Hilton Debuts in Punjab With The Signing of Doubletree by Hilton in Amritsar
Hilton (NYSE: HLT) announced the signing of an agreement with Wondergrain Exports Private Limited to launch DoubleTree by Hilton Amritsar. Scheduled to open in early 2026, the hotel will mark the debut of the DoubleTree by Hilton brand in Punjab, and bring its distinct brand of upscale comfort to guests and travellers in this region.
Navjit Ahluwalia, senior vice president and country head, India, Hilton, said, "We are excited to partner with Woodgrain Exports Private Limited to debut the DoubleTree by Hilton brand in Amritsar. With its strategic location in the heart of one of the renowned pilgrimage centers in India, DoubleTree by Hilton Amritsar will be well positioned to serve business and leisure travellers in Punjab. With this latest signing, we are on track to double our presence in the country in the next five years, as we remain focused on working with the right partners to introduce the right brand to the right location."
Mr. Gurinder Bhatti, managing director, Wondergrain Exports Private Limited said, "We are thrilled to partner with Hilton to bring the first-ever DoubleTree by Hilton-branded hotel in Punjab. Amritsar is known for its rich culture, tradition and history, attracting travellers from India and across the world. We look forward to working with Hilton and together deliver value and excellent customer experience synonymous with DoubleTree by Hilton brand."
DoubleTree by Hilton Amritsar will be situated in Ranjeet Avenue, a stroll away from the world-renowned Golden Temple. The location will provide travellers with convenient access to not only the city's cultural and religious sites but also to prime commercial and business zones. The 116-room hotel will feature expansive lush green lawns, modern architecture and design. Along with large banquet and meeting spaces, the hotel will offer excellent options for guests to host corporate events, meetings, social events and weddings. DoubleTree by Hilton Amritsar will be equipped with a fitness center and a spa, as well as multiple specialised dining options that would appeal to food connoisseurs.