Marriott International Inc. announced the opening of the Shanghai Marriott Hotel Pudong East under a long-term management agreement with Shanghai Hengchang Industry Co., Ltd. The hotel is the brand’s 14th hotel in China.
Speaking at the opening of the hotel, Arne Sorenson, Marriott International’s President and CEO, said: “We are delighted to be opening this wonderful Marriott Hotels & Resorts property today and adding to our extensive portfolio of hotels in China across all our brands. This hotel represents our 62nd hotel in the country and our 20th in Shanghai alone, where we are the largest operator of full-scale hotels in the city. I would like to thank our partner in this hotel, Shanghai Hengchang Industry Co., Ltd., for their trust and granting us the opportunity to manage such a magnificent hotel and we look forward to a long partnership with them.”
The Shanghai Marriott Hotel Pudong East offers 323 rooms and suites and provides business travellers with amenities and facilities such as the Executive Floor, where guests enjoy exclusive access to the executive lounge.
Shanghai Marriott Hotel Pudong East features four food and beverage options including Man Ho, the signature Chinese restaurant of Marriott Hotels & Resorts; Casalingo, offering authentic Italian dishes; Pudong City Bistro which offers a variety of international dishes; and The Lounge, a venue for informal meetings and social activities.
The hotel offers 1,705 square meters of banquet space, including a 655 square meter divisible and pillar-free grand ballroom, together with another 10 function rooms which feature natural light. The hotel’s recreational facilities include a fitness center with a 22-meter heated indoor swimming pool. Jacuzzi, steam, and sauna are available in both male and female lockers with four spa treatment rooms.
James Macadie, the hotel’s general manager, commented: “With its unique design and sense of place, the Shanghai Marriott Hotel Pudong East hotel features high standards of services, facilities and amenities of Marriott Hotels & Resorts for business travellers who seamlessly blend work and play worldwide. We strive to be the hotel of choice for accommodation, meetings, dinning and recreation for guests travelling to Shanghai.”