Vienna Hotel Group opened a new hotel in Beijing before the 2008 Olympic Games, raising the number of outlets it owns around China to 32. Fu Gang, director of Brand Department of Vienna Hotel Group said that the company plans to develop its brands in the municipalities of Shanghai, Beijing, and Tianjin; and domestic provincial capital cities as well as major areas of west China by contract lease, franchise cooperation and commission management. The group will continue to expand in the hotel markets of major cities including Beijing, Shanghai, and Guangzhou and also will aim at second-tier cities around China over the next two years.
Vienna Hotel Group is a hotel investment and management group which opened in 1993. Through 15 years of development, it has grown to be one of the largest and most influential hotel groups in Shenzhen and claims to own the most rooms in the area.