Doubletree by Hilton expanding in Europe with London hotel
Monday, December 01, 2008: The opening of the rebranded Courthouse Doubletree by Hilton London – Regent Street marks the debut of the Doubletree upscale brand in central London.
The Doubletree collection is now home to over 200 hotels and resorts, with five Hilton properties located in Europe.
“As the incredible growth of Doubletree continues to extend to some of the most desirable business and leisure destinations around the world, we are honoured to commemorate our brand’s hotel development milestone of more than 200 hotels with the opening of our first Doubletree by Hilton in Central London,” said Dave Horton, Senior VP – Brand Management for Doubletree Hotels.
“This hotel launch in the heart of one of the most prominent gateway cities highlights the potential to competitively integrate our successful Doubletree by Hilton offering in the UK and around the world - enabling us to provide an extensive range and choice of premier accommodations to our customers wherever they travel.”
“This exciting hotel opening in London and our latest development deal in Chester truly demonstrate the momentum behind the Doubletree by Hilton brand and the fast-growing international expansion of this fine group of full-service hotels,” commented Patrick Fitzgibbon, Senior VP of Development for Hilton Hotels in UK, Europe and Africa.
“All further underscores our strategy to take Doubletree by Hilton to more than 20 hotels in the UK alone during the next five years.”
The new Courthouse Doubletree by Hilton London – Regent St, is operated under a franchise agreement with Hilton, by a subsidiary of Mastcraft Ltd.
“The Doubletree by Hilton brand represents a unique combination of relaxed sophistication and distinctive design, both of which have been key attributes of the Courthouse Hotel since it’s opening in 2004,” said Girish Sanger, of Mastcraft Ltd.
He concluded, “We believe that today’s leisure and business travellers who stay with us will enjoy our hotel’s longstanding philosophy of impeccable service, contemporary style and a refreshing sense of informality and individuality.”