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2012 Travellers' Choice Awards

Thursday, 7 June, 2012, 12:00am

Boom at the inn

Chengdu, the economic hub of southwest China, has rallied with a strong economy since the tragic earthquake that struck Sichuan four years ago. The hotel boom continues and, as at the end of last year, there were about 16,000 four- and five-star bedrooms available in the city.

25 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

All aboard on the 'Shangri-La Way'

Shangri-La hotels' corporate trainees can look forward to an exciting and speedy career development, as the deluxe hospitality chain is expanding its properties to more than 100 hotels in three to four years.

30 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Luxury chains eager to claim share of spoils

Xiamen will welcome an additional 1,000 rooms, mostly in luxury international hotel chains, this year.

The 297-room Pullman Xiamen Powerlong opened on January 18. Located in the central business district (CBD) at the fringe of Bailuzhou Park and Lake Yundang, it is near the famous 'cafe street', restaurants, bars and nightspots.

28 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Shangri-La to open 11 mainland hotels

Luxury hotelier Shangri-La Asia will open 11 hotels on the mainland in the next three years, including two scheduled to open this year.

The company also plans to add seven hotels internationally over the same period, including in Turkey and France.

20 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

On the Move

Melody He-Chen Partner Morrison & Foerster

18 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Lifeline for predators

Two major international hotel groups based in Hong Kong - a major trading centre and market for shark fins - have taken the lead in stopping serving sharks fin in all their hotels in recognition of the threat facing the global shark population.

1 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Personal approach has benefits

While large 5-star hotels have been the mainstay of the executive business traveller, 'boutique' hotels are also an option. Tiring of sprawling, busy lobbies and dining rooms, the frequent traveller might opt for these.

18 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

ROOM for more

Despite a population of 1.3 billion, China is only third largest in the world for the number of hotel rooms it has, with 1.6 million rooms, after the United States - 4.6 million rooms and population of 311.9 million - and Japan - 1.7 million rooms and population of 128 million - according to a report.

14 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Super service

The Island Shangri-La has a Signature Events initiative to provide streamlined processing and specialised service delivery.

14 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

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