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JAL Hotels Opens the 382-room Hotel Nikko Shanghai
Near Shanghai Mart & International Exhibition Centre

TOKYO--July 27, 2010--JAL Hotels Co., Ltd. has announced the opening of the 382-room, 25-story Hotel Nikko Shanghai, located in the Hongqiao Development Zone, home to the Shanghai Mart and International Exhibition Centre. People’s Square, the Bund and Pudong areas are a few miles away, easily accessible via subway or the Yan’an Expressway. The five-star hotel is part of Manpo International Plaza, a new commercial real estate complex.

Hotel Nikko Shanghai offers luxury rooms and suites with deluxe marble bathrooms, iPod docking stations, 600-thread count sheets and flat-screen televisions. Designed by Daguan Design and the Canada P&H International Architecture Office, the hotel combines oriental and western influences.

The Executive Floor and suites offer additional amenities such as personalized concierge service, private 24-hour check-in and late check-out, and special in-room amenities. A private lounge with complimentary food and beverages is also available.

The hotel’s Fitness Center includes an indoor swimming pool, fully-equipped gym, steam room, solarium and sauna. The on-site spa, operated by Banyan Tree, offers sensory treatments inspired by traditional Asian healing therapies.

The complimentary business center has staff trained in organizing meetings in the hotel’s on-site conference facilities, which include a 4,400-square-foot banquet room and seven additional meeting rooms.

The hotel’s five restaurants and bars include Benkay Japanese Restaurant; Serena Café, offering Asian and Western-style foods; Jinge Chinese Restaurant with authentic Cantonese cuisine; the Lobby Lounge; and the Blue Bar.

For reservations, please contact the hotel toll-free at 1-800-645-5687.

About Nikko Hotels International

Nikko Hotels International is an international luxury hotel group operated by JAL Hotels Co., Ltd. (, headquartered in Tokyo. In addition to Nikko Hotels, JAL Hotels also operates Hotel JAL City, a chain of 13 mid-priced hotels in Japan for business travelers. JAL Hotels Co., Ltd. has 58 hotels in Europe, the Americas, the Middle East and throughout Japan and the Asia/Pacific region.

In 2010, JAL Hotels will open Hotel JAL Tower Dubai in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), and two additional hotels in China: Hotel Nikko Wuxi, and Suzhou Qingshan Hotel. Plans for additional openings include Hotel Nikko Xiamen, Hotel Nikko Guangzhou and Hotel Nikko Suzhou in China; and Hotel Nikko Saigon in Vietnam. For more information and photos, visit


For JAL Hotels
Tiffany Winbush, 212-583-1043, ext. 14


Also See: JAL Hotels Completes Two-Year Renovation on Hotel Nikko Duesseldorf Becoming the Largest Hotel in Downtown Düsseldorf, Germany / February 2010

JAL Hotels Opening a 443-room Nikko Hotel in Xiamen, China / December 2009

Katsumi Chiyo Named President and CEO of JAL Hotels Co., Ltd., the Operator of Nikko Hotels International / June 2008

Public Funds Mulled to Keep Japan Airlines Corp. Afloat; May Sell Nikko Hotels International and Hotel JAL City Chains / October 2009

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