Asia Week New York Association is pleased to announce that Songtsam Group, the luxury boutique hotel group located in the Chinese provinces of Tibet and Yunnan, continues to be the main sponsor of Asia Week New York, which opens from March 16 at 10 p.m. in 2022. .
“We are thrilled to have Songtsam once again partnering with Asia Week New York,” said President Dessa Goddard. “Their appreciation of the many facets of Asian art and culture underscores our synergy and we are grateful for their enthusiastic support.”
“We are very proud to be the title sponsor of Asia Week New York for the third year,” said Florence Li, Director of International Sales and Marketing at Songtsam. “Baima Duoji, the founder and chairman of Songtsam Group, has always had a lifelong interest in Chinese, Himalayan and Southeast Asian art.”
About Songtsam Group
With thirteen properties (twelve hotels and one glamping site), Songtsam was founded by Baima Duoji, a former Tibetan documentary filmmaker, in 2000. It is the only collection of Tibetan-style luxury retreats found on the Tibetan Plateau that offers guests sophisticated elegance, refined design, modern amenities and discreet service in places of natural beauty and cultural interest. With his lifelong interest in Chinese, Himalayan and Southeast Asian art, Mr. Baima began collecting art long before establishing his first hotel, Songtsam Lodge Shangri-La, located in next to the famous Songzanlin Monastery in Shangri-La. Many properties across the Tibetan Plateau are decorated with Mr. Baima’s personal collection, with each hotel acting as a private art museum. Songtsam aims to share the beauty of humanity’s imagination and creativity with people around the world.
Songtsam Tours is a preferred supplier of Virtuoso Asia Pacific and offers customers the possibility to organize their own experiences by combining stays in its various hotels and lodges designed to discover the region’s diverse culture, rich biodiversity, incredible scenic landscapes and unique living heritage. Currently, they offer two iconic routes: the Songtsam Yunnan Route, which explores the “Three Parallel Rivers” region (a UNESCO World Heritage Site), and the new Songtsam Yunnan-Tibet Route, which merges the old route tea and horse, G214 (Yunnan-Tibet highway), G318 (Sichuan-Tibet highway) and the Tibetan plateau road in one, adding unprecedented convenience to the Tibetan travel experience.
Songtsam has explored and preserved the essence of Tibetan culture, while maintaining its commitment to supporting economic development, local communities, environmental conservation and sustainability in Tibet and Yunnan. Songtsam was featured on Condé Nast Traveler China Edition 2018 and 2019 Gold List and Condé Nast Traveler 2022 USA Edition Gold List. For more information, visit www.songtsam.com.
About Asia Week in New York
A collaboration of leading international Asian art galleries, the six major auction houses, Bonhams, Christie’s, Doyle, Heritage, iGavel and Sotheby’s, and numerous Asian museums and cultural institutions, Asia Week New York is a week of celebration filled with an unbroken schedule of simultaneous gallery open days, Asian art auctions as well as numerous museum exhibitions, conferences and special events. This year, participants from the United States and abroad will unveil – both virtually and by appointment only – an extraordinary array of museum-quality treasures from China, India, the Himalayas, Asia Southeast, Tibet, Nepal, Japan and Korea.
Asia Week New York Association, Inc. is a 501(c)(6) non-profit business organization registered with the State of New York. For more information visit www.AsiaWeekNewYork.com @asiaweekny #asiaweekny