The resort, 60km north of Beijing's city centre on the picturesque Yanqi Lake and Yanqi Island, is managed by Kempinski and owned by state-owned Beijing Enterprise Group.
It incorporates 14 hotels, 14,069sqm of meeting space, a conference centre, 14 restaurants and bars, 14 spas, a private marina, and a nine-storey pagoda. The gradual opening of each facility began on 17 November 2014.
Sunrise Kempinski Hotel Beijing features 306 bedrooms and suites spread across 21 floors. It also boasts a 1,850sqm ballroom holding up to 1,400 delegates and 12 meeting rooms ranging from 57sqm to 156sqm. It took two years and more than 9,300 construction workers to build.
"Since we opened our facilities on Yanqi Island, we have already to date, hosted numerous large-scale meetings by multinational companies," said Brice Péan, general manager of Sunrise Kempinski Hotel, Beijing & Yanqi Island.
"In 2015, the bulk of our MICE business will come from the automobile, pharmaceutical and technology industries. We are also working in partnership with unique service providers such as helicopter services, e-yacht services and hot air balloon services to offer our guests unique and luxurious experiences," he added.