Hilton Worldwide has set an ambitious target to open one new hotel a week in Asia in 2015 and make the region the group’s key player within the next few years.
The surge in Chinese travel is pushing hotel expansion throughout Asia, says Mr Rinck.
The company just celebrated the opening of its 100th property, the first DoubleTree by Hilton Sukhumvit in central Bangkok. It now has 170 properties under development, 90% of them managed by Hilton, said Martin Rinck, president for Asia Pacific of Hilton Worldwide.
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