W Hotels expands into Taiwan

16th Feb 2011
W Hotels expands into Taiwan

W Hotels Worldwide has opened the doors to its 40th hotel - W Taipei - which is located in the buzzing central business district of Xinyi.

The 405-room hotel has been designed by renowned architects G.A. Design International of London and is encased in radiant glass.

Rising 31 floors, W Taipei is the only hotel in the city with a panoramic vista of the iconic 101 Tower, one of the world’s tallest buildings.

“W Taipei marks an important step in the global expansion of the W brand, in particular in Mainland China and the Taiwan region,” said Eva Ziegler, global brand leader, W Hotels Worldwide.

“W Taipei is sure to redefine the meaning of ‘hotel’ in Taipei and is well equipped to electrify the city.”

The opening of W Taipei coincides with the opening of W London - Leicester Square, which will be the W brand’s 39th hotel globally.

“We are thrilled with the opening of W Taipei today,” commented Qian Jin, senior vice president of operations, China & Taiwan, Starwood Hotels & Resorts – owners of the W brand.

“W Taipei is the ultimate urban getaway in the middle of one of Asia’s hippest and most cosmopolitan cities.

“Without a doubt, W Taipei will be the venue of choice for discerning and style-conscious trendsetters - particularly those inspired by W brand’s unique mix of forward looking design and innovative style.”



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