Hilton expands presence in India with Hilton Goa Resort

Hilton announced the opening of Hilton Goa Resort under the hotel company’s flagship brand, Hilton Hotels & Resorts. This opening marks Hilton’s third property in Goa. Located atop the scenic, terraced slopes of Saipem Hills, overlooking the Nerul River, the resort extends Hilton’s signature hospitality and tranquil retreat to leisure and business travellers. The chic full-service resort is 34km from the Goa International Airport and is ideally located 10 minutes away from the popular Candolim and Calangute beaches. The resort is operated by Hilton and owned by Soham Leisure Ventures.

Speaking on the launch, Navjit Ahluwalia, Senior Vice President, and Country Head, Hilton India, said, “Hilton Goa Resort marks a significant milestone in our journey to expand our presence in India and also gives us an added opportunity to offer our world-class hospitality to Guests and Hilton Honors members. Opening of our third Hilton property in Goa, is a testament to our commitment to expand our presence in destinations that are popular with travellers. The resort is equipped with all world-class amenities to offer exceptional experiences to our guests.”

Alexandra Jaritz, Senior Vice President, Brand Management, Hilton Asia Pacific said, “Hilton Hotels & Resorts is recognised all over the world for the level of service and hospitality we bring to our guests. One of the key highlights of our flagship brand is its strategic location in the heart of some of the world’s most sought-after destinations and we are delighted to bring it to Goa, a thriving destination in India. With its plethora of facilities and services, we are confident the property will become a preferred getaway destination for both domestic and international travellers.”

Suraj Morajkar, Managing Director – Soham Leisure Ventures said, “The tranquillity and serene villages with their beautiful architecture have always mesmerised me since my childhood. Goa being the tourism capital, I have always dreamt of building an iconic address through the medium of hospitality, which brings people from all over the world together. I am delighted to bring grander hospitality to Goa in partnership with Hilton. Being a first-generation entrepreneur, achieving this monumental task, which will highlight my village on the world map and create ample of employment opportunities, is simply a dream come true.”