The Hotel Plus – Shanghai International Hospitality Design & Supplies Expo (HDE) is China’s leading hotel and commercial space event organized by China Tourist Hotel Association and UBM Sinoexpo at Shanghai New International Expo Center (SNIEC). It aims to improve the hospitality industry and the commercial property industry in China by providing total solution of construction and operation, enabling participants to build partnerships, purchase products and exchange information.
China tourism industry has been seeing unprecedented development thanks to sustainable economic growth, national policy support and personal consumption expenditure. In the first half of 2018, the number of domestic tourists increased 11.4% to 2.826 billion and the number of inbound travelers reached 69.23 million, as flat as last year. It is predicted that China will become the largest travel destination by 2020.
According to the latest figures from Lodging Econometrics, the total China construction pipeline stands at 2,523 hotels with 556,645 rooms, representing more than 20% of the global pipeline. Of the top 10 cities by projects count, 3 are located in China. These include Shanghai with 121 hotels and 24,759 rooms, Guangzhou with 108 hotels and 26,022 rooms and Chengdu with 88 hotels and 20,051 rooms.
With regards to the most luxurious brands in the hospitality industry, according to the data of TOPHOTELPROJECTS, 37 of the biggest hotel brands have openings planned for the coming year. Some projects will really be massive, like Wintastar with close to 1000 rooms (opening 2022) and 2019 projects like Le Meridien Yueyang Yangsha Lake Resort and JW Marriott Marquis Shanghai Pudong both with almost 500 rooms.
Except for the exhibition, diversified event programs will be taken place at the same time at SNIEC including conferences, forums, salons, design shows, awards and gala dinner, offering insights on current trends of hospitality sector and case studies of newly-built real estate projects.
With the advantage of unique market positioning and high-end buyer resources, Hotel Plus – HDE is recognized and praised by industry professionals for years. It is not only an excellent platform for quality manufacturers to promote their brands, present innovative products and conduct business contact, but also a good choice for designers, architects, hoteliers and developers to purchase project materials.
The exhibits will range wider in 2019, including building & decoration, engineering & design, interior design, lighting & intelligence, smart hotel & green building materials, room amenities, hotel textiles & uniforms, fitness & leisure, IT & security, hotel investment & franchise. World-renowned hospitality suppliers such as Gree, CHANGHONG, DARKIN, DeRucci, MEGAMAN, SIMON, Panasonic, Technogym, La Bottega, L’Occitane will bring their latest products to the event.
, the Chief Development Officer of IHG Greater China highly praised that “I appreciate the organizer for providing the platform to us, where many hotel brands, innovative products technologies came forth over the years. It is very important for hospitality development. Here we are enable to meet old friends and new friends, particularly designers who present creative ideas. Hotel Plus, we will always attend it.”
In 2019, Hotel Plus – HDE will unite premium trade shows in retail, cleaning and boat, to integrate and expand every department of the industry chain, covering all 17 exhibition halls of the SNIEC with 200,000 sqm of exhibiting space, and is estimated that over 850 exhibitors and 140,000 professional visitors would participate in.
Hotel Plus – HDE Shanghai 2019 will be open from 9:30am-5:00pm on 26th, 27th and 28th April at Shanghai New International Expo Center. For more information and to pre-register for a free entry pass, please visit http://www.hdeexpo.com/en-us.
More information on hotel projects in China can be found in the TOPHOTELPROJECTS database. TOPHOTELPROJECTS is the specialized service provider of cutting-edge information of the hospitality industry.