Updated: 2014-07-12 06:54
NICHOLAS LACEY has been appointed general manager of the soon-to-open Park Hyatt Sanya Sunny Bay Resort.
Chinese tennis player Peng Shuai is greeted by Paul Cunningham, general manager of the St. Regis Tianjin hotel, during her trip to the 2014 Tianjin Open news conference.
American R&B and hip-hop artist Akon is welcomed by Robert Hamer, general manager of Andaz Xintiandi, Shanghai.
Former Chilean president Eduardo Frei Ruiz-Tagle and his wife Marta recently visited the birthplace of Confucius and stayed at Shangri-La Hotel, Qufu. Frei visited the Temple of Confucius and the Kong Family Mansion and enjoyed the Kong family cuisine at the hotel.
Sofitel Shanghai Sheshan Oriental was the venue for Shanghai AmCham's Independence Day Party. Mark Tesone, acting consul general of the US consulate general in Shanghai spoke to the gathering.
Dominic Brennan, general manager of Hilton Xi'an, poses with actor Deng Chao when he arrives at the hotel.
NEW ON THE BLOCK
Sheraton Hotels & Resorts has announced the opening of Sheraton Zhuhai Hotel, next to the International Convention & Exhibition Center, in Zhuhai, Guangdong. The 19-story hotel will offer 548 rooms and 2,070 square meters of flexible meeting space.
Cafe 65 at Hotel Equatorial Shanghai is presenting a Thai gourmet dinner buffet this summer, with traditional delights, such as the deep-fried fish cakes, Thai minced meat salad with lobster slices and fish paste combined with curry, pepper and beans.
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The InterContinental Beijing Financial Street is holding a party for singles on July 27, ahead of the Chinese Valentine's Day. At 698 yuan ($112) per person, the ticket covers a cocktail reception, games and dinner, and chances to win prizes that include a two-night stay at InterContinental hotels at Bali or Jiuzhaigou in Sichuan province.
Watch the last exciting soccer games at Havana Bar & Xi Terrace of Grand Millennium Beijing. Enjoy the daily live broadcasts or replays from 6 pm to 2 am. Perfect accompaniments will be the BBQ and ice-cold beer either inside or out on the terrace. Until July 14.
(China Daily 07/12/2014 page13)