Date: September 2018
Location: Hainan, China
Name: Radisson Blu Haikou – opening 2020
No. of Keys: 301 rooms and suites
Buyer: Developed by Hainan Daye Industry Co., Ltd, the 48-story Radisson Blu Haikou will offer uninterrupted views of the sea of Haikou Bay.
Radisson Hotel Group has revealed plans to launch its Radisson Blu brand in Hainan, China with the signing of Radisson Blu Haikou. The new-build hotel, will be strategically located in a Free Trade Zone to be established by the Chinese government in the island province of Hainan.
“Radisson Blu Haikou will elevate the level of upper-upscale accommodation in Haikou, the capital of Hainan province,” said Katerina Giannouka, President, Asia Pacific, Radisson Hotel Group. “Hainan has developed rapidly in recent years and is now a major centre of tourism and industry in southern China. We look forward to introducing the Radisson Blu brand to the island with this impressive new hotel.”
The hotel will feature three restaurants and a lounge with other facilities including a pool and fully-equipped fitness centre.
“We are delighted to partner with Radisson Hotel Group to introduce the Radisson Blu brand to Hainan,” commented Yang Yinghui, Executive Vice President of Operations, Hainan Daye Industry Co., Ltd. “With its prime downtown location, ocean views and state-of-the-art facilities, we expect this property to become one of Haikou’s most popular hotels.”
Haikou is the capital of Hainan, a major economic, administrative and transportation hub for the province. It is also a well-established leisure tourism destination, featuring sandy beaches, a tropical climate and a liberal entry policy that offers 30 days of visa-free travel to the citizens of 59 countries.
THPT Comment: Good growth for this Radisson brand – Radisson Blu currently operates 10 hotels in China, including locations in many of the country’s largest cities such as Beijing, Shanghai and Chongqing.
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