Jin Jiang International Hotels Awarded at the 2013 Asia Hotel Forum

Shanghai, 17 September, 2013

On 6 September, Jin Jiang International HOTELS won the award for ‘Best Chain HOTEL Group of Asia’ during this year’s 2013 Asia HOTEL Forum (AHF) International Hotel Investment Summit at its 2013 AHF Asia Hotel Awards ceremony held at the Park Hyatt, Beijing. Now in its sixth year, this well received annual summit gathers the brightest and the best of the Asian hotel industry. Over 450 industry leaders were present at the event, including 220 hotel owners and 180 hotel groups to discuss Asia hotel investments, challenges and opportunities of the industry, and to explore investment scenarios and discover fresh strategies for innovation.

Mr. Bernold Schroeder, CEO of Jin Jiang International Hotels, who also led the first panel discussion at the summit which focused on the growth of the Chinese hotel brand, accepted the award on behalf of the company. On receiving the award, he stated,

“We are honored to receive this prestigious award from such a distinctive and reputable organization and to have been nominated alongside outstanding representatives within the hospitality industry. This is the first time we have been acknowledged as a ‘Best Chain Hotel Group in Asia’ and this not only demonstrates Jin Jiang’s continued positioning as a leading national Chinese hospitality brand in China, but shows our efforts and the brand are also being recognized outside of China. The credit for this award goes to all our employees at the Jin Jiang International Hotel’s headquarters and our hotels. I want to personally thank all of my colleagues for their results focused hard work and strong commitment that has allowed us to win such an important award.”

About Jin Jiang International HOTEL Management Company Ltd.

Jin Jiang International Hotel Management Company Ltd. (Jin Jiang International Hotels), the largest star rated hotel management company in China, has a portfolio of over 116 distinctive star RATED HOTELSwith a room inventory of over 37, 000 HOTEL ROOMS spread across 75 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.

Jin Jiang International Holdings Company Ltd. (“Jin Jiang” or the “Group”), is China’s premier hospitality conglomerate, owner, developer and operator of hotels across all market segments. The Group manages, through its wholly owned subsidiary Jin Jiang International Hotels Management Company Ltd., the entire portfolio of owned and/or operated three, four and five-star hotels and its sister company Jin Jiang Inn which focuses on budget hotels. Jin Jiang International Hotels (Group) Company Ltd. is the leading operator and manager of HOTELS IN China.Overall, the Group privately owns and operates a collection of over 1,460 distinctive hotels and inns in more than 200 cities and towns within 31 provinces, autonomous regions and municipalities across China with a total room inventory in excess of 223,000 and is ranked as the 9th largest hotel company globally.

Every Jin Jiang hotel is a memorable reflection of its destination’s unique style and culture. Jin Jiang International Hotels, with its qualified hotel management background and passion for excellence, dedicates itself to offering reputable hospitality services to its valued customers. With experience originating from the 1920s, its core competitiveness has accelerated in recent years. Together, the professional corporate and hotel management teams have extensive international hospitality experiences and backgrounds. This renowned company is rapidly growing and continues to strengthen and build its brand presence in China in addition to building into a strong internationally known brand.

For more information, please contact:
Aline Siobhan Davies
Senior Manager, Corporate Communications
Tel: +86 21 2037 5024
Email: aline.davies@jinjianghotels.com