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Hilton Worldwide Signs Management Agreement For First Hilton Hotel In Bangladesh

Hilton Worldwide has signed a management agreement with Premier Hotels & Resorts to manage Hilton Dhaka, Bangladesh in central Dhaka, the capital city of Bangladesh. The agreement will see the first Hilton Hotels & Resorts property in Bangladesh and mark Hilton Worldwide’s entry into the country. Scheduled to open in 2015, the 250-room Hilton Dhaka, Bangladesh is located in the central business district and commercial zone of Dhaka city.

“We have been expanding aggressively across Asia Pacific with a wide range of awardwinning brands, and this is a significant milestone for us as it marks both Hilton Worldwide’s and the Hilton brand’s entry into Dhaka, a key financial hub and one of the fastest growing cities in the world. With a strong partner like Premier Hotels & Resorts, we are confident that Hilton Dhaka, Bangladesh will compete well with the existing international and local hotel supply,” said Andrew Clough, senior vice president, development, Middle East & Asia Pacific, Hilton Worldwide, in an announcement.

The hotel will offer one all-day dining restaurant, two specialty restaurants, a deli and lobby lounge as well as a bar. It will also have a full service spa and fitness center, a roof-top pool, a ballroom, lifestyle meeting floor, and car park facilities.

“Hilton Dhaka, Bangladesh is Premier Hotels & Resorts’ first collaboration with Hilton Worldwide. We believe that this agreement combines the expertise of a truly global, awardwinning hospitality household name with strong local market knowledge. The hotel is one of the tallest buildings in central Dhaka making it a modern landmark for the city, and promises to deliver world-class service to both holiday makers and business travelers,” said Dr. H.B.M Iqbal, chairman, Premier Hotels & Resorts.