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Sky Hotel: Ultratravel Collection hotel in China prepares to open its doors

Sky Hotel: Ultratravel Collection hotel in China prepares to open its doors

Wharf Hotels announces the opening of Niccolo Chongqing on 8 September 2017 in the mountain city of Southwest China. The latest in the Niccolo collection of contemporary urban chic luxury hotels, is a member of Global Hotel Alliance’s Ultratravel Collection. The city’s international sky hotel is located in the heart of Jiangbeizui, Chongqing’s dynamic new Central Business District at the most fashionable address.

A highly anticipated property since its award-winning sister hotel opened in Chengdu in 2015, Niccolo Chongqing, ideally placed on levels 54 through 62, will offer captains of industry and leaders in style 252 luxurious guestrooms and suites with sweeping views of Chongqing and beyond that naturally shift as dawn transitions to dusk. Guests will enjoy unrivalled vistas of Chongqing’s spectacular landscape and merging mountains, skyline and the dramatic confluence of the Yangtze and Jialing rivers.

Forming a part of Chongqing IFS, the city’s new development incorporating the hotel, high-end office space, residences and luxury retail, Niccolo Chongqing is 30 minutes’ drive from Chongqing Jiangbei International Airport with easy access to the metro station linking the rest of the city.

Spacious guestrooms and suites exude sophistication and elegance designed to effortlessly luxuriate the senses. Overlooking the city’s spectacular skyline and rivers, rooms are composed of natural textiles and leathers in subtle earth tones, carpeted floors and beautifully upholstered armchairs in a stylish, comfortable feel.

“Chongqing is one of the most attractive cities in western China with stunning mountain vistas as well as a profound cultural heritage. The opening of Niccolo Chongqing will bring a new lifestyle experience within the IFS precinct, encompassing fashion, leisure, entertainment and hospitality for leaders in business and style. Another important milestone for Wharf Hotels, it is the second hotel to open in the group’s luxury portfolio, reinforcing the success of the brand. The exceptional team under Mr Giorgio Olivotti’s leadership, in a truly luxurious sky hotel setting, will set a new standard in Chongqing – already attracting bookings that will ensure it is the city’s epicentre for events”, said Dr Jennifer Cronin, President, Wharf Hotels. “Niccolo prides itself in delivering on its mantra; New Encounters. Timeless Pleasures. From the new breed of knowledgeable concierge called Niccolo City Insiders to the signature Niccolo Tea Ritual and Niccolo Lecture Series, guests will experience the very best that Chongqing has to offer – both within the hotel and beyond”.

“I am excited to welcome our first guests who no doubt will be captains of industry and influencers in style, to whom I can personally introduce the Niccolo experience,” said Mr Giorgio Olivotti, General Manager, Niccolo Chongqing. “We have an outstanding team and are collaborating to adorn the hotel with final touches in the lead up to our opening. From our stunning, sky-high guestrooms and destination restaurants to our warm, intuitive hospitality, guests will rediscover luxury through Niccolo Chongqing”.

The first Niccolo Hotel opened in Chengdu in 2015 and fast became the group’s success story. Following Chongqing’s opening, the brand’s new flagship hotel, The Murray, Hong Kong, a Niccolo Hotel, is scheduled to debut towards the end of 2017, followed by openings in Changsha and Suzhou in 2018 and 2019 respectively, bringing the brand’s portfolio from 1 to 5 hotels within the next 24 months.

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