Hilton Expands its India Portfolio with thesigning of its flagship brand, Hilton Hotels & Resorts,in Gurugram

Hilton Expands its India Portfolio with thesigning of its flagship brand, Hilton Hotels & Resorts,in Gurugram

            Hilton Gurugram Baani City Center is set to open in Q4 of2024, marking Hilton's 27thhotel in India and itssecond collaboration with the Baani Group.


Gurugram – Hilton (NYSE: HLT) announced today the signing of its flagship Hilton brand in Gurugram, a pivotal city in India’s National Capital Region (NCR) with a population of 1.5 million. Hilton will develop the all-new Hilton Gurugram Baani City Center with Baani Group, which owns DoubleTree by Hilton Gurgaon Baani Square. The property is currently under construction and is set to open its doors later in2024, marking yet another strategic addition for Hilton as it expands its presence in key gateway cities across India.


Sitting within Gurugram’s leading IT and financial hubs, the property will be located strategically along Golf Course Extension Road, close to key business districts,high street entertainment centres and upscale residential and commercial developments. When open, Hilton Gurugram Baani City Centeris set to contribute to the destination’s vibrant ecosystem andcater seamlessly to business and leisure travellers alike. 


Third from left - Zubin Saxena, senior VP and country head, India, Hilton, Virendra K Bhatia, Chairman, Baani Group, and Saahil Bhatia, MD, Baani Group for Hilton Gurugram Baani City Center sigining (1).jpg

Zubin Saxena, senior vice president and country head, India, Hilton,said, “We are delighted to deepen our partnership with Baani Group, with whom we are privileged to enjoy a long-standing relationship of more than a decade. I am confident that the Hilton Gurugram Baani City Center will be a perfect addition to the vibrant and cosmopolitanhub that Golf Course ExtensionRoad has shaped into. Hilton is making strides to expand its presence in key gateway cities across the country and in a few months, we look forward to setting the stage for guests to experience travel that inspires them to connect with and discover the best of the destination.”


Virendra K Bhatia, Chairman – Baani Group, said, “We are excited to partner with Hilton again to launch this prime, new-build property in Gurugram. This development is a natural progression of our robust collaboration with Hilton, as Baani Group’s commitment to real estate excellence wonderfully complements Hilton's signature hospitality standards. The upcoming opening of Hilton Gurugram Baani City Centre is set to elevate Gurugram's spirited hospitality scene and testify to our shared vision for excellence. We are confident that the new property reflects our vision to curate experiences that resonate with the city’s quintessential character.”


Saahil Bhatia, Managing Director – Baani Group, stated, “Our successful partnership with Hilton, exemplified by DoubleTree by Hilton Baani Square Gurgaon, has driven our expansion with Hilton Baani City Centre Gurgaon. Sharing core values of integrity, teamwork, and leadership, this project reflects our unwavering commitment to growth. We anticipate Baani Group's continued advancement in the hospitality industry through the strategic development of additional hotels in the near future.”


Hilton Gurugram Baani City Center will feature 223 rooms that range from king rooms to spacious suites. The property will also offer more than15,000sq ft area of MICE spaces to accommodate a wide range of wedding functions, corporate and social gatherings.It will feature four F&B outlets, including an all-day dining restaurant, a speciality restaurant, a sophisticated lobby bar, and an elegant café lounge. Facilities also include an inviting outdoor pool, and well-equipped business and fitness centres.


With 26 trading hotels in India today and 22 more in the pipeline, Hilton is on course to triple its India estate to 75 hotels in the coming years. This robust growth reflects Hilton's commitment to establishing a formidable presence in the region, reaffirming its position as a leader in the dynamic Indian hospitality market.

Pavita Jones