Nikko Hotels International Prepares for A Spring 2011 Hotel Launch in Xiamen, China

2011/08/01

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Nikko Hotels International Prepares for A Spring 2011 Hotel Launch in Xiamen, China

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December 17, 2009, Tokyo, Japan - JAL Hotels Co., Ltd., today announced that a new 443-room hotel in Xiamen, China, will be added to the Nikko Hotels International, its luxury international hotel group, in Spring 2011. Hotel Nikko Xiamen is one of four new Nikko Hotel properties being built in China. These new hotels will bring the total number of Nikko Hotels in China to nine.

Positioned in an upscale newly developed real estate complex, Hotel Nikko Xiamen will have 25 floors spanning over 500,000 square feet. Hotel amenities include restaurants, banquet halls and a spa and fitness center.

Hotel Nikko Xiamen will be built alongside the Xiamen Software Park and Guanyinshan Business Park, where over 400 companies are in the process of relocating, and an international exhibition and conference center. In addition, a new consulate zone, yacht harbor, a luxury residential zone and entertainment facilities such as a concert hall and theaters are being developed.

With a population of almost three million, Xiamen is located in the southeastern province of Fujian and overlooks the Taiwan Strait. The city is a Special Economic Zone, which has stimulated foreign investment and led to Xiamen becoming one of China’s fastest growing cities. Xiamen was also recently recognized as one of China’s best cities to live in.

About Nikko Hotels International
Nikko Hotels International is an international luxury hotel group operated by JAL Hotels Co., Ltd. (www.jalhotels.com), a subsidiary of Japan Airlines, headquartered in Tokyo. In addition to Nikko Hotels, JAL Hotels also operates Hotel JAL City, a chain of 13 mid-priced hotels in Japan for business travelers. JAL Hotels Co., Ltd. currently has 58 hotels worldwide, in Europe, the Americas, the Middle East and throughout Japan and the Asia/Pacific region.

JAL Hotels plans to open the 388-room Hotel Nikko Shanghai this winter in China. Openings in 2010 will include one hotel in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and two in China: the 471-room Hotel JAL Tower Dubai, a Nikko Hotels International property; the 500-room Hotel Nikko Wuxi; and the 411-room Hotel Nikko Guangzhou. In 2011, the company plans to open the 300-room JAL Bahrain Resort & Spa, also a Nikko Hotels International property, in Bahrain, and the 335-room. Hotel Nikko Saigon in Vietnam. For more information and photos, please visit the company's news room (http://jalhotels.mediaroom.com). Web site: http://www.jalhotels.com/

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