MCLEAN, VIRGINIA Hilton Worldwide has signed three management agreements with New Huadu Industrial Group for a Waldorf Astoria-branded resort and two Hilton Hotels & Resorts properties, in Hainan and Hunan.
Scheduled to open between 2013 and 2014, Waldorf Astoria Hainan Baoting Resort, Hilton Hainan Baoting Resort and Hilton Changsha East will comprise 930 guestrooms. The hotels will be owned by New Huadu Industrial Group.
Waldorf Astoria Hainan Baoting Resort will have 100 luxurious villas, while Hilton Hainan Baoting Resort will have 350 guestrooms comprising of low-rise wings and villas. Both are located 10 km from the center of Baocheng Town in Baoting Country and are situated between Qixianliang and Qixiangling Reservoir in the midst of Hainan Island’s lush rainforest, overlooking Seven-Finger Mountain.
The 480-key Hilton Changsha East is located in the east area of Changsha City, where a new business district will be situated. Changsha, the capital of Hunan province, is a major port and a commercial and industrial center.
Hilton Worldwide has 17 hotels open in China under four flags, with more than 70 additional properties in various stages of development there. The company aims to expand to 100 operating hotels by 2016.