According to the deal, MGM will offer a complete range of its artistic and entertainment experiences, and its hospitality capabilities.
MGM Shanghai West Bund, with its combination of attractive design, various dining options and spa facilities, is anticipated to attract visitors and locals.
MGM Resorts International CEO and president Bill Hornbuckle said: “We’re honoured that the MGM brand and our China joint venture, Diaoyutai MGM Hospitality, were selected by West Bund Group to operate this premium property in such an iconic zone.
“I admire the Group’s vision to develop the largest art zone in Asia and ultimately to help the city transform into an internationally celebrated capital of culture and arts.
“We will leverage our extensive experience and capabilities in entertainment management, art, exhibitions and sports to help MGM Shanghai West Bund deliver the energetic and exciting atmosphere that MGM is known for around the world.”
MGM Shanghai West Bund will feature 161 guest rooms and 58 suites, along with an Italian restaurant with its own pizza oven and a curated menu blending traditional dishes with a modern twist.
The hotel’s Chinese fine-dining restaurant will offer a variety of Diaoyutai cuisines.
Its rooftop bar will provide stunning river views accompanied by live music.
The hotel’s spa will be one of the biggest in Shanghai, and draws inspiration from the sister operations in Macau.
Diaoyutai MGM Hospitality runs five hotels and three branded residences under various brands of Diaoyutai, MGM, Bellagio by MGM, Mhub by MGM and Diaoyutai MGM Residences across China.
Originated from Las Vegas, MGM brand belongs to MGM Resorts International.
Currently, MGM hotels are located in several cities across the world, including Las Vegas, Washington D.C., Macau China, Sanya, etc.