A luxury hotel with
an oxygen lounge – to help guests adjust to altitude – has opened in Lhasa. The 289 room Shangri-la is the chain’s first
property in Tibet. Lhasa is 3,650 metres
above sea level. Some rooms at the new hotel will
offer views of the Potala Palace. Guests calling room service can o
order sweet tea served in traditional Tibetan pots. There is an indoor
pool, spa and a clinic on site.