Hilton Worldwide Continues Expansion In Myanmar With Hilton Ngapali Resort & Spa Opening

Second Hilton property in Myanmar is located in the country’s popular beach destination

This information originated in American English.

January 06, 2015

MCLEAN, Va. and THANDWE, Myanmar - Hilton Worldwide today announced the opening of Hilton Ngapali Resort & Spa, its second property in Myanmar. Located on the west coast of Myanmar facing the Indian Ocean, Ngapali is one of the most well-known beach destinations in Myanmar, boasting the finest, unspoiled coastline on the Bay of Bengal.

"Our expanding presence in Myanmar - particularly with the opening of Hilton Ngapali Beach Resort & Spa - provides more choices for travelers and elevates hospitality standards and services in this increasingly important and growing region," said Rob Palleschi, global head full service brands, Hilton Worldwide.  "Opening on the heels of Hilton Nay Pyi Taw, this hotel also provides new opportunities for team members and builds upon the pioneering spirit of our founder Conrad Hilton."

"The opening of Hilton Ngapali Resort & Spa marks a significant milestone for Hilton Worldwide in Myanmar; it underlines our unwavering commitment to contribute to the travel and tourism industry in the country," said William Costley, vice president, Operations, South East Asia, Hilton Worldwide. "Throughout our history in South East Asia, Hilton Worldwide has served as a leader in innovation and a pioneer in developing full service hospitality by providing quality services that resonates with the local market. Guests to Hilton Ngapali Resort & Spa can look forward to enjoying the best of Hilton hospitality enriched with the warm culture of this major tourist destination."

Owned by Eden Group Company Limited and managed by Hilton Worldwide, Hilton Ngapali Resort & Spa is approximately two kilometers away from the Thandwe Airport and nine kilometers (10-minute drive) from the charming Thandwe town center. Ngapali is a 45-minute flight from the gateway city of Yangon.

Hilton Ngapali Resort & Spa offers spacious and exclusive 51 rooms and villa suites furnished with
Wi-Fi capabilities as well as 40-inch flat-screen televisions offering satellite TV channels. The luxurious accommodation features private balcony or terrace, as well as separate bath and rain shower. Its entry-level category Deluxe Rooms has a private whirlpool while the top-end category Ocean View Villa Suites offers a private pool and a large outdoor deck with incredible views of the Indian Ocean. Guests staying in the suites will enjoy exclusive access to the Executive Lounge which offers complimentary continental breakfast, all-day light refreshments as well as evening cocktails.

Guests to the Hilton Ngapali Resort & Spa may enjoy quality food and beverage experiences from its range of restaurant and bar options as well as in-room dining round the clock. Flow, a contemporary all-day dining restaurant offers local, Asian and Western cuisine featuring the freshest seafood. The Lounge, the hotel's lobby lounge provides a relaxed setting with a scenic sea view for people to connect or unwind over coffees or teas throughout the day. The bar located above the restaurant, Shore is the ideal place to enjoy the ocean breeze with a refreshing cool drink in the afternoon or a romantic signature cocktail at sunset.

Hilton Ngapali Resort & Spa offers a wealth of fantastic leisure amenities, including a contemporary spa, a 24-hour fitness center, a large outdoor infinity pool overlooking the Indian Ocean with three whirlpools and a separate children's area. A variety of recreational activities such as non-motorized water sports or round of golf can also be arranged.

Strategically located for travelers who want to explore the natural beauty surrounding Ngapali, guests to Hilton Ngapali Resort & Spa can conveniently access a number of attractions and activities that the destination has to offer including: snorkeling off Pearl Island, beach-combing for shells on Pirate Beach, cycling to Zalat Htone (black-sand island) and venturing to the nearby Jate Taw fishing village at dawn to see the returning fishing boats with their bountiful catch of the day.

Hilton Ngapali Resort & Spa will participate in Hilton HHonors, the only guest rewards program that allows members to earn Points & Miles for the same stay and redeem points for free nights with No Blackout Dates at over 4,200 hotels worldwide. To mark the opening, the resort is offering 5,000 bonus HHonors points per night when stay during weekday with minimum 3 consecutive nights stay from January 15, 2015 to April 30, 2015.

For more information or to make reservations, contact +95 43 42291 or visit ngapalibeachresort.hilton.com.

Contact

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

Jacqueline Toppings
Hilton Worldwide
+1 703 883 5381
jacqueline.toppings@hilton.com

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