Hyatt Regency CHONGQING opens in Southwest China
(MENAFN Press) CHICAGO(August 22, 2012) -Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced the opening of Hyatt Regency Chongqing, introducing the Hyatt Regency brand to the booming city in Southwest China.
Catering to both business and leisure travellers, Hyatt Regency Chongqing is strategically located in Jiangbei District, the new central business district in Chongqing, which is 20 minutes away from all the major commercial and industrial zones, and a 15-minute drive to the new Chongqing International Expo Centre, the largest exhibition centre in Western China and the second largest in China.
In the middle of the increasingly popular shopping area of Bei Cheng Tian Jie (known as 'Paradise Walk'), Hyatt Regency Chongqing is part of a new mixed-use commercial development combining high-end offices, luxury shopping and various dining and entertainment experiences.
Chongqing is one of the four municipalities in China (the other three are Beijing, Shanghai and Tianjin), and is the largest and the only one located inland. Since its founding 3,000 years ago, Chongqing has been one of the most notable places in China for fascinating history and brilliant culture. Every year, millions of visitors, from China and overseas come to explore the stunning scenery of the Three Gorges among many other attractions the city has to offer. Today, Chongqing also serves as the economic centre of the upstream Yangtze area and major manufacturing base and transportation hub for Southwest China.
Speaking on the occasion of the hotel's opening, Larry Tchou, Managing Director, Hyatt Hotels & Resorts - AsiaPacific said, "The strategic move to bring the Hyatt Regency brand to the metropolis of Chongqing is another milestone in Hyatt's development in China. We are very pleased to introduce and deliver our authentic hospitality to this bustling market, and look forward to welcoming guests from Chongqing, China, and all over the world in the coming months and years."
Hyatt Regency Chongqing features 321 well-appointed guestrooms and suites, many of which feature panoramic views over the Paradise Walk, and are equipped with the modern amenities to meet the needs for today's business and leisure travellers. Luxurious marble bathrooms with separate baths and rain showers provide the guests the comfort of in-room pampering. The spacious and opulent Chairman Suite and Presidential Suite along with 37 other suites are elegantly designed to accommodate the most discerning travellers.
Regency Club accommodation is located on exclusive floors with access to the private Regency Club Lounge, where guests can enjoy the personal services and exclusive benefits of complimentary continental breakfast, all-day refreshments, evening cocktails and canaps.
Dining and Entertainment
Hyatt Regency Chongqing features a variety of innovative restaurants and bars offering authentic cuisine and vibrant entertainment.
Market Cafe is an all-day dining buffet restaurant featuring four interactive show kitchens and a beverage bar, offering the freshest products with lively preparation for breakfast, lunch and dinner. "Eating out of the pan, off the grill and out of the wok" isthe best description of the restaurant's concept, providing guests with a culinary experience of a busy food market.
The signature Chinese restaurant, Yu Yue, serves authentic Sichuan cuisine emphasizing Chongqing specialties, complemented by Cantonese signature dishes. Nine private rooms are available for dining and entertainment, each of which has a unique design feature offering guests a new experience every time they dine in a different room.
Tea Lounge is acasual yet elegant lounge located on the lobby level, serving a selection of teas, coffee, and fresh juices, and is an ideal backdrop for relaxed conversations and business meetings.
Also on the lobby level is the patisserie, Mi Yue, offering freshly baked breads, cookies, cakes, chocolates and a wide range of French pastries. Guests in the hotel or nearby neighbourhood can choose to dine in or simply order to go.
For guests who enjoy an elegant cocktail or premium wine in a stylish ambience, Ling Long Bar is the place to be. Friendly bartenders are on hand to mix some of the most creative cocktails in the city and an extensive selection of single malt and premium whiskies are also featured on the menu.
The Heng Spa at Hyatt Regency Chongqing encompasses ten luxury spa suites and as well as separate foot massage rooms for total pampering and relaxation. The Fitness Centre, with its dedicated team of personal trainers, is equippedwith state-of-the-art facilities and offers tailored training programs for guests to be able to enjoy a comprehensive and refreshing workout experience. Guests can also utilize the 25-meter indoor pool to rejuvenate and refresh.
Meetings & Events
A total of more than 20,100 square feet (1,870 square meters) of flexible function space at Hyatt Regency Chongqing makes the hotel a leading choice for high-level meetings, conferences, weddings or social gatherings. The pillar-less 8,300-square-foot (780-square-meter) Regency Ballroom with a 26-foot high ceiling and a commanding panoramic Paradise Walk view can host up to 450 guests for banquets and 670 for cocktail receptions. The Beicheng Ballroom, measuring 3,900 square feet (370 square meters), can be divided into two separate rooms. Eight additional multi-purpose venues, ranging from 581 to 1,292 square feet (54 to 120 square meters), can accommodate meetings and events of various sizes.
All venues are equipped with the latest video and telephone-conferencing facilities and wired with high-speed broadband and wireless Internet access. The hotel's dedicated events teams are always on hand to deliver creative programming and seamless coordination.
For reservations at Hyatt Regency Chongqing, please visit http://chongqing.regency.hyatt.com or call the nearest Hyatt Worldwide Reservations Centre.
Hyatt Regency hotels are conveniently located in urban, suburban, airport, convention and resort destinations around the world. Properties range in size up to 2,000 rooms, feature intimate and large meeting spaces, and offer a full range of services and dining options tailored to serve the needs of conventions, business travellers or resort vacationers. Hyatt Regency enables all guests “ whether they are traveling to work, unwind or gather in celebration “ to feel productive and revitalized. www.hyattregency.comAbout Hyatt Hotels CorporationHyatt Hotels Corporation, headquartered in Chicago, is a leading global hospitality company with a proud heritage of making guests feel more than welcome. Thousands of members of the Hyatt family strive to make a difference in the lives of the guests they encounter every day by providing authentic hospitality. The Company's subsidiaries manage, franchise, own and develop hotels and resorts under the Hyatt, Park Hyatt, Andaz, Grand Hyatt, Hyatt Regency, Hyatt Place and Hyatt HouseTM. Hyatt House is changing its brand identity from Hyatt Summerfield Suites. Hyatt Residential Group, Inc., a Hyatt Hotels Corporation subsidiary, develops, operates, markets or licenses Hyatt ResidencesTM and Hyatt Residence ClubTM. As of June 30, 2012, the Company's worldwide portfolio consisted of 492 properties in 45 countries. For more information, please visit www.hyatt.com.
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