The hotel chain announced the signing of an agreement with Jiangsu Golden Land to develop a 150-room hotel in Suzhou - slated to open in 2020, it will be the fourth Raffles property in China.
With the recent opening of the Raffles Jakarta, the brand operates seven property in the Asia-Pacific region. Suzhou will be the fourth Raffles address in China with hotels in Hainan and Beijing, and once the 200-room Raffles Shenzhen debuts in 2019. After its acquisition by AccorHotels, which should be complete in the middle of this year, FRHI will be an integral part of the sixth largest hotel operator worldwide in terms of number of rooms. According to data published by MKG Consulting, the combined group should have 554,517 rooms as of January 2016.
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