Carlson Announces Ninth Property In China

Carlson Hotels Worldwide has announced that it will be managing a second Radisson hotel in Sanya Bay, Hainan.

The latest agreement with Sanya Zhong Gang Real Estate Company marks the ninth hotel property currently under development in China for Carlson.

Radisson Hotels & Resorts is the upscale, full-service brand of Carlson. The group recently announced that it will manage a Radisson Plaza hotel, which is the brand's premium extension, in Sanya on the Lu Hui Tou peninsula.

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 kilometers from the airport. There is also a new conference center under construction close to the hotel, which can accommodate up to 3,000 delegates, catering to the growing MICE segment.

Radisson Hotel Sanya Bay will have 415 rooms, several restaurants and meeting facilities, including a 1,500 square meter 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.