Regent Shanghai, Managed by Carlson Hotels Asia Pacific
|SHANGHAI, China, Nov. 8, 2005 - Regent International Hotels today announced
the opening of its first luxury hotel in China. The Regent Shanghai, with
its spectacular architecture and design, premier location and world-class
facilities, is Shanghai's newest luxury landmark.
The 511-room hotel is owned by Summit Property Development Co. and managed by Carlson Hotels Asia Pacific. Norman Rafelson, General Manager of The Regent Shanghai, said: "As a major regional gateway city and the economic capital of China, Shanghai is a strategic global location for the Regent hotel brand. We are very privileged to be working with Summit Property Development Co. for the opening of our first Regent hotel in China."
"This hotel will be a flagship for the company in the region and we are looking forward to welcoming our guests with our strong personalized service and ultimate luxury amenities that are synonymous with the Regent brand," Mr. Rafelson added.
"We are honoured to be working with Carlson Hotels Asia Pacific in opening the first Regent hotel in China. This luxury brand will be warmly welcomed to the city of Shanghai and is an excellent addition to Summit Property Development Co.'s portfolio," Mr. Tong Jinquan, President of Summit Property Development Co., Ltd. Shanghai, said.
Rising over Yan An West Road with stunning views, this 53-storey hotel is within easy access to Hongqiao Airport and Pudong International Airport, and only minutes away from the central business and shopping districts of Shanghai.
The Regent Shanghai is designed by world-renowned architects and interior designers. The contemporary yet classic hotel features luxurious rooms and suites, functional work areas, large plasma TV screens and spacious bathrooms with oversized designer baths. All guest rooms have stunning views over the city's striking skyline. The hotel also has the largest single ballroom in the Puxi side of Shanghai.
The hotel hosts a wide array of exquisite cuisines served in beautiful surroundings. The signature restaurant Shanghai V offers a fantastic range of some of Asia's most exciting cuisines. O2on2 all-day-dining restaurant offers the choice of a buffet and a la carte menu for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
For a more sophisticated alternative, there is also the Italian boutique
restaurant "Amici" providing authentic traditional Italian cuisine cooked
by an Italian chef. The lobby Lounge and Cigar Bar offer guests a
much welcomed place to relax at the end of a hectic day.
Regent International Hotels, the luxury flagship brand of Carlson Hotels
Worldwide, was born in Asia more than 30 years ago.
Regent International Hotels
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|Regent International Hotels Signs Agreement to Operate the USD $60.5 million Regent Ningbo to Open 2005 in China / February 2004|