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Jumeirah Himalayas Hotel Shanghai has introduced a Lobby Art Tour program, available to the public on a complimentary basis. Located at the Himalayas Center, the Jumeirah Himalayas Shanghai is positioned as the new art, culture and commercial hub of Pudong, Shanghai. The Lobby Art Tour is the first of a series of launches in preparation to the opening of the Himalayas Art Museum.

With the support of Apple, the hotel lends iPod nano pre-loaded with information in English Mandarin featuring the artworks on display and explaining the Feng Shui elements of the hotel. This Lobby Art Tour program of Jumeirah Himalayas Shanghai is the first of its kind in China and is aligned with Jumeirah’s philosophy to Stay Different.

The Hotel Lobby of the Jumeirah Himalayas Hotel is the most lavish lobby in China with 40 art pieces on display, most of them from the private collection of Chairman Dai Zhikang, of Zendai Group, which owns the hotel. With the Apple iPod nano audio art tour, guests are able to enjoy a self-curated culture and art journey. The art pieces displayed in the lobby are changed regularly so that there is always something new to discover.

Jumeirah Himalayas Hotel Shanghai, the first hotel of Jumeirah Group in Asia Pacific, opened on 30 March 2011. It is a masterpiece of modern luxury infused with Chinese soul and Feng Shui elements. Designed by world-renowned architect Arata Isozaki, the hotel is part of the landmark Himalayas Center (owned by Zendai Group), a spacious new arts and cultural hub including the 1,100-seat DaGuan Theatre, Himalayas Art Museum, a luxury brand mall and impressive outdoor event venues, including the Infinity Garden and Wuji Plaza. KCA International, whose portfolio includes another landmark Jumeirah property, the Burj Al Arab in Dubai, designed the impressive interiors of Jumeirah Himalayas Hotel Shanghai.

Featuring 401 contemporary Chinese styled guestrooms and suites, four eclectic restaurants and lounges, plus a 24-hour fitness centre and indoor swimming pool, the hotel also offers extensive meetings, conference and event facilities, including two grand ballrooms and a 5,000sqm rooftop Infinity Garden.

In its first year of operation, the hotel has received numerous awards and recognition including three Best New Hotel awards from Condé Nast Traveler Annual Hot List 2012, Voyage and TimeOut Shanghai. www.jumeirah.com






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