Beijing China Intercontinental Hotel
The 17-story underground hotel is about an hour's drive from central Shanghai and costs from 1,000 yuan per night, or about $200 for two nights. One of the world's leading hotel companies, the Intercontinental Hotel Group, today announced that it has reached 400 open hotels in Greater China as it continues to expand in its fastest growing region. The four properties, which opened in Beijing, Guangzhou, Shanghai and Guangdong in the first half of the year, will strengthen their presence throughout the country with a representative office in Shanghai. It is pushing ahead with franchising plans that reflect the maturation of the market as appropriate local partners become available.
Along with the Conrad and Holiday Inn rooms and suites, which will open in April, Sands Cotai Central will eventually have 1,000 rooms, suites and other amenities, as well as a restaurant.
The majority of Hualuxe's properties are built and built in Beijing, Shanghai, Guangdong, Shenzhen and other cities in China. China Daily reports that the hotel group has already confirmed a number of hotels in the city, including one at Beijing International Airport, as well as hotels in Shanghai and Guangzhou. The company also plans to hold a "series of roadshows" across the country, with a focus on China, Hong Kong, Beijing and Shanghai. A guide on how to get from PEK airport to the conference hotels in Beijing is now available.
The Chinese Visa Form (PDF) is also available for download and you can apply for a Chinese visa to other countries if you live in the region. You can inform yourself or apply yourself at your Chinese Embassy or Consulate in China before applying.
Chinese Visa: According to the Chinese Embassy and Consulate, those who do not attend the event need a Chinese visa to enter China. This week, Brandon Leung, director of the SLH China Intercontinental Hotel in Beijing, said that most of the guests staying at his hotel outside China are from the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa. He added that all of his hotels in the US, except his own Express Hotel, are more than 100% Chinese-owned, while Holiday Inns also cost nearly $100. Such local staffing is especially important in smaller Chinese cities, where employing overseas workers is often too expensive.
The growth of international tourism to China has created a demand for standards that meet the standards of people traveling around the world. Hotel guests in China may not have to worry about getting the air out - whether they're operating the control panels or standing in line to check in, he said.
The Shenzhen company, which is focused on developing AI technology for smart hotels, opened the first ever fully automated hotel in Chengdu, Sichuan, in January. The company has since added two more automated hotels in Shenzen and plans to build 50 more this year.
China's first hotel in the country - ever foreign - is set to be one of the first, according to the company.
Beijing is the capital of the People's Republic of China and for much of the country's history the seat of government. Beijing is one of the Great Ancient Capitals of China, and there are many world-famous tourist attractions in Beijing, including the Forbidden City, the Great Wall of China, Tiananmen Square and the Red River Gorge, as well as many other famous tourist attractions in and around the city. Beijing Capital International Airport (PEK) is the main international airport serving Beijing, accommodating more than 100,000 passengers per day and over 1.5 million visitors per year. With a population of 2.2 million people, it is also the second largest city in China after Shanghai.
The airport is located northeast of the city center and is just a short walk from the InterContinental Hotel, where MobiCom 2009 is being held. Designed for the modern and discerning yuppie generation, the hotel is the largest and most modern hotel in the world and the largest hotel in China, covering a total area of 1.5 million square metres.
The company is the first international hotel company to offer mobile payment options, introduce artificial smart, high-performance smart rooms in all InterContinental hotels and launch its IHG Rewards Club. Earlier this year, it launched its first-of-its-kind mobile payment system for hotels in the US and Canada.
The MobiCom Hotel is now a 5-star hotel and is a short walk from the Bird's National Stadium, where Usain Bolt broke two world records, and the National Aquatics Center, where Michael Phelps won eight gold medals. The Beijing Tongying Center InterContinental Hotel is located in the heart of one of the most famous sports venues in the world, Beijing's bird S. S., London. Today, it is a 4-star hotel in the Chinese capital Beijing, and is located on the site of a world-class swimming and diving centre with a capacity of more than 1.5 million seats.