MCLEAN, Va.—Hilton Worldwide announced the opening of its first hotel in Fujian province. DoubleTree by Hilton Putian, the 12th DoubleTree by Hilton property in China, offers 337 guestrooms including 23 suites, three restaurants, a lobby lounge and a well-equipped fitness center with a 25-meter heated indoor swimming pool and a spa. It is the first internationally branded hotel in Putian.
“The opening of DoubleTree by Hilton Putian marks Hilton Worldwide’s entry into Fujian Province and is another milestone in our ongoing expansion in China, where we have more than 110 properties in the pipeline. We plan to continue to accelerate our growth and bring world class brands like DoubleTree by Hilton to more cities across China,” said Martin Rinck, president, Hilton Worldwide, Asia Pacific.
The hotel guestrooms are equipped with technology and amenities, including LCD flat-screen televisions with international satellite stations, MP3 alarm clocsk, in-room climate controls, laptop-size safes, signature DoubleTree by Hilton Sweet Dreams beds, and marble bathrooms featuring separate bathtubs and rain showers. High-speed broadband and wireless internet access are available throughout the hotel. Business travellers can enjoy executive rooms on the uppermost floors, offering express check-in/out, personalised butler service, and access to the exclusive 29th floor executive lounge.
The hotel is fully geared to handle corporate meetings and banquet events. The 1,200 square meter ballroom, which is divisible into two or three rooms, can accommodate up to 650 banquet diners or 1,260 guests seated theater-style. Located on the same floor are seven flexible function rooms equipped with WiFi access and a business center offering a full secretarial service.
DoubleTree by Hilton Putian also offers fitness and health facilitie. The fitness center features Precor equipment as well as an indoor heated swimming pool, sauna, and steam room. A spa is also available on property and includes six treatment rooms.