Hilton announces Pune debut
Hilton Worldwide has announced its debut in Pune, Maharashtra.
The group has signed a franchisee agreement with Panchshil Hotels Pvt Ltd for a full-service, DoubleTree by Hilton hotel. The DoubleTree by Hilton Pune-Chinchwadi, scheduled to open in June 2013 will mark the company’s first hotel in Pune.
“The launch of DoubleTree by Hilton Pune-Chinchwadi will be another significant step in our growth strategy in India as it will represent our entry into Pune. Following on from two great years of growth, when we grew our portfolio to 12 hotels and resorts, we are expanding rapidly in the country and anticipate increasing our presence to 17 hotels by the end of this years,” said Martin Rinck, president of Asia Pacific at Hilton Worldwide.
“DoubleTree by Hilton Pune-Chinchwad will offer world-class amenities and services and we are confident, on its opening, it will be the first choice of travellers in the region,” said Ajay Chordia, chairman and managing director, Panchshil Hotels Pvt. Ltd.
The hotel will offer 115 rooms featuring all modern conveniences including internet access, LCD televisions, electronic safes, refrigerated private bars and tea and coffee making facilities. Other facilities at the hotel include three dining outlets, an Executive Lounge, 24-hour business and fitness centres, outdoor rooftop pool and 2,800sqft (232.26m²) of meetings and events space.