Dubai's Jumeirah Group launches luxury hotel in China
Jumeirah Nanjing in China's eastern Jiangsu province brings the total number of hotels in Jumeirah Group's portfolio to 22 globally
Dubai-based hotelier Jumierah Group has announced the launch of a luxury hotel in Nanjing, the capital of China’s eastern province of Jiangsu.
Jumierah Nanjing, located on the banks of the city's Yangzte River, was launched in September, and represents “an important deliverable in achieving the brand’s global growth ambitions”.
It is situated on the 39-67th floors of North Tower within the International Youth Cultural Centre (IYCC) of the Hexi New District. The district features iconic architecture created by architecture and design legend Zaha Hadid.
Jumeirah Nanjing, which offers 212 rooms and 49 suites as well as range of dining experiences, adds to the firm’s 22 luxurious hotels and resorts around the world.
Speaking on the news, José Silva, Jumeirah Group's chief executive officer, said: "Jumeirah Nanjing is a stunning addition to our portfolio and we are exceedingly proud to be selected as guardians of such a significant property."
The firm added it will also be opening additional properties in the Asia Pacific, including more in China, as well as Bali.
The Nanjing hotel announcement less than two months before Jumierah at Saadiyat Island is set to open its doors on 11 November.
Featuring 293 rooms, this hotel will include eight villas with private pools and 70 suites, a spa with 14 treatment rooms, a Moroccan Hamman, and a VIP couple’s suite with a private entrance.