FRHI has signed an agreement with Henan Donggang
Real Estate for the development of a Fairmont hotel in Zhengzhou,
the capital of Henan Province in central China.
Projected to open in 2018, the 350-room Fairmont
Zhengzhou hotel will be part of a new mixed-use development in the
CBD of Zhengdong New Town, an upcoming financial and business hub
Located 45km (28 miles) from the international
airport, the Fairmont Zhengzhou will feature four distinct dining outlets, along with
approximately 4,000 square meters (43,000 square feet) of meeting
and banquet space. Recreational facilities will include a Willow
Stream Spa and a swimming pool.
“Our expansion into Zhengzhou is significant in
that it debuts our presence in a major hub of central China,” said
Jennifer Fox, president, FRHI International and Fairmont Brand.
“It marks another important milestone in our development strategy
for China, and signals continued strong growth for us in this very
The CBD has already attracted over one hundred
financial institutions, and when complete, will be home to over
Fairmont Zhengzhou will also serve an
expanding meetings and events industry in the city with the
International Exhibition & Conference Centre that has 2.2 million
square meters of space.
The burgeoning city of Zhengzhou is one of the largest transportation hubs in China, at the
intersection of several high-speed railways including
Beijing-Guangzhou and Beijing-Hong Kong. The city also has a new
metro in the pipeline, scheduled to begin operations by 2015.
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