Hilton to enter Pink City with 'Hilton Jaipur'

Written by FE Online | Mumbai | Updated: Apr 4 2014, 16:15pm hrs
Hilton HotelMartin Rinck, president, Asia Pacific, Hilton Worldwide, said, ?We are very excited with this opportunity to extend our hotel network to include Jaipur. (Reuters)
Hilton Worldwide has announced the signing of a management agreement with Fruitful Buildcon for a Hilton brand hotel in Jaipur. The launch of Hilton Jaipur later this year will mark Hilton Worldwides entry into the city, one of the most popular tourist destinations in India.

Rob Palleschi, global head, Hilton Hotels and Resorts, said, Hilton prides itself in providing guests with high quality accommodations and services, and the addition of our Hilton Jaipur property will be no exception. With a prime location in the heart of the city, spacious guest accommodations fully equipped with signature Hilton touches and a full range of upscale facilities and services for leisure and business, we are confident our new location will become the hotel of choice for travellers visiting the city. We are thrilled, as Hilton Jaipur will be our fifth Hilton brand hotel in India, which is one of our most important growth markets.

Located in the heart of the city, Hilton Jaipur will offer the ideal base for leisure as well as business travellers. Owned by Fruitful Buildcon and managed by Hilton Worldwide, Hilton Jaipur will feature 179 rooms and suites that range in size from 360 square feet to 650 square feet.

Martin Rinck, president, Asia Pacific, Hilton Worldwide, said, We are very excited with this opportunity to extend our hotel network to include Jaipur. Recently, Hilton Worldwide also signed an agreement for a hotel in Agra. With the opening of these fine hotels, we will be able to offer our guests the great option of experiencing the famous Golden Triangle with us. Over the last two months, we entered Trivandrum and Bangalore with the opening of Hilton Garden Inn Trivandrum and DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Bangalore. With this exciting growth, we currently manage and franchise hotels and resorts in Delhi, Gurgaon, Mumbai, Bangalore, Chennai, Trivandrum, Vadodara, Pune, Goa and Shillim.

Ritesh Derewala, managing director, Fruitful Buildcon, said, "We are delighted to enter into an agreement with Hilton Worldwide, a leading global hospitality company, for our foray into the hospitality industry. We are also very excited with the opportunity to bring Hilton, the most recognised hotel brand in the world, to our home town.