Diaoyutai Hotel Hangzhou, the flagship of the Diaoyutai hotel brand under the corporate leadership of Diaoyutai MGM Hospitality, located on the waterfront of the scenic Qiantang River in Hangzhou celebrated its grand opening on November 5th, 2016, in the presence of a host of distinguished guests.
Opening Ceremony of Diaoyutai Hotel Hangzhou
As a new project of Diaoyutai MGM Hospitality, Diaoyutai Hotel Hangzhou represents the brand philosophy of Diaoyutai which is an esteemed top-tier international hotel brand with Chinese Origins. By delivering its brand promise of “a deserved welcome”, the opening of the hotel marks an important milestone in the history of the Chinese hospitality industry.
A Top-tier Hotel Brand Blending the Finest of East and West
Established in 2007, Diaoyutai MGM Hospitality owns the world-renowned brands of MGM Grand and Bellagio in China, and is also developing Diaoyutai as a global top-tier hotel brand originated from China. The group blends the rich Chinese cultural heritage of the Diaoyutai State Guesthouse and MGM Resorts International’s DNA of vitality and joy, creating a unique brand with its own style, positioning and never-seen-before experience.
The group now operates the renowned MGM Grand Sanya, Diaoyutai Boutique Hotel Chengdu and Diaoyutai Hotel Hangzhou, all highly acclaimed for enjoyable and exceptional experiences and services for global guests.
Diaoyutai MGM Hospitality will also launch two new properties in 2017: Bellagio by MGM Shanghai and Diaoyutai Hotel Frankfurt in 2017, which will mark the first international expansion of this top-tier Chinese originated hotel brand.
Developing Global World-Class Hotel Brands
“As a leading hospitality group, we are blending the cultural heritage of Diaoyutai and its 800-year legacy with the international hospitality experience of MGM Resorts International,” said Mr. Liu Yaning, Deputy General Manager and Director of Diaoyutai MGM Hospitality.
“We are committed to bringing the world-renowned MGM Grand and Bellagio brands to China and create unparalleled experiences with an international touch, offering one of a kind products and superior service to our guests.
“At the same time, we will amaze the world with the legacy of the unmatched service from the revered Diaoyutai State Guesthouse and enable the world to get a better understanding of China’s rich cultural heritage and its elegant and exquisite service tradition through our Diaoyutai brand,” he said
Opening Ceremony of Diaoyutai Hotel Hangzhou. From left to right: Mr. Gary Chan, General Manager of Diaoyutai Hotel Hangzhou; General Manager of Diaoyutai Hotel Hangzhou; Mr. James J. Murren, Vice-President of Diaoyutai MGM Hospitality; Mr. Wang Anhui, owner representative and Deputy General Manager of Diaoyutai Hotel Hangzhou.
“Inheriting the legacy of the 800-year history of China’s art and culture, the Diaoyutai brand embodies the essence of Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in upholding the highest standards of hospitality in China, combined with state-of-the-art hospitality and international management standards.
Our aim is to build Diaoyutai into a world-class brand with a Chinese touch and launch it onto the international stage, so more people can experience Chinese style top-tier service.”
Diaoyutai MGM Hospitality is a joint venture between Diaoyutai State Guesthouse and MGM Resorts International. Its executives and board of directors attending the grand opening of Diaoyutai Hotel Hangzhou, include Ambassador Zhang Junsai, Director General of Diaoyutai State Guesthouse; Mr. James J. Murren, Chairman and CEO of MGM Resorts International; Mr. William Joseph Hornbuckle, President of MGM Resorts International; Mr. William Maxwell Scott IV, President of MGM Asia Pacific Holdings, Ltd. and Executive Director and General Manager of the joint venture.
Diaoyutai Hotel Hangzhou Showcasing Chinese Spirit and International Style
Diaoyutai Hotel Hangzhou is conceived as the grand residence of a highly knowledgeable master with rich life experiences; an individual with an open mind who is, by nature, modest and generous in disposition. The Diaoyutai Hotel Hangzhou is the mansion where his distinguished guests from around the world are catered to and entertained. Guests are immersed in the richness of traditional Chinese culture combined with contemporary western elements,
The hotel’s striking interior design theme is a modern reinterpretation of the traditional Chinese courtyard residence. It features 162 elegantly furnished guestrooms, of which 91 come with stunning river views.
Guests of the hotel can also experience legendary Diaoyutai cuisine, a unique culinary style perfected over many decades of serving world leaders at the Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in Beijing. In addition to the world-renowned Diaoyutai cuisine, guests can also enjoy a delectable selection of specialties from Hangzhou and Jiangsu, as well as the very best in Cantonese cuisine and international food.