NOUMEA, New Caledonia and MCLEAN, Va.—Hilton Worldwide today announced that it has signed a franchise agreement with GLP Hotels for a 154-key conversion project to be known as Hilton Noumea La Promenade Residence. The property, currently the La Promenade, opened in 2008 and will undergo a refurbishment before officially opening under the Hilton Hotels & Resorts banner in mid 2013. This will be the first Hilton Hotels & Resorts branded-property in Noumea, New Caledonia and is located on Anse Vata Beach.
“Hilton Noumea La Promenade Residence is a wonderful addition to our growing portfolio in Australasia, joining our three existing properties in the South Pacific—Fiji Beach Resort & Spa managed by Hilton, Hilton Bora Bora Nui Resort & Spa and Hilton Moorea Lagoon Resort & Spa in French Polynesia. We are delighted to be working with GLP Hotels on this project as our entry into the New Caledonian market and expect Hilton Noumea La Promenade Residence to be established as the leading full-service property in Noumea,” said Robert Scullin, vice president, development, Australasia, Hilton Worldwide, in an announcement.
The three-tower Hilton Noumea La Promenade Residence will feature 154-keys, including 21 Junior Suites, 68 Deluxe Suites, 20 Executive Suites, and 45 Royal Suites as well as a restaurant, bar, health club, and outdoor swimming pool.
Dave Horton, global head, Hilton Hotels & Resorts said, “I am exceptionally pleased to be adding another Hilton Hotels & Resorts property to our portfolio in the South Pacific. With a prominent location and many appealing features, Hilton Noumea La Promenade Residence is set to become an exceptional example of the high standards, quality and unrivalled experience guests expect from our brand.”