Maritim Hotels has launched the five-star Maritim Hotel Shenyang in Yuhong, China.

The 631-room property features a swimming pool, a wellness area and restaurants.

Maritim Hotel Shenyang also offers event and conference facilities, with a capacity for up to 1,400 people in the ballroom, and 15 meeting spaces.

The hotel chain will also open a further two properties in China: the 288-room Maritim Hotel Hui Zun in Anting, Shanghai, later in 2011, and another property in Changzhou in the first half of 2012.