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Hilton’s Chinese Expansion Continues

Lanzhou Friendship Hotel and Hilton Worldwide sign agreement to build a hotel consisting of 389 guest rooms in Lanzhou, the capital of Gansu province.

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Lanzhou Friendship Hotel and Hilton Worldwide sign agreement to build a hotel consisting of 389 guest rooms in Lanzhou, the capital of Gansu province. Scheduled to open in the first quarter of 2017,will reside in the city’s central commercial district and provides Hilton Worldwide with greater access to China’s rapidly developing northwest China.

Hilton Lanzhou is strategically located to provide guests with easy access to the city’s railway, air and road transport hubs, the Lanzhou State High-Tech Development Zone, and the wealth of cultural landmarks and natural beauty the former Silk Road stop has to offer.

Francis Lee Wee-Hau, senior vice president of development, Greater China & Mongolia, Hilton Worldwide said: Lanzhou is an established regional transportation hub, a growing industrial and commercial centre, and has become a vibrant tourism destination, making the city an ideal setting for our entry into the region.

“As the first Hilton Worldwide hotel in Lanzhou and Gansu, we are confident Hilton Lanzhou will bring considerable awareness to Hilton Worldwide’s many offerings and showcase our strengths in helping the region’s future development.”

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