The resort and spa management and development company Six Senses Resorts & Spas, recently announced plans to open its first resort in China.
The company said in a statement that the new property will be called Six Senses Qing Cheng Mountain and will be opened 2013. Qing Cheng Mountain in Sichuan is a UNESCO World Cultural and Natural Heritage site and an area of great historical importance in Taoist history. The concept of the resort will embrace Taoist and Chinese architecture and design principals.
Bernhard Bohnenberger, the deputy chairman of Six Senses Resorts & Spas, said that this was a very proud moment for him and the whole Six Senses team. He added that they couldn't be more pleased to be developing a new Six Senses resort in this beautiful area of China.
The developers state that all building materials will be sourced locally where possible and will be from natural, sustainable sources. And they add that Six Senses Qing Cheng Mountain will be designed to blend with the local terrain, complement the landscape, and will follow the strictest guidelines with an aim to achieving LEED certification.