A Shangri-La hotel set for opening in Beijing’s Shougang Park come end-2021 will be the designated official hotel and event reception venue for the 2022 Winter Olympics.
Wang Yue, deputy chief of the Beijing Culture & Tourism Bureau, and Ke Yongguo, deputy head of Shijingshan District Government, expressed that the partnership will contribute to the development of Shijingshan District and the economic growth of Beijing.
Shougang Park, a local landmark with over 100 years of history, is connected to the grand ski ramp of the Winter Olympics and the training centre of the National Teams.
Commented Zhang Gongyan, chairman and general manager of Shougang Group: “Shougang Park is regarded as the new landmark of the capital city’s revival and an important service provider for the Beijing Winter Olympics.”
He expects the partnership with Shangri-La Group to not only boost Shougang Park’s role in the Beijing Olympics, but also “raise the bar to contribute even more to the city’s growth”.
Hui Kuok, chairman of Shangri-La Group, said: “Beijing continues to be a very important market for Shangri-La Group. We are committed to deepening our investment and to be part of Beijing’s renewed growth plans.
“The Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics will be a historic occasion for the host city of Beijing and equally for us at Shangri-La as we open our doors to welcome the international sports community coming for the Games.”