Tuesday, April 15, 2008:The Grand Millennium Hotel, part of the Fortune plaza Complex, Beijing, opened today in the centre of the city’s financial and business district.
The hotel is owned and managed by Millennium & Copthorne International.
Mr Kwek Leng Beng, chairman of M&C Hotels, said: “Securing the Grand Millennium Beijing anchors our presence in China and is a key development in our stated aim to grow in Asia.”
“The long term prospects for this property are excellent due to the economic growth prospects both in China and especially in the Beijing Central Business District,” he said.
Mr. Tan Kim Seng, senior vice president of Millenium & Copthorne International, added: “The addition of Grand Millennium Beijing to our presence in China, which includes Millennium Wuxi Hotel, Millennium Hongqiao Shanghai and Millennium Hotel Xiamen, will augment our brand awareness in a country with a substantial outbound market that is growing at a vigorous pace.”
“This hotel will help to define M&C Hotels in the China marketplace.”
The five star hotel has 521 guest rooms and has a business centre, an indoor swimming pool, a spa and fitness centre, five restaurants and bars and an Executive Club lounge.