TIANJIN, China, Dec. 24, 2015 – Otis Elevator China Co., Ltd. (“Otis China”) has won a project to supply and install 56 elevators and escalators for the first Atlantis resort in China. Construction of the new five-star Atlantis Destination Resort will begin in Sanya, Hainan Island in South China this year, with the complex opening in July 2017. Otis is a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX).
Atlantis Sanya will cover an area of more than 346,400 square meters and include a five-star hotel with over 1,300 guest rooms, a water park and a marine education center, as well as world-class dining and shopping facilities. The luxury resort will be the world’s third Atlantis destination resort following the success of Atlantis properties in the Bahamas and Dubai.
To provide safe and efficient high-quality indoor transportation throughout the Atlantis resort complex, Otis China will install 56 elevators and escalators, including SkyriseTM elevators, energy-efficient Gen2® elevators and LINK escalators.
“Otis China is honored to work with Atlantis to help bring this world-renowned brand to China. Providing superior safety, comfort and stylish luxury to enhance guest experiences, Otis elevators and escalators are an ideal fit for premium Atlantis properties. We will continue to support the brand as it expands in the future,” said Tony Black, president of Otis Elevator (China) Investment Co., Ltd.
As the inventor of the world’s first safety elevator, Otis is the industry leader with a legacy of more than 160 years of innovation. Eight of the 10 buildings to hold the title of the world’s tallest in the past century have relied on Otis elevators, including Burj Khalifa in Dubai, the current record holder, along with many of China’s landmarks, such as Shenzhen Ping’An Finance Center and Shanghai World Finance Center.
A leading global brand of premium entertainment resorts, Atlantis is known for its majestic luxury hotels and marine adventures.
Otis is the world’s largest manufacturer and maintainer of people-moving products, including elevators, escalators and moving walkways. Founded more than 160 years ago by the inventor of the safety elevator, Otis offers products and services through its companies in more than 200 countries and territories, and maintains more than 1.9 million elevators and escalators worldwide. Otis is a unit of United Technologies Corp., a leading provider to the aerospace and building systems industries worldwide. For more information, visit www.otis.com.