DoubleTree by Hilton Gurgaon Delhi NCR in India has entered a partnership with electric vehicle (EV) charging company STATIQ for the addition of EV charging stations to enhance the guest experience, reported BWHotelier.com.
The hotel’s general manager Rajat Tuli and STATIQ CEO and founder Akshit Bansal inaugurated this initiative, which is a part of Hilton’s ‘Travel with Purpose’ programme.
Travel with Purpose is the hotel chain’s environmental, social and governance strategy aiming to generate positive environmental and social impact across its supply chain, operations, and communities.
The charging facility will have a 60kW DC dual gun charger, which can charge an electric car by up to 80% in 40 minutes, and a 22kW AdWall AC charger, offering both fast and slow charging services.
It will accommodate various four-wheelers and two-wheelers with different EV technologies.
This initiative aims to support sustainable transportation as well as encourage guests to adopt eco-friendly practices during their stay.
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Tuli said: “The driving force behind this initiative envisions DoubleTree by Hilton Gurgaon as a leader in sustainable and responsible hospitality.
“We believe that the introduction of EV charging stations is a testament to the hotel’s commitment towards meeting the evolving needs and preferences of its guests.”
STATIQ CEO and founder Akshit Bansal said: “This initiative aligns with our commitment to environmental stewardship, offering guests a seamless and eco-conscious travel experience. Our partnership with Hilton reflects a shared vision of innovation and responsible hospitality, setting a new standard for the intersection of luxury and sustainability.
“The EV charging station at DoubleTree by Hilton Gurgaon-New Delhi NCR is more than a power source; it’s a symbol of our dedication to a greener, smarter, and more connected world.”
The 184-room hotel has an on-site restaurant, bar, a food store and 11 event and conference venues spanning a total area of 18,000ft².
Among the other amenities provided at the hotel include an outdoor pool, a fitness centre, free parking, free Wi-Fi, a business centre, and more.
Earlier this month, Hilton signed two franchise agreements for the conversion of Perla La Paz and Tropicana Los Cabos into the Tapestry Collection by Hilton Hotels.