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Press Release

Shangri-La Hotel, Qaryat Al Beri, Abu Dhabi to be One of the Host Hotels in the 2nd Annual Chinese Visitor Summit

Abu Dhabi, 19 August 2013 – Shangri-La Hotel, Qaryat Al Beri, Abu Dhabi will be one of the host hotels at the 2nd annual Chinese Visitor Summit in the capital from 2 to 3 September 2013. Seventy-five of China’s leading travel buyers with annual budgets of over $5 million will meet with hoteliers, travel providers and retailers from Abu Dhabi and Dubai but also from Seychelles, Maldives, Mauritius, Cyprus, and a number of top Chinese travel trade journalists will provide media coverage for the event.

As one of the official host hotels of this year’s Chinese Visitor Summit, Shangri-La Hotel, Qaryat Al Beri, Abu Dhabi will welcome 30 of the 75 buyers to the hotel’s luxury rooms to experience Arabian opulence with distinct Asian hospitality. They will be provided with unique Chinese amenities set up in their rooms including traditional Chinese welcome tea and a Concierge Magazine in Mandarin, among others. And last but not the least, the guests are ensured to experience VIP treatment and assistance from the hotel’s Chinese-speaking staff. The group of seven Chinese journalists from key travel trade and lifestyle publications will be given a hotel tour and an exclusive tea party. All the delegates will receive gifts and comprehensive information during the cocktail reception in the hotel’s Al Nojoom ballroom to mark the close of the summit on 3 September 2013.

The Chinese Visitor Summit is designed to introduce top Chinese travel buyers to local travel providers, hoteliers, attractions and retailers. This second year of the summit, Shangri-La Hotel, Qaryat Al Beri, Abu Dhabi will partake in this huge platform for buyer engagement organized by Nicholas Publishing International and i2i Group from China.

“We are delighted to play host to this year’s Chinese Visitor Summit as well as conducting a couple of essentially engaging activities,” said General Manager Arbind K. Shrestha. “China is one of our property’s chief markets and we are pleased that the Chinese Visitor Summit will afford us a great opportunity to showcase our brand to the influential sectors of the country.”

The epitome of luxury, Shangri-La Hotel, Qaryat Al Beri, Abu Dhabi is truly an oasis in the heart of the Emirates, located on a private stretch of one-kilometre long beach. The hotel’s 214 rooms and suites set the benchmark in exclusivity and comfort, each featuring a balcony or terrace with a breathtaking view of the canal. 

Hong Kong-based Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts currently owns and/or manages more than 80 hotels under the Shangri-La brand with a room inventory of over 34,000. Shangri-La hotels are five-star deluxe properties featuring extensive luxury facilities and services. Shangri-La hotels are located in Australia, Canada, mainland China, Fiji, France, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Maldives, Philippines, Singapore, Sultanate of Oman, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey and the United Arab Emirates. The group has a substantial development pipeline with upcoming projects in mainland China, India, Mongolia, Myanmar, Philippines, Qatar, Sri Lanka and United Kingdom. For more information and reservations, please contact a travel professional or access the website at www.shangri-la.com.

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