Melco China Resorts’
Sun Mountain Lodge, currently being constructed at the
company’s Sun Mountain Yabuli Resort in Heilongjiang Province, China, has been accepted as part of the Small Luxury Hotels of the World
Recently ranked the “top overall luxury hotel brand for 2007” and the brand that offers the “Best Customer Experience”, by the New York-based
Luxury Institute, the SLH portfolio comprises over 450 luxury hotels in more than 70 countries.
The luxurious Sun Mountain Lodge, an elegantly inspired mountain-top, boutique hotel is the centerpiece of Melco China Resorts’ Sun Mountain
Yabuli Resort re-development which includes two other premium hotels, luxury resort vacation homes, and unique year-round facilities and
attractions all currently under construction for completion in December 2008.
Melco China Resorts
is expanding their
land bank at Yabuli from 75.7 to 220.3 hectares allowing the company additional development opportunities in key areas of the property
including the resort and residential village.
Paul Kerr, Global Chief Executive Officer of Small Luxury Hotels of the World
said, “China is a key area of growth for SLH and we are very
pleased to welcome the Sun Mountain Lodge into our growing portfolio of stunning hotels. Each year we receive thousands of applications from
hotels wishing to join our brand and we only accept a small percentage of these due to our very strict selection criteria. This is a testament to the
high standards of accommodation and service which we know will be achieved by Sun Mountain Lodge when it opens in December. As with all
our properties, Melco China Resorts focus on their guests’ total experience and the
quality of the lodging facilities and resort amenities under construction are exactly aligned with the standards our hotels represent.”
“The SLH brand not only places a premier mark of quality within our Sun Mountain Yabuli resort, it also introduces the resort to the existing,
discerning customer network offered by SLH,” added Graham Kwan, CEO of Melco China Resorts. “Our relationship with SLH affirms our
commitment as the purveyor of the finest in resort living in China and those seeking prestige property
Melco China Resorts is
one of the largest operators and developers of world-class ski resorts in China.
MCR is currently transforming one existing ski area in
Beijing and four existing ski areas in the North Eastern provinces of Heilongjiang and Jili, most notably Sun Mountain
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