Hilton Worldwide opening of its first DoubleTree by Hilton property in Phuket, Thailand. The 250-room DoubleTree Resort by Hilton - Surin Beach is located on the west coast of the island on Surin Beach, which is approximately 14 miles from Phuket International Airport.
Hilton Worldwide has been in Thailand since 1983. The company currently operates six hotels in the country’s key destinations, including in Bangkok, Pattaya, Koh Samui, Hua Hin and Phuket.
Formerly known as the Courtyard by Marriott, the rebranded, four-story DoubleTree Resort by Hilton, Phuket - Surin Beach sits between Phuket International Airport and Patong, one of the island's popular tourist centers. The resort offers over 80 suites and has three food and beverage outlets which include Asia Alive, an all-day dining restaurant; The Boardwalk, a pool bar serving snacks; and a food and beverage retail outlet, The Food Store. There will also be four meetings rooms, as well as a business center, fitness club, outdoor lagoon-style pools, water slides and a kids club.
Hilton Worldwide currently manages six properties in Thailand, including Conrad Bangkok, Millennium Hilton Bangkok, Hilton Pattaya, Hilton Phuket Arcadia Resort and Spa, Hilton Hua Hin Resort and Spa and Conrad Koh Samui, and will open Hilton Sukhumvit Bangkok and DoubleTree by Hilton, Sukhumvit Bangkok in 2013.