[photopress:hotel_Koos_Klein.jpg,full,alignright]Hilton Hotels has signed an agreement with Beijing Macau Development Company to manage the Hilton Wangfujing Beijing. It is scheduled to open before the Olympic Games in 2008 and it will be the one of the newest deluxe hotel offerings in the Wangfujing district, home to World Heritage Site, the Forbidden City and Tiananmen Square.
Koos Klein, president Asia Pacific Hilton Hotels Corporation, and seen in our illustration, said, ‘With its prime location, the Hilton Wangfujing Beijing will be a premier hotel for Hilton Hotels Corporation in China and a symbol of our goal to build a nationwide presence in China, across all market segments.’
There will be 266 guest rooms and a health club with spa and swimming pool. It will also be, in part, a MICE hotel with facilities for banquets and meetings. The Hilton Wangfujing Beijing will be housed in the new mixed use luxury development, Macau Center.
The hotel will be a 45-minute drive from the international airport.
Source: Asia Travel Tips