Eaton Hotels International, a premium affiliate
of Langham Hotels International, has signed three agreements in
the People’s Republic of China for its first upscale Eaton Luxe
and midscale Eaton Smart brands with prominent property developer,
The first management contract under the Eaton
Hotels portfolio will be for the upscale Eaton Luxe, Nanqiao,
which will open in 2010, located in the heart of southern
Shanghai’s fast growing business district. This will be followed
by the openings in 2011 of Eaton Luxe, Xinqiao, Shanghai and
midscale Eaton Smart, Honggutan, Nanchang in Jiangxi province. The
first Eaton Luxe will form the vanguard of approximately 10
properties within 5 years in Asia.
Eaton Luxe, Nanqiao, Shanghai which offers 204
rooms and suites is in the industrial and
shipping heartland of Eastern China’s seaboard. It’s sister
property Eaton Luxe, Xinqiao, Shanghai with 250 rooms and
suites is located in one of Shanghai’s key industrial zones and
close to Hongqiao airport, which will open in 2011.
Luxe properties will offer suites and rooms from an average of 35sq ms to 101sq
ms. The spacious rooms will feature a workstation and full
entertainment centre including flat screens LCDs, DVD players
and iHomes. Rooms also offer
high-thread count environmentally- friendly linens, dual
flush-toilets as well as a host of sustainable design features.
Eaton Luxe will feature extensive meeting facilities including
a ballroom for state and business functions and meeting rooms
for perfectly-executed events and conferences.
The 400-room Eaton Smart, Honggutan, Nanchang located in Jiangxi
Province is scheduled to open in 2011. Eaton Smart promises to meet the needs of the business and
leisure traveller cost-effectively with no compromise on quality
or service. From
watching a selection of news on the flat-screen television,
listening to the iPod on the iHome to a comfortable night’s
rest in the Easy Sleeper bed, Langham says that Eaton Smart offers the service when
you need it.
Its services extend to a full range of dining
options including a restaurant, Exert – a complete fitness
centre and swimming pool as well as a T – the bar where guests
can mingle and socialise at the heart of the property.
guests are primarily road warriors who spend 85% of their time on
work and 15% on play. They value their leisure time highly and while on business trips our guests prefer products and services
that would make them feel relaxed, refreshed and totally at home,”
said Brett Butcher, Chief Executive Officer of Langham Hotels and
Eaton Hotels International.
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