Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts has signed an
agreement with China Huaming International Investment Corporation
to manage an hotel in Moscow, the group’s first property in Russia.
Set to open in 2012, the 400-room hotel will
occupy the top floors of a 42-storey main building in the Park
Huaming Business Centre in Moscow – a new major multi-purpose
Next to the Russian Botanic Garden, Northeast
District, on Vilgelma Pika Street, the property is located only 10
kilometres from Red Square and 25 kilometres from the
Mu Hua Dong,
general manager of CHMIIC, said, “Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts is
one of the world’s finest hotel operators and we are confident
that based on the group’s strong reputation in China, this new
property is set to be a resounding success. Most importantly, the
group’s core values coincide with our goal of promoting Asian
culture and ideals throughout the world.”
The hotel guestrooms will have a
minimum size of 40 square metres and each room will have a view of
the Chinese landscapes at the Park Huaming Business Centre or
views of the Russian Botanic Garden.
Diverse dining outlets will
include a Chinese and Russian restaurant; while a
1,200-square-metre grand ballroom, a 700-square-metre auditorium
and a wide range of function rooms suited for large to small
events, will cater to MICE guests. Recreational facilities such as an indoor
swimming pool and health club will also be available.
Park Huaming Business Centre, Moscow, will include an office
tower, service apartments, an exhibition hall and a lifestyle
area; featuring a Chinese garden with pavilions, restaurants,
retail shops, as well as leisure and entertainment facilities. The
city’s fourth ring road is being built, and when it is completed
in 2012, it will provide direct access to the new hotel.
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