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GHA Discovery

Guests have the opportunity to not only receive additional recognition and rewards for staying with Kempisnki and our partner properties within the GHA, they moreover have the opportunity to benefit from pre-arranged local experiences which will enhance your stay and cultural experience.

Amazing Local Experiences Wherever You Travel!

The GHA Discovery Program is based on three levels of membership: Gold, Platinum and Black. These levels are based on the number of nights you stay in Global Hotel Alliance hotels. The more nights you spend with us, the more amazing membership benefits and Local Experiences you will receive. According to your membership level you will receive the benefits mentioned below.

Join GHA Discovery and instantly receive Gold status to begin your journey.

All Local Experiences mentioned below are valid until 31th of December, 2015.



Starting your discovery journey with a Gold member status, you will enjoy following benefits when staying in Global Hotel Alliance hotels.

  • Choice of newspaper                                                            
  • Complimentary internet access
  • Complimentary bottled water
  • Membership preference profile                 




Move up to Platinum Level after staying ten or more nights in GHA hotels during one calendar year. Continue on your discovery journey as you immediately earn a unique Platinum Local Experience Award in Xiamen.

Additional Platinum Local Experience Awards will be earned every time you stay at another GHA hotel brand for the first time.

Moreover you can immediately earn one of these unique Platinum Local Experiences in Xiamen!

Boat Cruses on Yundang Lake

Kempinski Hotel Xiamen is ideally located in the heart of the city overlooking the scenic Yundang Lake, which provides you an exclusive experience to appreciate the fabulous picture of the lake scenery by taking the leisure boat cruise. It brings you to the heart of the nature, where you can admire various life scenes and elegant postures of Egrets.

(Valid until 31th of August, 2015.)

Complimentary Airport Transfer

Let us to take care about you after your long and exhausting flight. Our Butler welcomes you directly at the gate and completes the administrational work at the airport for you. Relax in our comfortable limousine and enjoy Xiamen's first impressions on your way to our hotel.

Dinner buffet for one person at Kaffee on 2

Kaffee on 2 with its open kitchen concept provides a memorable dining experience with creative international buffet selection prepared by our master chef. Enjoy our sumptuous selection of seafood, freshly-sliced sashimi, desserts and special live cooking stations. The splendid array of chef’s specialties and sweet treats will satisfy your appetite at every corner.

Huandao Sightseeing Road

Huandao Ring Road is located right at the coastline of Xiamen where the famous Xiamen Marathon takes place every year in January. You can enjoy beautiful views of the beach and other famous sites such as the Hulishan Fortress and Taiwanese Village Zeng Cuo An while taking a stroll along this Road. We will bring you to the beginning of Huandao Road, from where you can enjoy this beautiful area either by walking right by the beach or by taking a ride on the bicycle. One of the hotel’s Concierge team members will escort you to discover this journey.

Overseas Chinese Museum

The overseas Chinese museum is the only museum in China that has been established by overseas Chinese. It allows everyone to learn about their lives and their struggles abroad and with how much love and care they supported their home country from far away.

Xiamen Night Cruise

Welcome on board to a very exclusive experience that enables you to see Xiamen from a very different perspective. The luxury cruise ship gives you the opportunity to see Xiamen by night with its special charm and glorious lights illuminating the island. During the time on the cruise ship you will not only enjoy the breathtaking views but you will also learn more about the beautiful city and its history.


  • Gold level benefits
  • Upgrade to the next room category at check-in*
  • Late check-out 3pm*
  • Guaranteed room availability 48 hours prior arrival**
  • Local amenity 




Upgrade to Black level after staying 30 or more nights in GHA hotels during one calendar year and choose from an array of amazing Black Local Experiences around the world.

Additional Black Local Experience Awards will be earned every time you stay at a GHA hotel brand for the first time.

Kempinski Hotel Xiamen offers the exclusive choice of Local Experiences as following:

90 minutes Balinese massage

K Spa invites you to experience the free-spirited atmosphere where you can relax and sink into the lap of luxury. An oasis of peace and tranquillity in which we will pamper your body from head to toe. A Balinese massage uses a combination of gentle stretches, acupressure and aromatherapy oils to stimulate the flow of blood, oxygen and 'Qi' energy around your body and brings deep relaxation and wellness.

A Garden on the Sea

Gulang Yu Island is renowned for its natural beauty, its rich history and its magnificent architecture. The island is also referred to as Piano Island because of the piano museum which is the only one in China. Motorized vehicles are banned on the island to preserve the nature. That is the reason why Gulang Yu Island is on the list of China’s Natural Scenic Spots and among the top ten most scenic areas in Fujian Province. We will take you to the port where the ferry brings you straight to Gulang Yu Island. Our hotel’s butler is your personal tour guide and will escort you to find the most fascinating scenic spots by the electric buggy.

Take a break to stretch your limbs and to enjoy local coffee and tea at the famous Zhang San Feng Milk Tea shop.

Complimentary Stay in Grand Deluxe Room

Succumb to peaceful and relaxing atmosphere of our signature Grand Deluxe Room and be impressed with a wide range of exclusive benefits including internet access in room and hotel public areas, free local and domestic calls in room, a set of welcome amenities, free use of swimming pool and gym, daily news paper and free secured underground parking.

Tour to Fujian Tulou Houses

Fujian Tulou Houses are round buildings that have been constructed long time ago by Hakka people to be the home for their families or even for the whole village. Until today Hakka people still live there and you can experience the uniqueness of this place by visiting their families and see the lifestyle. In 2008 Fujian Hakka Houses have been classified as a World Cultural Heritage by UNESCO. We will bring you from the hotel to this fascinating site and show around to give you a truly exclusive and unforgettable experience.

  • Platinum level benefits
  • Double upgrade at check-in*
  • Early check-in 9am*
  • Late check-out 6pm*
  • Guaranteed room availibility 24 hours prior to arrival**
  • Choice of amenity

Black level members will also receive the following brand benefits within Kempinski hotels (except The Leela Palaces, Hotels and Resorts).

  • Complimentary transport to and from the airport by hotel bus (where available) or preferential rates on limousine transfers
  • Personalised check-in with recognised guest preferences
  • 15% allowance on food and beverage in all restaurants owned or managed by Kempinski whether or not you are a hotel resident (except banqueting or any special events)
  • 20% allowance on laundry and dry cleaning service


* Upon availability
** Excludes certain dates and exceptional events that generate high demand

For the terms and conditions and a detailed overview of the benefits please visit GHA Discovery.