TIANJIN, China, Jan. 18, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The new Dongguan Huijing Hilton Hotel now under construction in Guangdong, South China, will feature 26 Otis elevators and escalators supplied by Otis Elevator China Co., Ltd. ("Otis China"), including high-speed Skyrise™ and Gen2® elevators. Upon completion in 2017, the hotel will be the largest Hilton hotel in Asia in terms of the number of guest rooms. Otis is a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX).
Developed by Dongguan Huijing Group and managed by Hilton Group, the Dongguan Huijing Hilton will cover an area of 270,000 square meters with a five-star hotel, serviced apartments and high-end mixed office and retail space. Its location in Houjie, a destination in the Pearl River Delta, positions it well to serve business travelers and visitors.
The Otis elevators and escalators selected for the new complex incorporate a number of innovative technologies. The Skyrise™ high-rise elevator, for example, operates at speeds of up to 6 meters per second and offers advanced safety features. The Gen2® systems incorporate ReGen™ drive technology for energy savings of up to 75 percent compared to traditional elevator systems with conventional drives.
"As one of world's leading hotel chains, Hilton has very stringent requirements on every aspect of its infrastructure, service quality and operating efficiency," said Tony Black, president, Otis Elevator (China) Investment Co., Ltd. "With our shared values of sustainability and service excellence, Otis China is proud to contribute on the project."
Otis has supplied products and services for Hilton in China and around the world, including the prestigious Waldorf on the Bund in Shanghai. For more information, visit www.otis.com.
Otis is the world's largest manufacturer and maintainer of people-moving products, including elevators, escalators and moving walkways. Founded more than 160 years ago by the inventor of the safety elevator, Otis offers products and services through its companies in more than 200 countries and territories, and maintains more than 1.9 million elevators and escalators worldwide. Otis is a unit of United Technologies Corp., a leading provider to the aerospace and building systems industries worldwide. For more information, visit www.otis.com.
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