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Magical Movie Town Opens At Mission Hills

9.20am 9th June 2014 - Travel - This story was updated on Monday, June 9th, 2014

Actor-singer Andy Lau (centre), flanked by Mission Hills Group Chairman and CEO Dr. Ken Chu (right) and Vice Chairman Mr. Tenniel Chu (left), looks around Haikou’s impressive new tourist attraction
Actor-singer Andy Lau (centre), flanked by Mission Hills Group Chairman and CEO Dr. Ken Chu (right) and Vice Chairman Mr. Tenniel Chu (left), looks around Haikou’s impressive new tourist attraction

Top Chinese film director Feng Xiaogang has hailed Mission Hills Haikou’s giant new tourist attraction, Movie Town, as “a place where dreams can come true”.

Feng was among a stellar line-up of cinema greats, industry executives, Chinese government officials and other VIPs who attended the Official Opening on Saturday.

The giant facility – fully named Haikou Mission Hills H. Brothers Feng Xiaogang Movie Town – spans 5.7 square kilometres and involves total investment of US$300 million.

It includes vintage street settings from Feng’s most famous movies, state-of-the-art film studios, an array of shopping and dining options and countless other entertainment and leisure features.

Located at the fully-integrated Mission Hills Haikou Resort on China’s tropical island of Hainan, it is expected to attract five million visitors per year.

Movie Town is a three-way collaboration between China’s premier leisure and lifestyle conglomerate, Mission Hills Group, Feng – the only Chinese film director to have his star on Hollywood’s Walk of Fame – and the country’s biggest movie producers, Huayi Brothers Media.

Movie Town is just one of a series of major new construction projects at Mission Hills Haikou. Also nearing completion is the Mission Hills Low-Carbon Footprint Center, complete with shopping malls, Mission Hills Lan Kwai Fong entertainment district, leisure facilities and three new hotels, the Ritz-Carlton, Renaissance and Hard Rock Hotel.

Mission Hills Haikou already features a 539-room hotel, 10 world-class golf courses and “The World’s Largest Spa Resort” as officially recognized by Guinness World Records.

Meanwhile, Mission Hills Shenzhen-Dongguan on the Chinese mainland is officially “The World’s Largest Golf Club” with 12 courses. A major shopping, leisure, business and residential hub, Mission Hills Centreville, is currently under construction at this resort.

Mission Hills China www.missionhillschina.com

       

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