Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts, has signed a management agreement with the Dongguan Sanyuan Yinghui Investment and Development Co. Ltd to operate a new deluxe hotel in Dongguan in mid 2007. Following Shenzhen, Zhongshan and Guangzhou (opening early 2007), this will be the group’s fourth hotel in China’s Guangdong Province in the Pearl River Delta.
The Shangri-La hotel is conveniently located in Wanjiang District of Dongguan city which is known as an international IT products manufacturing base. It is within two hours drive from either Guangzhou, Shenzhen or Hong Kong. The hotel will include 500 luxurious guest rooms with a minimum floor space of 40 square metres. Wireless and broadband internet access will be available in each room to meet the needs of business travellers. All rooms will offer a host of Shangri-La’s amenities and services, such as 24-hour room service, same day laundry and valet service, coffee and tea making facilities, data ports and satellite TV. The Horizon Club will provide an exclusive retreat with butler service, express check-in and check-out, and a Horizon Club lounge for daily complimentary breakfast and cocktails.
Shangri-La Hotel, Dongguan will feature a variety of restaurants, including lobby lounge, coffee shop, Chinese restaurant and innovative specialty restaurant, all focusing on authentic foods and vibrant atmospheres for both business and social dining. An exciting entertainment centre concept will be open to in-house guests and local residents.
Meeting and banqueting facilities will include a 1,500-square-metre grand ballroom together with small to large scale function rooms. The hotel’s other facilities will include a business centre and a health club. The hotel is designed by Tokyo-based architect KKS International.
Commenting on this new project, Giovanni Angelini, Shangri-La’s chief executive officer and managing director, said “This is a wonderful opportunity to further strengthen Shangri-La’s high quality standards and international reputation for service excellence in this region. We look forward to working with Dongguan Sanyuan Yinghui Investment and Development Co. in making Shangri-La Hotel, Dongguan the ideal business and leisure destination for regional and domestic travellers.”