Press Release

Press Release

Groundbreaking Ceremony Lays Foundation For Shangri-La's Second Hotel In Yangon, Myanmar

Updated: 29 January 2015

Shangri-La International Hotel Management Ltd. will open its second hotel in Yangon, Myanmar in 2016.  With a prime location on the banks of Kandawgyi Lake, the 347-room Lakeside Shangri-La, Yangon will command magnificent views of the glittering Shwedagon Pagoda and unparalleled vistas over the lake.

The official groundbreaking ceremony for Lakeside Shangri-La, Yangon took place on 8 December.  The hotel site is near the new Shangri-La Residences, Yangon, which are also managed by Shangri-La.  The Hong Kong-based hotel group has been operating in Myanmar since 1996 when it opened the 334-room Traders Hotel, Yangon. 

In addition to 347 well-appointed guestrooms and suites, the Lakeside Shangri-La, Yangon will have three restaurants, two bars, generous meeting and convention space, a health club, and an outdoor swimming pool.  Guests will also have access to the 44.5-hectare Kandawgyi Nature Park and the Yangon Zoological Gardens surrounding the lake.

About Shangri-La Group 

Shangri-La Group is one of the world’s premier developers, owners and operators of hotel properties. The Group’s principal activities are in hotel properties, hotel management services, investment properties and property development for sale.  It currently owns and/or manages over 100 hotels globally in 75 destinations under the Shangri-La, Kerry, Hotel Jen and Traders brands. The Group also develops, owns and operates investment properties including office properties, commercial properties and serviced apartments/residences.  Prominently positioned in Asia, the Group has a substantial pipeline of upcoming hotel and mixed-used developments in Australia, Bahrain, mainland China, Cambodia, Indonesia and Saudi Arabia.