Beijing, China (September 14, 2010) /ChinaNewswire.com/ — InterContinental Beijing Beichen the official hotel to the Sportaccord Combat Games 2010 Beijing, received a galaxy of organizers and ambassadors for the events attracting celebrities for the big launch events in the metropolis. Mr. Hein Verbruggen, honorary member of the IOC, Mr. Jet Li, WuShu Ambassador of Sportaccord Combat Games and Muaythai Ambassador Ms.Thailand Gavintra Photijak were warmly welcomed by hotel management team during their stay at the hotel. Beijing Vice Mayor Mr. Liu Jing Min and National Vice Premier Mr. Zhang De Jiang’s government team took charge of the hotel inspection and thought highly of the hotel’s excellent services, great staff and state-of-the-art facilities. Whether a bellboy or a head chef, everyone at the InterContinental Beijing Beichen soon got into the spirit of things, pouring their heart and soul into laying on the best events possible and making sure our guests enjoyed this uniquely memorable occasion.
“We had a great stay. Thanks to an excellent reception and service from your great staff. Thanks a lot.” Comments Mr.Hein Verbruggen, honorary member of the IOC. Dr. Tapsuwan, President IFMA Muaythai remarks that “My stay in this hotel was wonderful. I will be back again. Thanks so much for the great service and the Chinese hospitality.”
On 4th September 2010 in recognition of the exceptional services to Sportaccord Combat Games, the Organizing committee of Sportaccord Combat Game 2010 Beijing honored InterContinental Beijing Beichen as the Outstanding Contributor to Sportaccord Combat Games 2010 Beijing. “We are very proud to receive the recognition and be part of the contribution to these great events. It is a great credit to all our employees.” Concluded Mr. Daniel Arbenz, General Manager of the InterContinental Beijing Beichen, “This recognition is a great honor for us and it positions the InterContinental Beijing Beichen as a leading hotel for China’s and the International hospitality market.”
About InterContinental Beijing Beichen
InterContinental Beijing Beichen is owned by Beijing North Star Company Limited and is managed by InterContinental Hotels Group. The hotel is located in the Olympic Green, next to the Bird’s Nest and The Water Cube and is interconnected with China National Convention Center (CNCC). For Business or Leisure, it takes 25 minutes to the Beijing Capital International Airport and only 15 minutes to the CBD area or the City Center where you can find the Forbidden City, Tinanmen Square and other historical places. Due to the location of this luxury hotel, the Great Wall and the Summer Palace are also easy accessible
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