Dusit International Signs to Manage New Resort on Hainan Island, Southern China

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Dusit Thani Wuzhishan, Hainan is expected to open in 2020

Dusit International Signs to Manage New Resort on Hainan Island, Southern China

Shanghai, China– Dusit International, one of Thailand’s foremost hotel and property development companies, has signed a hotel management agreement with Sanya Taihua Industry Development Co., Ltd to manage Dusit Thani Wuzhishan, Hainan, a luxury international resort on Hainan Island, known as ‘China’s Hawaii’, in the southernmost part of China.

Located in Wuzhishan, a scenic town in the island’s central highlands, Dusit Thani Resort Wuzhishan, Hainan is approximately one hour by car from Sanya Phoenix International Airport, and two hours and thirty minutes from Haikou Meilan International Airport.

Designed to provide the utmost in comfort and convenience for travellers seeking to explore the area’s outstanding natural beauty and various cultural attractions, the resort will comprise 625 well-appointed rooms, suites and villas.

Resort offerings will include an All-Day-Dining restaurant, a Chinese restaurant, a speciality restaurant, a swimming pool, a fully equipped gym, and a spa. Expansive meeting rooms featuring the latest audio-visual facilities will cater to the island’s growing meetings business.

As the central transportation hub of Hainan, Wuzhishan puts guests within easy reach of the island’s many natural attractions, including stunning waterfalls, tranquil lakes, and pristine rainforest. The renowned Mount Wuzhi (Five Finger Mountain), whose peaks extend like five fingers, has a wealth of hiking trails for visitors to explore. Guests can also discover the local customs and traditions of the ethnic groups which populate the surrounding hills.

“We are delighted to work with Sanya Taihua Industry Development Co., Ltd on this beautiful project,” said Mr Lim Boon Kwee, Chief Operating Officer, Dusit International. “Wuzhishan as a destination just keeps going from strength to strength, and we look forward to delivering a resort experience which adds to the area’s appeal by delivering memorable, impressive experiences that reflect the majestic splendour of the location while having a positive local impact.”

Mr Li Jiping, Chairman of Sanya Taihua Industry Development Co., Ltd, said, “With its picturesque setting, excellent facilities, and Dusit’s unique brand of gracious hospitality, Dusit Thani Resort Wuzhishan, Hainan is set to become one of the island’s finest hotels. We look forward to a long and successful partnership with Dusit International.”

Represented in China by Dusit Fudu Hotels and Resorts, Dusit International currently operates six hotels in China and has 28 properties in the pipeline. Three new hotels are set to open in 2019, including Dusit Thani Sandalwoods Resort Huizhou Shuangyue Bay, Guangdong; Dusit Thani Wetland Park Resort, Nanjing, Jiangsu; and Dusit Thani Wellness Resort, Suzhou, Jiangsu.

 

About Dusit International

Dusit International was founded in 1948 by Honorary Chairperson Thanpuying Chanut Piyaoui, whose first hotel was the Princess on Bangkok's Charoenkrung Road. Today the company is a leader in hotel management and hospitality education and comprises a unique international portfolio of distinctive hotels and resorts operating under four brands: Dusit Thani, dusitD2, Dusit Princess and Dusit Devarana.

Alongside growing its operations globally, with more than 50 properties in the pipeline across key destinations, Dusit International is also expanding its business to provide new experiences for customers across the lodging spectrum.

The company recently entered the vacation rental market with the full acquisition of Elite Havens, the leading provider of high-end vacation rentals in Asia, and it also announced plans to enter the lifestyle market with the launch of ASAI Hotels, a distinctive new brand designed to link curious, millennial-minded travellers with authentic local experiences in vibrant cities and resort destinations worldwide.

The company also operates the signature Devarana Spa and has a fast-growing Education Division. The latter, established in 1993, comprises Dusit Thani College, which offers vocational and postgraduate hospitality degrees at campuses in Bangkok and Pattaya; and Le Cordon Bleu Dusit Culinary School.

In 2019, Dusit International will redevelop its flagship Dusit Thani Bangkok hotel as part of a landmark mixed-use project comprising residences, an office building, retail areas, and a new Dusit Thani Bangkok hotel. The new hotel is expected to open in 2023.

For more information, please visit www.dusit.com.