InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has announced the grand opening of InterContinental Shanghai NECC in the vibrant new Hongqiao CBD. It is the 38th hotel under the InterContinental Hotels & Resorts brand in China.
InterContinental Shanghai NECC is the only luxury hotel located within Shanghai’s new National Exhibition and Convention Centre (NECC), the largest single building and exhibition complex in the world.
A new landmark of Shanghai, InterContinental Shanghai NECC hotel is just five kilometres from Hongqiao International Airport and Hongqiao Railway Station. It is only a three-minute walk to Metro Line 2 on the Shanghai subway network. The strategic location places the hotel at the centre of a new era of business development in western Shanghai, linking Hongqiao with the prosperous Yangtze River Delta Economic Zone. Guests can also enjoy exploring nearby attractions, such as Qibao Ancient Town, Zhujiajiao Watertown, Hongqiao HUB and the popular Shanghai Outlets Mall.
Adhering to stringent sustainable principles, InterContinental Shanghai NECC offers 536 elegantly designed rooms and suites. The hotel also features four showpiece restaurants and lounges, plus more than 2,200 sq m of stylish event space perfect for hosting high-level meetings, banquets, business galas and magical weddings.
Peter Pollmeier, General Manager of InterContinental Shanghai NECC, commented: “Shanghai and the Yangtze River Region is one of the world’s largest exhibition markets. InterContinental Shanghai NECC is an integral part of Asia’s largest exhibition venue. This unique location offers the finest facilities for corporate and leisure travellers to live the Intercontinental life, enhanced by our signature service and authentic destination experiences.
“With the prominent location and leading MICE facilities, InterContinental Shanghai NECC is poised to become the benchmark of luxury service in the burgeoning Hongqiao CBD.
InterContinental Shanghai NECC is the fifth landmark hotel in Shanghai after InterContinental Shanghai Pudong, InterContinental Shanghai Expo, InterContinental Shanghai Puxi and InterContinental Shanghai Ruijin.