Millennium & Copthorne will be unveiling its first hotel in China, Shanghai in August 2006.“We are very excited and look forward to unveiling the hotel group’s first venture into China. Our Millennium Hongqiao Hotel in Shanghai comes at a time where the Asia segment of our business has experienced strong growth. We look forward to further strengthening our presence in China with our second hotel, the Millennium Beijing, scheduled to open in the capital city in the second quarter of 2008 in time for the Beijing Summer Olympics,” said Mr Michael Tan, Executive Vice-President (Chairman’s Office) of Millennium & Copthorne International Limited.
Millennium Hongqiao Hotel Shanghai is a 5-star international hotel located along Yan An Xi Road in the heart of the city’s commercial and residential district in Hongqiao. It is within close proximity to convention and exhibition venues, plush residential community, a Carrefour Supermarket and entertainment area. With its central location, the hotel is a mere 10 minutes drive away from the city’s domestic Hongqiao Airport and 40 minutes drive from the Pudong International Airport.