Beijing mega-resort reaches completion

Sunrise Kempinski Hotel Beijing has officially opened, marking the completion of Kempinski hotel group's largest development in China.

© Sunrise Kempinski Hotel Beijing
© Sunrise Kempinski Hotel Beijing

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.

More:

W Beijing hotel opens for business

JW Mariott opens new Beijing hotel

Waldorf Astoria opens Beijing hotel

Have you registered with us yet?

Register now to enjoy more articles
and free email bulletins.

Register now
Already registered?
Sign in
Expert offers advice on unusual dietary requirements

Expert offers advice on unusual dietary requirements

Food and allergen specialist explains why you should take every allergy request seriously.

New 3,000 capacity venue Magazine London launches with big name events

New 3,000 capacity venue Magazine London launches with big name events

North Greenwich venue opens its doors with high-profile industry events announced for Autumn 2019.

Events industry can combat climate change in two key ways, says UN officer

Events industry can combat climate change in two key ways, says UN officer

As people take part in global climate strikes ahead of Monday's UN Climate Change Summit, how can the events industry play its part?

New global executive creative director for 2Heads

New global executive creative director for 2Heads

Latest appointment for the agency will oversee the expansion of creative and design teams.

How voice recognition is changing the industry

How voice recognition is changing the industry

Voice technology is about more than playlists and weather reports - wayfinding is helping to show just how useful the tech is.

'Overtourism does not really exist, it is a media creation'

'Overtourism does not really exist, it is a media creation'

Professor Dimitrios Buhalis explains why there's no such thing as overtourism, just bad management of destinations.

Bruges to open new convention centre in 2021

Bruges to open new convention centre in 2021

Famous Portuguese architect has made natural daylight a top selling point of the new city-centre venue.

BeSixth hires head of global strategic partnerships

BeSixth hires head of global strategic partnerships

The recently-launched event agency's new appointment will be based in the Los Angeles office.

What's happening at Italy at Hand, The Event, 2019 in Rome this year.

Case study: Australasian Animal Studies Association Conference

Case study: Australasian Animal Studies Association Conference

The conference in Christchurch, New Zealand focused on indigenous attitudes towards human-animal relations.

LATEST JOBS