Le Méridien to Expand in Asia with Taiwan and China Properties

Le Méridien continues its expansion in the Asia-Pacific region, today announcing plans to open two new properties, one in Taipei and one in Xiamen, China.

Le Méridien Taipei marks the brand’s first hotel in Taiwan and will open in early 2011 in Hsinyi, Taipei’s central business district. Le Méridien Taipei will be close to the Taipei Convention Hall, the Taipei World Trade Center, Taipei City Hall and Taipei 101. The hotel will have 161 rooms, 17,000 square feet of meeting space, three restaurants and a lounge, a health club and an indoor pool.

Le Méridien Xiamen, China will open in 2009 in Xianyue Hill, one of the city’s most exclusive neighborhoods. The 345-room Le Méridien Xiamen will have approximately 24,000 square feet of meeting space, three restaurants and lounge, a spa, indoor heated pool and gym.

Both hotels will be operated by Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. Le Méridien currently operates 26 hotels in Asia Pacific.

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