Jin Jiang Hotel, Shanghai is Recognized as a Winner at The City of Paradise – ‘2014-2015 City Traveler Best Hotel Awards’

Shanghai, 23 October, 2014 

On 16 October, Jin Jiang International Hotel’s flagship heritage property Jin Jiang Hotel was honored with ‘The Best Meeting Hotel Award’ during the annual ‘2014-2015 City Traveler Best Hotel Awards’, held in downtown Shanghai by City Traveler magazine, China’s leading high-end luxury travel trade and lifestyle publication.
The awards ceremony was attended by over 300 industry peers from general managers of top international and domestic HOTELS IN China, corporate hotel groups to leading travel industry executives from a number of tour operators and tourism boards. The 15 awards categories were presented to a carefully selected range of top four and FIVE STAR HOTELSlocated around China following a voting process that involved a panel of 10 leading tour operators and travel industry consultants. All the winners will be featured in the November 2014 issue of City Traveler.  
“I would like to congratulate the entire Jin Jiang Hotel team for receiving this prestigious award. We are extremely proud of them and it is great to see their dedicated efforts in offering top hospitality services not go unmissed. This award truly acknowledges the hotel’s advanced capabilities and scope for being a multifaceted venue that is able to host any kind of meeting and event,” stated Mr. Simon Zhang, Chief Executive Officer of Jin Jiang International Hotels. “The City Traveler awards honors some of THE BEST HOTELSacross China and we are delighted that this is the second year in a row that one of our hotels has been recognized amongst other reputable hotel brands by this hospitality and travel publication.”
Jin Jiang Hotel is a luxurious five star Art-Deco property located in Shanghai’s Former French Concession. Steeped in a rich history, it is one of the most prestigious and longest standing hotels in the city. This landmark hotel boasts 442 guestrooms and suites, a range of dining and recreational facilities, and multi-functional meeting rooms equipped with advanced facilities serving as an ideal, multifaceted event venue space. Most notable of its meeting spaces is the Jin Jiang Grand Hall which boasts exceptional importance as it has witnessed many great political events in modern Chinese history such as the signing of the Sino-US joint communique during President Nixon of the United States’ first visit to China.  This hotel once was one of the main venues in Shanghai to host many well-known guests, and since opening in 1951, it has played host to over 500 national leaders, heads of states, foreign dignitaries and celebrities from over 100 countries.
“It is a great honor to win ‘The Best Meeting Hotel Award’, and it demonstrates that Jin Jiang Hotel continues to be a top venue to hold events in.  The award recognizes the commitment and hard work of all my employees, who each take a lot of pride in what they do and continuously endeavor to provide the uttermost comfort and best services to please our valued guests,” Mr. James Zhang, General Manager of Jin Jiang Hotel, commented on recognition of his hotel’s award.



About Jin Jiang International HOTEL Management Company Ltd.

Jin Jiang International Hotel Management Company Ltd. (Jin Jiang International Hotels) has a portfolio of over 123 distinctive star RATED HOTELS with a room inventory of over 36, 000 HOTEL ROOMS spread across 79 cities in China. Under the Jin Jiang branding concept, the company has a new premium “J” hotel brand, five star luxury properties and four star business properties.
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 Hotel Management Company Ltd., the entire portfolio of owned and/or operated 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 owns and operates a collection of over 1,566 distinctive hotels and inns in more than 280 cities and towns within 31 provinces, autonomous regions and municipalities across China with a total room inventory in excess of 235,000 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. 
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Aline Siobhan Davies
Senior Manager, Corporate Communications 
Tel: +86 21 2037 5024
Email: aline.davies@jinjianghotels.com