The Marriott Group opened a JW Marriott Hotel in Shanghai, its first on the mainland. The 60-story hotel is located at People's Square in the center of the city. Shanghai is now the first city outside the US with all of the Marriott Group's brands. Marriott announced that it would open another three new hotels in China in 2004 including a resort in Sanya, Hainan Island and Renaissance Hotels in Tianjin and Wuhan. The three hotels will bring the total number of Marriot hotels in China to 36. Marriot added that it will open a hotel in Beijing in the next two years and is currently studying markets "like Nanjing and Qingdao".