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Hilton to open Agra hotel in August

The 104-room hotel will also feature four dining outlets, an outdoor swimming pool, 24-hour fitness centre, a spa and salon

Swaraj Baggonkar  |  Mumbai 

Hilton Worldwide and DoubleTree by Hilton today announced the signing of a management agreement with Archer Hospitality for DoubleTree by Hilton Agra, scheduled to open this August.

Located two kilometres from the Taj Mahal, DoubleTree by Hilton Agra will be among very few hotels offering views of the legendary mausoleum.

John Greenleaf, global head, DoubleTree by Hilton, said, “The opening of DoubleTree by Hilton Agra marks our entry into a key leisure market for both DoubleTree by Hilton and Hilton Worldwide. We are delighted with this opportunity to grow our brand presence in the market and deliver a premier full-service, upscale hotel experience to guests visiting one of the most popular tourist destinations in India.”

The 104-room hotel will also feature four dining outlets, an outdoor swimming pool, 24-hour fitness centre, a spa and salon. The conference and event space at the hotel will include a 4,700-square foot ballroom, four meeting rooms and a 24-hour business centre.

"We are pleased to enter into an agreement with Hilton Worldwide, a leading global hospitality company,” said Vikram Puri, Director, Archer Hospitality Private Limited.

First Published: Tue, February 25 2014. 15:24 IST
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