TIANJIN, China, Aug. 23, 2016 — The new Curio – A Collection by Hilton™ hotel being built in Xiamen will incorporate 24 energy-efficient Otis Gen2® elevators to help deliver luxurious hospitality to guests enjoying one of southeast China’s best tourist cities. Otis, the world’s leading manufacturer and maintainer of people-moving products, including elevators, escalators and moving walkways, is a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX).
The Otis technologies support Hilton’s efforts to improve the environmental performance of its hotels. Otis Gen2 systems incorporate ReGen™ drive technology for energy savings of up to 75 percent under normal conditions compared to traditional elevator systems with conventional drives. The elevators will be provided by Otis Elevator (China) Co., Ltd., a local Otis entity.
“Hilton Hotels has worked closely with Otis on hotel projects around the world,” said Luis Molina, president, Otis Elevator (China) Investment Co., Ltd. “Otis China is committed to supporting the growth of Hilton Hotels by providing elevator and escalator solutions that deliver high energy efficiency with exceptional reliability and passenger comfort.”
Otis is the world’s leading 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. 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.