Wanda Hotels & Resorts announced the grand opening of the Wanda Reign Wuhan on 29 March 2014. As Wanda Hotels & Resorts’ premier luxury hotel brand, the Wanda Reign Wuhan is the first Wanda Reign hotel ever to open, which marks the successful launch of all 3 of Wanda Hotels & Resorts’ luxury hotel brands.
Located in Wuhan’s East Lake Scenic Area, the Wanda Reign Wuhan features breathtaking views and comfortable surroundings with nearby shopping streets, a Wanda Plaza, a Madame Tussaud’s Museum, a soon to be completed Han Show Theatre and Film Technology Park, in addition to other venues for entertainment. The hotel is located 30 minutes distance by car from Wuhan Tianhe airport and 15 minutes from Wuhan high-speed railway station.
With a gross floor area of 70,000 Sq.m, the interior of the Wanda Reign Wuhan is finished with imported marble and high-end crystal, which exhibits a feeling of extravagance and spaciousness. The large embossed mural in the hotel lobby, which is hung on a 10 meter high and 60-meter long wall space, is sculpted with white marble, Chinese jade and gold threading. The image draws inspiration from the amazing scenery of Wuhan East Lake; known as China’s biggest urban lake.
The Wanda Reign Wuhan presents its unique brand of services to guests from all over the world for the first time. The “Imperial Welcome” takes care of guests with a host of private services such as use of a Bentley; while the “Reign Butler” combines Chinese hospitality with British butler traditions to provide bespoke personal assistant services throughout a guests entire stay such as schedule management, nutritional advice, shopping guidance and much more, while “Gallery of Reign” is a perfect place to enjoy the exhibition of rare antiques or world class artworks.
Wanda Reign Wuhan is outfitted with 413 luxurious rooms and suites. The “Bed of Reign” is handcrafted using pure New Zealand wool and US TALALAY latex by experts, offering guests a sleeping experience that is incomparable within China’s entire hotel industry, while the “Dream Catcher” series will bring you that much closer to the comfort and ease of sleeping at home. All the rooms and suites are boosted by hi-tech amenities such as interactive TV, electronic cats’ eyes, smart lighting systems, automatic toilets, etc., and other high-tech equipment. The hotel’s presidential suite is outfitted with deluxe and priceless collections such as embroidery with gold foil on silk, cloisonne artistic ornaments, and copper artwork, perfectly befitting the room’s majestic style. The book of Liki, a Chinese classic written thousands of years ago, can be found in every guest room. Guests can acquaint themselves with this national treasure, which records the oriental charters and regulations as well as rites and morality of ancient Confucian culture. The Wanda Reign is also the first hotel to use Hermes toiletries, which adds further prestige to the whole experience.
Wanda Reign Wuhan houses three restaurants featuring different cuisines. An international buffet and a la carte menu is offered at Cafe Reign; the original flavors of Huaiyang cuisine combined with the essence of Cantonese and local dishes are served at the RIVER DRUNK Huaiyang Restaurant; and exquisite and contemporary cuisine fused with both Japanese and French cuisine are served in HE Japanese Restaurant. The restaurants provide special private chef services and employ Sommeliers in both wine and Chinese liquor. The 1500 Sq.m pillar-less grand ballroom and 7 function rooms are equipped with simultaneous interpretation systems, video conference systems and digital video conference systems, which are the most advanced facilities available in the industry. The unparalleled Club Reign is also opening on the same day. On the top floor of the hotel, Club Reign provides distinguished members exclusive services and a gathering place to relax.
“To be a leading global luxury hotel management group in China is our vision. Till the end of 2013, Wanda Hotels & Resorts has built and managed 54 five-star hotels, and expects to expand this number to 100 hotels by 2015. New Wanda Reign hotels will soon open in Shanghai, Chengdu and other international cities. We believe that the three different hotel brands of Wanda Hotels & Resorts will satisfy the needs of different guests and all of them will enjoy consistent hospitality from our heart. As the premier luxury brand hotel in China, the Wanda Reign Wuhan will elevate the hospitality of Wuhan to a higher level,” Mr. Ilja Poepper, Vice President Sales & Marketing of Wanda Hotels & Resorts said.
Mr. Stefan O. Huemer, General Manager of Wanda Reign Wuhan also stated, “With a strategic central location in China, Wuhan is one of China’s most open cities and also the first choice for foreign investors. As an excellent tourism city, Wuhan has a lot of historic sites and scenic spots. With those advantages, Wanda Reign Wuhan has a great opportunity in this amazing city, and my team and I will strive to deliver a unique and most delightful experience to both travelers and the people of Wuhan.”