Hilton to manage Nehru Place Hotels in South Delhi

New Delhi: Hilton Worldwide has signed an agreement with Nehru Place Hotels Limited, to take over the management of its landmark hotel located in Nehru Place, which is at the centre of the business and commercial district of South Delhi.  The hotel was rebranded 'Eros Hotel - Managed by Hilton' effective 1 July 2011. 

Nehru Place Hotels Limited will unddertake a Rs75-crore renovation programme to upgrade the hotel's facilities, including refurbishing guestrooms, restaurants, conference and banqueting facilities, and recreational areas. 

On completion, the hotel will be branded as 'Hilton'.
 
"With this agreement, we now manage five hotels in three key cities in India," said Martin Rinck, president, Asia Pacific, Hilton Worldwide. 

Rinck said the global hotels group plans to open another five properties in India this year, more than double its trading estate for 2011.

Satish Sood, chairman and managing director, Nehru Place Hotels Limited, said, ''This is our third hotel that will be managed by Hilton Worldwide.  The other two hotels, part of a twin-tower complex in East Delhi, include the Hilton New Delhi Mayur Vihar and DoubleTree by Hilton New Delhi - Mayur Vihar''.

Other properties currently managed by Hilton Worldwide in India include Hilton New Delhi, Hilton Mumbai International Airport, Hilton Chennai and Hilton Garden Inn New Delhi.

Globally Hilton is the leading hospitality company, spanning the lodging sector from luxurious full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and mid-priced hotels.  Its brands comprise over 3,750 hotels and 615,000 rooms in 84 countries and include Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Hilton Hotels & Resorts, DoubleTree by Hilton, Embassy Suites Hotels, Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton Hotels, Homewood Suites by Hilton, Home2 Suites by Hilton and Hilton Grand Vacations.