Jumeirah has expanded its portfolio of hotels in
China thanks to three new management agreements.
The Jumeirah Haikou Resort will be located in an
exclusive golf community on a private island in Hainan; the
Jumeirah Wuhan will have a prime city centre location near to
Hankou; and Jumeirah Nanjing will be located in the Hexi new
Gerald Lawless, President and CEO of Jumeirah
Group, said, “We are delighted to be expanding our portfolio of
hotels and resorts in China, which is a significant market for
Jumeirah. We are honoured to have been asked to operate these
three new hotels in key cities, bringing our pipeline of new
properties in China to eight, in addition to Jumeirah Himalayas
Hotel in Shanghai, which has been operating successfully since
The Jumeirah Haikou Resort
will be set within an
exclusive golf community on a 136 hectare private island and is
expected to open in 2018. The mixed-use development will comprise a
golf course designed by Tom Doak, 60 residential villas and
a hotel comprising 140 guest rooms including 26 suites.
Food and beverage outlets will feature an all-day dining and
Chinese specialty restaurant, lobby lounge, bar, function space, recreational facilities such as a premier leisure club lounge,
kids’ club, fitness centre and Talise Spa.
has been appointed as the project architect.
will be located in a prime city centre location near to the
existing Hankou business district. The project is a mixed-use
development which comprises high-end office space, retail,
residences, parks and a hotel. Site preparation work is
ongoing and the anticipated opening date is 2020.
The property, designed by Foster and Partners, will feature 200
guest rooms including 23 suites, an all-day dining and Chinese specialty restaurant, lobby lounge, bar, function space, executive
club lounge and business centre. Recreational facilities will comprise a fitness centre, Talise Spa and indoor swimming pool.
Both properties in Wuhan and Haikou are owned by
subsidiaries of Yuexiu Group, a Guangzhou-based property
The third property, Jumeirah Nanjing, is currently under development and expected to
open in 2016. Located approximately 40 minutes’ drive from the
airport and a one-hour train ride from Shanghai, Jumeirah Nanjing
is set in the Hexi new business district and in close proximity to
office buildings and a conference centre. The mixed-use
development will comprise office and retail space, a conference centre,
a 4-star hotel and the Jumeirah hotel.
Designed by architect Zaha Hadid, the 250-room hotel will include
32 suites, an all-day dining and Chinese specialty restaurant, café, lobby lounge, tea lounge, bar, junior ballroom, executive
club lounge, business centre, fitness centre, Talise Spa and an indoor swimming pool.
Jumeirah currently operates
22 hotels, resorts and residences, including eleven in the Middle
East, six in Europe and five in Asia. A further 17 hotels are now
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