Starwood Debuts Westin Beach Resort in China
Friday October 11th, 2013 - 9:46AM PB
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SANYA, CHINA—Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. recently introduced The Westin Sanya Haitang Bay Resort, Westin’s first beach resort hotel in Hainan Island. Located in Haitang Bay, the resort marks the brand’s 18th property in Greater China—its second largest market behind the United States.
“The Westin brand has enjoyed tremendous success in China, and we will continue on this growth trajectory, bringing our innovative programming and signature design to dynamic destinations, ensuring that all guests leave feeling better than when they first arrived at our hotels,” stated Raetus Balzer, general manager of The Westin Sanya Haitang Bay Resort.
With views of the South China Sea, The Westin Sanya Haitang Bay Resort features 448 guestrooms, suites and villas amidst 12,000 square meters of tropical waterscapes. All guestrooms offer signature Westin amenities, including the Westin Heavenly Bed, designed to cradle and contour to the body. The resort includes five swimming pools and 10 Jacuzzis surrounded by the resort’s landscaping; a WestinWORKOUT gym; and the Heavenly Spa by Westin.
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When you hear all the lodging industry projections for the months and years to come, much of the robust growth is forecast to be the result of the expected influx of travelers from China. In what could only be seen as good news for the industry, that expectation moved a little closer to reality when President Obama signed a visa waiver extension for Chinese travelers earlier this month.