NUO Hotel Beijing Helps Make the 9th British Polo Day China a Galloping Success

2019-09-10 11:22 1654

BEIJING, Sept. 10, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- NUO Hotel Beijing served as the Official Hotel Partner for the fifth consecutive time to British Polo Day (BPD) China on Saturday, as the British Polo Day Global Series returned to Beijing's Tang Polo Club. The Chinese luxury hotel group played an integral role in staging this spectacular event, alongside partner brands that included Chelsea Barracks, Royal Salute, Vista Jet, and Bentley.

NUO Hotel Beijing Helps Make the 9th British Polo Day China A Galloping Success
NUO Hotel Beijing Helps Make the 9th British Polo Day China A Galloping Success


NUO Surf and Turf
NUO Surf and Turf


the Best Playing Pony
the Best Playing Pony

NUO Hotel Beijing deployed its team of world-class culinary professionals, headed by iconic founding chef and Director of Culinary Nikolaos Lekkas, to create a splendid spread of food and drink, from welcome cocktails to the Chelsea Barracks Authored multi-course lunch including NUO Surf and Turf and NUO Light Caramel Mousse with Port Wine poached pears. The occasion, enjoyed by all, helped celebrate superb amateur polo sportsmanship and also highlight the historical ties between China and Great Britain. With food presented like the work of art and the ever-exciting polo games right in front of you, it's truly a feast for the eyes and souls.

NUO Hotel Beijing's sponsorship of the event provided exclusive accommodation for BPD's select group of distinguished VIP guests, including members of the nobility and high society, celebrities, business titans, food connoisseurs and luminaries from the worlds of fashion and entertainment.

The tournament, graciously hosted by the owner of Tang Polo Club and China's most esteemed polo player, Shilai Liu, attracted more than 200 distinguished guests, including a host of China business elites. The four competing teams were Tian Tang Axus, BCC Fast Fish, DI and British Polo Day. After a tight battle, The Tian Tang Axus and DI won their respective matches, securing the VistaJet Tang Cup and the Chelsea Barracks Dynasty Plate respectively.

As is the polo tradition, the Best Playing Pony award went to Shilai Liu's gorgeous mare, presented by NUO Hotel Beijing's General Manager Bernhard Wimmer.

About NUO Hotel Beijing:

NUO Hotels celebrates the depth and richness of Chinese culture and shares it generously for the pleasure of guests in a contemporary way with the opening of its 5-star flagship property - NUO Hotel Beijing. Located near Beijing's Art Zone 798, the pulse of China's dynamic art movement, NUO Hotel Beijing is a contemporary showcase of unique design inspired by the "Golden Age" of prosperous Ming Dynasty heritage literature, art and culture, the perfect example of tradition blending in harmony with the future of contemporary China.

As art, literature and music are the ultimate expressions of culture, NUO Hotel Beijing proudly positions it centre stage of the guest experience in striking ways. The hotel serves as an art destination in its own right, with dedicated artworks in the hotel lobby, guestrooms and suites, food & beverage outlets acting as backdrops for a stunning series of carefully curated pieces by the country's most critically acclaimed artists, from newly emerging to world-renowned, including four exclusive, custom-created artworks by Zeng Fanzhi, considered by international art experts as "China's greatest living artist". In his role as Beijing NUO Hotels Management Co., Ltd. honorary art consultant, Mr. Zeng created two majestic masterpieces, "Le Shan", a silver and bronze sculpture, and "Landscape 2014", an oil painting, as the dramatic centre pieces of the hotel's grand lobby.

A lifestyle destination with key interiors designed by Hirsch Bedner Associates, NUO Hotel Beijing is comprised of 438 guestrooms and suites as well as an Executive Club Lounge, all with floor-to-ceiling views of the city. Elegant furnishings in warm woods and leather, hushed jewel-toned accessories, plush silk-patterned walls, rich wooden and textured marble floors combine harmoniously in a contemporary interpretation of Ming Dynasty-inspired residential style. Guestrooms bring the hotel's art destination experience vividly to life with each room featuring an artwork originated from Zeng Fanzhi's paintings on paper, an interpretation of "Stepping on Snow to Look for Plum Flowers", " Mountain", and "Rempike".

All guestrooms have been thoughtfully designed and equipped with the modern traveller's security, comfort and productivity in mind: complimentary broadband and wireless Internet access, flat-screen high-definition televisions, Bluetooth-enabled Bose stereo speakers, in-room bars and Nespresso coffee machines, walk-in wardrobes, ensuite laundry and valet delivery cabinets, sophisticated air purification systems and high-level soundproofing, all-marble bathrooms with large soaking tubs, glass-enclosed rainforest showers and custom NUO Pu'er tea-infused bed and bath accessories. Guests may avail of the hotel's round-the-clock butler service, in-room dining and lifestyle concierge whilst Club accommodation and suite guests have exclusive access to the hotel's 25th floor Executive Club Lounge.

Committed to serving authentic cuisine, NUO Hotel Beijing carefully sources ingredients from partner local green farms and producers, which are then creatively prepared in the hotel's six restaurants and bars by a team of global culinary experts from around the world. Diverse dining and entertainment venues at NUO Hotel Beijing include Jia, the hotel's signature Chinese restaurant; N'Joy for international all-day dining; Koji for authentic Japanese cuisine; sleek avant-garde O'Bar with its craft cocktails and outdoor terrace; gourmet boutique U'Deli as well as the hotel's sumptuously elegant, art-bedecked Lobby Lounge. 

The tradition of tea is a significant highlight and unique to NUO Hotel Beijing is the Yuan Tea House, with its graceful interiors evoking an exquisite courtyard and garden in a contemporary interpretation of a Ming Dynasty-era tea house, and where a variety of premium teas sourced directly from tea plantations in Yunnan, Anxi and Wuyi mountain regions are offered, including bespoke teas created exclusively for NUO Hotel Beijing.

For relaxation and wellness, guests may avail of NUO Fitness' well-equipped lifestyle gymnasium and a 25-metre heated indoor swimming pool, and NUO Spa with its nine treatment rooms. With its opening, NUO Hotel Beijing unveils a total of 2,500 square metres of conference and banqueting facilities, including 14 function rooms and the pillar-free 1,600-square metres Yongle Grand Ballroom, which can accommodate up to 1,200 guests and features natural daylight, a 9 metre-high ceiling designed for flexible lighting installations, LED dynamic lighting to change the room's mood, and direct-access elevators with the capability to accommodate cars. Event organisers benefit from a dedicated events manager on standby at all occasions.

A fleet of limited-edition supplied by NUO Travel as the hotel's exclusive limousine service, are deployed to meet NUO Hotel Beijing's guests' transport needs. Proudly "Made in China", the iconic "Red Flag" limousines were luxury vehicles used for the transport of foreign dignitaries in China's past and have recently experienced a nostalgic resurgence in popularity.

In keeping with NUO Hotels' commitment to "low-carbon green intelligence", NUO Hotel Beijing is equipped with a sophisticated air-purification system with high performance "F8 classification recognised by the European Committee for Standardisation (CEN), an intelligent lighting system and an energy-saving curtain wall system designed by German firm Schuco which reduces air-conditioning and heating wastage in the hotel. The hotel has stayed faithful to the "green building" template, carefully adhering to gold-level certification standards in LEED (Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design Building Rating System), as well as achieving gold level certification.

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Source: NUO Hotel Beijing
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