Kempinski strengthens China foothold
Kempinski Hotels, together with Universal Beijing Resort, is debuting two hotels: The Universal Studios Grand Hotel and NUO Resort Hotel – Universal Beijing Resort, operated by Key International Hotels Management Co., Ltd. (‘Key International’) – a joint venture between Beijing Tourism Group (‘BTG’) and Kempinski Hotels.
“This is a very significant step in our company’s history, and we couldn’t be more excited to be associated with Universal Beijing Resort in this new venture,” says Bernold Schroeder, Chief Executive Officer, Kempinski Group and Chairman of the Management Board, Kempinski AG. “More than ever, guests are looking for unique and captivating experiences during their travels. With the two new hotels, we are able to provide an engaging and memorable stay with the highest-quality standards combined with the timeless European elegance Kempinski has been known for to all our guests and theme park visitors.”
Situated at the entrance to the Universal Studios Beijing theme park, the inaugural Universal-themed hotel The Universal Studios Grand Hotel brings the contemporary interpretation of the glitter of the Hollywood Golden Age. Designed in a classic Spanish style, The hotel features 800 rooms and three dining options.
NUO Resort Hotel – Universal Beijing Resort offers a luxurious and picturesque escape exemplifying the beauty of China’s ancient royal garden. The first-ever resort hotel from NUO, one of the country’s first homegrown luxury hotel brands, is inspired by the traditional Chinese cultural and artistic achievements, and provides a mix of business with pleasure and art with technology, as well as sustainability. Located on the banks of the park’s waterway, the hotel features 400 rooms and suites, spa, an indoor swimming pool and wellness facilities and multi-function meeting space Magnolia Room.
Universal Beijing Resort will feature Universal Studios Beijing, the largest Universal theme park at the time of opening, two exceptional hotels, The Universal Studios Grand Hotel and NUO Resort Hotel, alongside Universal CityWalk Beijing.