Desaru Coast Conference Centre, the newest conference centre located in the south-eastern region of Malaysia, in the state of Johor has become an official member of the International Congress and Convention Association (“ICCA”). Desaru Coast Conference Centre is also the first ICCA member in the state of Johor.
The conference centre is part of an integrated premium destination recognized as Desaru Coast which includes world-renowned hotels and resorts such as The Westin Desaru Coast Resort, Hard Rock Hotel Desaru Coast, Aman Resort & Villas and Anantara Desaru Coast Resort & Villas; The Els Club Desaru Coast comprising 45 holes of golf in total; Desaru Coast Adventure Waterpark poised to be one of the world’s biggest waterparks; and Desaru Coast Riverside, a waterfront retail and lifestyle village offering a colorful selection of eateries and entertainment outlets. Developed by Desaru Development Holdings One Sdn. Bhd., Desaru Coast promises something for everyone from business to leisure travelers.
“The move for Desaru Coast Conference Centre to join ICCA membership is part of the destination’s efforts to position the venue as a MICE destination to the global market. We want to provide business travelers the opportunity to attend conferences and exhibitions amidst a beach yet being just 30-45 minutes away from the city’s hub,” said Muhammad Zainal Ashikin, Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer of Desaru Development Holdings One Sdn. Bhd.
Located in between The Westin Desaru Coast Resort and Hard Rock Hotel Desaru Coast, the conference centre has the capacity to host up to 1,000 participants that features a grand ballroom divisible into four function rooms, a pre-function area and a beautifully landscaped courtyard which can be transformed into an event space.
The 26,000-square-foot conference centre, will be managed by Marriott International and will be opening in 2018.
Aerial view of Desaru Coast Conference Centre
Desaru Coast Conference Centre will participate in the 56th ICCA Congress which will be held at Prague, Czech Republic from 12th to 15th November 2017.
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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
About Desaru Development Holdings One Sdn. Bhd.
Desaru Development Holdings One Sdn. Bhd. is the master developer of Desaru Coast – a premium integrated destination resort and one of Malaysia’s most anticipated new tourism developments. Located on the south-eastern region of the country, in the state of Johor, Desaru Coast spans over 3,900 acres along a 17km pristine beachfront, that faces eastwards over the clear ocean waters.
The components within Desaru Coast encompasses The Els Club Desaru Coast – 45 holes of golf in total with two distinct clubs; Ocean Course, a 27-hole golf course designed by Ernie Els and Valley Course, an 18-hole golf course designed in collaboration with Vijay Singh, Desaru Coast Conference Centre – a fully-equipped multipurpose venue with a banquet area and exhibition space, Desaru Coast Riverside – 23-acre waterfront landscaped retail and lifestyle village offering a variety of retail, restaurants, cafes and entertainment outlets and an assortment of globally renowned hotels and resorts; The Westin Desaru Coast Resort – a 5-star resort, Aman Resorts & Villa – an exclusive 6-star luxury resort and Anantara Desaru Coast Resort & Villas – the first Anantara brand in Malaysia, Hard Rock Hotel Desaru Coast – located adjacent to the themed water park, Desaru Coast Adventure Water Park.
Desaru Development Holdings One Sdn. Bhd. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Desaru Development Corporation Sdn. Bhd. (“DDC”).