Shangri-La Hotels & Resorts has announced Shangri-La Hotel, At The Shard, London will open May 6th 2014. Located on the historic South Bank of the River Thames in the 306-metre-high, glass-clad Shard, the hotel will be the Hong Kong-based luxury hotel group’s third in Europe, following debuts in Paris in 2010 and Istanbul in 2013.
Shangri-La Hotels & Resorts announced Shangri-La Hotel, At The Shard, London will open May 6th 2014. Located on the historic South Bank of the River Thames in the 306-metre-high, glass-clad Shard, the hotel will be the Hong Kong-based luxury hotel group’s third in Europe, following debuts in Paris in 2010 and Istanbul in 2013.
Apart from providing employment for Omani residents at the resort, the continued appeal of Shangri-La’s Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa to the local guest, GCC and international leisure and business travellers sees the establishment be a key contributor to Oman’s tourism sector and a strong support to the country’s growing economy.
The luxurious 289-room Shangri-La Hotel, Lhasa is set to open its doors on April 17th, 2014, set in the administrative capital of Tibet, circled by the Himalayan Mountains. Among the hotel’s contemporary guestrooms are ten long stay apartments.
Shangri-La International Hotel Management will open its second hotel in Yangon, Myanmar in 2017. With a prime location on the banks of Kandawgyi Lake, the 350-room Lakeside Shangri-La, Yangon will command magnificent views of the glittering Shwedagon Pagoda and unparalleled vistas over the lake.
Shangri-La Hotels & Resorts has signed a management agreement with Zhejiang Yinan Group to operate a 336-room hotel opening in Shaoxing, China in 2017. Shangri-La Hotel, Shaoxing will be located close to the National Urban Wetland Park, near the city’s new business district.
Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts unveiled its third luxury hotel in Shanghai on 29 June on the Puxi side of the Huangpu River. Positioned in the very heart of Shanghai, Jing An Shangri-La, West Shanghai is part of the city’s most fashionable neighbourhood and features a glamorous design inspired by Shanghai’s vibrant past, present and future.
Shenyang’s Imperial Palace is the inspiration for one of Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts’ newest mainland China properties. The Hong Kong-based hotel company is preparing to debut a new five-star hotel in the historic city of Shenyang, which is home to the only other existing royal palace in mainland China after the Forbidden City in Beijing. Shangri-La Hotel, Shenyang will open along the city’s “Golden Corridor” on 1 August, in time to host sports “royalty” during the 12th China National Sports Games being held there in September.
Shangri-La Hotel, Qaryat Al Beri, Abu Dhabi and Traders Hotel, Qaryat Al Beri, Abu Dhabi recently welcomed Mariana Sousa as director of communications. Mariana sousa joins Shangri-La Hotel as director of communications.
Shangri-La Hotels & Resorts has appointed UK travel and tourism public relations consultancy Hills Balfour to represent the UK PR for its property Shangri-La’s Villingili Resort & Spa in the Maldives following a competitive multi-way pitch. Open since 2009 and located just south of the equator on Villingili Island, on the southern-most tip of Addu Atoll, Shangri-La’s Villingili Resort & Spa offers guests a stylish and luxurious experience in a spacious and boutique-style environment.
Shangri-La Villingili Resort & Spa has officially becomes the only five-star resort in the Maldives with its own private executive terminal just five minutes away by speedboat. The venture is the result of the successful partnership between the resort and Gan International Airport in Addu Atoll.
In paradise there would be no data roaming charges. Here on earth, Shangri-La Hotels & Resorts is now offering travellers the next best thing: free Wi-Fi access at its 78 hotels. In addition, nearly all hotels, including those under the Kerry Hotels and Traders Hotels brands, now offer complimentary Wi-Fi service in limousines so that guests can access the internet using their mobile devices from the hotels’ chauffeured cars.