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Kempinski Hotel Yixing Celebrates Its Opening

January 5, 2013: Kempinski, Europe’s oldest luxurious hotel group is pleased to announce the opening of its 18th property on mainland China in Yixing, the Pottery Capital of China.

Surrounded by bamboo forests and just a one-hour drive away from Wuxi International Airport, Yixing is an eastern Chinese city known for being a modern industrial centre and a source of purple clay, mined since the 10th century and used to make the much sought-after “zisha”-style teapots.

Located near Shanghai and on the shores of the stunning Lake Taihu, Kempinski Hotel Yixing boasts 446 rooms and suites and nearly 2,650 m2 of function space, including 15 meeting rooms and two ballrooms equipped with state-of-the-art technology.

Additionally, Kempinski Hotel Yixing offers a variety of dining choices, featuring its YuanYuan Chinese Restaurant which offers a blend of Cantonese and local cuisines of Changzhou and Yixing and features 24 Private Rooms; the All-Day Dining Elements Restaurant on the 60th floor, from where guests can experience breathtaking panoramic views of Yixing City and Lake Taihu; Le Chai Wine Bar – the first of its kind in Yixing - with a large outside terrace and Bamboo Lobby Lounge.

The hotel will also boast a spa, state-of-the-art fitness facilities and indoor swimming pool overlooking Lake Taihu.

Kempinski Hotel Yixing celebrates its opening on 5 January, 2013 combining European luxury and Chinese culture, which blend together in this new landmark like a perfectly prepared cup of Chinese tea. 

 

About Kempinski:

 Created in 1897, Kempinski Hotels is Europe’s oldest luxury hotel group. Kempinski’s rich heritage of impeccable personal service and superb hospitality is complemented by the exclusivity and individuality of its properties. Kempinski now comprises a portfolio of 75 five-star hotels in 31 countries and continues to add new properties in Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia. Each one reflects the strength and success of the Kempinski brand without losing sight of its heritage. The portfolio comprises historic landmark properties, award-winning urban lifestyle hotels, outstanding resorts, and prestigious residences. Each one is imbued with the quality guests have come to expect from Kempinski while embracing the cultural traditions of its location. Kempinski is a founding member of the Global Hotel Alliance (GHA), the world’s largest alliance of independent hotels.

www.kempinski.com/press • www.globalhotelalliance.com

 

Media Contact:

Sammy Tong • P.R Manager • Kempinski Hotel Yixing

888 Jie Fang East Road • Yixing • Jiangsu Province • 21400 • China 

Tel +86 510 6866 8888 • Fax +86 510 6866 9999

Sammy.tong@kempinski.com • www.kempinski.com/yixing

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