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Sanya, China, August 4, 2017 – On Friday, August 4, 2017, The Ritz-Carlton Sanya, Yalong Bay was preferred as the honorary host of the 2017 Procurement of China Welcome Dinner, on behalf of Marriott International hotels of Hainan.

Thirty five of the most high-power domestic purchasing managers were shortlisted for the trip, amongst the thousands of members from Sourcing China and MICE China organizations. The delegation was invited for an extraordinary tour of familiarization in Hainan with the joint patronage of Sanya Tourism Development Committee and Hainan Province MICE Association. Hence, the welcome dinner was the first and most important occasion for the guests to share views and opportunities with the accompanying general managers and senior leaders of the Marriott Hainan Cluster properties.

For the special evening hosted in the central lawn of the resort, The Ritz-Carlton Sanya Catering team had curated unexpected sensory experiences in order to awake the creative minds of this professional MICE audience. The evening was first opened by the mesmerizing Torch Dance performed by the Li Minority of BingLangGu cultural village. Shortly after, Marriott International Champagne ritual marked the beginning of festivities while guests partook in an exceptional dining experience under the stars, rhythmed by the performance of the hotel’s resident live band – Yalong Bay Moonlight.

Invited on the stage for the opening speech, Mr. Hoss Vetry, Multi-Property Vice President and General Manager of The Ritz-Carlton Sanya, Yalong Bay attributed special recognition to some of the main partners of the event, including Sourcing China, Hainan Mice Association and HIMICE. Representing the flagship brand of Marriot International Luxury Segment, Mr. Vetry also emphasized on “the common role to support and create memorable MICE experiences in Sanya”. Mr. Vetry was later accompanied on stage by Mr. Chen Fangxu, Chairman of Hainan Province MICE Association and Mr. Richard Li, Marriott International Hainan Area General Manager in order to raise the first toast of the evening.

On this special occasion, the assembly could discover the latest catering innovation by The Ritz-Carlton Sanya, Yalong Bay: A Meeting of the Senses – Meet with Hainan. This new catering offer is inspired by Sanya’s southernmost tropical location, The Ritz-Carlton Sanya, Yalong Bay has infused the natural richness of its idyllic surroundings into three re-energizing, as well as palatable, meeting experiences – Coconuts of Hainan, Fruits of Hainan, and Treasures of the Island. Reminiscent of the island’s relaxed lifestyle, the tropical abundant nature of Hainan is declined into a series of succulent sweet and savory specialties.

Available from July 1st  to December 31st , 2017, A Meeting of the Senses – Meet with Hainan will be enhanced by the legendary service and the breathtaking venues of The Ritz-Carlton Sanya, Yalong Bay. From the soothing sounds of the sea, to the fragrances of the tropics, everything will conduce to strengthened business relationships, and creating energetic, productive executive retreats. Eventually, the resort’s beach and Central Lawn can also transform into a giant playground for personalized team-building activities that leave the group feeling united.

To reserve your Meeting of the Senses – Meet with Hainan retreat at The Ritz-Carlton Sanya, Yalong Bay, please visit ritzcarlton.com/sanya, or contact us now at + 86-898-8898 8888.