Hilton opens its largest hotel in Asia Pacific
02 June 2010
Hilton Worldwide has opened its largest hotel in Asia Pacific, a 1,052-room property in Fukuoka, Japan.
The Hilton Fukuoka Sea Hawk features more than 6,000m2 of event space, including a 4,114 square meter ballroom, six function rooms and 13 meeting rooms.
Previously branded under JAL Hotels and known as the JAL Resort Sea Hawk Hotel Fukuoka, the property will undergo approximately US$20 million of refurbishments initially focused on its executive floors, foyer and other public areas.
Hilton Fukuoka Sea Hawk is the eighth Hilton branded property and ninth Hilton Worldwide hotel in Japan.
"Hilton Worldwide is committed to creating a network of hotels in Japan to service the needs of domestic and international travelers, and Hilton Fukuoka Sea Hawk is a very welcome addition to our portfolio," said Martin Rinck, president, Asia Pacific, Hilton Worldwide. "The hotel's location in the city of Fukuoka is the perfect place from which to attract visitors from China and Korea where Hilton has strong brand presence. We are looking forward to working with the hotel's owner, Hawks Town Corporation, to further enhance the hotel's offerings and create a sustainable and dynamic business."
One of the largest hotels in Japan, Hilton Fukuoka Sea Hawk features an extensive array of food and beverage outlets, including an all-day dining restaurant, specialty restaurants and bars.