Hilton Worldwide announced that it has signed a management agreement with Dandong Huilong Industrial Development Co (DHID) for the first mid-market Hilton Garden Inn branded hotel in Dandong, Liaoning Province, North China. The agreement also marks the second Hilton Garden Inn in China, following the first property located in Shaoxing, Zhejiang Province scheduled to open in December of 2012.
Construction on the 190-room Hilton Garden Inn Dandong is scheduled to begin this March for a March 2014 opening.
Upon completion, the project will be a mixed-use building, with retail at the base and a hotel tower on top.
In China, Hilton Worldwide currently operates 29 trading hotels and has over 100 properties in the pipeline across its portfolio of brands and expects more to develop and open in the near future.