DoubleTree by Hilton Opens First Hotel in Fiji
Following multimillion dollar renovation, DoubleTree Resort by Hilton Fiji
Sonaisali Island offers authentic Fijian resort experience blended with modern amenities
aTP- Arab tourism portal-NADI, Fiji and MCLEAN, Va. – Hilton Worldwide and DoubleTree by Hilton today announced the opening of DoubleTree Resort by Hilton Fiji – Sonaisali Island, Fiji’s newest resort offering and the first DoubleTree by Hilton branded hotel in the tropical, South Pacific nation. The resort joins an existing portfolio of six DoubleTree by Hilton branded properties operating in the Australasia region, and opens as Hilton Worldwide’s 22nd hotel in the region. The resort is owned by The Vision Group.
Paul Hutton, vice president operations Australasia, Hilton Worldwide, said, "DoubleTree Resort by Hilton Fiji – Sonaisali Island is ready to provide guests with an authentic Fijian experience whilst delivering the comforts and amenities of a full service resort. We are thrilled to be opening this unique and luxurious resort, and look forward to extending a warm Fijian welcome to all of our guests."
Situated on a lush, private tropical island and surrounded by the pristine waters of the South Pacific Ocean, DoubleTree by Hilton Fiji – Sonaisali Island is just a three-minute boat ride from the main island of Viti Levu and an easy 25-minute drive from Nadi International Airport.
All 120 guest rooms and bures (traditional Fijian bungalows) have been refurbished as part of the renovation and fitted with a wide range of guest amenities, including new furniture, smart televisions and signature Sweet Dreams by DoubleTree beds. Each of the generously-sized rooms and bures feature awe-inspiring views of the stunning Mamanuca Islands.
"The DoubleTree by Hilton brand has a strong and growing presence in Australasia, with three more hotels in the pipeline," said Dianna Vaughan, senior vice president and global head, DoubleTree by Hilton and Curio – A Collection by Hilton. "The DoubleTree Resort by Hilton Fiji – Sonaisali Island is a great addition to our resorts collection, and global travellers are sure to enjoy a memorable tropical getaway enhanced by our signature DoubleTree service, starting with our warm chocolate chip cookie greeting."
DoubleTree Resort by Hilton Fiji – Sonaisali Island features three restaurants and bars, offering guests a wide choice of cuisines and dining experiences. The resort’s talented chefs create many innovative dishes, many using the finest native ingredients home-grown in the island’s rich volcanic soil.