Carlson has signed its second Radisson hotel in
Tianjin, the largest coastal city in northern China.
Owned by Tianjin Saint Light Real Estate
Development, the Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel Jixian,
Tianjin, China will join Carlson’s Asia Pacific portfolio of 142
hotels which includes a pipeline of 70 hotels under development.
property with its eight suites and 266 guest rooms as well as an
additional nine villas, will feature an indoor botanic
garden as part of its hotel lobby and a hot spring within the
hotel premise as part of its spa facility. It will also have an
indoor swimming pool, an health club and retail and entertainment
facilities. Guests will be able to choose from a variety of dining
choices including a Chinese restaurant, a specialty restaurant, an
all-day dining restaurant and a lounge.
open in the second half of 2013, the hotel is located at the foot
of Mount Pan, one of Tianjin’s main tourist attractions. Guests will be treated to picturesque views of the mountains and the Cuiping Lake. It is an ideal base for leisure travelers to enjoy
the surrounding tourist attractions such as Huangyaguang Pass
(Great Wall), 1,000-year-old Dule Temple with its oldest
multi-storied wooden pavilion in China and Jiulongshan National
Simon C. Barlow, president, Carlson Hotels, Asia Pacific,
said, “We are witnessing a growing demand for premier international
hotel brands such as Radisson Blu which has its compelling proposition to create a first-class experience for our guests in
China. Introducing our second Radisson Blu hotel in Tianjin, the
largest seaport in China after Shanghai, is a strategic one to
reinforce our presence and capture the continued tourism growth.
We are delighted to be chosen by Tianjin Saint Light Real Estate
Development to be their hotel management partner and we will
continue to seek the right opportunities to sustain our growth in
China and contribute to China’s tourism.”
Business and leisure travelers from Beijing will find
it easy to access Tianjin, on the world’s fastest train via the
Beijing-Tianjin Intercity Railway. This Beijing-Tianjin rail
connection also makes Tianjin an important meetings, incentives,
conventions and exhibitions (MICE) destination. The hotel’s events
and meetings facilities and services which include two ballrooms
covering an area of 1,400 square meters and a selection of meeting
rooms, will be dedicated to serving the MICE segment from the
surrounding regions and the corporate business from the nearby Jixian Economic Development Area.
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