Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide has announced an agreement with Shenyang Huaqiang Jinlang City Square Properties Co. on a W hotel in Shenyang, a Northeast China province. The hotel is scheduled to open in 2019, and be located along Qingnian Avenue, known as the city's Golden Corridor.
"We are delighted to partner with Huaqiang Group to launch the W brand in Shenyang," said Qian Jin, president, greater China, Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide. "Since W Hotels made its debut in mainland China last year, the brand continues to redefine China's luxury hotel experience. W Shenyang will offer cutting-edge design, Whatever/Whenever service, bustling bar and restaurant, and insider access to what's new and next for both guests and locals alike."
W Hotels is slated to open 12 new properties in the Asia Pacific region by 2019 with more than half those hotels planned for China, including new flagships in Beijing and Shanghai as well as Suzhou, Changsha and Chengdu.
"Shenyang is the economic, cultural, communication, trade and commercial hub of the North-eastern region of China," said Lian Bin, chairman of board, Shenyang Huaqiang Jinlang City Square Properties Co., Ltd. "Our vision is to create a hotel which will set a new lifestyle standard. We have no doubt W Shenyang will be the best choice for both domestic and international visitors to Shenyang."
The hotel will have 250 rooms
"Shenyang provides an ideal foothold for Starwood's expanding pipeline with its growing economy and position as a trade hub for Northeast China," said Franck Huang, VP, acquisition and development, greater China, Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide. "This opening will strengthen Starwood's presence in the city and provide an exciting option for affluent travelers who are looking for the epitome of contemporary luxury."