Shanghai-based hotel company Jin Jiang International has announced plans to develop a hotel at a Hello Kitty theme park in eastern China’s Zhejiang province.
The new 360-room Yinrun Jin Jiang International Resort Hotel will open in May 2014 at the Hello Kitty Amusement Park in Anji, two hours’ drive from Shanghai. The castle-themed, 45,000m² property will offer a range of rooms ranging from 36-72m², as well as several F&B outlets and an 800m² grand ballroom. Other facilities include an entertainment centre, squash courts and a children’s adventure playground.
“We feel confident the signing of an agreement to manage the first theme park resort hotel, Yinrun Jin Jiang International Resort Hotel showcases Jin Jiang’s brand strength on theme park and resort management. This is a great step in leveraging the brand awareness of Jin Jiang within the Zhejiang province,” said Bernold O. Schroeder, Chief Executive Officer of Jin Jiang International.
Jin Jiang is China’s largest domestic hotel group with a portfolio of 800 properties in 40 cities across China.