Jin Jiang International Hotel Management Company Ltd., Announces that Mr. Yang Weimin, Vice Chairman and CEO of Jin Jiang Hotel, was awarded the “Public’s Choice Award for Best CEO”.

Shanghai, 24thDecember, 2012

Mr. Yang Weimin, Vice Chairman and CEO of Jin Jiang Hotel, was awarded the “Public’s Choice Award for Best CEO” at the “2012 China’s Best Business Leader Awards” ceremony held by China Business News on 7th December, 2012. 
The award ceremony first started in 2005, and this year on their eighth ceremony, China Business News invited the China Europe International Business School (CEIBS) to help build a voting committee platform. The voting process started in June this year, and the winner of the award was selected based on publicly elected votes.The award highlights Mr. Yang Weinmin’s recognition as this years’ most recognized CEO in China. 
Speaking at the ceremony, Mr. Yang Weimin expressed in his speech: 
"This award is not only given to me personally, it is given to the entire Jin Jiang management team and the much recognized, Jin Jiang brand. Along with the rapid development of China’s tourism industry over the years, Jin Jiang Hotels Group firmly pushes towards the internationalization of the brand and its efforts to build Jin Jiang as a national brand of China.” 

About Jin Jiang International Holdings Company Ltd:

The company is part of Jin Jiang International Holdings Company Ltd. and together with their sister company Jin Jiang Inn and Interstate Hotels and Resorts, overall, the group privately owns and operates a collection of over 900 hotels ranging from premium upscale five star to economy hotels in more than 200 cities across China. In 2011, the Jin Jiang Group was ranked as the 9th largest chain globally amongst 325 top hotel companies worldwide in HOTELS Magazine’s annual ranking of the largest hotel chains in the world.
The company is also involved in strategic partnerships with some of the world's best-known hospitality companies like Marriott, Hilton, Intercontinental, Fairmont, Sofitel, and corporations like Mitsui, JTB, Yellow Roadway, HRG, Les RochesInternational School of Hotel Management. Jin Jiang owns a number of well-known hotels managed by international hotel brands such as the Fairmont Peace Hotel, Waldorf Astoria Shanghai On The Bund, Renaissance Yangtze Hotel and Double Tree by Hilton Shanghai. It is also actively involved in strategic tourism partnerships and investments like Thayer Jin Jiang Interactive Co Ltd, Interstate China, Jin Jiang Fairmont and Les Roches Jin Jiang International Hotel Management College.


About Jin Jiang International Hotel Management Company Ltd:

Jin Jiang International Hotel Management Company Ltd, the largest star rated hotel management company in China, has a portfolio of over 111 distinctive star rated hotels with a room inventory of over 34, 000 hotel rooms spread across 73 cities in China. Under the Jin Jiang branding concept, the company has a new premium “J” hotel brand, five star properties which include the renowned heritage collection, their four star Jin Jiang properties and the Marvel Hotels, which are geared more towards business travelers.
The company is part of Jin Jiang International Holdings Company Ltd. and together with their sister company Jin Jiang Inn and Interstate Hotels and Resorts, overall, the group privately owns and operates a collection of over 900 hotels ranging from premium upscale five star to economy hotels in more than 200 cities across China. In 2011, the Jin Jiang Group was ranked as the 9th largest chain globally amongst 325 top hotel companies worldwide in HOTELS Magazine’s annual ranking of the largest hotel chains in the world.


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For more information, please contact:
Aline Siobhan Davies 
Senior Manager, Corporate Communications 
Tel: 86 21 20375024
Email: aline.davies@jinjianghotels.com