Minor Hotels has signed two new management contracts in China under the company’s M Collection brand of hotels and bespoke travel experiences.
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. It will be at the heart of Pearl River Delta, on a mountaintop reservoir in the southern corner of Zhuhai, and is scheduled to open in 2020.
The new 100-room hotel will offer a collection of suites and pool villas. It will comprise of an all-day dining restaurant, two specialty 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.
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.
M Collection Hangzhou
Another hotel to be signed under the M Collection brand, scheduled to be completed in 2022, is the 54-room all-villa M Collection Hangzhou in the Zhejiang Province.
The up and coming property will be part of the 433-hectare 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.
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.