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29 September 2013 Shaikh Khalid Bin Hmood: Hilton Worldwide, to launch its first hotel in Bahrain in 2015, worth 60 million BD
Shaikh Khalid Bin Hmood: Hilton Worldwide, to launch its first hotel in Bahrain in 2015, worth 60 million BD

The Hilton Worldwide, one of the largest hospitality companies in the world, is planning to pump investments worth BD60 mililion BD in investments in Manama, Bahrain. The hotel, which is expected to appeal to the long-stay corporate and leisure guest, offers a host of welcoming amenities including three restaurants, of which two will be speciality, a lobby lounge, two meeting rooms, an outdoor pool and ‘his and hers’ health clubs.

Hilton Hotels & Resorts stands as the stylish, forward thinking global leader of the industry. The kind of leader that welcomes guests in more countries than any other full-service hotel brand.The multi-million package was unveiled as Acting Assistant Undersecretary for Tourism Shaikh Khalid bin Humood Al-Khalifa received Hilton Worldwide business development manager Nisrine Karazi and Tashid For Construction and Development general manager Anil Nair. DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Bahrain – Juffair will form part of an upscale, mixed-use development with offerings ranging from studio apartments to premium three-bedroom accommodations.


The five-star DoubleTree Suites by Hilton will open in the upscale residential area of Juffair, in the capital Manama, in late 2015, and will be managed by Tashyeed Properties Company. Juffair is one of the most stylish areas of the city, and the 350-room hotel will be surrounded by cafes, shops and restaurants. The hotel will form part of a modern, mixed-use development with a range of accommodation from studio apartments to premium three-bedroom suites. It is expected to appeal to the long-stay corporate and leisure guest, with amenities including three restaurants, of which two will be speciality, a lobby lounge, two meeting rooms, an outdoor pool and ‘his and hers’ health clubs.

Hilton Worldwide is planning 13 DoubleTree by Hilton hotels across the Middle East over the next three years to add to its existing portfolio of 340 hotels under that brand around the world.

Acting Assistant Undersecretary for Tourism Shaikh Khalid bin Humood Al-Khalifa said that tourists are attracted to Bahrain for the weather, unique ambiance (which is completely different from the average European package experience), diving and water sports, local culture and the relaxed friendly atmosphere. Bahrain also enjoys a comparatively liberal social climate, good shopping and minimal travel restrictions. Moreover, the government of Bahrain has encouraged tourism development and contributes to large-scale tourism projects

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