First Doubletree properties debut in Australia

Hilton Worldwide it introduced its DoubleTree by Hilton brand in Australia with the rebranding of properties in the Northern Territory. The country's first three DoubleTree by Hilton hotels: DoubleTree by Hilton Darwin, DoubleTree by Hilton Esplanade Darwin and DoubleTree by Hilton Alice Springs open alongside Hilton Darwin.

Darwin is the capital of the Northern Territory and the gateway to outback destinations such as the Kakadu National Park and the Katharine Gorge. It has population of 129,000. Meanwhile, Alice Springs is located in the “red center” of the Australian continent and is the departure town for visiting Australia's famous red rock Uluru.

The DoubleTree by Hilton properties include amenities such as the invigorating array of CITRON body care products by Crabtree & Evelyn, 24-hour business and fitness centers, outdoor swimming pools, a range of food and drink offerings, and complimentary high-speed Internet access in public areas.

Meanwhile, the 235-room Hilton Darwin overlooks Darwin Harbour. It has, among others, an outdoor swimming pool, 24-hour fitness center, a lounge, and six meeting rooms, including a Grand Ballroom.

Hilton Worlwide's area GM for the Northern Territory, Martin Kendall will have overall responsibility for all four hotels, supported by Carey Osborne, hotel manager for the two DoubleTree by Hilton hotels in Darwin, and Clinton Farley, general manager for DoubleTree by Hilton Alice Springs. Selected renovations are planned to begin in late 2013.

With the opening of the Northern Territory hotels, DoubleTree by Hilton can be found in more than 340 locations in 30 countries on six continents.

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