Retailing, Franchising, and Consumerism Business Intelligence in China

Le Meridien Chongqing Nan'an Awarded Best New Opening Hotels of China

Chongqing, China (March 26, 2010) / — Opened on December 11, 2009, Le Meridien Chongqing, Nan'an recent received China Hotel Starlight Special Award – Best New Opening Hotels of China. China Hotel Starlight Awards is an event jointly conceived and summoned by Chinese mainstream mass media.

Being the first international luxury hotel in Nan'an district, Chongqing, Le Meridien Chongqing, Nan'an offers some of the finest facilities in the city, with 319 refined rooms and suites featuring unique art pieces and showcasing views of vibrant Chongqing city. Built within Chongqing's newest residential, shopping and entertainment destination-Wanda Plaza, on the upper Yangtze River, the hotel is an 8-minute walk to the new Chongqing Convention & Exhibition Centre and 10-minute drive away from the Liberation Square a central business district area of Chongqing.

Incorporating the largest ballroom in town at 1,093 square meters, the hotel meeting and function space exhibits a contemporary, understated decor that is enhanced by the personal and forward-thinking service of our banquet team, laying the perfect groundwork for a transformative event. With a total of 1,694 square meters encompassing nine meeting and function rooms, creative and innovative themes, menus, and function space set-ups are limited only by your imagination.

The hotel offers a variety of restaurants where you can indulge your senses. Latest Recipe, all-day dining restaurant, is located adjacent to the lobby and offers an international buffet breakfast and dinner as well as an a la carte menu throughout the day. For a taste of local culture, Le Mei serves Sichuan-style Chinese fare, complemented by a selection of signature Cantonese options interpreted with a modern "New Chinese" flair. The Japanese Akebono provides a lively and interactive dining experience with its Teppanyaki and Robatayaki menu. Latitude 29 offers a sophisticated social setting for enjoying unique cocktails, coffee, tea and other beverages with entertainment from chill-out sounds.

About Le Meridien
Le Meridien, the French-born hotel brand currently represented by 105 properties in more than 50 countries, was acquired by Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: HOT) in November 2005. Since then, Le Meridien has gone through a brand re-launch, which included appointing a full-time Cultural Curator – French arts-provocateur Jerome Sans – and transforming numerous guest touch points, thus bringing unique and interactive experiences to its guests.
With close to 80 of its properties located in Europe, Africa, the Middle East, and Asia-Pacific, Le Meridien brand provides a strong international complement to Starwood's primarily North American holdings. Plans call for dynamic expansion of Le Meridien hotels and resorts within the next five years, concentrating in the U.S., Latin America, and Asia-Pacific, including destinations such as India, Thailand and China. Le Meridien Hotels recently opened new hotels in Chongqing, Qingdao and Panama City and will open in Xiamen and Philadelphia in the coming months, and has recently signed new hotel deals in Taipei and Saigon, Mahabaleshwar, and Lonavala in India. For more information, please visit

  • Celine Feng
    Marketing Communication Manager
    Le Meridien Chongqing, Nan'an
    Tel: +86 23 8638 8888
    Email: [email protected]

This press release has been syndicated from Xinwengao, who is responsible for the content distributed via its newswire.