Jin Jiang International Hotel’s Jin Jiang Tower and Park Hotel Awarded at the City of Paradise – ‘2013-2014 City Traveler Best Hotel Awards’

Shanghai, 31 October, 2013 

On 21 October, two iconic hotels from Jin Jiang International Hotels, both located in Shanghai, were each honored an award during the annual ‘2013-2014 City Traveler Best Hotel Awards’, held by City Traveler magazine, China’s leading high-end luxury travel trade and lifestyle publication. 

Jin Jiang Tower, Jin Jiang’s five star deluxe flagship business hotel received ‘The Best Meeting Hotel Award’, highlighting its business and meeting facilities scope and capabilities in hosting a varied range of events. This landmark hotel has 582 guest rooms, a range of dining and recreational facilities and 9 function rooms, and since opening in 1988 it has hosted more than 360 national leaders, foreign dignitaries, and celebrities from around the world. 

Following this award, Park Hotel, another landmark hotel from the Jin Jiang collection, received ‘The Best Mid-Range Business Hotel Award’, reflecting its long standing presence as one of Shanghai’s most renowned heritage hotels. First opening its doors in 1934, this Art-Deco boutique hotel which used to be the tallest building in China and the Far East, marked the new beginning of Chinese modern hospitality. Steeped in rich history, it was one of the main HOTELS IN SHANGHAI to play host to a number of well-known Chinese and foreign guests, and was also where the first long distance phone call was made between China and the United States. The hotel has 261 guest rooms and offers advanced conference facilities to meet the needs of international business travelers.

The lavish awards ceremony, held in downtown Shanghai, was attended by 250 guests including the general managers of top international and domestic HOTELS IN CHINA, corporate hotel groups, and leading travel industry executives from a number of tour operators and tourism boards. There were 10 awards categories, and the awards were presented to a carefully selected range of top four and five star hotels located around East China following a voting process that involved a panel of 10 leading tour operators and travel industry consultants. The award’s judging criteria was based on collected guest feedback from the nominated hotels and the quality of the facilities and service excellence of each hotel. All winners will be featured in the November 2013 issue of City Traveler. 

On behalf of Jin Jiang International Hotels I would like to wish a big congratulations to the entire dedicated and hardworking teams of both the Jin Jiang Tower and Park Hotel, whom we are all very proud of,stated Mr. Bernold Schroeder, CEO of Jin Jiang International Hotels:“We are thrilled for these two HOTELS IN being selected to receive such prestigious awards from City Traveler and to be acknowledged alongside other top hotel brands around East China and this, in addition, truly demonstrates the continued recognition of the Jin Jiang brand in China. The awards reflect the true dedication of our hotels’ teams, who continuously strive to offer excellent service and experiences for our valued guests.”

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 35, 000 HOTEL ROOMS spread across 74 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 230 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