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2012 The Best Design Hotel from Sina Com

December 10, 2012, Sanya, China –Kempinski Hotel Haitang Bay Sanya recently won the“2012 The Best Design Hotel” award from Sina Com and Grand Hotels Magazine in the sixth You Are the Chef awards ceremony.

The "You Are the Chef" awards are put on through the joint efforts and collaboration of a variety of media outlets, including the TV programme You Are the Chef, Sina Com, the New Zealand Trade and Enterprise and Grand Hotels Magazine, a major Chinese hotelier and travel destination magazine. The awards were decided on over a period of three months during which lots of feedbacks was received from professional judges, including from the TV programme You Are the Chef, as well as judging panels of gourmets and artists, televiewers, ICS TV , and millions of online votes.


As a newly opened hotel, Kempinski Hotel Haitang Bay Sanya was recognized by its guests and industry professionals for the sophisticated facilities and its combination of Chinese culture with European flair. The “2012 The Best Design Hotel” award came from Sina Style, an information platfrom specialy set up for the luxury industry, which praised the hotel as a new tourism destination for the public.


About Kempinski Hotel Haitang Bay Sanya


The newly opened Kempinski Hotel Haitang Bay Sanya is located along the shores of “National Coast-Haitang Bay ” a twenty kilometres continuous strip of white sand beach in the most pristine environment of the Hainan Island that has contributing to establish its reputation of one of the most emerging tourist destination in the world. In phase one, the resort comprises 374 rooms and suites and 25 upscale villasand features a mix of delicate Chinese traditions and European art-de-vivre. Among various experiences, the discerning guests may appreciate the cultural heritage of the endemic Li ethnic group, a Cantonese gourmet restaurant, a rare carved wood art museum hosted in two hundred years old aristocrat mansion, two pagodas of the Guangxu period of Qing Dynasty, cruise on a river that meanders through the buildings and an 18-hole golf putting greensand bunkers. The hotel was awarded one of '2012China's Top 10 Most Popular Newly Opened Hotels in the Golden-Pillow Awards of Chinese hotels, and was also recognized as a  Choice New Hotelin Golfers’ Choice Awards by Golf Vacation. The hotel also won an award as ‘2012 The Best Design Hotel’ from Sina Style and the ‘Future Star Award’ in You Are the Chef by Grand Hotels.


Editor’s notes:

Created in 1897, Kempinski Hotels is Europe’s oldest luxury hotel group. Kempinski’s rich heritage of impeccable personal service and superb hospitality is complemented by the exclusively and individuality of its properties. Kempinski now comprises a portfolio of 76 five-star hotels in 32 countries and continues to add new properties in Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia. Each one reflects the strength and success of the Kempinski brand without losing sight of its heritage. The portfolio comprises historic landmark properties, award-winning urban lifestyle hotels, outstanding resorts, and prestigious residences. Each one imbues the quality guests have come to expect from Kempinski while embracing the cultural traditions of its location. Kempinski is a founding member of the Global Hotel Alliance (GHA), the world’s largest alliance of independent hotels.


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Katrina Zhen•Public Relation Manager

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Kempinski HotelHaitang Bay Sanya

No.2 Haitang North Road • 572013Sanya• Hainan Island • China

Tel +86898 8865 5555 •Fax +86898 88655588