NEWS RELEASE: The February 2008, partnership between IHG hotels and Juna hotels
in February 2008 Mr. Jerry Huang, Vice President of Development of InterContinental Hotels Group Greater China, signed an agreement of cooperation with Ms. Zhu Xiaoxia, President of Wuxi Juna Hotels Group.
Wuxi Juna InterContinental Hotel formally settled down in the Juna Square, which is situated at the center of Taihu Square and at the west of Great Hall. The formal contract concluded between Juna Hotels Group and InterContinental Hotels Group means that Wuxi eventually boasts a top global hotel brand by itself.
Juna Square, jointly invested by Juna Hotels Group and Wuxi Guolian Group, will become the center of international conferences in Wuxi in the future. The entire project is composed of three parts: international hotels, top office buildings and famous brand shops. Aiming at constructing Juna Square as Wuxi’s most modernized and intelligent commercial project, Juna Hotels Group has invited Beijing Architectural Design Institute of China , and HBA, top hotel interior design company in the United States, to carry out the building design and interior design respectively. Meanwhile, several international consultant agencies, such as Hong Kong Rider Levett Bucknall and Frost & Sullivan, are invited to cooperatively constructing the most internationalized Juna Square.
InterContinental Hotels Group is the world's largest hotel group in terms of number of rooms, and the most widely distributed hotel group, which possesses and manages over 3,600 hotels and almost 540,000 guest rooms in more than 100 countries and areas all over the world. The Group enjoys a portfolio of well recognized and respected hotel brands including InterContinental® Hotels & Resorts, Crowne Plaza® Hotels & Resorts, Holiday Inn® Hotels and Resorts, Holiday Inn Express®, etc. Every year, the occupation of rooms in hotels of InterContinental Hotels Group amounts to about 120,000,000 members.
Juna Hotels Group sets its goal to construct Juna InterContinental Hotel as the most representative high-end hotel in Wuxi by introducing InterContinental Hotels Group’s 200-year management experience in hotel industry and relying on the internationally famous brand of InterContinental Hotel and its 3,700,000 members of the Loyal and Excellent Customer Club.