About Le Meridien

Le Meridien is a global hotel group with a portfolio of 144 luxury and upscale hotels (38,631 rooms) in 55 countries worldwide. The majority of its properties are located in the world's top cities and resorts throughout Europe, the Americas, Asia Pacific, Africa and the Middle East. The company also enjoys a strategic alliance with JAL-owned Nikko Hotels, giving guests access to an additional 42 properties around the world. Headquartered in London, Le Meridien was purchased by Nomura International plc's Principal Finance Group in July 2001 and merged with Principal Hotels, acquired by Nomura in February 2001