Hilton Hotels, once part of the investment portfolio of HNA Group, is tweaking its strategy in mainland China by targeting domestic long-stay guests amid a slump in international travel brought on by the Covid-19 pandemic.

The hotel management chain will team up with China’s biggest developer Country Garden to establish 1,000 hotels over the next 10 years, marking its first extended-stay product in its second-largest market.

The first batch of the hotels, to be branded as Home2 Suites by…