Hilton expands in China

Hilton Hotels & Resorts has announced the opening of Hilton Dalian, its third property in China’s Northeastern region. Located in Dalian’s rapidly emerging and vibrant East Harbor district, the 370-room Hilton Dalian is 13 km from Dalian International Airport, the largest and busiest airport in Northeastern China. The hotel is adjacent to the new 210-room Conrad Dalian, which also opened this week. Hilton Dalian features guest rooms starting at 34 square metres. There are a total of 18 suites, with options ranging from 80-square-metre Executive Suites to the 231-square-metre Presidential Suite. The hotel is also well equipped to host corporate meetings, conferences, seminars and private events with five flexible and interconnected meeting rooms supported by a full range of amenities and services. The Signature Ballroom, the largest ballroom in Dalian at 1,688 square metres, will have an open floor plan with no pillars, and can be divided into three equal sections. Additionally, a 24-hour business centre is available. Five diverse on-site restaurant and bar venues provide varies culinary experiences. Other amenities include health and recreational facilities with Chinese sauna-styled spa, heated indoor swimming pool and fitness centre. (