Carlson Hotels has signed a management agreement for
the second Radisson hotel in Sanya Bay, China. The group only recently
signed a deal for a
Radisson Plaza hotel in Sanya on the Lu Hui Tou
This latest agreement, signed with Sanya Zhong Gang
Real Estate Co., marks the ninth hotel property currently under
development in China for Carlson.
“This is an
important development for Carlson as it will give us the
opportunity to strengthen the Radisson brand in one of Asia’s most
renowned holiday destinations. It will also help increase our
presence in southern China,” said Jean-Marc Busato, managing
director – Asia Pacific, Carlson Hotels Worldwide.
The Radisson Hotel Sanya Bay will be located at the intersection
of Yue Jin Road and Sheng Li Road, close to Sanya city and about
20 kilometres from the airport. There is also a new conference
centre under construction close to the hotel, which can accommodate up to 3000 delegates, catering to the growing
Meetings, Incentives, Conventions and Exhibition (MICE) segment.
Wei Xi, executive deputy general
manager, Sanya Zhong Gang Real Estate Co., said, “The
local government is positioning Sanya as an upscale
tourism destination, with Sanya Bay being further
developed to include a golf course, theme parks and a
marina. Being a popular getaway and well known for its
white sandy beaches, Radisson Hotel Sanya Bay will be
part of a major mixed-use development with extensive
recreational and entertainment facilities.”
Hotel Sanya Bay will have 415 rooms, several restaurants and
meeting facilities, including a 1500 m2 ballroom and eight meeting
rooms. The property is scheduled to open in 2012.
Another eight hotels are currently under development in China
including the Radisson Plaza Hotel Chongqing Nan Bin Lu, Radisson
Plaza Hotel Sanya Lu Hui Tou, Radisson Plaza Hotel Tianjin,
Radisson Plaza Hotel Shenyang Hunnan and Radisson Hotel Liuzhou.
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