Park Hyatt opens in China

rk Hyatt branded hotel in China, targeted at leisure and business travellers.

Park Hyatt Ningbo Resort and Spa, in the eastern coastal city of Ningbo, opened January 10.

Ningbo, which has a history of foreign trade since the 7th century, is a two-and-a-half hour drive from Shanghai.

Located on the banks of Dong Qian Lake the hotel is surrounded by tea plantations, ancient Buddhist temples, caves and stone carvings, and working fishing villages.

The hotel is styled after a traditional Chinese water village and has 236 guestooms including 17 suites and 10 free-standing villas.

As well as a spa that provides both western and Chinese treatments there is a heated indoor pool, gym and outdoor infinity pool. Dining options include a fresh seafood resturant, an all-day dining room and a classical