shuttle services to the city centre, airport, railway station and key tourism destinations such as the UNESCO World Heritage site Wieliczka Salt Mine, providing a fantastic base for business and leisure travellers alike. The hotel has 16 flexible meeting spaces available that can accommodate up to 2,000 delegates, including a grand pillarless ballroom, making it an ideal location for a range of events, from business meetings and intimate cocktail receptions to weddings and corporate galas. The hotel also has a car lift which opens out to the conference area and can hold up to 4.5 tons. After a long day, guests can relax and unwind in the hotel's complimentary fitness center, kick back in the sauna, or enjoy a refreshing dip in the indoor swimming pool.
Hilton Worldwide Opens 12th Hotel in Japan with Opening of Hilton Tokyo Odaiba
Oct 2 15
Hilton Worldwide announced the opening of Hilton Tokyo Odaiba. The property is Hilton Worldwide’s 12th hotel in Japan, and the sixth in the Kanto region alongside Hilton Tokyo, Conrad Tokyo, Hilton Odawara Resort & Spa, Hilton Tokyo Bay and Hilton Narita. Strategically located in the waterfront area of Odaiba, the 15-storey property offers excellent access to key business and commercial districts including Shinagawa, Marunouchi and Ginza. The hotel is directly connected to the Daiba station of the Yurikamome Line and is 16 kilometers away from Tokyo International Airport only a 20 minute ride on the airport shuttle bus. In its immediate vicinity is a popular entertainment and shopping area featuring shopping malls, an amusement park, a bay cruise and parks with scenic views of the Tokyo Bay area. All 453 guest rooms, which includes 17 suites with private balconies, offer stunning panoramic views of Tokyo Bay and the iconic Rainbow Bridge. The wide-ranging dining options include Sakura, a classic Japanese restaurant, Ocean Dining, which offers great buffets with flavors from around the world and Taronga, offering flame-grilled beef and alfresco dining with a great selection of wine. In addition, guests can dine at Veranda, the perfect place to take in a scenic Tokyo Bay sunset with an array of delicate pastries at the iconic Hilton dessert buffet. Toh-gu offers Cantonese cuisine with the finest seasonal ingredients and for a drink, guests can visit The Captain’s Bar, a classic bar with an excellent cocktail and whisky selection. Other amenities include a 1,200 square meter ballroom and events space, a 24-hour business center, two wedding chapels, a fitness club, a spa and an indoor pool with spectacular views of the sea and sky. The opening of Hilton Tokyo Odaiba, Hilton HHonors members who stay at the hotel will be able to earn 1,000 Hilton HHonors Points per night on any eligible rate between October 1 and December 30, 2015. Hilton HHonors members always get Hilton's low price with its Best Price Guarantee, along with HHonors Points, free Wi-Fi, digital check-in and no booking fees only when they book directly through Hilton. Hilton Tokyo Odaiba is located at 1-9-1 Daiba, Minato-Ku, Tokyo, Japan.
Hilton Worldwide Appoints Andy Paschke as Area Director of Sales and Marketing for Hilton Worldwide San Diego Sales Complex
Sep 25 15
Andy Paschke has been promoted to area director of sales and marketing for the Hilton Worldwide San Diego Sales Complex, which includes Hilton San Diego Bayfront, Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines and DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel San Diego - Mission Valley. His first Hilton assignment was as a senior sales manager at Hilton Minneapolis. He relocated to San Diego in 2011 as assistant director of sales and spent most of his career in sales handling the high-profile Washington, D.C. market. Most recently, Paschke served as director of sales at the Hilton Worldwide San Diego Complex.