The Australian Hotels Association’s (AHA) Western Australia branch has welcomed the announcement by Hilton Worldwide that DoubleTree hotels will make its Australian debut in the resource-rich town of Karratha.
AHA WA’s CEO, Bradley Woods, said this development is tremendously exciting for regional tourism and business travel to the Pilbara.
“We welcome the DoubleTree hotel brand to Western Australia, this investment by Hilton shows tremendous confidence in our state,” Woods said.
“The eight-story DoubleTree by Hilton Karratha is expected to open in mid-2013 with 144 rooms, restaurant and bar facilities.
“With a fitness centre, outdoor pool area and three function rooms the hotel will provide the facilities and services modern travelers expect in hotel accommodation.
“DoubleTree by Hilton Karratha will be the second Hilton property in Western Australia, after the Parmelia Hilton in Perth.”