Hilton opens new property in The Hague

by Jessica MCILHINNEY on July 7, 2010

Hilton Hotels has announced that it will open a new property in The Hague in the Netherlands. The arrival of the major hotel chain in the Dutch city is being welcomed by city officials as a needed addition for its tourist industry.

The New Hilton THE Hague will be renovated inside a 1950’s Royal Dutch Telecom home that has been vacated. Tourists will be able to enjoy the luxury hotel brand’s latest addition while exploring the Dutch city. The Hague is the third most populous city in the Netherlands and held to be a cultural and political centre for the nation. It has been growing in popularity as a European tourist spot.

Home to Queen Beatrix and the centre for the Dutch Government, the city is known for its architecture, museums and the famous Noordeinde Street. Hilton Hotel brand will look to capitalise on the quickly growing tourist industry in the city. With the arrival of the newest Hilton property in the city, the global hotel chain will be able to expand its business with in the Dutch nation.

The Hague has no airport of its own, but is just twenty minutes from two neighbouring airports making it a strategic location for Hilton’s expansion into the city. Both London Heathrow and East Midlands Airport offer flights into the airports near The Hague. The city is also famous for being the home of the original ‘Girl with a Pearl Earring’, which is located at the Mauritshuis Museum just a few blocks away from the new Hilton location.

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