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July 1, 2014

Hilton Worldwide opens new hotel in Malaysia

International hospitality group Hilton Worldwide has announced the opening of DoubleTree by Hilton Johor Bahru, the second DoubleTree by Hilton branded hotel in Malaysia.

International hospitality group Hilton Worldwide has announced the opening of DoubleTree by Hilton Johor Bahru, the second DoubleTree by Hilton branded hotel in Malaysia.

Situated in the Iskandar Region, DoubleTree by Hilton Johor Bahru offers 335 guest rooms, including 52 suites.

Each room is equipped with wireless internet access, in-room work space, 40in LCD TV, and a walk-in rain shower.

Executive rooms and suites offer access to the Executive Lounge where complimentary breakfast, evening drinks and canapés are served.

The property’s one- and two-bedroom apartment-style suites feature a living room, a dining area, a kitchenette and laundry facilities.

The hotel features a dedicated events and meetings floor spanning more than 2,140m² and offering ten function rooms that include: two divisible ballrooms, coffee break areas, outdoor function areas, a business centre and a wedding events consultation centre.

A multi-level parking garage is also available.

"The development of Iskandar Malaysia has positioned Johor Bahru to become a hub for cultural and urban tourism."

DoubleTree by Hilton global head John Greenleaf said: "Guests at DoubleTree by Hilton Johor Bahru can look forward to experiencing the unique service culture that is evident in our fast-growing, global portfolio of 380 upscale hotels in gateway cities, metropolitan areas and vacation destinations across six continents."

Other features at the hotel include an outdoor pool and 24hr fitness centre offering steam rooms and Jacuzzis.

Hilton Worldwide South-East Asia operations vice president William Costley said: "The development of Iskandar Malaysia has positioned Johor Bahru to become a hub for cultural and urban tourism."

Hilton Worldwide operates more than 4,100 managed, franchised, owned and leased hotels and timeshare properties, with more than 685,000 rooms in 92 countries and territories.

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