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New Hilton Hotel Opens at Jacksonville Airport

New Hilton Hotel Opens at Jacksonville Airport

Hilton announced the opening of the DoubleTree by Hilton Jacksonville Airport.  The hotel is located within walking distance of Jacksonville International Airport’s main terminal, and views of the runway are visible from the property.
The hotel has 201 guestrooms, each with LCD HDTVs.  The property also has complimentary wireless Internet.
A 24-hour fitness center, as well as a heated outdoor pool and hot tub are also located on the premises.  In addition, …

DoubleTree by Hilton Heyuan Opens in China

DoubleTree by Hilton Heyuan Opens in China

Hilton announced the opening of a new DoubleTree by Hilton property in Heyuan, located in the Guangdong province of Southeastern China.  According to the hotelier, the DoubleTree by Hilton Heyuan is the first major hotel brand property to open in the city.
The hotel has 427 guestrooms, each with 42” LCD TVs.  The property also has an indoor pool and a 24-hour fitness center.
A 24-hour business center is also located on …

Hilton and Marriott Announce New Cancellation Penalties

Hilton and Marriott Announce New Cancellation Penalties

Two major hotel chains, Hilton and Marriott, announced plans to dramatically change their policies on last-minute room reservation cancellations.
Starting January 1, 2015, travelers will be charged a penalty fee equivalent to a one-night stay.  Previously, most hotels within the two chains permitted cancellations as late as 6:00 p.m. on the day of arrival without any penalty.
The change does not affect hotels operated by the two companies that have far more …

Hilton Haikou Meilan Opens in Hainan, China

Hilton Haikou Meilan Opens in Hainan, China

Hilton announced the opening of a new property in Haikou, China.  The Hilton Haikou Meilan has a beachfront location in the Meilian District of east Haikou in China’s Hainan Province.
The hotel has 453 guestrooms, 29 of which are suites.  Each room has 42” LCD TVs and complimentary mineral water, while the bathrooms have freestanding bathtubs and separate rain showers.
The property has six dining options, including Plantation, an all-day restaurant serving …

Hilton Opens its 50th Chinese Hotel

Hilton Opens its 50th Chinese Hotel

Hilton announced the opening of the Hilton Changzhou hotel in China.  The property is the 50th Hilton hotel to be located in the country.
The new property has 299 guestrooms and suites, each with floor-to-ceiling windows.  The hotel also has a 24-hour business center, and 24,756 square feet (2,300 square meters) of meeting and event space.
The hotel has five dining options, including Open, an all-day restaurant featuring cooking stations; Yuxi, which …

First Hilton in Myanmar Debuts in Naypyidaw

First Hilton in Myanmar Debuts in Naypyidaw

Hilton Worldwide announced the opening of Hilton Nay Pyi Taw in Naypyidaw, Myanmar. The property is the first Hilton Hotel to be located in the country.
The hotel has 202 rooms, each containing flat screen TVs and offering satellite TV channels. Guests may opt to stay in a variety of rooms or suites including a one-bedroom suite, two-bedroom suite, or Presidential suite. Those who choose a suite are provided a complimentary …

Hilton Launches New Canopy Hotel Brand

Hilton Launches New Canopy Hotel Brand

Hilton Worldwide announced the launch of a new brand of hotels, Canopy by Hilton.  The first properties are expected to begin opening in 2015.
Hilton said that its new brand will incorporate five main elements into the design of each hotel, namely: great neighborhoods, market-driven approach, comfort and design, more included value, and “positively yours” culture.
Canopy by Hilton hotels will offer local food and drinks at each property, as well as …