On September 12, 2019, after four years of closing and renovation, Hotel Okura Tokyo reopened in a grand way. Chairman Wang Jilai of Citi-Raise Group was invited to attend the opening ceremony.
Hotel Okura Tokyo was built in 1962 and is regarded as modernist masterpieceand showcase of Japanese craftsmanship. As one of the world's top hotels, Okura Tokyo has hosted many heads of state and world celebrities for more than 50 years since its opening. In order to welcome the 2020 Tokyo Olympic, the hotel closed in September 2015 for renovation. The new hotel continues the architectural style of the original main building of Okura, while adhering to the "traditional Japanese aesthetics", and it has completed the reconstruction project with the design concept of "exquisite, concise, fresh and elegant".
The renovated Okura Tokyo is mainly composed of two new towers with different styles, locations and atmosphere. Among them, the low-rise building is Okura Heritage, the most luxurious hotel brand ofOkura. The bottom and upper levels of the tower are Okura Prestige, the deluxe 5 star hotel of Okura. The reopened Okura Tokyo has 508 luxury rooms. Nearly half of the building land is built into lush gardens, creating a spacious and comfortable high-grade space for guests in the bustling Tokyo metropolitan center.
In the morning of September 13, Chairman Mr. Wang and Mr. Ogita, President of Hotel Okura, formally signed the Memorandum of understanding for Sheshan Resort Hotel Management Contract. After many negotiations, both sides have reached general agreement on the terms of the hotel management contract. The excellent development and construction capabilities of Citi-Raise Group, and the hospitality andhotel operation expertise of the Okura Hotel favored by the world for more than 50 years, make Citi-Raise Group and Okura confident that both sides will cooperate with each other to build a world-class luxury resort hotel.
Sheshan Resort Hotel is located in Sheshan Tourist Resort, with a planned construction area of nearly 100,000 square meters. It has 343 rooms, including 48 suites, and facilities including catering facilities, business centers, fitness facilities and so on. At present, the project has formally submitted the schematic design, and is expected to start construction by the year end.