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Regent arrives in China

Regent International Hotels has announced the opening of its first luxury hotel in China. The Regent Shanghai.The 511-room hotel is owned by Summit Property Development Co. and
managed by Carlson Hotels Asia Pacific. Norman Rafelson, General
Manager of The Regent Shanghai, said: “As a major regional gateway city
and the economic capital of China, Shanghai is a strategic global
location for the Regent hotel brand. We are very privileged to be
working with Summit Property Development Co. for the opening of our
first Regent hotel in China.”

“This hotel will be a flagship for the company in the region and we are
looking forward to welcoming our guests with our strong personalized
service and ultimate luxury amenities that are synonymous with the
Regent brand,” Mr. Rafelson added.

“We are honoured to be working with Carlson Hotels Asia Pacific in
opening the first Regent hotel in China. This luxury brand will be
warmly welcomed to the city of Shanghai and is an excellent addition to
Summit Property Development Co.‘s portfolio,” Mr. Tong Jinquan, 
President of Summit Property Development Co., Ltd. Shanghai, said.

Rising over Yan An West Road with stunning views, this 53-storey hotel
is within easy access to Hongqiao Airport and Pudong International
Airport, and only minutes away from the central business and shopping
districts of Shanghai.