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Hilton launches Second DoubleTree by Hilton hotel in Bangkok

251-room DoubleTree by Hilton Bangkok Ploenchit opens in location in central Bangkok.

Bangkok, Thailand  – DoubleTree by Hilton, one of the fastest growing brands in the Hilton portfolio, today announced the opening of 251-room DoubleTree by Hilton Bangkok Ploenchit. With a central location in the heart of Bangkok, the third DoubleTree hotel in Thailand serves as the perfect base for travelers looking to explore the city renowned for its unique blend of vibrant city life, a plethora of gastronomy and world-famous cultural landmarks.

“The DoubleTree by Hilton brand celebrates its 50th anniversary this year, and it is certainly befitting that one in two Hilton hotels opening in South East Asia in 2019 is a DoubleTree,” said Shawn McAteer, senior vice president and global head, DoubleTree by Hilton. “Building on our rapid growth across Asia, we are delighted to introduce our guests to this great new addition to the brand in a key city. At DoubleTree by Hilton Bangkok Ploenchit, guests will experience the familiar outstanding service and amenities synonymous with DoubleTree, beginning with our famous, warm DoubleTree Cookie welcome.”

DoubleTree by Hilton Bangkok Ploenchit occupies a location in the heart of Bangkok. Close to the embassy row, guests can enjoy quick transfers at just slightly over a half hour to the hotel from Suvarnabhumi Airport and Don Mueang International Airport, whilst Bumrungrad Hospital and Queen Sirikit Convention Center are just minutes away by car. The hotel is also within walking distance to Sukhumvit Road, the city’s most lively entertainment district. The hotel is surrounded by vibrant street life and attractions, including cultural landmarks, major shopping malls and trendy nightspots. Getting around the city is easy as DoubleTree by Hilton Bangkok Ploenchit is a short walk to the Ploenchit and Nana BTS Skytrain, offering convenient connections to all key destinations in Bangkok.

“Bangkok is consecutively recognized as the most visited city in the world i and there are some great opportunities for us to cater to the evolving needs of travelers,” said Paul Hutton, vice president, operations, South East Asia, Hilton. “From today, DoubleTree by Hilton Bangkok Ploenchit will join five other well-established Hilton hotels in Bangkok, enabling us to offer our guests more choices and cater to a more diverse range of travel demands. This opening is another testament of our long-term commitment to Bangkok as a key travel destination as we continue to expand our presence by building on our operational and management capabilities.”

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