LANGHAM HOSPITALITY GROUP TO OPEN A LUXURY HOTEL IN SHANXI, CHINA
December 9, 2012
International luxury hotel operator Langham Hospitality Group today announced that it has signed an agreement with Huatang Grand Hotel Company Limited to manage a new, luxury hotel in Datong, Shanxi. The hotel will be branded Langham Place, Datong and is scheduled to open in 2014.
Located in Yudong New Area, Datong's future commercial centre, the five-star Langham Place will feature 293 guest rooms including 37 suites. All accommodation will be spacious and elegantly styled, with customer-centric technology providing guests with sophisticated in-room entertainment.
Guests will enjoy an array of innovative dining opportunities, including Ming Court Chinese restaurant, the hotel group's Michelin-starred restaurant in Hong Kong. For the local residents, an extensive range of stylish banqueting venues, including a grand ballroom, will provide the perfect backdrop for celebrations, while a wide variety of well-equipped meeting rooms will appeal to the business community.
In keeping with the group's award winning spa concepts, the hotel's Chuan Spa will provide an unparalleled experience, incorporating a holistic range of wellness and beauty treatments based on the philosophies of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM.) The spacious spa will include private treatment and relaxation rooms, as well as water and heat therapies. A swimming pool and a comprehensive fitness centre will further add to the hotel's leisure facilities.
"We are delighted to be bringing Langham Place's renowned levels of hospitality to Shanxi," said Brett Butcher, chief executive officer of Langham Hospitality Group. "This development, in the prominent new economic district of Datong, presents an ideal opportunity to further establish our luxury brand in this exciting region."
Wu Ju Hua, president of Huatang Grand Hotel Company Limited said: "We are delighted to partner with Langham Hospitality Group to introduce the stimulating stay experience that Langham Place could offer to Datong. We have confidence in their excellent experience in managing luxury properties, and we believe the hotel will become an integral part of the Hua Tang City complex and bring a whole new level of luxury to the travellers and locals in Datong."
About Langham Hospitality Group
Langham Hospitality Group encompasses a family of distinctive hospitality brands which include hotels, resorts, residential serviced apartments, restaurants and spas, located on four continents.
It takes its name from the legendary Langham in London which was opened in 1865 as Europe's first Grand Hotel. For almost 150 years, this flagship hotel has represented sophisticated and gracious hospitality, a philosophy that reflects elegance in design, innovation in hospitality, genuine service and captivation of the senses across all properties.
The brands include the luxurious Langham and Langham Place, the five-star Eaton Luxe, midscale Eaton and the award-winning Chuan Spa.
The Langham is where guests can enjoy service with poise and be enchanted by our innovation and traditions while Langham Place is about living the 21st century through superior design, technology and attitude, epitomising stimulating hospitality.
Eaton, a premium member brand, aims to surprise and delight our guests with a value-for-money proposition that delivers a stylish, modern level of comfort with spirited, can-do service.
Currently 29 member hotels are open or in the pipeline across four continents.
Langham Hospitality Group is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Great Eagle Holdings Limited (Stock Code: 0041) which was founded in 1963 and listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange in 1972.
Reservations for either Langham or Eaton properties can be made by logging onto langhamhospitalitygroup.com