Hilton Hotels & Resorts Announces Opening of Qingdao Golden Beach Hotel

First Hilton Hotels & Resorts Hotel in Shandong Province Opens Summer 2014

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July 28, 2014

MCLEAN, Va. and QINGDAO, China - Hilton Hotels & Resorts announces the opening of the Hilton Qingdao Golden Beach as the first Hilton Hotels & Resorts property in Shandong Province, China. The resort is home to 431 spacious and stylish guest rooms, including 29 elegant suites ranging from 42-150 square meters, all with private balconies. Guest rooms feature walk-in showers, bath tubs, walk-in wardrobes, private toilets and stunning garden or ocean views, and private balconies.

"Continuing the pioneering spirit of our founder, Conrad Hilton, of entering new and exotic locations, we are delighted to fly the Hilton Hotels & Resorts flag in a destination as attractive as Qingdao," said Rob Palleschi, global head, Hilton Hotels & Resorts. "The hotel's design concept reflects a modern twist on Qingdao's history, with European architecture complemented by traditional garden views. We are confident that Hilton Qingdao Golden Beach will offer travelers to this important gateway city the unparalleled service and amenities for which the Hilton brand is known around the globe."

Five food and beverage outlets feature authentic and innovative Western, Asian and Chinese cuisines. Guests can start the day with a sumptuous breakfast prepared by talented chefs at the Strand All Day Dining restaurant, while enjoying views of the ocean and gardens. Then for lunch and dinner, authentic flavours of Shandong and Cantonese delicacies are served at Jiao Ao Restaurant, which features 20 lavish private rooms for an unforgettable dining experience. Pure Restaurant serves a variety of dishes highlighting local produce from an open kitchen. The lively ambience is further enhanced by a selection of premium wines. With its gourmet coffees, teas, signature cocktails and indulgent light bites, this is a perfect place to meet for business or relax with friends.

With a wide variety of dining options, expansive meeting facilities and accommodations featuring modern amenities, Hilton Qingdao Golden Beach is an ideal destination for both business and leisure travelers. Whether the occasion is a large international conference, exhibition or wedding, the highly trained, the dedicated team will work to ensure a successful and memorable event. The hotel features 23 flexible function spaces, including an impressive 2,100 square-meter pillar-less Grand Ballroom with an 800 square-meter pre-function area. All rooms and public areas throughout the hotel feature complimentary Wi-Fi Internet access.

Other recreational facilities include indoor and outdoor pools, a well-equipped fitness center, spa, tennis courts and an 18-hole golf course nearby. Guests can enjoy an invigorating workout and keep up with exercise regimes at the various fitness facilities onsite. 

"We are delighted to introduce Hilton Hotels & Resorts' first property in Qingdao, a city rich in culture and business potential," said Bruce McKenzie, senior vice president of operations, Greater China and Mongolia, Hilton Worldwide. "This hotel represents another important milestone for Hilton Worldwide and is testament to the success of the Hilton Hotels & Resorts Hotel brand in China."

Situated on the shores of Golden Beach in the Huangdao district of Qingdao, one of Asia's most beautiful coastal areas, this seaside resort is easily accessible, yet tucked away from the hustle and bustle of city life. Huangdao, the economic and technological development zone of Qingdao, is just a 20-minute drive from Qingdao's business district and a 45-minute drive from Liuting International Airport. 

Hilton HHonors members will be able to earn and redeem points for their stay. To mark the opening, the hotel will offer Hilton HHonors members an extra 1,000 bonus points per night on the best available rate through stays completed between July 28 and December 31, 2014.

Hilton Qingdao Golden Beach is located on the Jianlingjiang road of Qingdao city. For more information or to make reservations, please contact the hotel via +86 532 8315 0000 or visit the hotel's website at http://qingdaogoldenbeach.hilton.com

Contact

Audrey Wong
Hilton – Asia Pacific
+65 6833 9763
audrey.wong@hilton.com

Jacqueline Toppings
Hilton Hotels & Resorts
+1 703 883 5381
jacqueline.toppings@hilton.com

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