Shangri-La International Hotel Management Limited and NeoGlory Holdings Group Company Limited today signed an agreement in relation to the management of Shangri-La Hotel, Yiwu. Scheduled to open at the end of 2016, the hotel will form part of the upscale and newly built Yiwu World Trade Centre that comprises 480,000 square metres of luxury living and expansive commercial and retail space in the heart of the city’s central business district.
Flanked by the scenic Yiwu River and Futian Park, Shangri-La Hotel, Yiwu will present a combined inventory of approximately 516 guestrooms and serviced apartments with panoramic views of the skyline and premier dining, leisure and conference facilities. Just one and a half hours by high speed train from Shanghai, Yiwu in Zhejiang Province is known as a vibrant commodities trade centre and for its tourist sites.
“We are delighted to sign this partnership with NeoGlory Holdings Group Company Limited and to be opening a new hotel,” said Shangri-La President and CEO Greg Dogan. “This project provides the group an opportunity to further extend our brand portfolio in China and to bring new standards of luxury and hospitality to Yiwu.”
Chairman Ms. Zhou Xiao Guang and, President and CEO Mr. Heebo Yu Yun Xin of NeoGlory Holdings Group Limited also expressed their excitement about the partnership and said, “We are pleased to jointly announce this project and to have found the right brand and operator. Shangri-La is a leading hospitality company and we are confident that together, the hotel will be of exceptional standards.
About NeoGlory Holdings Group Company Limited
Founded in 1995 and based in Yiwu, China, NeoGlory Holdings Group Company Limited is the world’s market leader in costume and fashion jewellery. The company employs over 100,000 people and has established a sales force in 70 countries with nearly 1,000 stores across China. The company has interests in investment, commerce and trade and has also diversified into wine and property development.
About Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts
Hong Kong-based Shangri-La International Hotel Management Limited, one of the world’s premier hotel management companies, currently operates over 95 hotels in 22 countries and 73 destinations under the Shangri-La, Kerry, Hotel Jen and Traders brands. Prominently positioned in Asia, the group has established its brand hallmark of “hospitality from the heart” over four decades in Asia Pacific, the Middle East, Europe, North America and the Indian Ocean. The group has a substantial development pipeline with upcoming projects in mainland China, Cambodia, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Saudi Arabia and Sri Lanka. For more information, please visit www.shangri-la.com