JW Marriott Strengthens Presence on China’s Holiday Island With Opening of JW Marriott Sanya Haitang Bay

USA, Bethesda, Maryland. January 20, 2020

JW Marriott, part of Marriott International, Inc., today announced the opening of JW Marriott Sanya Haitang Bay, located on the Haitang Bay, the National Coast of China. The property marks JW Marriott's second resort on Hainan and eighteenth hotel in Greater China, seamlessly blending in with the lush landscape of Haitang Bay and illustrating the beguiling charm of the entire coast.

Adjacent to Yalong Bay National Tourism Resort, Haitang Bay boasts stunning scenery including tropical forests, white sandy beaches and shimmering waters. A 40-minute drive from Sanya Phoenix International Airport, the area is home to numerous tourist attractions including Wuzhizhou Island, Sanya Haichang Fantasy Town, Nanshan Temple and the Wanda International Cinema, among others. The new JW Marriott Sanya Haitang Bay is located on a 21.8-kilometer-long shoreline, providing a luxury escape for travelers who come to feel present in mind, nourished in body and revitalized through the brand's curated programming.

"We are truly delighted to continue to expand our brand portfolio in Sanya, China." said Mitzi Gaskins, Vice President & Global Brand Leader, JW Marriott. "JW Marriott Sanya Haitang Bay is bringing a modern, luxurious setting to our guests in Sanya, as well as encouraging them to embrace the present and savor life to the fullest in a mindful and nourishing environment."

Inspired by the theme of ‘stone', the subtle design by Smallwood, Reynolds, Stewart, Stewart (SRSS) connects guests at JW Marriott Sanya Haitang Bay with nature through endless arcades, ceramic accents, an octagonal fountain and peacock pavilion that reflect the hotel's luscious backdrop. The property's 142 guestrooms and 18 villas, ranging from 735 sq. ft. to 7,180 sq. ft., feature private balconies and combine modern designs with genuine aesthetics to create the optimum sense of relaxation.

Two exquisite dining facilities ensure the ultimate epicurean experience for travelers. Guests can enjoy live cooking presentations in JW Kitchen's all-day open-kitchen restaurant or relax in the tropical ambiance of the JW Lounge, featuring signature cocktails and wines from around the world. Additionally, JW Marriott Sanya Haitang Bay highlights its commitment to naturally-inspired dining through its JW Garden to offer fresh, local ingredients for authentic farm-to-table dining experiences, hands on cooking classes and specialty drinks.

JW Marriott Sanya Haitang Bay is the perfect venue for hosting romantic weddings, corporate meetings and special events with over 37,600 sq. ft. of meeting space, 86,000 sq. ft. of outdoor lawn, flexible seating solutions and comprehensive business facilities. Guests can rejuvenate at the fully-equipped Health Club featuring over nine different-sized pools, or enjoy pampering at the luxurious Spa by JW.

"The increase and transformation of the tourism market within China and specifically Hainan is significant, with the island now housing 23 hotels, covering different lifestyle needs," said Henry Lee, President, Greater China, Marriott International. "The expansion of the JW Marriott brand in Sanya allows us to add unique offerings and enriching, thoughtfully-curated experiences for guests, leaving them with unforgettable memories."

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