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Marriott International Expands Sheraton Brand Presence In Southern China With The Opening Of Sheraton Guangzhou Panyu

Bright jewel-inspired spaces bring the iconic Sheraton experience to the heart of Guangzhou’s central business district

Hong Kong – August 30, 2020 – Marriott International Inc., (NASDAQ: MAR) today announced the opening of Sheraton Guangzhou Panyu, the first international hotel to open in the city’s vibrant Panyu district. This latest addition to the extensive Sheraton brand portfolio in Greater China is set to welcome guests with beautiful jewel-inspired spaces that warmly invite conversations and connections, as well as amenities equally dedicated to work and relaxation. 

Panyu Guangzhou is a city renowned for its gastronomic offerings and is also known as one of the birthplaces of Cantonese cuisine. In recent years the district has also evolved to become a hub  for many IT and digital services companies. The new Sheraton Guangzhou Panyu sits in the heart of this vibrant area, accessible by highway from Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport, 58.5 kilometers away; or Shenzhen Bao’an International Airport, 81 kilometers away. The hotel is a pleasant 500-meter walk away from Nancun Wanbo Station on line 7, providing easy access to the city center. The Guangzhou South Railway Station is only a 20-minutes’ drive from the hotel, which allows quick and easy transportation to other areas around the city and the rest of the country. The hotel is also adjacent to the famous Chimelong Resort, one of China’s most popular theme parks which includes a safari and water park, as well as performances by an international circus.   

Marriott International Expands Sheraton Brand Presence In Southern China With The Opening Of Sheraton Guangzhou Panyu

“We are glad and excited to be celebrating the opening of Sheraton Guangzhou Panyu, which is the 15th Sheraton branded hotel in Guangdong province alone,” said Henry Lee, President, Greater China, Marriott International. “With over 80 hotels in China, the iconic Sheraton brand has the largest number of properties among all Marriott brands in the country. The opening of the beautiful new Sheraton Guangzhou Panyu underscores our continuing commitment to serving domestic and international travelers within China, and bringing the unique Sheraton experience to more cities in the near future.”  

The aesthetics of the hotel are inspired by the luminosity of jewels and gemstones. Shimmering stones cascade from the high ceiling, reflecting and capturing the light to create a warm welcome as guests step into the hotel lobby. Guestrooms feature natural color palettes accented with jewel tones, and are appointed with modern amenities including 55-inch LCD televisions, high-speed wireless internet, premium bath essentials and signature Sheraton Sleep Experience mattresses for a blissful night’s rest. Club Room and Suite guests including Marriott Bonvoy members have access to the Sheraton® Club Lounge, a relaxing space offering complimentary breakfasts as well as evening cocktails paired with canapés and desserts.  

The dining outlets at Sheraton Guangzhou Panyu will delight guests with an outstanding array of local and international culinary offerings. Jewel is the hotel’s signature Chinese restaurant featuring eight private dining rooms with city views, and showcases authentic Cantonese cuisine with prime ingredients from the Pearl River Delta and the bountiful countryside of Guangdong. All-day dining restaurant Lin Lang Café, which features an interactive kitchen, tempts diners with an array of international cuisines. An inviting Lobby Lounge offers flexible, comfortable spaces to work or simply relax and enjoy cocktails and snacks. 

Marriott International Expands Sheraton Brand Presence In Southern China With The Opening Of Sheraton Guangzhou Panyu

The hotel also features 1,375 square meters of event space, ideal for hosting various functions including corporate conferences, product launches and private social events. The event spaces include an 820-square-meter pillar-free ballroom which can accommodate up to 1,000 guests. There is also a 196-square-meter multi-function room, customizable into three separate sections. Five meeting rooms of various sizes are also available for smaller events. All event spaces at Sheraton Guangzhou Panyu feature advanced multi-media facilities including independent lighting, audiovisual systems, videoconferencing capabilities and high-speed network access.  

For guests to maintain their health and wellness routines during their travels, the hotel also features a 24-hour Sheraton® Fitness center with an indoor heated infinity pool, as well as steam and sauna rooms to relax and soothe weary muscles after a workout. Lulur Spa, an exclusive Spa Center with six treatment rooms and a massage room welcomes guests with a complete menu of spa treatments that will refresh and revitalize tired bodies and minds. 

“Sheraton Guangzhou Panyu is the first international hotel to open its doors in Panyu, and sets a new standard in the hospitality, social and culinary scene of this exciting district,” said Carson Tam, General Manager, Sheraton Guangzhou Panyu. “Our guests come here to gather and connect, and to enjoy the Sheraton experience which combines intuitively-designed spaces adapted for business and leisure, great dining, premium amenities and exceptional service.”