News for the Hospitality Executive
Fairmont Hotels & Resorts to Add New Property in China,
the 371-room Fairmont Nanjing
TORONTO, March 10, 2011 – Expanding its presence in Asia Pacific, Fairmont Hotels & Resorts has announced the addition of a new property in China, the Fairmont Nanjing scheduled to open late 2012.
Situated in Hexi New Town, a burgeoning, new commercial
district in southwest Nanjing the capital of Jiangsu province, Fairmont
Nanjing will be part of the Jin Ao Plaza development featuring a
56-story building housing the hotel and office space, along with retail
and residential offerings.
The project is being developed by Jiangsu Golden Land Group Real Estate Development Col, Ltd. (‘Jingao’), a Nanjing-based real estate company focused on commercial and residential enterprises.
“Expanding our impressive collection in China is a key goal for Fairmont, and this project provides many synergies with our existing hotels,” said Chris Cahill, President, Fairmont Hotels & Resorts. “Jingao is leading an exciting revitalization project in Nanjing and we are honored to create with them a new, vibrant destination in the community.”
Situated on the south bank of the Yangtze River, Nanjing is a
cultural and commercial metropolis and one of China's most important
cities, boasting many historical sites, museums, temples and Ming Tombs
which are on the UNESCO World Heritage list. The city is also
home to a number of domestic and multinational firms and will play host
to the 2014 Summer Youth Olympics.
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