“The opening of DoubleTree by Hilton Putian marks Hilton Worldwide’s entry into Fujian Province and is another milestone in our ongoing expansion in China, where we have more than 110 properties in the pipeline. We plan to continue to accelerate our growth and bring world class brands like DoubleTree by Hilton to more cities across China,” said Martin Rinck, president, Hilton Worldwide, Asia Pacific.
Situated in the central Chenxiang diplomatic and commercial district, DoubleTree by Hilton Putian is located across the street from the new government center. It is convenient to the Putian railway station, where high speed trains can whisk passengers to the nearby cities of Fuzhou Xiamen in less than an hour. The hotel also offers business and leisure travelers easy access to many local attractions such as Meizhou Island, the hometown of Mazu and the origin of Mazu Culture, Putian South Shaolin Temple and Jiulong Valley National Forest Park.
Guests of DoubleTree by Hilton Putian will enjoy the characteristic features of more than 320 DoubleTree by Hilton locations in 26 countries around the world including a warm welcome for every guest at check-in with the brand’s legendary chocolate chip cookie, an array of upscale amenities and guest services, rewards from the Hilton HHonors guest loyalty program, and a unique and committed culture of care.
“Putian is the latest in a long list of growth markets in China for DoubleTree by Hilton,” said John Greenleaf, global head, DoubleTree by Hilton. “We are delighted to introduce our world class, yet locally resonant brand of warm hospitality to the city. Business and leisure travellers will experience our warm, caring service culture and understand why guests of our DoubleTree by Hilton hotels become loyal, repeat customers.”
The hotel’s three food and beverage outlets offer a variety of culinary delights. Guests may start the day with the signature Wake Up DoubleTree Breakfast at the all-day dining restaurant, sample fine Cantonese cuisine at the specialty Chinese restaurant, Kanto which boasts a stunning view of the city, or try the best of local Fujian cuisine at the Yuxi Chinese restaurant, which serves fresh, seasonal cuisine in 15 private dining rooms.
For informal meetings and relaxation, the LongYan lobby lounge provides a comfortable retreat, while the JAM (Just Ask Me) service supplies a variety of delicious take-out food; from the most popular Haagen-Dazs ice cream to freshly brewed Italian coffee, imported British tea and freshly baked breads and desserts.
The hotel is fully geared to handle the most elaborate conventions, corporate meetings and banquet events. The spacious 1,200-square meter ballroom, which is divisible into two or three rooms, can accommodate up to 650 banquet diners or 1,260 guests seated theater-style. Located on the same floor are seven flexible function rooms equipped with state-of-the-art equipment and facilities including WiFi access and a Business Center offering a full secretarial service.
DoubleTree by Hilton Putian also boasts upscale fitness and health facilities, which include a range of services available to both hotel guests and local residents. The fitness center features world renowned Precor equipment as well as an indoor heated swimming pool, sauna, and steam room. The Spa, which includes six treatment rooms, offers a full range of treatments to rejuvenate the body and soul.
With a growing collection of contemporary, upscale accommodations and more than 320 hotels in gateway cities, metropolitan areas and vacation destinations in 25 countries, DoubleTree by Hilton hotels are distinctively designed properties that provide true comfort to today’s business and leisure travelers. From the millions of delighted hotel guests who are welcomed with the brand’s legendary, warm chocolate chip cookies at check-in to the advantages of the award-winning Hilton HHonors(R) guest reward program, each DoubleTree by Hilton guest receives a satisfying stay wherever their travels take them.