Name suppression has been lifted for the man accused of murdering a woman at a Nelson hotel.

He is 62-year-old Bin Jiang.

He has appeared via AVL at the High Court in Wellington this morning.

Jiang was charged with murder following the death of Swiss national Yanyan Meng.

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Her body was found at the Rutherford Hotel earlier this year.

Jiang and Meng were visiting New Zealand from overseas and were a part of a tour group.

He has been remanded in custody until July 20 for a case review hearing, when he is expected to enter a plea to the murder charge.