Shangri-La Group has opened its third property in China’s southeastern Fujian Province, and the first in the city of Putian.
The 125-room Shangri-La Putian is located on the banks of the Shouxi River in the Chengxiang District of the city, with views over Shouxi Park, and around 25-minutes from Putian’s high-speed railway station.
It joins existing hotels in the province’s cities of Fuzhou and Xiamen.
During the soft opening facilities include a first floor Chinese restaurant serving dishes including lychee pork, fried oyster omelette, and “Buddha Jumps Over the Wall”, which uses fish heads from fish caught in a nearby reservoir.
The lobby features an art installation of hundreds of transparent tiles illuminated by lights, inspired by the ‘flying swallowtail ridge’, an ancient architectural feature in southern Fujian provice.
Meeeting and events spaces include a 1,200 sqm ballroom, a 650 sqm foyer, a bridal room, and an outdoor garden.
Shangri-La owns and / or manages over 100 hotels globally across over 75 destinations, under its Shangri-La, Kerry, Jen and Traders brands.
The group recently unveiled a serviced residences property in China’s southern city of Kunming, and forthcoming developments include locations in Australia, Bahrain, Mainland China, Cambodia, Indonesia and Saudi Arabia.