Radisson Hotel Group is bringing its Radisson Blu brand to Hainan, China, with the signing of Radisson Blu Haikou.
The new-build hotel will be located in a Free Trade Zone to be established by the Chinese government in the island province of Hainan.
Developed by Hainan Daye Industry Co., the 48-story Radisson Blu Haikou is scheduled to open in Q2 2020.
“Hainan has developed rapidly in recent years and is now a major center of tourism and industry in southern China,” said Katerina Giannouka, President, Asia Pacific, Radisson Hotel Group. “Radisson Blu Haikou will elevate the level of upper-upscale accommodation in Haikou, the capital of Hainan province.”
Radisson Blu Haikou will have 301 guestrooms and suites, three restaurants and a lounge with other facilities including a pool and fully-equipped fitness center. The property will also provide flexible meeting and event spaces.
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 with sandy beaches, a tropical climate and a liberal entry policy that allows ofr 30 days of visa-free travel to the citizens of 59 countries. The hotel will be a 30-minute drive from Haikou Meilan International Airport, which links to cities such as Bangkok, Jakarta, Singapore, Seoul and Sydney.
Radisson Blu currently operates 10 hotels in China, including Beijing, Shanghai and Chongqing. Worldwide, the collection has 402 hotels either open or coming soon.