SHANGHAI - Mandarin Oriental has signed an agreement to manage a new, luxury hotel currently under construction in Pudong, Shanghai. The hotel is scheduled to open in 2013. Mandarin Oriental Pudong, Shanghai will be located in the heart of the Lujiazui Central Financial District. The property will form part of ‘Harbour City’ a 25 hectare mixed use development, comprising office towers, a residential complex, significant retail and extensive landscaped gardens that will transform the neighbourhood. The development is within walking distance of the Shanghai Stock Exchange, the regional headquarters of major domestic and international financial institutions, and has direct access to the promenade on the banks of the Huangpu River. The hotel will feature 362 guestrooms and 210 serviced apartments offering views of the city skyline and the Huangpu River. Guests will be able to enjoy an array of dining opportunities, with a choice of three restaurants, a lobby lounge and bar, and a Mandarin Oriental Cake Shop. Mandarin Oriental Pudong, Shanghai is approximately 40 minutes from Hongqiao International airport and 50 minutes from Pudong International airport.