Hilton Expands Luxury Portfolio in Singapore with Signing of Conrad Singapore Orchard 

Opening on 1 January 2023, Conrad Singapore Orchard will be the second Conrad-branded hotel in the city, joining Conrad Centennial Singapore

Conrad Singapore Orchard Signing Ceremony – Mr Alan Watts, President, Asia Pacific, Hilton and Mr Kwee Liong Keng, Chairman, Pontiac Hotel Private Limited





SINGAPORE – 14 October, 2022 – Hilton (NYSE: HLT) announced today plans to expand the presence of Conrad Hotels & Resorts, its award-winning, contemporary luxury brand, through Conrad Singapore Orchard. Jointly owned by Pontiac Land Group and Kajima Development,

Conrad Singapore Orchard will be the second Conrad Hotels & Resorts property in Singapore managed by Hilton, joining Conrad Centennial Singapore.

A rebrand of Regent Singapore, Conrad Singapore Orchard, is set to open in two phases. The hotel’s meeting spaces and its ten restaurants and bars, including Manhattan, Basilico and Summer Palace, are poised to welcome guests from 1 January 2023. Following extensive room refurbishments, the hotel is scheduled to open fully in Q1 2024, bringing new levels of sophisticated, modern luxury to Singapore’s famed Orchard Road.

“As one of the world’s leading travel destinations, Singapore is a priority market for Hilton, and we are thrilled to build on our shared success with Pontiac Land Group and Kajima Development to expand our award-winning Conrad Hotels & Resorts brand here,” said Guy Phillips, senior vice president, development, Asia and Australasia, Hilton. “As the fastest growing hospitality company in Asia Pacific, Hilton is focused on delivering best-in-class owner returns, and we are confident of doing so in a market that has demonstrated great resilience in the face of a pandemic and continues to outperform in attracting business and leisure travel.”




Elevating Luxury Hospitality in Singapore

Centrally located in the heart of the city, Conrad Singapore Orchard will be the perfect venue for both business and leisure travelers. Steps from Singapore’s famed Orchard Road shopping district and home to many luxury retailers, top-end restaurants and department stores, Conrad Singapore Orchard will feature 440 spacious guest rooms starting from 36 square meters. The hotel will also offer a fitness centre and over 1,600 square meters of beautiful event spaces. Conrad Singapore Orchard is conveniently accessible to Singapore’s Changi International Airport, located 22km or a 30-minute drive away.

“Following more than two decades of strong partnership through Conrad Centennial Singapore, we are delighted to expand our relationship with Hilton through the new Conrad Singapore Orchard. The hotel has always been a hallmark of luxury hospitality and we are confident the hotel’s distinct dining concepts, refreshed design aesthetics and world-class service will be further elevated through the Conrad brand and its globally recognized luxury standards,” said David Tsang, chief executive officer, Pontiac Land Group

Growth of Hilton’s Luxury Portfolio in Asia Pacific

The announcement of Conrad Singapore Orchard comes on the back of two recent signings that will see the Conrad Hotels & Resorts brand debut in the major cities of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, and Nagoya, Japan. Conrad Kuala Lumpur, slated to open next year, will mark the brand’s debut in Malaysia, while Conrad Nagoya – the city’s first – will open in 2026.
Conrad Singapore Orchard will join Hilton’s expanding portfolio of luxury hotels and resorts in sought-after destinations in Asia Pacific, where Hilton currently operates more than 30 properties, with several planned for the pipeline, across its luxury brands - Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Conrad Hotels & Resorts and LXR Hotels & Resorts.

“Launching our second Conrad hotel in Singapore reflects our strategic intent to expand the brand in the world’s most desirable destinations. As we welcome the resurgence of travel in Asia Pacific, we are confident the intuitive service and meaningful hospitality that Conrad Hotels & Resorts is known for will elevate Conrad Singapore Orchard’s position as one of the city’s top hotels for business and leisure travel in Singapore,” said Nils-Arne Schroeder, vice president, luxury, Asia Pacific, Hilton. 

“When it opens post-refurbishment, the hotel will offer guests discreet yet sophisticated luxury, a personalised level of service and inspiring travel experiences, all of which are hallmarks of a truly exceptional luxury stay.”

Conrad Singapore Orchard will be part of Hilton Honors, the award-winning guest-loyalty program for Hilton’s 18 distinct hotel brands. Members who book directly on the hotel’s website will have access to instant benefits, including a flexible payment slider that allows members to choose nearly any combination of points and money to book a stay, an exclusive member discount, free standard Wi-Fi and the Hilton Honors app.
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About Hilton

Hilton (NYSE: HLT) is a leading global hospitality company with a portfolio of 18 world-class brands comprising 7,000 properties and 1.1 million rooms, in 122 countries and territories. Dedicated to fulfilling its founding vision to fill the earth with the light and warmth of hospitality, Hilton has welcomed more than 3 billion guests in its more than 100-year history, earned a top spot on Fortune's 100 Best Companies to Work For list and been recognized as a global leader on the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices for five consecutive years. Hilton has introduced several industry-leading technology enhancements to improve the guest experience, including Digital Key Share, automated complimentary room upgrades and the ability to book confirmed connecting rooms. Through the award-winning guest loyalty program Hilton Honors, the 139 million members who book directly with Hilton can earn Points for hotel stays and experiences money can't buy. With the free Hilton Honors app, guests can book their stay, select their room, check in, unlock their door with a Digital Key and check out, all from their smartphone. 

About Conrad Hotels & Resorts

Spanning five continents with more than 40 properties, Conrad Hotels & Resorts has created a seamless connection between bold design, impactful experiences and curated contemporary art to inspire the conscientious traveler. Conrad is a place where guests are empowered to explore through intuitive service and experiences that authentically connect them with local culture. Experience an inspiring stay at Conrad Hotels & Resorts by booking at conradhotels.com or through the industry-leading Hilton Honors app. Hilton Honors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits. 

About Pontiac Land Group

Pontiac Land is a privately-held property developer, owner, and operator based in Singapore. The Group’s collection of properties include mixed-use developments with hospitality, commercial and residential components. Leveraging on sixty years of experience in luxury property development, Pontiac Land seeks to better the built environment through thoughtful architecture and design. Each development is curated with art and spaces are maintained by the Group’s in-house property management team to deliver hospitality to our guests and tenants. The collection spans Singapore, New York, Sydney and the Maldives. In 2006, Pontiac Land co-founded Capella Hotel Group in Asia. The Group subsequently acquired Capella Hotel Group as a wholly-owned subsidiary in 2017, extending Pontiac Land’s presence to over 20 destinations globally.
For more Information visit www.pontiacland.com

About Kajima Development 

Kajima Development is the subsidiary of Kajima Corporation. Founded in 1840, Kajima Group is one of Japan's oldest and largest construction company. Listed on the first section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange, it is also a constituent of the index Nikkei 225. Kajima Corporation is a leading contractor, engineer and real estate developer in Japan with an excellent track record of overseas real estate development. Kajima Group ventured into Singapore property market since 1960s and had actively participated in both private and government construction projects. Their portfolio in Singapore includes 5-star hotel Regent Singapore, integrated development Millenia Singapore and luxury residential project Bishopsgate Residences.

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