Hilton opens new hotel in India
New Delhi, May 17, 2014
Hilton Worldwide has announced the launch of Hilton Jaipur, an upscale, full-service hotel located in the heart of capital of Rajasthan, one of the most popular tourist destinations in India.
The hotel is minutes from famous attractions like the Hawa Mahal, City Palace and Albert Hall Museum and shopping and entertainment hubs including Johari and Bapu Bazaar.
The hotel’s proximity to government establishments in Civil Lines, and business and commercial districts in Gopalpura Industrial Area and MI Road make it well-suited for business travellers as well, said a statement from Hilton.
Featuring 10,000 sq ft of flexible meetings and events space that includes a 21-foot high ballroom and an open-air patio, Hilton Jaipur also provides the ideal setting for exclusive business meetings as well as social gatherings and grand weddings.
"We are excited to open our fifth Hilton brand hotel in India, extending our presence in one of our most important growth markets,” said Rob Palleschi, the global head of Hilton Hotels & Resorts.
“Every aspect of this hotel was carefully designed to ensure our guests enjoy a world-class experience throughout their stay with generously-sized accommodation, a range of dining outlets, extensive recreational facilities and versatile meetings and events space. The hotel is well suited to quickly become the first choice of travellers in the city,” he added.
Owned by Fruitful Buildcon Private Limited and managed by Hilton Worldwide, Hilton Jaipur features rooms and suites that range in size from 360 sq ft to 650 sq ft, offering large living spaces and the complete range of facilities and services including signature Hilton Serenity Beds, ergonomic work areas and en suite four-fixture baths.
Dining options at the hotel are extensive as guests can enjoy a theatrical culinary experience with live cooking stations and a spectacular specialty Tandoor kitchen at Aurum, the stylish gold and copper themed all-day global cuisine restaurant, said the statement from Hilton.
Guests are also able to relish the best of contemporary Indian cuisine at Chaandi, the exquisite Indian specialty restaurant that features an open kitchen and a choice of stunning al fresco poolside cabana seating in the evenings.
Guests can unwind at Krystal, the chic lounge bar, and sample a range of craft beers, flight of spirits, fine wines and innovative cocktails, it added.
An ideal venue for mid-sized and intimate meetings and social gatherings, Hilton Jaipur features a grand ballroom that is elegantly designed with warm colours, feature walls and striking light fixtures.
The pre-function area leads to a versatile open-air patio. Additional facilities include a 24-hour Business Centre, a boardroom and two meeting rooms equipped with the latest in audiovisual technology.
Recreational opportunities at the hotel encompass an outdoor swimming pool, 24-hour fitness centre and a 2,400-square foot spa that includes three treatment rooms, and steam and sauna facilities.
“We are thrilled to extend our network to include Jaipur. Later this year, we anticipate opening a hotel in Agra as well, and we will be delighted to be able to offer our guests the opportunity of experiencing the Golden Triangle with us,” said Daniel Welk, vice president, operations – India, Hilton Worldwide.
“India is a key strategic growth market for Hilton Worldwide. Presently, we operate hotels and resorts in the country under our two full-service brands, Hilton Hotels & Resorts and DoubleTree by Hilton, and two focused-service brands, Hilton Garden Inn and Hampton by Hilton,” he added.
Ritesh Derewala, the managing director of Fruitful Buildcon said: "We are excited at the prospect of foraying into the hospitality industry with a brand that is synonymous with ‘hotel’ across the world."
"We are confident that with Hilton's international hotel management expertise and our strong local knowledge and network, Hilton Jaipur will become the preferred hotel for domestic and international leisure and business travellers," he added.-TradeArabia News Service