Sanya Yazhou Bay Resort's 267 rooms and suites include large soaking tubs and boast panoramic views of the sea, pool or tropical gardens. Other amenities include a 2,000 square meter swimming pool beach access, as well as a kids' club and game room for adults. Credit: Curio Collection by Hilton.

SANYA, China and MCLEAN, Va. - Hilton (NYSE: HLT) today announced the opening of Sanya Yazhou Bay Resort, Curio Collection by Hilton, the first Curio Collection property in Greater China and Asia Pacific to join the exclusive, upper upscale collection brand of more than 35 distinctive hotels and resorts around the world. Located on the West Coast of Hainan Island's southernmost city, Sanya Yazhou Bay Resort is only a short drive from renowned attractions to discover such as Dongtian Park, Nanshan Temple and the unique Tianya Haijiao.

"Hilton has proudly welcomed the world's travelers for nearly 100 years, while continuously innovating and redefining the meaning of hospitality and we're excited to debut Curio Collection by Hilton in Asia," said Mark Nogal, global head, Curio Collection by Hilton. "With the opening of the first Curio Collection property in Sanya, we will continue to deliver unparalleled hospitality and delight both leisure and business travelers with  this hotel's spacious rooms, state-of-the-art facilities, tantalizing culinary options, impeccable service and easy access to the island's famed sunsets and beautiful beaches."

Sanya Yazhou Bay Resort's 267 rooms and suites include large soaking tubs and boast panoramic views of the sea, pool or tropical gardens. Other amenities include a 2,000 square meter swimming pool  beach access, as well as a kids' club and game room for adults.

"Over the years, Hilton's footprint has strengthened across China, allowing us to better cater to both business and leisure travelers," said Qian Jin, area president, Greater China & Mongolia, Hilton. "We recently celebrated the opening of our 100th hotel in China, and the opening of our first Curio Collection property marks yet another exciting milestone in our Hilton China story - which includes more than 270 hotels in the pipeline."

Sanya Yazhou Bay Resort, which is a 25-minute drive from the Sanya Phonenix International Airport and 35 km away from the Sanya city centre, offers full support for meetings and events. Meeting and outdoor banquet spaces, which can be configured for events of any size, make up a total of 2,000 square meters. Equipped with state-of-the-art audiovisual technology, these flexible spaces include a main 1,200 square meter meeting area and nine meeting rooms.

The innovative food and beverage concepts at Sanya Yazhou Bay Resort include:

  • HARVEST - an all-day dining restaurant that features an open kitchen, where chefs showcase their culinary magic  
  • SUYA  - a Chinese restaurant with a wide selection of fresh seafood and ingredients
  • CHA LOBBY LOUNGE -  guests can take in stunning views while enjoying a  signature coconut tea, or premium beers, wines, spirits and cocktails
  • STARGAZERS ROOFTOP BAR -  open in the evenings, the distinctive rooftop bar serves classic and creative handcrated cocktails, appealing to bar-goers in Sanya's popular Ya Zhou cocktail circuits
  • BLU POOL BAR -  a swim-up bar allows guests to cool off with coconut juices, tropical cocktails and ice-cold beers without leaving the pool

Sanya Yazhou Bay Resort, Curio Collection by Hilton is part of Hilton Honors®, the award-winning guest-loyalty program for Hilton's 14 distinct hotel brands. To receive instant access to the benefits they care about most - including exclusive discounts, free Wi-Fi, Digital Check-In and Hilton Honors Points towards free nights - guests are encouraged to join Hilton Honors and book directly through preferred Hilton channels. To celebrate the hotel's opening, Hilton Honors members can earn 1,000 bonus points per night on stays made on best available rates from now through September 8, 2017.

Sanya Yazhou Bay Resort, Curio Collection by Hilton is owned by Yunnan State-owned Capital Operation co., LTD and Shenzhen Zhongxing international investment co., LTD and managed by Hilton. It is located at Creative New Town, Yazhou Bay, Sanya, Hainan, P.R. China 572025. For more information or to make reservations, please call +86 898 8889 0888 or visit the hotel's website at sanyayazhoubayresort.curiocollection.com.

Media can learn more about the hotel and download high-resolution images at news.curio.com/yazhoubayresort. More information on recent and upcoming Curio Collection by Hilton openings is available at news.curio.com/openings.

Contacts:
Audrey Wong
Hilton - Asia Pacific
+65 6833 9763
audrey.wong@hilton.com

Emily Montgomery
Hilton
+1 703 883 5257
emily.montgomery@hilton.com

About Curio Collection by Hilton
Curio Collection by Hilton (curiocollection.com), launched in 2014, is a global portfolio of more than 40 remarkable, upper upscale hotels and resorts handpicked for their unique character and personality. Curio Collection properties appeal to travelers seeking one-of-a-kind discoveries and authentic experiences, all backed by Hilton (NYSE: HLT) and its award-winning Hilton Honors program. Read the latest Curio Collection stories at news.curiocollection.com, discover Curio Collection destinations through Cities by Curio itineraries at citiesbycurio.com and connect with the collection on facebook.com/curiocollection, instagram.com/curiocollection and twitter.com/curiocollection.

About Hilton
Hilton (NYSE: HLT) is a leading global hospitality company, with a portfolio of 14 world-class brands comprising more than 5,000 properties with more than 825,000 rooms in 103 countries and territories. Hilton is dedicated to fulfilling its mission to be the world’s most hospitable company by delivering exceptional experiences – every hotel, every guest, every time. The company's portfolio includes Hilton Hotels & Resorts, Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Canopy by Hilton, Curio Collection by HiltonTM, DoubleTree by Hilton, Tapestry Collection by HiltonTM, Embassy Suites by Hilton, Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton by Hilton, Tru by Hilton, Homewood Suites by Hilton, Home2 Suites by Hilton and Hilton Grand Vacations. The company also manages an award-winning customer loyalty program, Hilton Honors. Hilton Honors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits, including a flexible payment slider that allows members to choose exactly how many Points to combine with money, an exclusive member discount that can’t be found anywhere else and free standard Wi-Fi. Visit newsroom.hilton.com for more information and connect with Hilton on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, and YouTube.

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