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Art Deco Boutique Hotel Set To Bring Back Glamour And Glitz Of 1930s

The Langham, Yangtze Boutique, Shanghai confirms May 1 opening

eTN Staff Writer  Mar 12, 2009

Langham Hotels International has confirmed that the Langham, Yangtze Boutique, Shanghai is just weeks away from its first enchanting encounters with rooms now available from May 1 via the web, local travel agent, or toll-free reservations.

The iconic art deco building has undergone a multi-million dollar renovation that has restored the building to its former glory – to create the city’s only art deco boutique property with 96 luxurious rooms and suites, China’s first Chuan Spa, five exceptional restaurants including the first outpost of the Michelin Two Star winner – T’ang Court.

The Langham, Yangtze Boutique, Shanghai enjoys the best location in the metropolis at the heart of Shanghai’s central business district adjacent to Nanjing Road and overlooks People’s Square. It’s also minutes from the city’s major cultural and entertainment highlights including Shanghai Grand Theatre, Shanghai Municipal Government building, and The Bund.

Every element of The Langham, Yangtze Boutique, Shanghai has been carefully visualized to recapture the glamour and grandeur of the era when Shanghai was famed as the “Paris of the East.”

Bob van den Oord, vice president – sales and marketing said, “Shanghai is the art deco capital of the Far East. The opening of The Langham, Yangtze Boutique on May 1 brings ‘service with poise’ that have become synonymous with The Langham since 1865, while giving guests a unique opportunity to stay in a piece of Shanghai’s history.”

About Langham Hotels International & Its Affiliates

Langham has a legendary hotel heritage dating back to 1865 when The Langham in London originally opened as Europe’s first Grand Hotel. For over 140 years, this flagship hotel has been at the forefront of sophisticated and gracious hospitality. Today, all Langham Hotels worldwide inherit the same philosophy that reflects elegance in design, innovation in hospitality, genuine service, and captivation of the senses creating a truly unique hotel experience.

The group is pursuing an aggressive portfolio growth strategy using its distinctive brands and affiliate – The Langham, Langham Place, and Eaton. Currently 15 hotels, including affiliates, are open or in the pipeline across four continents.

The Langham is where guests can enjoy service with poise and be enchanted by their innovation and traditions while Langham Place, the fun sibling of The Langham, is about living the 21st century through design, technology, and attitude, epitomizing stimulating and artistic hospitality.

Eaton, a premium four-star affiliate property, aims to surprise and delight guests with a value-for-money proposition that delivers a stylish, modern level of comfort with spirited, can-do service.

Langham Hotels International is a wholly-owned company of Great Eagle Holdings (Stock Code: 0041), which was founded in 1963 and listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange in 1972.

Reservations for Langham hotels can be made by logging onto or For the Langham, Yangtze Boutique, Shanghai, go to

The Langham, Yangtze Boutique, Shanghai confirms May 1 opening
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