SHANGHAI, Sept. 6, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) announced the grand opening of InterContinental Shanghai NECC today in the vibrant new Hongqiao CBD. It is the 38th hotel under the InterContinental Hotels & Resorts brand in China. InterContinental Shanghai NECC is the only luxury hotel located within Shanghai's new National Exhibition and Convention Centre (NECC), the largest single building and exhibition complex in the world.
As a new landmark of Shanghai, InterContinental Shanghai NECC hotel is just five kilometres from Hongqiao International Airport and Hongqiao Railway Station. It is only a three-minute walk to Metro Line 2 on the Shanghai subway network. The strategic location places the hotel at the centre of a new era of business development in western Shanghai, linking Hongqiao with the prosperous Yangtze River Delta Economic Zone. Guests can also enjoy exploring nearby attractions, such as Qibao Ancient Town, Zhujiajiao Watertown, Hongqiao HUB and the popular Shanghai Outlets Mall.
Adhering to stringent sustainable principles, InterContinental Shanghai NECC offers 536 elegantly designed rooms and suites featuring the finest modern comforts for discerning guests. The hotel also features four showpiece restaurants and lounges, plus more than 2,200 sq m of stylish event space perfect for hosting high-level meetings, banquets, business galas and magical weddings.
"Shanghai and the Yangtze River Region is one of the world's largest exhibition markets. InterContinental Shanghai NECC is an integral part of Asia's largest exhibition venue. This unique location offers the finest facilities for corporate and leisure travellers to live the Intercontinental life, enhanced by our signature service and authentic destination experiences," says Peter Pollmeier, General Manager of InterContinental Shanghai NECC. "With the prominent location and leading MICE facilities, InterContinental Shanghai NECC is poised to become the benchmark of luxury service in the burgeoning Hongqiao CBD."
InterContinental Hotels & Resorts is proud to celebrate its 70th global anniversary this year. InterContinental Shanghai NECC is the fifth landmark hotel in Shanghai after InterContinental Shanghai Pudong, InterContinental Shanghai Expo, InterContinental Shanghai Puxi and InterContinental Shanghai Ruijin, providing guests from around the world with memorable and unique experiences that will enrich their lives and broaden their outlook. As the flagship hotel in Shanghai, it showcases the ideal embodiment of the brand concept: "Live the InterContinental Life". The grand opening of InterContinental Shanghai NECC injects new vigour into the group's effort to maintain its leading position among luxury hotel brands.
About InterContinental® Hotels & Resorts
InterContinental Hotels & Resorts has 183 hotels located in more than 60 countries with local insight that comes from 70 years of experience. As a brand, we believe that superior, understated service and outstanding facilities are important, but what makes us truly different is the genuine interest we show in our guests. Our desire is to help guests make the most of their time. We connect our well-travelled guests to what's special about a destination, by sharing our knowledge, so they enjoy authentic experiences that will enrich their lives and broaden their outlook.
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