Jumeirah Group, the global luxury hotel company and a member of Dubai Holding, has announced three new management agreements to operate luxury hotels and resorts across China. The Jumeirah Haikou Resort is set in an exclusive golf community on a private island in Hainan; theJumeirah Wuhan has a prime city centre location near to Hankou; and Jumeirah Nanjing is set in the Hexi new business district.
The Jumeirah Haikou Resort is set within an exclusive golf community on a 136 hectare private island and is expected to open in 2018. Haikou is the capital city of Hainan and the main business centre. Known as the ‘Hawaii of China’ Hainan is the only non-industrialised province and only tropical island resort destination in the country. The mixed-use development will comprise a golf course designed by Tom Doak, 60 luxury residential villas and a luxury hotel comprising 140 guest rooms including 26 suites. Denniston International has been appointed as the project architect.
The property, designed by Foster and Partners, will feature 200 guest rooms including 23 suites, an all-day dining and Chinese specialty restaurant, lobby lounge, bar, function space, executive club lounge and business centre. Recreational facilities will comprise a fitness centre, Talise Spa and indoor swimming pool. The third property Jumeirah Nanjing is currently under development and expected to open in 2016.
Located approximately 40 minutes’ drive from the airport and a one-hour train ride from Shanghai, Jumeirah Nanjing is set in the Hexi new business district and in close proximity to office buildings and a conference centre. The mixed-use development will comprise office and retail space, a conference centre, a 4-star hotel and a luxury Jumeirah hotel. Designed by architect Zaha Hadid, the 250-room hotel will include 32 suites, an all-day dining and Chinese specialty restaurant, café, lobby lounge, tea lounge, bar, junior ballroom, executive club lounge, business centre, fitness centre, Talise Spa and an indoor swimming pool. Source by Jumeirah Group.