The newest addition to the Luxury Collection Hotels & Resorts is The Royal Begonia on the southern tropical island of Hainan. Set among lush rainforests, mountain and ocean views, the luxury resort is amongst the newest luxury properties to debut in Asia Pacific. The Luxury Collection, part of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide unveils The Royal Begonia, A Luxury Collection Resort, celebrating the brandís eagerly anticipated arrival in Sanya. The Royal Begonia joins the legendary Astor Hotel in Tianjin and The Hongta Hotel in Shanghai as the first Luxury Collection resort in China. With this opening, The Luxury Collection brand continues its growth momentum globally with the debut of ten hotels and resorts in Asia Pacific this year alone, including Shanghai, Jaipur and Chennai in India, the Blue Mountains, Australia as well as Koh Samui, Thailand and Jakarta, Indonesia.