Hilton Worldwide today made its debut in Myanmar with the opening of Hilton Nay Pyi Taw, in the country’s capital city. Set amid lush tropical landscaped gardens, the 202-key Hilton Nay Pyi Taw spans more than 100 acres of land & is located within the developing Dekhina Thiri Township.
Owned by Eden Group Company Limited & managed by Hilton Worldwide, Hilton Nay Pyi Taw is in a prime location within effortless reach of the main government administrative offices & is 24 kilometers (a 30-minute drive) from the Nay Pyi Taw International Airport. The hotel is moreover located near Ruby Hall, the meetings & conventions venue at which the upcoming Ninth East Asia Summit will be held in November 2014.
“The opening of Hilton Nay Pyi Taw today is a very significant milestone for Hilton Worldwide; it marks the entry of the company into the dynamic & emerging market of Myanmar,” said Martin Rinck, president, Asia Pacific, Hilton Worldwide. “Being one of the first international hospitality companies to enter many different countries in Asia Pacific – including Japan 51 years ago, China 26 years ago & Myanmar today – we continue to explore new frontiers, being where the world’s business & leisure travelers want to be.”
“Hilton Hotels & Resorts is a brand that travelers worldwide have grown to recognize & trust as a preferred hotel brand. Building on the pioneering spirit of our founder, Conrad Hilton, we are thrilled to be one of the first global hospitality companies to fly our flag in Myanmar,” said Rob Palleschi, global head, full service brands, Hilton Worldwide. “With more than 550 properties across six continents, our global presence has enabled us to offer culturally-relevant, high quality hospitality experiences wherever our travelers decide to visit, both for business & leisure.”
To cater to Meetings, Incentives, Conferences & Events (MICE), Hilton Nay Pyi Taw offers five function spaces including a standing reception area that can accommodate up to 410 people in the 458 square-meter ballroom. A business center is moreover available for guests to stay connected & productive throughout their stay.
Hilton Nay Pyi Taw offers three restaurant & bar options, as well as in-room dining round the clock. The Elements, an all-day dining restaurant, offers a blend of flavors & cultures featuring local, Asian & international fare. The Axis Lounge, the hotel’s lobby lounge provides a cozy setting for people to connect over teas, coffees & food throughout the day. Guests relaxing by the pool under the cabanas can enjoy refreshments from Boardwalk, the hotel’s poolside bar.
All 202 rooms & suites are spacious & well-appointed with Wi-Fi capabilities as well as flat-screen televisions offering satellite TV channels. The hotel offers a wide selection of rooms & suites including one-bedroom suites, two-bedroom suites & two Presidential Suites. 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. Hilton Nay Pyi Taw moreover offers recreational & wellness facilities onsite which include the spa, the outdoor swimming pool, the fitness centre & the tennis court.
“As we expand our footprint in this wonderful country, we are exceptionally thrilled to contribute towards Myanmar’s growing travel & tourism sector, as well as its social & economic progress. Guided by our global corporate responsibility strategy Travel with Purpose®, we remain committed to enriching the lives of our guests, team members, partners & local communities alike,” added Rinck.
The company’s entry into Myanmar marks alignment in two key areas of its Travel with Purpose® strategy – Living Sustainably & Creating Opportunities.
Hilton Nay Pyi Taw has adopted LightStayTM, Hilton Worldwide’s global environmental management system, to calculate & analyze its sustainability performance. Hilton Worldwide recently became the first global hospitality company to implement the ISO 50001 energy management system globally, following a comprehensive upgrade to its LightStay system. The hotel is moreover using energy-efficient light bulbs throughout the property, & will recycle waste water & materials.
Hilton Nay Pyi Taw is moreover creating thrilling opportunities for its team members – almost all of whom are hired locally – through its comprehensive training & development programs. These programs equip team members to offer world-class hospitality experiences in which every guest to the hotel feels cared for, valued & respected.
As part of the Hilton Worldwide portfolio, Hilton Nay Pyi Taw offers guests the opportunity to earn & redeem points for stays through the Hilton HHonors guest loyalty program. Guests staying at the first Hilton hotel in Myanmar, from November 24, 2014, to March 31, 2015, can earn 1,000 Bonus HHonors Points per night, up to a maximum of 5,000 bonus points per stay.
For more information or to make reservations, contact +95 67 810 5001 or visit naypyitaw.hilton.com.