SHANGHAI, CHINA—Cachet Hotel Group (CHG) is launching its flagship Cachet brand in Chengdu, China's high-technology capital, in 2016. Presently under construction, the Cachet Hotel is located in the High Tech Zone and is part of a mixed-use development called Chengdu Jinbao Plaza, comprising office and commercial towers, a financial center and a luxury shopping mall.
"Chengdu has evolved into a global destination and is home to pioneering industries, including information technology, biomedical engineering and new energy," said Alexander Mirza, president and CEO, Cachet Hotel Group. "This landmark development presents the perfect opportunity for Cachet's flagship brand to introduce product and service innovations that redefine the Asian hospitality experience."
Graced by a glass facade, Cachet's 191-room lifestyle hotel will convey a "West meets East" brand story that pays homage to the region's rich cultural heritage, enhanced by modernism and entertainment, according to the company.
Cachet's hotel rooms will showcase Chinese motifs, woodcarvings, local sculptures and silk textures. The signature restaurant, Le Sheng, will feature cuisines from all four corners of China—ranging from spicy Sichuan flavors andShanghai dishes to Cantonese fare and Beijing cuisine.
Cachet's cSPA will offer guests Eastern wellness therapies and treatments, while the property's public spaces will serve as backdrops for local communities and highlight the works of emerging artists, designers and entertainers, according to the company.
Cachet will feature fashion suites created by New York based interior designer Jay Godfrey. Cachet's technology platform will allow guests to select their room, perform keyless mobile check-in and customize everything during their stay. Hotel rooms will include electronic tablets that can be used to access a suite of hotel services, including an entertainment menu, concierge, in-room dining, laundry and housekeeping.