Beijing Capital International Airport now boasts a five-star Hilton Hotel following the summer opening of a luxury 320-room complex.
“Opening China's first five-star international airport hotel generations after our founder pioneered the airport hotel concept is more than a noteworthy milestone,” says Dave Horton, global head, Hilton Hotels brand.
The hotel group claims that “Beijing Capital Airport is the nerve centre for international travellers in China as well as burgeoning business and industrial community that rings the airport.”
In addition to 320 rooms Hilton Beijing Capital Airport has seven restaurants and bars with 32 private dining rooms, two ballrooms and 21 meeting rooms with more than 3,000 square meters of meeting space, executive concierge services, a luxury spa and state-of-the-art fitness centre.
“While the concept of a five-star international airport hotel is new to China, such properties have been a standing part of the Hilton portfolio, with several new projects in development,” says Hilton.
In 2010, Hilton plans to open Hilton Rosemont/O'Hare, in the United States near Chicago O'Hare International Airport, while a new build Hilton property featuring a stylish horizontal skyscraper design at Frankfurt International Airport is scheduled to open in 2011.