Hilton Worldwide has signed an agreement with Hotelera Vitacura to launch a new hotel, DoubleTree by Hilton Santiago-Vitacura, in Santiago, Chile.
The 18-storey DoubleTree by Hilton Santiago-Vitacura, which will be located at Vitacura Avenue in Las Condes, is scheduled to open by mid-2014 and will be managed by Hotelera Vitacura.
Rodrigo Parot, who has more than 25 years of hospitality experience, will manage the new hotel, which will likely include 230 guest rooms, a restaurant, a cafe, a bar/lounge as well as meeting space of about 12,000ft² including offices, boardrooms and meeting rooms.
DoubleTree by Hilton global head John Greenleaf said, "We very much look forward to providing visitors a warm welcome to what will be an exceptional property in a thriving, central, business location."
Facilities offered at the new DoubleTree by Hilton hotel will include access to 24hr fitness and business centres as well as high speed wireless internet access in guest rooms and public areas.
The new hotel, which will be Hilton Worldwide’s second property in the country, is part of the company’s plans to expand its presence in prime locations as well as key business and tourism destinations.
Rodrigo Parot said, "We look forward to showcasing this very popular international hotel brand to a new audience here in Chile."
Hilton Worldwide has been operating the Hilton Garden Inn Santiago – Airport in Chile since 2011.