This is a post about the Le Meridien Hotels of the Starwood Group opening a new hotel in Qingdao, China.
Le Méridien Hotels & Resorts, part of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: HOT), today announced the opening of Le Méridien Qingdao West Coast Resort in Qingdao, Shandong province in China.
Located on the longest stretch of beach at Lingshan Bay of west Qingdao, the new Le Méridien Qingdao West Coast Resort is prominently situated in an emerging commercial and business district as well as the prime residential area of Huangdao.
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QINGDAO AS A RESORT DESTINATION
“We are thrilled to unveil Qingdao as a vibrant resort destination,” said Wolfgang Boettcher, Vice President, Operations, North China, Starwood Hotels & Resorts. “Qingdao West Coast showcases a great example of a China eastern leisure destination, a port that emerges as a regional economic powerhouse whilst maintaining its natural beauty."
He added: "Le Méridien Qingdao West Coast Resort reflects a compelling juxtaposition of nature and cultural elements with contemporary art and design, bringing the local environment to life with carefully curated experiences.”
ABOUT THE LE MERIDIEN HOTELS IN CHINA
The new hotel in Qingdao, China of the Le Meridien Hotels of the Starwood Group joins a growing portfolio of nine successful Le Méridien hotels across Greater China including Shanghai, Guangzhou, Hangzhou, Shenyang, Leshan, and Xiamen.
Surrounded by the Yellow Sea, Qingdao offers travellers a charming seaside escape.
Qingdao is internationally renowned for its beer brewing industry, including the production facilities of Tsingtao Brewery Company and international festivals such as the International Beer Festival and the International Sea Festival.
Accessed by the Northern Outer Main Road, Le Méridien Qingdao West Coast Resort is just 62 kilometres away from Liuting International Airport, or 1 hour 10 minutes by car. It is 16 kilometres from the city's main commercial and business district, meanwhile nestled in a community planned as Shandong's future entertainment and leisure destination.