Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) today announced the opening of Hyatt Regency Qingdao, introducing the Hyatt Regency brand to China’s coastal city in the Shandong province.
Hyatt Regency Qingdao will be the first upscale urban resort in northern China with an idyllic ocean setting, says the company.
Known as the “Pearl of the Yellow Sea,” Qingdao’s location on the Shandong Peninsula, beside the Yellow Sea, is renowned for its natural scenery, beautiful coastline and pleasant climate.
It is also recognized as an important economic hub and port city on China’s east coast. A popular tourism destination full of history, visitors also flock to Qingdao to savor its world-famous Tsingtao beer and delicious seafood.
According to Hyatt, Qingdao was crowned China’s Most Liveable City in 2011 by China Institute of City Competitiveness.
Hyatt Regency Qingdao is located in Laoshan district, Qingdao’s new business, commercial and entertainment center. It has direct access to Shi Lao Ren Beach, a nearly two mile stretch of yellow sand beachfront and azure waters.
“As the only upscale beachfront hotel in northern China, our urban resort truly offers the best of city convenience and resort-style indulgence,” says Anthony Ha, general manager of Hyatt Regency Qingdao.
It offers 439 guestrooms, including 25 suites. All rooms feature views of the ocean or beach through floor-to-ceiling windows, set against a backdrop of the Laoshan and Fushan mountains.
High-tech in-room amenities include a 42-inch LED flat-screen TV with cable/satellite programming, as well as high-speed broadband and wireless Internet access.