Hilton Hotels & Resorts Announces The Opening Of Hilton Haikou Meilan

First Hilton Hotels & Resorts Hotel in Haikou Joins the Brand’s Portfolio of More Than 550 Properties Worldwide

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November 18, 2014

HAIKOU, HAINAN, China - Hilton Hotels & Resorts and Hilton Worldwide today announced the opening of Hilton Haikou Meilan as the first Hilton Hotels & Resorts property in Haikou city, Hainan Province, China. The resort features 453 spacious and stylish ocean and garden view guest rooms, including 29 elegant suites ranging from 38 to 506 square meters.

"As the capital city of Hainan Province, Haikou is enjoying rapid economic development, and as a tropical locale, the city is also establishing itself as one of China's top tourist destinations," said Rob Palleschi, global head, full service brands, Hilton Worldwide. "In this key destination, the new Hilton Haikou Meilan will serve leisure and business travelers with the signature Hilton experiences for which the brand is known globally."

"Hilton Haikou Meilan is designed to bring a world-class experience to all guests, enabling them to enjoy the unique design and state-of-the-art amenities at the hotel," said Bruce McKenzie, senior vice president of operations, Greater China and Mongolia, Hilton Worldwide. "This opening represents another important milestone for Hilton Worldwide and is a testament to the success of the Hilton Hotels & Resorts Hotel brand in China."

Situated on the beautiful beachfront in the Meilian District of east Haikou, Hilton Haikou Meilan is easily accessible, yet tucked away from the hustle and bustle of city life. The resort is eight kilometers from downtown Haikou and 15 kilometers from Haikou Meilan International Airport and Haikou Eastern High Speed Railway Station, which provides easy access to nearby cities, such as Wenchang and Sanya, making the hotel an ideal choice for both business and leisure guests.

Hilton Haikou Melian offers six exquisite food and beverage outlets featuring an authentic interpretation of Western, Asian and Chinese cuisines. Guests can start the day with both local and global favourites at the all-day restaurant, Plantation. For lunch and dinner, fresh flavors of local seafood are served at China Spice, which features 13 lavish private rooms for an unforgettable experience. With both counter and table dining options, NoDu specialty restaurant serves a wide selection of tasty noodles and dumplings. Coco Lobby Bar is the ideal place to meet friends for high tea while taking in the spectacular view of the sea. The traditional soda parlour, Krem Pool Bar, offers a selection of mouth-watering ice creams and healthy frozen yogurts. Guests can unwind over drinks or recreational games at the Palm Terrace.

Hilton Haikou Meilan features 32 flexible function spaces, including an impressive 1,600 square meter pillar-free Grand Ballroom with a 1,160 square meter pre-function area, an auditorium and an exclusive video conference room. Together with the spacious outdoor hotel garden meeting area, Hilton Haikou Meilan is an ideal destination for both business and leisure travelers. Whether the occasion is a large international conference, exhibition or wedding, the highly-trained and dedicated team will work to ensure a successful and memorable event. All rooms and public areas throughout the hotel feature Wi-Fi Internet access. The hotel's business center provides full corporate facilities and 24-hour services to meet guests' business needs, including computers, copy machines, printers, printing services, telephones and postal services.

Hilton Haikou Meilan features a broad range of modern amenities, including 42' LCD TV with international channels, mini-bar, alarm clock with build-in radio and MP3 connectivity, three outdoor pools including one heated pool during the winter season, a well-equipped fitness center, a spa and entertainment facilities for kids. Additionally, guests staying in executive rooms and suites will enjoy exclusive access to the Executive Lounge, located on the ninth floor.

Hilton HHonors members will be able to earn and redeem points for their stay. To mark the opening, the hotel will offer Hilton HHonors members an extra 1,000 bonus points per night on the best available rate through stays completed from December 1, 2014 to March 31, 2015.

Hilton Haikou Meilan is located at No.2, Qiongshan Avenue, Haikou. For more information or to make reservations, please contact the hotel via +86 898 3639 8888 or visit the hotel's website at http://www.haikoumeilan.hilton.com/.

Media may access additional information about Hilton Haikou Meilan at http://news.hilton.com/HaikouMeilan. View more news about Hilton Hotels & Resorts openings and a development map at http://news.hilton.com/openings.


Audrey Wong
Hilton – Asia Pacific
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