By Don Douloff, September 18, 2008
Fairmont Hotels will manage the Haitang Bay Resort, Sanya, China scheduled to open in 2011.
Situated on a beachfront, the resort will feature 702 guestrooms and suites including Fairmont Gold, offering a private reception desk and guest lounge. In addition, the property will offer 50 one- and two-bedroom villa suites, as well as a presidential villa of more than 5,000 sq. ft., complete with private butlers.
Meeting space comprises an 8,600-sq.-ft. grand ballroom, a 4,300-sq.-ft. junior ballroom and additional indoor as well as outdoor function areas. Amenities will include a variety of restaurants and bars, including a Chinese eatery, and Willow Stream Spa, with 20 treatment rooms, outdoor and indoor swimming pools and access to a nearby golf course.