JAL Hotels Co., Ltd. has opened a new Nikko Hotels International property, the Suzhou Qingshan Hotel in Suzhou, China.
The full-service hotel has 91 guest rooms in seven room categories and occupies almost 200,000 square feet. The hotel’s facilities include four banquet and meeting rooms, including one that accommodates up to 300 guests; a gym and health club; and a mahjong room, specially for the traditional Chinese entertainment pastime of mahjong.
Suzhou Qingshan Hotel’s dining facilities include a Chinese restaurant, a western-style restaurant and a bar.
The hotel is located next to a national high-tech industry development zone with government agencies, IT-related companies and research and development facilities.
Suzhou, situated 100 kilometers west of Shanghai, is one of the most important cities economically in the Yangtze River Delta, and home to many foreign corporations in the textile, paper manufacturing and high-tech industries.
The old town of Suzhou, known for its World Heritage Sites such as The Humble Administrator’s Garden and Lingering Garden, is surrounded by the Suzhou New District in the west and the Suzhou Industrial Park in the east.
Suzhou Qingshan Hotel will be the eighth Nikko Hotels International property in China. Further expansion plans for Nikko Hotels in China include opening the 411-room Hotel Nikko Xiamen in 2011, the 436-room Hotel Nikko Guangzhou in 2012 and the 335-room Hotel Nikko Suzhou in 2013.
Planned Nikko Hotels openings elsewhere include the 471-room Hotel JAL Tower Dubai in United Arab Emirates; and the 335-room Hotel Nikko Saigon in Vietnam.
Nikko Hotels International is an international luxury-hotel group operated by JAL Hotels Co., Ltd., a member of the Hotel Okura Group, headquartered in Tokyo. In addition to Nikko Hotels, JAL Hotels also operates Hotel JAL City, a chain of 13 mid-priced business hotels in Japan. JAL Hotels operates 58 hotels worldwide, in Europe, the Americas, the Middle East and throughout Japan and the Asia/Pacific.
For more information about JAL Hotels Co., Ltd., visit www.jalhotels.com.
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