July 28, 2014 // Franchising.com // HAINAN-Baoting, China and MCLEAN, Va. – Hilton Worldwide and DoubleTree by Hilton today announced the opening of DoubleTree Resort by Hilton Hainan – Qixianling Hot Spring, on the island of Hainan, the southernmost province of the People's Republic of China. Located in the heart of beautiful Qixianling Hot Spring National Rainforest Park, the 254-room hotel is ideally situated just 50 kilometers (31 miles) from Lingshui Railway Station and 90 kilometers (56 miles) from Sanya Phoenix International Airport. The hotel is operated by Hilton Worldwide and owned by Hainan Gold Phoenix Hot Spring Resort Co., Ltd.
"Meeting and exceeding expectations has long been a cornerstone of the DoubleTree by Hilton experience, and we look forward to welcoming domestic and international travelers to the lush and beautiful vacation area served by DoubleTree Resort by Hilton Hainan – Qixianling Hot Spring," said John Greenleaf, global head, DoubleTree by Hilton. "By bringing an upscale, full-service hotel to this idyllic destination, DoubleTree by Hilton continues our ongoing expansion throughout China, where visitors benefit from the 'little things' that mean a lot in a travel experience."
Each guest room at the DoubleTree Resort by Hilton Hainan – Qixianling Hot Spring features a broad range of modern furnishings and amenities, including a private sitting area, the luxurious Sweet Dreams™ by DoubleTree sleep experience and 42-inch LCD TV. Each room also features a private balcony overlooking the area's lush rainforest gardens and offering magnificent mountain views. Also available are a luxury spa and a 24-hour fitness center offering the best in Precor-branded cardiovascular and strength training equipment. Plus, the hotel offers two outdoor swimming pools and the largest hot spring on the island.
Guests at DoubleTree Resort by Hilton Hainan – Qixianling Hot Spring can indulge in a wide assortment of delicious local cuisine without ever having to leave the hotel. The hotel offers five food and beverage outlets where guests will be treated to exceptional international and local culinary experiences. Guests can enjoy an authentic taste of China, including local Hainan dishes and Cantonese cuisine, in a stylish restaurant atmosphere at Yuxi. For fun and friendly all-day dining, OPEN Restaurant features interactive chef stations serving a wide selection of Asian cuisines, Western grill items, BBQ selections, fresh seafood and deserts. NoDu, an acronym for tasty noodles and dumplings available by the bowl, recreates the famous street food commonly found across Asia. SHU Lounge, located in the lobby, offers a relaxed environment for guests to enjoy tea and light snacks, or end the day at the Cigar Bar located in the lounge.
Offering more than 6,500 square feet of meeting and event space, the hotel creates the perfect setting for everything from weddings to conferences and other social events in the spacious grand ballroom, three flexible meeting rooms or outdoor courtyard. A complimentary 24-hour business center is also available to accommodate guest's connectivity needs. Complimentary WiFi is available throughout the hotel's public areas and guest rooms.
"We look forward to welcoming guests to DoubleTree Resort by Hilton Hainan – Qixianling Hot Spring and delivering the exceptional service for which the DoubleTree by Hilton brand is known, starting with the warm chocolate chip cookie welcome and continuing throughout the guest's stay," said Bruce McKenzie, senior vice president of operations, Greater China & Mongolia, Hilton Worldwide.
In addition to the signature chocolate chip cookie welcome, guests will enjoy other DoubleTree by Hilton brand exclusives, including a refreshing array of CITRON body care products by Crabtree & Evelyn and an industry-recognized service culture built around the idea of CARE, which stands for Create a Rewarding Experience for guests, team members and the community.
Hilton HHonors members will be able to earn and redeem points for their stay. To mark its opening, the hotel will offer Hilton HHonors members 1,000 bonus points per night on best available rates through December 30, 2014, for a maximum of 5,000 points per stay. For more information, or to make a reservation, travelers can call the hotel directly on +86 898 8306 8888, or visit www.qixianling.doubletree.com.
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With a fast-growing, global collection of 380 upscale hotels in gateway cities, metropolitan areas and vacation destinations across six continents, every little thing we do at DoubleTree by Hilton inspires us to create a rewarding experience for our hotel guests, our team members and the communities we proudly serve. Our hospitality begins with a warm chocolate chip cookie welcome upon arrival and continues with the award-winning Hilton HHonors® guest loyalty program, an array of fine services and amenities and our longstanding CARE Culture tradition that empowers more than 45,000 team members to provide the special comforts and acts of kindness that make the traveler feel human again.
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