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DoubleTree by Hilton will open 15 new properties in Southeast Asia

Nov. 13, 2021
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DoubleTree by Hilton Shah Alam i-City Facade
DoubleTree by Hilton will open 15 new properties in Southeast Asia
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DoubleTree by Hilton is expanding its footprint in Malaysia, Indonesia and Sri Lanka in the coming years as domestic and international borders reopen to travelers.

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DoubleTree by Hilton Shah Alam i-City Dining (Photo Courtesy of Hilton)

“Following the reopening of domestic and international borders, the surge in travel demand we’ve observed across international markets after an extended period of disconnect shows that travelers are eager to hit the road, reconnect and seek out new experiences once more,” Paul Hutton, area vice president, head of Southeast Asia, Hilton said in a press release.

The brand announced newbuilds in emerging destinations in the region, in addition to "well-loved," key locations.

In Malaysia, DoubleTree by Hilton Shah Alam i-City is set to open in 2022. The 300-room property is part of the highly-anticipated i-City mixed development initiative in Selangor’s Golden Triangle. It will feature state-of-the-art meeting facilities and add to Hilton’s current portfolio of 11 properties in the country.

Also located in Malaysia, DoubleTree by Hilton Damai Laut Resort is scheduled to debut in 2023. Located within a 425-acre expanse of greenery, the 294-key property will offer scenic views of the Malacca Straits.

Related: Why you should take your family on a vacation to Malaysia

In Indonesia, DoubleTree by Hilton Jakarta Bintaro Jaya will be part of a mixed-use development in Bintaro Jaya, a satellite of the greater Jakarta area. The Bintaro Jaya property will feature 185 rooms in a location close to a major shopping mall and Oceanarium.

Related: 27 Stunning Indonesian Islands You Should Visit That Aren’t Bali

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Sri Lanka, DoubleTree by Hilton Negombo Resort (Photo Courtesy of Hilton)

In Sri Lanka, DoubleTree by Hilton Negombo Resort is slated for a 2024 opening. This 147-room resort will be located on the west coast of Sri Lanka, a region known for Dutch-era buildings and the scenic Negombo Lagoon.

Related: 10 Things No One Tells You About Sri Lanka

“More than ever, regardless of the reason for travel, consumers expect comfort, service and safety in the hotels they choose. DoubleTree by Hilton is poised to not only meet, but exceed, travelers’ evolving needs and expectations as it continues expanding to new locales in Malaysia, Indonesia, and other well-loved and upcoming destinations in the region,” Hutton said.

DoubleTree Hilton in Putrajaya Malaysia (Photo Courtesy of Hilton)

In the past year, Hilton has launched hotels and resorts under the DoubleTree by Hilton across Southeast Asia, including DoubleTree by Hilton Weerawila Rajawarna Resort in Sri Lanka and DoubleTree by Hilton Surabaya. DoubleTree by Hilton Putrajaya Lakeside opened its doors in October 2021 close to Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia.

Booking: Though reservations have not opened for some of the above properties, you'll want to take advantage of the large selection of Hilton Honors credit cards such as the Hilton Honors American Express Business Card and the Hilton Honors American Express Card when they do.

Related: Hilton further extends elite status, points expiration and sets new status requirements for 2022

Featured image by DoubleTree by Hilton Shah Alam i-City (Photo Courtesy of Hilton)
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