Wanda opens second new Shandong hotel

Wanda Hotels & Resorts is continuing its expansion in China’s Shandong province, with the opening of a second new Wanda Realm hotel. The 283-room Wanda Realm Taian opened in the city Tai’an, at the foothills of Mount Tai. This opening comes less than a week after the launch of the Wanda Realm Dongying, also in Shandong province.

“Tai’an is situated in the burgeoning Shandong province, a renowned cultural holiday destination and home to Mount Tai, called the ‘first mountain in the world’. We are very proud to bring the Wanda Realm brand to Tai’an and provide an outstanding hotel stay experience for the affluent traveller,” said the hotel’s general manager, Grant Thompson.

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As Travel Daily Asia writes, Wanda Realm Taian forms part of the Wanda Plaza Complex and sits adjacent to the Taishan International Conference & Exhibition Centre. The hotel’s rooms and suites are located on the 25th to 37th floors of the hotel, offering views of the city and mountains beyond. Premium guests will also have access to an executive lounge.

Facilities at the new hotel include three restaurants and a lounge, a fitness centre, indoor heated swimming pool, plus extensive conference and banqueting space, including a seven meeting rooms and a 1,200m² ballroom.

Wanda Realm Taian becomes Wanda’s 77th hotel in China and the 30th under the Wanda Realm brand.

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