Worldhotels welcomes 100th affiliate in Asia Pacific

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Worldhotels said this week it has welcomed its 100th affiliate in Asia Pacific.

The deluxe resort and convention hotel, which does not yet have a name, is on the waterfront of Discovery Bay on Lantau Island.

The resort, scheduled to open this summer, is being developed by Hong Kong Resort Company Limited.

 “As the 100th member of Worldhotels’ fast-growing Asia Pacific portfolio, the new resort hotel is a welcome alternative to Hong Kong’s city hotels – in a relaxed getaway from the hustle and bustle of the city, yet with remarkably quick and convenient access,” said Worldhotels Asia-Pacific Vice President Roland Jegge.

Featuring 325 rooms and suites, the property is set to offer a relaxing escape from the frenetic pace of Hong Kong.

Designed as a resort hotel for leisure, meetings and events, it is just 25 minutes from Hong Kong’s Central business district by high speed deluxe ferry, and 30 minutes from Hong Kong International Airport and Asia World Expo.

It is also just 20 minutes from Sunny Bay and Tung Chung MTR stations – providing convenient access to nearby tourist attractions like Hong Kong Disneyland, Ngong Ping 360 cable car to Lantau’s outdoor seated Giant bronze Buddha, Po Lin Monastery, as well as the quaint, traditional fishing community of Tai O village.

The resort is likely to become a popular wedding destination – with a seaside wedding chapel and poolside wedding gazebo, complete with a ballroom that could cater banquets for almost 600 guests.

Recreational facilities extend from an outdoor swimming pool, health club and Spa Botanica, to a kids outdoor playground. Nearby guests can find a 27-hole golf course and The Bounty, a European tall ship for cruises and parties.

The hotel’s all-day signature restaurant offers international and Asian cuisine with relaxed outdoor seating alongside a lounge and bar, both offering ocean views.

Other dining options are available along the beach to Discovery Bay Pier, with an al fresco seaside dining area offering a choice of around 20 restaurants.