Carlson Hotels Worldwide Asia Pacific, has signed an agreement with the Sanya Lu Hui Tou Tourism Development Company to manage a new Radisson Plaza hotel in Sanya,Hainan.
The 240 room property, which is scheduled to open in the second quarter of 2011, will be located 1.5 kilometers from Sanya city on the Lu Hui Tou peninsular and will have direct access to a 700 meter private beach with views of Sanya Bay.
According to Xerxes Meher-Homji, executive vice president and chief development officer Carlson Hotels Worldwide Asia Pacific, Sanya is Hainan's most popular tourism destination and the Lu Hui Tou peninsular is a key development area. He added that there is currently a conference center in the area as well as several leisure and entertainment districts under development, and the expansion of the airport is also underway.
Radisson Plaza Hotel Sanya Lu Hui Tou will be surrounded by upscale shopping, dining and entertainment outlets and is close to an 18-hole golf course. The property will also include approximately 60 one, two or three-bedroom villas.
Yan Qi the chairman of Sanya Lu Hui Tou Tourism Development Company said that Radisson Plaza is fast becoming a recognised brand name in China, known for superior service and quality. He added that this hotel will have a shared emphasis on both leisure and business travelers, as well as the MICE segment.
CHW-AP currently has another five hotels under development in China including the Radisson Plaza Hotel Tianjin and Radisson Hotel Liuzhou.