Pan Pacific to open in Beijing
The Pan Pacific brand will debut in China’s capital in the first half of 2017 with the opening of the 223-key Pan Pacific Beijing.
Its location in the prime Xicheng district puts it within a 2.5-kilometre walking radius to historical landmarks including Tiananmen Square and the Forbidden City.
“We have been eagerly waiting for the right opportunity to bring the Pan Pacific brand to Beijing and we are delighted to have found it with this luxury development. As our flagship hotel in China, Pan Pacific Beijing will set the benchmark for planned expansion into other key first-tier cities,” says Bernold O. Schroeder, chief executive officer, Pan Pacific Hotels Group.
“I believe we are well positioned to attract affluent travellers by leveraging the Pan Pacific brand’s strong footprint in Asia Pacific as well as our existing presence in China through our five other properties. The hotel will also benefit from its strategic location in the financial district given