Hilton To Manage New Hefei Hotel

Hilton and Anhui Yuanyi Hotel Company have signed an agreement for Hilton to manage Hilton Hefei in the capital of Anhui Province in China.

Scheduled to open in late 2006, Hilton Hefei will be located along the bustling Fengyang Road, near the Hefei New Railway Station and Luogang Airport.

The 26-storey Hilton Hefei, designed by Palmer and Turner Architects and Dallas-based interior architectural design firm Wilson and Associates, will provide 566 guestrooms, 8 contemporary food and beverage outlets, and recreational amenities such as a swimming pool, health club and spa. Conference and Banqueting facilities will include a 1,700 square metre ballroom, 6 meeting rooms and 3 function rooms.

Commenting on the significance of the partnership, Koos Klein, President for Middle East and Asia Pacific for Hilton Hotels Corporation said, The partnership with Anhui Yuanyi Hotel Company Limited will re-define the standard for luxury hotels in Hefei, and marks another milestone for Hilton's development strategy in China. We believe that this hotel represents a unique opportunity to create memorable hospitality experiences for travellers to the city.