SHAH ALAM: The newest addition to the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel chain of luxury hotels here is expected to bring business travellers to i-City.

In a statement yesterday, I-Berhad chairman Tan Sri Lim Kim Hong said the hotel, a component of i-City Finance Avenue, expects a monthly footfall of 30,000 business travellers by the end of 2022.

“The synergy between i-City Finance Avenue and DoubleTree by Hilton i-City is a perfect marriage that will positively impact the Selangor tourism industry,” he said.

He added that the 300-room luxury hotel marks the expansion of Hilton’s award-winning brand into i-City Finance Avenue.

“This expansion underscores our commitment to continuously contribute to Selangor’s economy and further strengthen its tourism industry,” he said.

Yesterday’s hotel launch was officiated by Sultan of Selangor, Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah, at i-City.

Also at the launch were Tengku Permaisuri Selangor Tengku Permaisuri Norashikin, Selangor Mentri Besar Datuk Seri Amirudin Shari and senior director of operations for Hilton South-East Asia Jamie Mead.