[photopress:Jumeirah_HanTang_Xintiandi.gif,full,alignright]Jumeirah, a Dubai-based luxury hospitality group, plans to operate five hotels in China by 2011. The hotel management firm, which runs the Burj Al Arab claimed to be the world’s most luxurious inn and self-awarded seven stars, will open its first flagship hotel in the Asia Pacific region — the 338-room Jumeirah HanTang Xintiandi — in Shanghai on August 1, 2008.
[photopress:hotels_manager_Doris_Greif_1.jpg,full,alignleft]The 52-hectare development will encompass the hotel, offices, residential and retail space. It is a joint development between Shanghai Hotel Investments Ltd and Shui On Private Group.
The general manager will be Doris Greif, who will be one of Shanghai’s first ever female general managers. She previously worked at the Jumeirah Emirates Towers in Dubai, where she held the position of general manager since 2004. Before that she was working at the Jumeirah Beach Club Resort & Spa, Jumeirah Beach Hotel and the Group’s Corporate Offices.
Source: China.org.cn and PR Jumeirah