Opening Ceremony held for Crowne Plaza Sanya City Center Oct 21
A grand opening ceremony was held for the Crowne Plaza Sanya City Center on October 21st in the tropical seaside tourist city of Sanya.
The opening ceremony started with introductions of several individuals important to the completion of the new city center.
The opening ceremony started with introductions of several individuals important to the completion of the new city center: Mr. Adam Riley, Vice President of Operations for Central China of InterContinental Hotels Group; Mr. Ivan Chen, Director of Hotel Openings for Greater China of InterContinental Hotels Group; Mr. Geoffrey Ryan, Regional General Manager of the Intercontinental Hotels Group in the Sanya Area; Mr. Karsten Kenneweg, General Manager of the Crowne Plaza Sanya City Center; the property owner’s representatives; Mr. Tang Sixian, Vice Director of Sanya Tourism Development Bureau; as well as the hotel staff, hotel guests, and major media in Sanya.
Mr. Karsten Kenneweg, General Manager of the Crowne Plaza Sanya City Center, delivered a welcome speech to the guests and thanked the many friends who support the hotel.
Four inviting guests performed a lion eye-dotting to kick off the opening ceremony.
The lion dance performance signifies a prosperous start for the Crowne Plaza Sanya City Center.
Around 10:30 a.m., four inviting guests performed a lion eye-dotting to kick off the opening ceremony. Four lion dance performers wowed the guests with their stunning performances. This type of dance is a symbol of prosperity in Chinese culture, and the performance signified a prosperous start for the Crowne Plaza Sanya City Center. The Lion dancers’ parading in front of the hotel blessed the hotel and guests with good luck.
Following a “Lion Eye Drawing” ceremony, a ribbon cutting ceremony was held to declare the hotel open.
Mr. Karsten Kenneweg, General Manager of Crowne Plaza Sanya City Center said, “We are thrilled to bring the Crowne Plaza brand to Sanya. The area is quickly developing and becoming a business hub, and we are confident that travelers will welcome the warm service and modern amenities found at a trusted brand like Crowne Plaza.”
The 495-room property enjoys a prime location with easy access to business, sightseeing, shopping and entertainment hubs in Sanya. All guest rooms have balconies with views of the city, river, mountains, and ocean. Amenities at the hotel will include a ballroom, meeting space, business center, executive lounge, spa, swimming pool, and fitness center. There will also be three distinct restaurants offering all-day dining, Chinese cuisine and specialty dishes. The hotel is situated in the city center and 25 minutes from Sanya Phoenix International Airport.
Crowne Plaza Sanya City Center
With 1,265 square meters of conference and meeting space, Crowne Plaza Sanya City Center is the ideal venue for events and functions.
Part of the IHG global portfolio, the Crowne Plaza is a dynamic upscale hotel brand located in nearly 65 countries around the world in major urban centres, gateway cities and resort destinations.
SOURCE: WOS Team