The 20th Anniversary with 5 Star Rating Celebration

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Time Flies! After 20 meticulous years, The Millennium Harbourview Hotel Xiamen this summer is proud to welcome its 20th anniversary, and celebrate its formal recognition by the National Tourism Administration as a 5 Star Tourist Hotel. This award by members of the Hotel Star Rating Group truly is the greatest gift to the hotel in celebration of its 20th anniversary. In the past 20 years of hard work The Millennium Harbourview Hotel has overcome hardships step by step, resulting in today’s achievement and brilliance.

On June 22nd 2012, the Millennium Harbourview Hotel Xiamen will hold its grand anniversary ceremony along with the unveiling ceremony of its 5 Star Tourist Hotel Rating; Mr. Zhong Xing Guo, the deputy secretary of Xiamen Municipal Party Committee, Ms. Guo Gui Rong, The deputy Mayor of Xiamen Municipal Government, Mr Guo Hen Ming, the vice chairman of Fujian commission for economic & trade, Mr Huang Guo Bin, the Director General of Xiamen Tourism Bureau were formally invited to attend this ceremony. And we wish to take this opportunity to express our heartfelt gratitude for the support from both our customers and friends during the past 20 years. Looking back together with you all on our thoughts and concepts of the past 20 years, we now wish to present you our hotel’s new position, new aims, and new prospects as a recognized 5 Star Hotel.

During the reform period of China’s development, many patriotic Chinese returned to their motherland from overseas with determination to the country’s reconstruction. In 1984, with the strong support of the Xiamen Municipal Government, the Hong Leong International (Hong Kong) Company Limited collaborated with the Xiamen Tourism Group Cooperation to establish the joint-venture company Harbour View Hotel Company Limited. The construction of the hotel proceeded rapidly. Mr. Guo Fang Feng, the Founder of Hong Leong Group, decided to choose Qing Mu Shan as the hotel site. In 1985, the hotel pre-construction office appointed the City Development Company of Singapore to fully manage the hotel construction project. The groundbreaking ceremony was held on 31st January 1986, and the hotel building was completed at the end of 1991. The hotel opened up for initial service in January 1992, later opening fully to the public on June 5th. The hotel construction has an area of 34,000 square meters, stands 90 meters tall and provides 22 floors of guest accommodation.

The hotel was designed by internationally renowned architect Mr. Alfred Wong Kuang Guo of the Singapore Alfred Wong Partnership and the Chinese Architectural Institute. The hotel building embodies a representation of Singapore’s hospitality symbol, The Merlion, reflecting the hotel’s central interest in serving its clients. The building’s exterior is shaped like a sail to indicate the city’s coastal characteristics. The hotel is rated as one of the "Top Ten Architectural Achievements” in Fujian Province as well as in Xiamen City.

On January 1st 2008 the Millenium Harbourview Hotel Xiamen formally joined the Millenium & Copthorne Hotels and Resorts Group, becoming the group’s second hotel in China. The Millenium & Copthorne Hotels and Resorts Company is a highly enterprising, internationally-recognised hotel group, comprised of over 120 hotels spread across 17 countries an offering an advanced online hotel booking system along with a free reservation service.

The newly renovated Guestrooms at Millennium Harbourview Hotel Xiamen are thoughtfully furnished for maximum comfort and convenience. You can rest assured that we will provide you with the finest amenities and great service. Delicious cuisines are served daily by Xiamen’s celebrity chefs to satisfy your appetite and taste buds at our four international restaurants and two unique bars. Our elegantly designed multi-purpose meeting and banquet hall is located on the second floor; with an area of over 1000 square meters and capacity to seat 500 people, it is perfect for events such as wedding banquets or formal business occasions.

You are the centre of our world, and we endeavor to make your stay as enjoyable as possible with our unparalleled hospitality at the Millennium.

During the past 20 years our hotel has served over 3 million guests and submitted over RMB 130 million in tax revenue, making the hotel one of Fujian Province’s most major taxpayers and thus receiving many national, province and city-level awards, such as National Excellent Star-Rated Hotel, National Excellent Foreign-Invested Company, Tourism Industry Work Unit of Excellence, and Gold Leaf Standard “Green Tourism” Hotel. For many years, the Millennium Harbourview Hotel Xiamen has contributed much to Xiamen Special Economic Zone’s opening up and has provided warm service to guests from all over the world, making our hotel their true home away from home. Our hotel’s first-rate and excellent achievements are clear for all to see, and this awarding of 5 Star Hotel statuses by the National Tourism Administration is an important milestone in our development

As Xiamen’s first and foremost international high-standard hotel, the Millennium Harbourview Hotel is dedicated to continuously improving and updating its facilities and equipment, at the same time making enterprise culture an important concept. We recognize that staffs are the heart of a business, and our management policy reflects our principles of making people as key and striving continuously for improvement. We ensure an excellent working environment for our staff, keeping each staff member within the centre of our service operations, and encourage them to develop responsibility and awareness of our mission as staff, therefore making them the driving force of our development.

Alongside strong care and support from the community and friends, the hotel has strived for 20 years; up to today receiving good economic and social benefits. The Millennium Harbourview Hotel Xiamen is very enthusiastic about public welfare and was repeatedly recognized as a Love Enterprise by social charitable and welfare organizations. It has ushered in her 20th birthday. On this momentous occasion, the hotel still emphasizes giving back to society, keeping the spirit of charity during our anniversary celebrations. June marks the start of the Love month, and throughout the hotel will donate 3% of the daily total revenue to a charitable organization. Our love and dedication to the community as well as practical action is the flower of charity. A harmonious and happy flower and its brilliant bloom in Xiamen is the theme of our hotel’s 20th anniversary.

The past 20 years have been unforgettable and exciting. In the future, we will take an entirely new stance and entirely new position, and will certainly face far greater opportunities as well as challenges. Looking forward, we will set ourselves higher requirements, and with great enthusiasm take our 20th Anniversary as a new starting point. We will strive to enhance our service standards, continue to improve our hotel facilities and provide an impeccably warm and friendly service to all of our guests; continuing to be your preferred home away from home. We will in every possible way fulfill our Hospitality Promise to delight our guests, making our hotel truly “The Place to Stay.”

To welcome the hotel’s 20th anniversary celebration and its awarding of 5 Star Tourist Hotel status, a group of some of the hotel’s most cherished frequent guests will be celebrating the hotel’s rise to 5 Star status on its 20th anniversary in an extremely special way; assembling in mid-June at Yu Zhu Feng in Qinghai Province, climbing to the 6178 metres above sea-level peak and putting up the Millennium Harbourview Hotel’s flag upon its pure, flawless snow – as a show of congratulations to the hotel’s 20 years of success, and a wish for the hotel’s continued success and even greater achievements after its rise to 5 Star Hotel status.

Edited by: Millennium Harbourview Hotel Xiamen