BANGKOK, THAILAND—Onyx Hospitality Group has signed two new management contracts to operate properties in China, culminating in seven new properties to be completed on the mainland by 2018, in addition to the 11 existing properties.
Located in Shanghai and Xiamen, the Shama Caojiadu Shanghai property will be set near the Jing’an area, which is one of Shanghai’s central business districts. The property is the first cooperation with Shanghai Bao Shun Investment Company Limited. This fifth Shama serviced apartment in Shanghai will feature 168 units, consisting of studio, one-bedroom, two-bedroom and three-bedroom apartments. Facilities include breakfast area, fitness center, lounge area and kids’ area. It is scheduled to open in 2017.
The second project, OZO Shishi Xiamen, is a management agreement signed with Shishi Minnan Golden Coast Resort Company Limited. As part of the beachfront project “Gold Coast”, the hotel will feature 213 rooms with OZO signature facilities, including EAT, the all day dining outlet with an integrated pool bar, Splash swimming pool, Tone fitness center, Talk meeting room and EAT2GO grab-and-go outlet. The project will be completed and will begin operation by 2017.
Other pipeline Onyx properties in mainland China include Amari Huidong Guangdong, Shama Beijing, Shama Chengdu and Shama Guangzhou, as well as Amari Dali Yunnan. Onyx is currently targeting prime cities in China, such as Xiamen and Shenzhen, with several potential projects under development. Onyx currently manages 58 properties in 10 countries, 39 of which are operational, equating to more than 6,000 rooms.