Hilton, world’s premier global hospitality chain, recently expanded its footprint in the country by launching DoubleTree by Hilton in Panaji in Goa. This launch marks Hilton’s 18th property in India. A unit of Goldfinch Hotels (part of MRG Group) and managed by Hilton, the 160-room hotel, reiterates Hilton’s aim to double its presence in the country over the next few years.
Speaking on this launch, Navjit Ahluwalia, Senior Vice President and Country Head, Hilton India, said, “Goa is a popular leisure destination for travelers from across the world. We are delighted to expand our presence here with our new DoubleTree by Hilton in Goa, Panaji. This property has a number of standout amenities that could offer all our guests unmatched experiences. We are committed to India for the long-term and will continue to make significant investments to expand our presence and further enrich our operational and management capabilities.”
K. Prakash Shetty, Chairman, MRG Group, says, “This resort is a testimony to my vision to bring world class hospitality to Goa by partnering with Hilton. I am extremely happy to launch my resort in Panaji under our hospitality arm – Goldfinch Hotels. We have augmented a number of products and services across the property to deliver bespoke guest experiences to cater to the needs of global citizens. This resort will also be the first in Goa to offer Mangalorean cuisine at its specialty restaurant Feliz.”
In addition, this resort also boasts of multiple dining options that include Comida a multi-cuisine restaurant and Rio Salao, the lobby lounge.
With 160 well-appointed guestrooms including 9 suites, equipped with signature DoubleTree by Hilton amenities, the resort features environmentally friendly smart lighting with motion sensors. The rooms also have outdoor balconies and walk-in showers.
The resort offers a 24-hour fitness center, an outdoor infinity pool, a steam room and a full-service spa – Serena, extending both Ayurveda and international treatments.
Double Tree by Hilton Goa, Panaji, offers a number of choices of indoor and outdoor venues for conferences and events - a grand ballroom, two boardrooms and Sunset lawns along with state-of-the-art audiovisual technology.
The property is also part of Hilton Honors, the award-winning guest-loyalty program for Hilton's 14 distinct hotel brands. Members who book directly on the Hilton website have access to instant benefits, including a flexible payment slider that allows members to choose nearly any combination of Points and money to book a stay, an exclusive member discount, free standard Wi-Fi and the Hilton Honors mobile app.
Nestled on the banks of Mandovi River, DoubleTree by Hilton Goa, Panaji, is ideally located and easily accessible to the Dabolim International Airport as well as to many of the landmark and popular traveler’s spots and beaches of Goa.