First DoubleTree property opens in New Zealand

DoubleTree by Hilton and Hilton Worldwide opened the brand’s first property in New Zealand –DoubleTree by Hilton Queenstown. Formerly known as the Kawarau Hotel and managed by Hilton Worldwide, the 98-room hotel is located in Kawarau Village, near Queenstown International Airport and a short drive or water taxi ride from the center of Queenstown.

“Australasia is a key growth market for DoubleTree by Hilton, and the introduction of the brand into New Zealand marks a significant milestone as we continue to expand our offering to travellers in the region,” said Ashley Spencer, VP of operations, Australasia. “At DoubleTree by Hilton, we know that the little things mean everything when it comes to great travel experiences, and we look forward to delighting guests at DoubleTree by Hilton Queenstown with the services and amenities that have made the brand beloved internationally.”  

As a participant in the Hilton HHonors guest loyalty program, Hilton HHonors members visiting DoubleTree by Hilton Queenstown will receive an introductory offer of 5,000 bonus HHonors points for stays of three or more nights, valid for bookings made through December 9, 2014, and for stays through February 9, 2015.

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