(Singapore, 6 April 2017) Worldhotels proudly welcomes the newly rebranded Hongqiao Jin Jiang Hotel into its acclaimed collection of independent hotels. Renamed from the former Sheraton Shanghai Hongqiao Hotel, this prestigious hotel now bears the prominent Jin Jiang brand, a highly respected name in China, and the new management team is committed to offering guests the finest of services and standards. Since the brand’s inception in 1951, Jin Jiang brand has had a long, rich and unparalleled history. Today, it is the largest star-rated hotel management company in China and has painstakingly built an empire of over 7,700 hotels in over 60 countries and regions, and possesses a room inventory of over nearly 800,000 rooms.
Hongqiao Jin Jiang Hotel stands as one of Shanghai’s pioneer deluxe five-star hotels and the property recently celebrated its 25th Anniversary on 23 March 2017. The hotel boasts one of the most centralised locations in Shanghai – being conveniently situated between Hongqiao International Airport and downtown Shanghai, while providing easy access to Pudong International Airport via Shanghai’s freeway system. Business travellers will be thrilled to discover that the Shanghai International Trade Center and Shanghai International Expo Center are also a mere stone’s throw away from the hotel.
In celebration of the hotel’s 25th Anniversary, Hongqiao Jin Jiang Hotel is offering all guests “25 Hours of Suite Life”. From now till 22 June 2017, book any suite room and enjoy a guaranteed 25-hour long stay. Guests will receive access to the executive lounge, complimentary breakfast, two-hours usage of the executive lounge’s meeting room, and Peakpoints or 500 frequent flyer miles. Guests who complete their 25-hour long stay will also stand a chance to win the grand lucky draw prize – a complimentary two-night stay at sister property, The Kunlun Beijing, complete with two return business class air tickets between Shanghai and Beijing via Air China or China Eastern Airlines.
Intricately designed rooms that recharge your bodies
The 587 cosy and artfully designed rooms of the hotel, including 100 superb suites, exude a quaint sense of comfort and relaxation, making it the perfect abode for both business and leisure travellers alike. The hotel’s signature Premier Suite offers guests 50 square metres of elegant space and comes attached with a separate living room area. Warm wood tones are evident in many of the hotel’s polished rooms and this is complemented by antique styled furnishings and hues of beige and fawn-coloured walls. Each room also comes equipped with a 30cm tall, ergonomic mattress that promises a great night’s sleep every time.
Tantalising culinary options
Hongqiao Jin Jiang Hotel boasts several dining options, each catering to specific palates, and is committed to bringing guests’ taste buds on a journey of decadent delight. Giovanni’s – one of Shanghai’s most renowned fine dining Italian restaurants, was awarded “Best Restaurant” for three consecutive years by Shanghai Tatler Magazine; Emerald Garden Chinese Restaurant offers guests regional delicacies as well as traditional Cantonese dim sum dishes; while Hanano serves authentic Japanese cuisine including the freshest of sashimi along with teppanyaki, tempura and a myriad of other grilled delights.
Superb meeting spaces and facilities
With 1,900 square metres of combined banquet and meeting spaces, Hongqiao Jin Jiang Hotel is outfitted with extensive event facilities with the capability to support both intimate meetings, or the largest of events or conventions. Boasting a floor-to-ceiling height of 6.1 metres and crystal chandeliers, the hotel’s ballroom can accommodate up to 800 persons in one sitting,and comes equipped with advanced audiovisual facilities, professional sound and lighting systems. There are also 10 tastefully-designed meeting rooms capable of taking on all types of events.
Exquisite spa treatments and remarkable fitness facilities
With a range of treatments that aims to promote beauty, health and the body’s well-being, the hotel’s Touch Spa is truly the one-stop destination for discerning guests looking to unwind and pamper themselves. An alternative sanctuary for relaxation is at the hotel’s Fitness Centre, where guests can make full use of the latest facilities such as a fully-functional gym, an indoor pool and a sauna.
“We are thrilled to be welcoming Hongqiao Jin Jiang Hotel, a long-established property, into our curated portfolio of hotels and believe that a hotel of this calibre will help strengthen Worldhotels foothold in China even further,” says Christina Spykerman, Executive Vice President Worldhotels Asia Pacific. “This is certainly an immense boost to our confidence with two Jin Jiang branded hotels opting to join Worldhotels in 2017 thus far.”