Niccolo Chengdu, the new luxury brand’s first hotel will open in AprilUltratravel Collection, a joint venture between Travel Leaders Group, Global Hotel Alliance (“GHA”) and Ultratravel, today announced that the first hotel of new luxury brand, Niccolo by Marco Polo, namely Niccolo Chengdu, is to become a member of the Ultratravel Collection.
Niccolo by Marco Polo is a new collection of luxury, contemporary urban hotels. The first property Niccolo Chengdu will open its doors at the end of April in Chengdu, China. The property is conveniently located within the International Finance Square shopping mall in the centre of town. There is a metro subway stop connected and the hotel is only 25 minutes by car from Chengdu’s international airport.
Ultratravel Collection was launched in late 2013 enabling the world's most luxurious hotels to gain access to Global Hotel Alliance's loyalty programme of over five million members, as well as Travel Leaders Group's customer base of travellers.
“The opening of Niccolo Chengdu will be an exciting event as it is the first hotel of the new Niccolo brand,” said Andrew Abram, General Manager. “Becoming part of Ultratravel Collection is already a statement of our luxury positioning and Niccolo’s intention to become one of the region’s most pre-eminent luxury brands.”
Other members of Ultratravel Collection include Hotel Adlon Kempinski in Berlin, The Leela Palace in New Delhi, Corinthia Hotel in London, Emirates Palace in Abu Dhabi, Grace Santorini, Portrait Suites, Rome and the Alila Villas Uluwatu in Bali among others.
Nick Perry, Ultratravel’s Founder and Chairman is thrilled to add Niccolo Chengdu to the Ultratravel Collection “When we created this collaboration, these are exactly the sort of superlative hotels we envisaged bringing together to help each other build recognition, reach more customers and ultimately compete more efficiently for the growing luxury travel segment. With access to GHA’s database of over five million customers, each of Ultratravel Collection’s member hotels will have incremental revenue opportunities, while sharing a platform with some of the very best hotels in the world”.