MCLEAN, Va. and SHANGHAI - Hilton Worldwide today announced the signing of a management agreement with Yunnan Chengjiang Great Eagle Resort Co., Ltd. for the first Hilton Hotels & Resorts hotel in Yuxi city, Yunnan Province, China. Comprising 350 rooms, Hilton Yuxi Fuxian Lake Resort is scheduled to open in 2013. It will also mark Hilton Worldwide's entry into central Yunnan Province, the top tourist destination in China.
Martin Rinck, president, Asia
Pacific, Hilton Worldwide, said, "As a popular getaway destination for
domestic travelers, Yunnan Province is experiencing a growing demand
quality, upscale accommodation options. With its scenic location,
facilities and the Hilton signature services, we are confident that
Fuxian Lake Resort will be a great choice for local, intra-regional and
"With more than 20 years
of brand presence in the Chinese market, Hilton has become one of the
recognised hotel brands in the country. We look forward to showcasing
of our leisure offerings in Yuxi city of Yunnan Province," said Dave
Horton, global head of Hilton Hotels & Resorts.
Yunnan Chengjiang Great Eagle
Resort Co., Ltd. is a vehicle company, 90 percent held by Yunan
Huashang Zhijia Development and investment Co., Ltd. Huashang has a
capital of RMB 200 million. The remaining 10 percent is held by Mission
China Co., Ltd., which specializes in city infrastructure, residences,
commercial and tourism real estate development across the country.
Mr. XU Lei, Chairman of Yunnan
Chengjiang Great Eagle Resort Co. Ltd. said, "As the top real estate
developer in Yunnan Province, Chengjiang Great Eagle Resort Co., Ltd.
considerable hotel development experience as we own four international
hotels. We believe that the Hilton Yuxi Fuxian Lake Resort will bring
benefits to the two parties in the long run and help in the development
local tourism sector in Yuxi."
Hilton Yuxi Fuxian Lake Resort
will be located at the northeast bank of Fuxian Lake, enjoying stunning
of Fuxian Lake in the front, and small hills, which will be developed
courses at the back. Fuxian Lake is one of the lakes with the best
quality among the inland freshwater lakes of China and is called the
the Plateau in Yunnan. Yunnan Provincial Party Committee and Provincial
Government have positioned Fuxian Lake as a world-class tourist
as a high-end tourism platform, connecting the new Yunnan and Big
with the rest of China and South-East Asia.
Andrew Clough, senior vice
president, development, Middle East & Asia Pacific, Hilton
"We are excited to be able to announce the addition of Hilton Yuxi
Lake Resort to add to our rapidly growing portfolio of dedicated
China. The addition of resort hotels to our estate in China is a keen
Hilton Worldwide in China and is seen to be tremendously complimentary
fast growing city centre hotel business and presents a wonderful
extend the product mix of Hilton Hotels & Resorts."
Hilton Worldwide currently
operates 17 hotels and resorts under four brands in China: Waldorf
Hotels & Resorts, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Hilton Hotels &
and DoubleTree by Hilton. It also has more than 80 properties under
stages of development across its portfolio of brands in China.
Learn more about Hilton Resorts by visiting www.hiltonglobalmediacenter.com/resorts
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