Alan Watts, president, Asia Pacific, Hilton, commented:
“As Japan’s borders reopen to international travelers, we are thrilled to celebrate the debut of Hilton Garden Inn in the country, in the popular destination of Kyoto. The opening of Hilton Garden Inn Kyoto Shijo Karasuma is especially significant as it also marks our 600th hotel in Asia Pacific, cementing Hilton’s position as the fastest growing hotel company in the region.
“Hilton Garden Inn Kyoto Shijo Karasuma represents a stunning addition to the brand’s rapidly growing portfolio across Asia Pacific, offering more guests upscale yet affordable accommodations coupled by the brand’s signature positive and upbeat service.”
Alan Roberts, brand leader, Hilton Garden Inn, added:
“We are pleased to bring the Hilton Garden Inn brand to yet another new country and territory. The milestone Hilton Garden Inn Kyoto Shijo Karasuma hotel provides a familiar environment for travelers with warm glowing service and thoughtful touches – the perfect homebase to explore all that Japan’s ancient capital city has to offer.”
Hilton has 960 hotels in 56 countreis and territories around the world under its Hilton Garden Inn brand.
Earlier this year the hotel group announced plans to open Hilton Kyoto in the city’s downtown Sanjo-Kawaramachi area in 2024, and revealed signings for six new luxury hotels in Asia-Pacific.