As a wholly-owned subsidiary of Shimao Group, a leading real estate company in China, Shimao Hotels and Resorts is assigned to operate, manage and develop all of the affiliated hotels and resorts, making it the most important part of Shimao Group's strategic development. After years of effort, Shimao Hotels and Resorts has become one of the leading companies in China's hospitality industry. Since 2004, Shimao Group has extended to the hospitality industry by working in partnership with world-known hotel management companies, such as Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Hyatt Hotels & Resorts, InterContinental Hotels Group and Hilton Hotels and Resorts. Shimao Hotels and Resorts operates 10 international luxury hotels in China with over 4,000 rooms available. In additional to partnerships with international hospitality groups, Shimao Hotels and Resorts is committed to developing its own hotels as part of its strategic development. These hotels include Yu Resort — Luxury Five-star Resort, YuLuxe Hotels — Five-star Business Hotel, Yu Hotels — Business Hotel, Yu Residence — Premier Service Apartment, MiniMax hotel — Mid-end Futuristic Hotel and MiniMax Premier Hotel — High-end Futuristic Concept Hotel.

As a "sustainable green hotel brand," Shimao Hotels and Resorts breathes a new life into the traditional image of five-star hotels and starts a brand-new trend in the hospitality industry, featuring innovative intelligence, personalized service and eco-friendly operation. Shimao Hotels and Resorts plans to build hotels in major cities across China, including Shanghai, Hangzhou, Ningbo, Yuyao, Nanjing, Suzhou, Wuxi, Taizhou, Xuzhou, Shenyang, Dalian, Tianjin, Qingdao, Yantai, Wuhan, Changsha, Fuzhou, Xiamen, Hainan, etc.