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China’s platinum five-star hotels

Shandong Plaza in JinanChina‘s first group of platinum five-star hotels were named by the National Tourism Administration of China (NTAC) on Friday. They are the China World Hotel in Beijing, the Portman Ritz-Carlton Shanghai, the Garden Hotel in Guangzhou, capital of Guangdong Province, and the Shandong Plaza in Jinan, Shandong Province. There are currently 279 five-star hotels in China and it is hoped that this revision to the rating system will help to differentiate the truly elite hotels that the country has to offer.

Paul Johnson

Paul Johnson is Editor of A Luxury Travel Blog and has worked in the travel industry for more than 30 years. He is Winner of the Innovations in Travel ‘Best Travel Influencer’ Award from WIRED magazine. In addition to other awards, the blog has also been voted “one of the world’s best travel blogs” and “best for luxury” by The Daily Telegraph.

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