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Marriott International Continuously Grows Its Footprint in Southwest China with the Opening of Sheraton Kunming and Delta Hotels by Marriott Kunming

Sheraton and Delta’s first hotels in the capital city of Yunnan province are primed to become the city’s new social hub for travelers and locals alike

Hong Kong – 27 August 2020 – Marriott International today announced the opening of Sheraton Kunming and Delta by Marriott Kunming. The openings mark the debut of Sheraton Hotels and Delta Hotels by Marriott in the capital city of China’s Yunnan province, also known as the “City of Eternal Spring”. Owned and developed by Falcon Holdings Group, both hotels are located in the commercial hub of Kunming Economic & Technology Development Zone with proximity to Falcon mall, the newest commercial complex in the Free Trade area. The newly built hotels are set to provide a premium destination experience for business and leisure travelers.

Kunming, the capital city of Yunnan is known as the “City of Eternal Spring” due to its year-round pleasant climate. The city is also home to many of China’s ethnic groups, and is fortunate to have Karst landscapes, snowcapped mountains, and red lands at its surrounding, making the city an attraction for travelers from all over the world. The hotels are located 25 kilometers away from both Kunming Changshui International Airport and Kunming South Railway Station and can be reached with a 40-minute drive. A car trip to Kunming Dianchi Lake International Convention & Exhibition Centre only takes 30 minutes.

“We are thrilled to welcome Sheraton Kunming and Delta Hotels by Marriott Kunming to our expanding portfolio in the Southwest of China,” said Henry Lee, President, Greater China, Marriott International. “These two landmark hotels further compliments Marriott International’s growing footprint in the country and we look forward to offer travelers more choices and flexibilities through tailored services, inviting space and seamless experience as they visit Yunnan.”

Sheraton Kunming’s design takes cue from the historic Tea Horse Road (Cha Ma Gu Dao)–the ancient trade routes in southwest China where one can immerse in the colorful local minority cultures. When guests step into the lobby, they will be welcomed by a stunning painting depicting iconic scenic spots such as Stone Forest, Red River Terraces and Lijiang ancient town in Yunnan. Two magnificent and sturdy wooden horses in the lobby remind guests of the ancient folk international trade channel, for which the horse gang was the main means of transportation. The lobby design also pays tribute to Kunming’s beautiful rivers, mountains and the history of Yunnan with a grand wall decoration made of movable type printing artworks of Chinese calligraphy.

Premium facilities, and elevated guest experiences create a warm and welcoming setting that makes the hotel an ideal gathering place for business and leisure travelers, as well as the local community. All 427 spacious and well-appointed guestrooms feature embroidery craft with decorative patterns of ethnic minority totems and the sceneries along the ancient Tea Horse Road. Each room is equipped with plush bedding, thoughtful amenities and innovative services such as an artificial intelligence voice assistant used to control lights, curtains and the room temperature.

Offering five distinctive restaurants and bars, Sheraton Kunming is also an ideal place for leisure and entertainment. Xiu all-day dining restaurant welcomes guests with elements like tie-dye, totem, hemp rope and bamboo which are widely used in its interior design, while the spacious open kitchen serves as a stage for chefs to showcase their skills preparing tantalizing delicacies with a wide variety of fresh ingredients. At Yun Chinese restaurant, guests can treat their family and friends to an impressive array of authentic gourmet food, including Cantonese, Sichuan, Guizhou and Yunnan cuisine. While Ju Lobby Lounge specializes in freshly brewed coffee and various Chinese teas produced in Yunnan. 206 Pub and Dian Yue 1910 Bar make for an ideal spot to sip on hand-crafted cocktails and wines, complemented with a selection of local snacks over daily live music performances.Club Room guests will have exclusive access to Sheraton Club, a stylish space where guests can connect with co-workers and gather with friends.

Sheraton Kunming and Delta Hotels by Marriott Kunming boast 3,000 square meters of shared conference and banquet spaces, including a 1,352-square-meter pillarless grand ballroom with 9-meter-high ceilings, eight multi-function rooms and a rooftop garden that caters to all sorts of events. The hotels also provide state-of-the-art audio-visual equipment together with a dedicated service team to help guests create memorable events of all kinds, from romantic weddings and gala dinners to product launches and board meetings.

Sheraton Fitness Center supports guests in maintaining a fit lifestyle while on the road, complete with advanced cardio and strength equipment and customized fitness courses. The indoor heated infinity swimming pool connects with the rooftop garden, promising a refreshing swim among calming green views. Fu SPA allows guests to pamper themselves with a variety of treatments that will help them to unwind and recharge.

Delta Hotels by Marriott Kunming is determined to deliver the Delta Hotels’ promise to offer guests a frictionless journey by laser focusing on the truly meaningful elements that guests need during their stays. The new hotel features 639 thoughtfully designed guestrooms equipped with the brand’s signature clean aesthetics, as well as essential amenities including free Wi-Fi and productive workspaces.

The hotel celebrates the profound Chinese culture, which is envisioned at the 3rd floor ’s Antique Tea Library, spotlighting a décor wall themed as “Thousands of Characters” – a Chinese poem that has been used as a primer for teaching Chinese characters to children from the sixth century onward, and a great collection of books. Guests are invited to spend a peaceful morning or afternoon reading in this comfortable and beautiful space as they sip a nice cup of selected tea, such as the famous locally sourced premium Pu’er and black tea. 

“We are thrilled to open Sheraton and Delta Hotels by Marriott in Kunming, one of the most important leisure and MICE destinations in China,” said Johnathan Wan, General Manager of Sheraton Kunming and Delta Hotels by Marriott Kunming.“ Our two hotels represent an exciting addition to the fast-growing hospitality scene in the city. We look forward to welcome guests visiting Kunming and Yunnan with an inviting space where they can gather and truly embrace the signature services and experiences Sheraton and Delta Hotels by Marriott are known for.”

For more information or reservation with Sheraton Kunming, please call +86 871 6535 5555 or visit www.marriott.com/kmgsk. For more information or reservation with Delta Hotels by Marriott Kunming, please call +86 871 6535 5555 or visit www.marriott.com/kmgde.