Element brand to open three hotels in Greater China

Starwood Hotels & Resorts will open three Element hotels in next four years in Greater China.

Scheduled to open in 2017, Element Chongli will be located in Zhangjiakou, Chongli County, Hebei Province. It will have 150 rooms, and will offer a setting in Sitaizui Village, a ski area surrounded by mountains.

Scheduled to open in 2018, Element Sanya Haitang Bay will be surrounded by mountains with beach views. The 204-room property will be located in the Haitang Bay District in the southern part of Hainan Island, known as the “Hawaii of the East.”

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Meanwhile, Element Tianjin Beichen will open in 2019. The 200-room hotel will overlook the Northern Canal of the Hai River, with sites such as the Tianjin Eye, a 120-meter Ferris wheel, the 336-meter Tianjin Tower and a skyscraper with an observation deck.

Element Hotels are built green from the ground up using sustainable products and practices. The brand’s sustainable design components include low flow rainfall and showerheads, 100 percent no PVC flooring, energy efficient LED lighting, electric-vehicle charging stations, filtered water, green materials such as low-VOC paints and recycled-content carpeting and guestroom designs that incorporate sustainable features. To date, there are 18 Element Hotels worldwide, with 16 in North America, one in Europe and one in Asia Pacific.

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