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Hilton Worldwide Welcomes Travelers to the Yangtze River with Second Hotel in Wuhan, China

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Hilton Worldwide (NYSE: HLT) and Hilton Hotels & Resorts announced the opening of Hilton Wuhan Riverside in the capital city of Wuhan today. Set in the economic, cultural and transportation hub of Central China, Hilton Wuhan Riverside is surrounded by a plethora of shopping options in the upscale Hanyang Area, historical attractions and stunning scenery. The hotel is owned by Shimao Group Co. Ltd and managed by Hilton Worldwide.


Hilton Wuhan Riverside’s Grand Opening

“We are proud to open Hilton Wuhan Riverside, Hilton Worldwide’s second hotel in Wuhan. Hilton Wuhan Riverside strategically reinforces our presence in central China and adds to our growing portfolio, which now has over 70 hotels in operation across the country,” said Bruce McKenzie, senior vice president, operations, Greater China & Mongolia, Hilton Worldwide.

Hilton Wuhan Riverside has 338 beautifully appointed guest rooms and suites that feature panoramic views of the city and the Yangtze River. All guest rooms have the signature Serenity® Bed and are equipped with modern amenities including a 42-inch TV and Wi-Fi. Guests who select executive rooms will also enjoy exclusive access to the Executive Lounge, which offers complimentary breakfast, refreshments and evening cocktails. Guests may also enjoy the fitness center for a workout or take a relaxing dip in the heated indoor pool.

With 10 flexible meeting rooms, a 1,188-square meter pillar-less Grand Ballroom that can accommodate up to 1,000 guests, the latest audiovisual equipment and an expert events team, Hilton Wuhan Riverside is the ideal venue for business functions and social gatherings.

“Following the success of Hilton Wuhan Optics Valley opened in 2013, we are excited to expand our brand presence in the city. Hilton Wuhan Riverside joins more than 570 Hilton Hotels & Resorts properties worldwide and is positioned to capture the growing market of this key tourism and convention destination,” said Sean Wooden, vice president, brand management, APAC, Hilton Worldwide.

The hotel’s four restaurants and bars provide an array of food and beverage choices for every guest:

  • THE BRASSERIE provides all-day dining of western specialties and Asian favorites along with unique experiences for guests through its monthly theme gourmet festivals and the breath-taking views of the Yangtze River. The Kids Corner allows a space to create moments of happiness with your loved ones.
  • Mediterranean presents traditional Mediterranean French cuisine and creative dishes by our 35-year experience French Chef in an elegant and romantic dining atmosphere.
  • JIU Chinese Restaurant offers a sophisticated dining experience, with 10 private dining rooms and signature dishes that blend popular Hubei specialties, contemporary Cantonese and spicy dishes.
  • The Yu Lobby Lounge provides coffee, home-made cookies and pastries. Also, guests may settle in and enjoy a selection of various books for leisurely reading.

Located in the heart of the city, Hilton Wuhan Riverside’s guests will enjoy easy access to Wuhan Sports Center, a popular venue for major sports events and concerts, as well as tourist attractions such as Yellow Crane Tower, Guiyuan Temple and Wuhan Zoo. Hilton Wuhan Riverside is also only six kilometers from the Wuhan commercial business district, 12.6 kilometers from Wuhan Economic Technology Development Zone and 31 kilometers from Wuhan Tianhe International Airport.

Hilton Wuhan Riverside participates in Hilton HHonors®, the award-winning guest-loyalty program for Hilton Worldwide. To celebrate the hotel’s opening, Hilton HHonors members who stay at Hilton Wuhan Riverside between July 1, 2016 and December 31, 2016 will enjoy 1,000 bonus points per night. Hilton HHonors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits, including an exclusive member rate that can’t be found anywhere else, free standard Wi-Fi, digital check-in and Hilton HHonors Points.

Hilton Wuhan Riverside is located at No. 190 Bingjiang Avenue, Han Yan District, Wuhan, Hubei Province, P.R. China. For more information or to make reservations, please call the hotel directly at +86 27 5955 8888 or visit the hotel’s website at wuhanriverside.hilton.com.

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