Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide, Inc (NYSE:HOT) today announced the opening of Sheraton Nanchang Hotel, situated in Nanchang, the political, economic, and cultural capital of Jiangxi Province in Southeast China. Owned by Walton industrial (Nanchang) Co., LTD, the property marks the debut of Starwood in the province and also propels the Sheraton brand toward its Sheraton 2020 goal of opening more than 150 hotels worldwide within the next five years.
“Nanchang is an important transportation hub in Southeast China, a modern manufacturing base and the core of the Poyang Lake Eco-Economic Zone,” said Vincent Ong, Senior Brand Director, Asia Pacific Brand Management, Starwood Hotels & Resorts. “China is leading the growth of the Sheraton brand worldwide and the opening of the first Sheraton hotel in Jiangxi Province places Sheraton one step closer to its goal of opening more than 150 new hotels by 2020.”
Sheraton Nanchang Hotel comprises 350 inviting guest rooms and suites, all featuring a premium sleep experience and other of the Sheraton brand’s signature amenities and services including a large flat-panel LCD TV and rainforest shower. Guests can also stay fit on the road at the Sheraton® Fitness gym, spend time to re-energize at the indoor heated pool, or Shine Spa for SheratonTM, or to relax in the comfort of the Sheraton® Club Lounge, with benefits including complimentary breakfast, all-day refreshments and free Wi-Fi.
“Sheraton Nanchang Hotel is centrally located along the banks of the Ganjiang River in Nanchang’s new Hong Gu Tan business and tourism district, which is also home to many financial, commercial and municipal government offices as well as retail malls and recreational venues,” said Bryan Cheong, General Manager of Sheraton Nanchang Hotel. “We look forward in delivering the Sheraton brand’s exceptional service and innovative guest experiences so that our guests can make the most of our their stay in Nanchang.”
The hotel also features an array of culinary options. From breakfast to dinner, the open kitchens at FEAST®, the Sheraton brand’s signature all-day dining restaurant, serve with delectable buffet spreads, while specialty Chinese restaurant YUE® offers authentic Cantonese dishes and Gan, Hunan, and Szechuan favorites. In addition, guests can choose to dine at Miyabi Japanese restaurant, which serves contemporary Japanese specialties with fresh seafood, high-quality cuts of meat, and seasonal produce. The Grill & Bar features sizzling meats and international flavors. As part of the new lobby bar menu Paired – the Sheraton brand’s reinvigorated food and beverage program – expertly matched small plates, Sheraton selects wines and craft beers will also be available at the Lobby Lounge.
Sheraton Nanchang Hotel is also the ideal location for meetings and events of all sizes, with 2,300 square meters’ multi-functional conference space, including a deluxe grand pillar-less ballroom of 1,200 square meters, 10 Multipurpose function rooms, a VIP room and Boardroom.
Sheraton Nanchang Hotel boasts of a bird’s eye view of “Tengwang Pavilion” - one of China’s four greatest ancient towers with 1,300 years history; and is conveniently accessible from both the railway, high speed train station and coach terminal, just 20 minutes from Nanchang’s Changbei Airport by car.
Nanchang is known for its rich history, cultural relics, and beautiful mountains, rivers and lakes. Guests staying at Sheraton Nanchang can easily explore nearby scenic spots such as the Anyi Ancient Village -a national cultural heritage site featuring more than 120 well-preserved homes from the Ming and Qing dynasties, climb the city’s highest ancient structure, the Shengjin Pagoda, and marvel at its sweeping city views, or explore the holy lands of Buddhism and Taoism amid beautiful mountains and landscapes at Meiling Mountain Scenic Spot.
Special Opening Offer
To celebrate the opening, Sheraton Nanchang Hotel is offering a special opening package valid until 27th June, 2015, starting at RMB 598 for Deluxe City Room.
One night stay in Deluxe Room with Sweet Sleeper™ Bed
Free standard internet access
Double Starpoints for SPG members
Valid Date: 27th December, 2015 to 27th June, 2016.
Stay Date: 27th December, 2015 to 27th June, 2016.
Subject to room availability.
For more information on Sheraton Nanchang Hotel or to make a reservation, please visit sheraton.com/nanchang, or call +86 791 8222 2228
About Sheraton Hotels & Resorts
Sheraton Hotels & Resorts, the largest and most global brand of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc., makes it easy for guests to explore, relax and enjoy the possibilities of travel through smart solutions and effortless experiences at more than 440 hotels in more than 72 countries around the world. The brand is currently in the midst of implementing Sheraton 2020, a 10 point plan designed to make Sheraton the global hotel brand of choice, everywhere. Sheraton recently launched “Where Actions Speak Louder,” a multi-channel, multi-million dollar advertising campaign that highlights the brand’s ongoing enhancements to its guest experience, including new products and partnerships, and a renewed focus on service. With work well underway, the brand has already rolled out a variety of initiatives under Sheraton 2020, including Paired, a new imaginative lobby bar menu; the richest SPG promotion in the brand’s history; and Sheraton Grand, a new premier tier that recognizes exceptional Sheraton hotels and resorts. To learn more, visit www.sheraton.com. Stay connected to Sheraton: @sheratonhotels on Twitter and Instagram and facebook.com/Sheraton.