The Millennium Hongqiao Hotel in Shanghai opened on Agust 28, 2006. The 369-room hotel is located near convention and exhibition venues and only ten minutes from Hongqiao Airport. All rooms and suites include a long bath and separate shower, electronic safe, flat screen LCD color television, broadband Internet access, and mini bar. The hotel includes five food and beverage outlets and more than 1,000 square metres of meeting space made up of two pillar-free ballrooms and nine function rooms of differing sizes. Millennium & Copthorne International Limited plan to open a second hotel in Beijing in the spring of next year, just in time for the Beijing Summer Olympics.