Hilton Worldwide (NYSE: HLT) today announced the opening of Hampton by Hilton Guangzhou Zhujiang New Town, its newest Hampton by Hilton hotel and flagship property for the brand in China. The 223-room hotel joins the Hampton portfolio of more than 2,100 hotels around the world. Hampton by Hilton Guangzhou Zhujiang New Town is located in the Tianhe District, Guangzhou, Guangdong Province, China and is managed by Huanpeng Hotel Management (Guangzhou) Limited.
“China is the 20th country that Hampton has entered, and for the city of Guangzhou, it is not only a strategic city and the ‘south gate’ of China, but is also the center of politics, economy, science, education and culture of Guangdong Province and the Pearl River Delta. We are especially happy that Hampton by Hilton’s flagship hotel has opened in Guangzhou and are confident that the hotel will contribute positively to the development of Guangzhou’s tourism industry,” said Phil Cordell, global head, Focused Service and Hampton Brand Management, Hilton Worldwide. “It represents a breakthrough for Hampton’s development in the China market. With a strong partner like Plateno Group, I have every confidence that the brand will achieve a similar success as in the United States.”
Hampton by Hilton Guangzhou Zhujiang New Town is conveniently located at the intersection of bustling Zhujiang New Town central business district and the popular Tianhe Sports Center business zone.
“Plateno Group’s collaboration with Hilton Worldwide is in line with our business strategy and is aligned with our values of focusing on our customers’ needs,” said Alex Zheng, chief brand architect, Founder and Chairman President of Plateno Group. “In 2015, Hampton by Hilton was warmly welcomed by investors and travelers. With the opening of Hampton by Hilton Guangzhou Zhujiang New Town, we have opened a new chapter and more than 10 Hampton hotels are scheduled to open this year alone,” he added.
At the hotel’s grand opening a special guest was introduced to mark the occasion-Hampton’s Mascot in China, “Little Hampton”. Little Hampton was designed based on China’s cute and friendly “National Treasure”, the panda – symbolizing the brand’s core values-“Friendly, Authentic, Caring, Thoughtful”.
Each guestroom includes high-quality features, including Serta mattresses that follows the U.S. brand’s signature, Clean and fresh Hampton bed® ensures guests get a sound night of sleep. A movable desk and ergonomic chair offer an excellent working environment and the world-renowned skin care brand -Peter Thomas Roth is on offer in the bathroom. In addition, a specially designed sofa bed for Hampton provides an additional relaxing space.