Cachet Hotel Group (CHG), the rapidly expanding Hong Kong-based hospitality company, has unveiled plans to make its debut in Wuhan, central China’s largest and most populous city.
The company has signed an agreement to launch a dual-branded Cachet Hotel Apartments and URBN Boutique Hotel in the city, adding of 196 rooms, multiple F&B outlets and other facilities. The project, which is being developed by Wuhan King Land as part of the huge Ace-Mega development, is scheduled to open in 2018.
“We are honoured to be working with Wuhan King Land on the development of this exciting destination,” said Kimy Chen, CHG’s chief development officer for Asia Pacific. “We look forward to expanding our brand presence in the city. This property is well positioned to capture the growing market of this key tourism and business destination.”
Occupying the top 18 floors of a tower, Cachet Hotel Apartments Wuhan will feature 160 serviced apartments, ranging from studios to two-bedroom suites. It will also offer a gym, lounge and wine bar.
The 36-room URBN Boutique Hotel meanwhile, continues the development of the eco-friendly brand that CHG acquired in 2014. It will feature Chinese and steakhouse restaurants, and a tea and coffee lounge.
The broader Ace-Mega development will include residences, shopping areas, office buildings and other high-end facilities located on the centre of Wuhan – a city of more than 10 million people.
CHG’s global portfolio now includes properties in China and North America, with multiple new projects in the pipeline and expected to open in the coming years.