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Mandarin Oriental Sanya Launches Spend & Save Promotion

Sanya, China (June 01, 2011) / — In celebration of the new duty free tax policy that visitors to Hainan Island can benefit from, Mandarin Oriental, Sanya has now made a visit even more attractive with their Spend & Save promotion. Now, along with huge tax rebates from the China Duty Free Store, the resort invites guests to double their savings with a complimentary credit of CNY 1,500 to spend at their restaurants and bars or award-winning Spa.

The island’s new duty free policy was launched on 20 April 2011 and applies to both international tourists as well as those from mainland China. Customers shopping at the Sanya Duty Free Store can enjoy savings of up to 30% on luxury goods priced below CNY 5,000. China is expected to become the world’s largest luxury goods market by 2014, and because of these new regulations, Hainan, which already boasts sun, sea and sand, will be a new hub for luxury shopping. The China Duty Free Store is only a ten minute drive from Mandarin Oriental, Sanya, and guests staying at the resort during this promotion period can enjoy a complimentary shuttle service to and from the store at designated times during the day.

This new promotion from Mandarin Oriental, Sanya, available for a limited time only, is an ideal opportunity for visitors to save even more with a complimentary credit offer. Guests will be able to use the credit to enjoy everything from exquisite seafood, superb Cantonese cuisine and cocktails overlooking the South China Sea at the resort’s restaurants and bars, along with exclusive pampering by the professional therapists at the award winning Spa Village, an enchanting holistic sanctuary and destination in itself. Guests can also make the most of the unique recreation activities on offer which include Tai Chi and Qi Gong classes and Traditional Chinese Tea Ceremonies delivered by a Shaolin Kung Fu Master, yoga classes from an Indian Yoga Master, tennis, and customized activities including snorkeling at Coral Bay and cooking classes from the resorts’ professional chefs.

About Mandarin Oriental, Sanya
Mandarin Oriental, Sanya is unrivalled in its sheer luxury and refined elegance. Enjoying the privacy of a secluded 1.2 km nationally protected coral bay and nestled amongst lush tropical bloom, the resort is a hidden gem where nature is celebrated and tranquility is assured. Located just 7 minutes from Sanya city centre and 18 minutes from Sanya International Airport, the luxury resort provides convenient access to all of the area’s major tourist attractions.

The resort features a series of private low rise and villa accommodation with ocean views and landscaped tropical gardens, some featuring private pools, patios and gazebos. There are 10 innovative restaurants and bars, a 3,200 sq.m. Spa Village with 16 private treatment suites and 2 VIP spa villas, a large recreation centre, CoCo Kids Centre, and over 6,000 sq m of indoor and outdoor conference and banqueting space, providing guests with the perfect destination getaway whether for business or pleasure.

About Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group
Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group is the award-winning owner and operator of some of the world's most prestigious hotels and resorts. Mandarin Oriental now operates, or has under development, 42 hotels representing over 10,000 rooms in 27 countries, with 18 hotels in Asia, 12 in The Americas and 12 in Europe, Middle East and North Africa. In addition, the Group operates, or has under development, 13 Residences at Mandarin Oriental, connected to the Group’s properties.

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