Desaru Coast set to meet Indian business and leisure travelers in 2018

Delhi, January 30th, 2018

Malaysia’s First Premium Integrated Destination to increase Tourist Receipts with New Offerings

Malaysia’s first integrated premium destination and the most anticipated new tourism development, Desaru Coast, will be having an exclusive preview of Desaru Coast to the Indian travel trade and media at The Claridges Hotel. Desaru Coast will also be participating in the South Asia Travel & Tourism Exchange (SATTE) from 31 th January to 2 nd February 2018 (Booth No E170). The premium integrated destination will meet Indian buyers to present its latest developments and various offerings in Johor’s hidden gem.

Developed by Desaru Development Holdings One Sdn. Bhd., Desaru Coast is located at the south-eastern region of Malaysia, spanning over 3,900 acres along an unspoiled 17km beachfront facing the South China Sea. The destination is easily accessible via land, ferry, and air. Desaru Coast is home to four globally renowned hotels and resorts, two world-class golf courses, a themed water park, a retail village as well as a conference centre. “Desaru Coast’s India tour will open doors for us to connect with buyers of all sectors within the travel-value chain commerce whilst positioning Desaru Coast as the destination of choice amongst holidaymakers and business travelers alike within the region. We look forward to sharing a preview of the destination that will appeal to international travelers with its myriad of offerings.” said Muhammad Zainal Ashikin, Chief Executive Officer, Desaru Development Holdings One Sdn Bhd.

“India has always been an important market for Malaysia. In 2016, a total of 6,38,578 Indian travelers visited Malaysia, maintaining its position as the sixth top tourist generating market to the country. Desaru Coast will definitely make the Indian excited and thus giving a boost to arrivals to the country” added H.E Datuk Hidayat Abdul Hamid, the Consul General of Malaysia.

Anchored by Desaru Coast Adventure Waterpark, one of the world’s biggest water parks with the largest wave pool in Southeast Asia, the attraction also presents visitors with a Malaysian fishing village atmosphere. Visitors can also experience the first water coaster in the region and a unique mix of wet and dry rides.

The fully-integrated beach-front destination will encompass globally renowned hotels and resorts namely The Westin Desaru Coast Resort, Anantara Desaru Coast Resort & Villas and Hard Rock Hotel Desaru Coast.

Adding to the vast array of leisure and holistic offerings is Desaru Coast Riverside, a 23-acre water-front landscaped retail and lifestyle village located in the heart of Desaru Coast that delivers an all-inclusive leisure experience, including a range of retail, eateries and entertainment outlets.

Completing the unique blend of experiences that the multi-billion- dollar integrated destination has to offer is the Desaru Coast Conference Centre, an equipped multipurpose venue with a banquet area and exhibition space that can host up to 1,000 participants. The conference centre is furnished with meeting and breakout rooms, VIP lounges, a pre-function area, and courtyard to cater to MICE events, corporate functions and entertainment events.

Golf aficionados will get the chance to tee-off at the first Els Club in Southeast Asia, the third in the world, The Els Club Malaysia in Desaru Coast. The Els Club Desaru Coast comprises two championship golf courses, the 27-hole Ocean Course and the 18-hole Valley Course. Managed by Troon Golf, the Ocean Course was designed by 4-time Major Champion, Ernie Els, while the Valley Course was designed in collaboration with Els’ long-standing friend and major champion, Vijay Singh. Golfers can be guaranteed a world-class golf experience with an incredible view.

Desaru Coast is set to unveil its destination offerings in stages, with the opening of The Els Club Desaru Coast – Ocean Course in September 2016 and The Els Club Desaru Coast – Valley Course in March 2017, followed by the remaining components from end June 2018. The Indian travel community and visitors are welcome to find out more about the latest updates on Desaru Coast developments at Desaru Coast Booth located at Tourism Malaysia Pavilion, Booth no. E170, Hall 1 (January 31 st – February 2 nd , 2018).

For more information, visit www.desarucoast.com and Desaru Coast Malaysia Facebook and Instagram.

 

For media enquiries, please contact:

 

Priyanka Mehta

IRIS Reps

salesdel@irisreps.in | Phone: +91 9999694964

 

Noraishah Mohammad Shamsudin

Media Relations, Desaru Coast

noraishah@tarh.com.my | Phone: +6019 323 11 50

 

About Desaru Coast

Desaru Coast is a premium integrated destination resort and one of Malaysia's most anticipated new tourism developments creating a unique blend of globally renowned hotels and resorts, a Conference Centre, a 27-hole and 18-hole golf course, a themed water park, and a retail village. It provides the perfect escape for the discerning leisure and business travelers alike. Located in the south-eastern region of the country, in the state of Johor, Desaru Coast spans over 3,900 acres along a pristine 17km unspoiled beachfront, that faces eastwards over the clear ocean waters. The destination is easily accessible via road, air and sea, and is expected to welcome a wave of new travelers to its shores, attracted by its array of fun activities, renowned hotel brands and the unique Desaru Coast lifestyle.

To find out more, please visit www.desarucoast.com

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