Langham Hotels International has expanded its
portfolio of hotels in China with the signing of a management
agreement for a new Langham Place hotel in Ningbo.
Set to open in late 2011, the 140-room Langham Place, Ningbo Culture
Plaza, is located in two distinctive low-rise towers linked by a
modern art deco corridor.
The Ningbo Culture Plaza, a multi-purpose complex, will include
commercial, educational, recreational, retail, gallery, exhibition
and theatre space.
The property will also host the city’s key art
functions and other events in its dynamic spaces including a
state-of-the-art 830 sq m ballroom and five versatile meeting
Langham Place, Ningbo Culture Plaza will offer three dining
options. Ming Court, a sibling of its
two-Michelin Star counterpart in Hong Kong, serving Cantonese and
local specialities; an all-day dining restaurant and a speciality
restaurant and bar.
Recognising that today’s guests often work and
then relax in the same space, the group’s signature Portal – Work
& Play will also be introduced. With the latest state-of-the-art
technology for complete connectivity while DJs will gently spin
lounge tunes in the evening.
The vibrant and entertaining art hotel is
balanced with the introduction of a modern health club and
swimming pool as well as the group’s signature Chuan Spa, offering
treatments based on the principles of Traditional Chinese
The deepwater port city of Ningbo in Zhejiang
Province on China’s Eastern seaboard is home to one of the world’s
top five container ports. Located just two hours from Shanghai and
linked by a 33km cross-sea bridge, the ancient Silk Road city of
Ningbo is a crucial modern economic as well as a regional artistic
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