Date: October 2018
Location: The heart of Pearl River Delta, on a mountaintop reservoir in the southern corner of Zhuhai, China and Lvjingtang Eco-Park, which is approximately 34 miles northwest of Hangzhou city centre in Yuhang district near the Alibaba headquarters and a new private jet aviation centre.
Name: M Collection Hengqin Zhuhai – opening 2020 and M Collection Hangzhou – opening 2022
No. of Keys: 100 suites and pool villas; 18 suites and 36 villas
Owner: Through an agreement with Zhuhai Da Heng Qin Company Limited, Minor Hotels will be launching M Collection Hengqin Zhuhai — the first M Collection branded hotel in China.
Zhuhai Da Heng Qin Company Limited was established on December 20, 2013 with a registered capital of 460 million RMB.
The company is a reorganisation from a Hengqin New Area State-owned Company Zhuhai Da Heng Qin Investment Co. Ltd; Zhuhai Hengqin Urban Construction Co. Ltd.; Zhuhai Blue Ocean Henderson Investment Development Co., Ltd.
Shareholders including: Zhuhai Da Heng Qin Investment Co. Ltd and Zhuhai Da Heng Qin Business Service Co. Ltd.
The new hotel will comprise an all-day dining restaurant, two speciality restaurants, a tea house and a lobby lounge. Other facilities include state-of-the-art fitness and gym facilities, swimming pool, kids club and spa.
The M Collection Hengqin Zhuhai, nestled on the coastal island of Hengqin, is just 200 metres away from Macao; the island has been selected as a new area to enhance economic ties with both Hong Kong and Macao.
A bridge connecting Hengqin with Macao and Hong Kong is scheduled to open in late 2018. When it is completed, it will take 5 minutes to drive to Macao and 40 minutes to drive to Hong Kong.
Another hotel to be signed under the M Collection brand is the all-villa M Collection Hangzhou in the Zhejiang Province.
The up and coming property will be part of the 433-hectare Lvjingtang Eco-Park.
Comprising of 18 suites and 36 villas, the hotel includes facilities such as an all-day dining restaurant, Pan Asian themed restaurant, continental restaurant, wine cellar, VIP Club, indoor and outdoor swimming pools, a wellness centre, luxury forest mountaintop spa, an organic farm and agricultural activities for guests.
Minor Hotels currently operates 3 properties in China under the Anantara brand in Xishuangbanna, Sanya and Guiyang. The company has a further pipeline in the region across all brands including AVANI, Oaks, Elewana, Tivoli, Four Seasons, St. Regis, Marriott and Minor International.
THPT Comment: Great move for Minor to continue it’s expansion into China.
First Seen: Travel Daily