Desaru Coast to Showcase Latest Developments at PATA Travel Mart 2017


Malaysia to Increase Tourist Receipts with New Integrated Destination Offerings

Desaru Coast to Showcase Latest Developments at PATA Travel Mart 2017

As one of the most anticipated new tourism developments in Malaysia, Desaru Coast will participate at the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Travel Mart to meet with international buyers from 13th– 15th September 2017 in Venetian Macao Resort Hotel, Macao.

Situated in the south-eastern region of Malaysia, Desaru Coast spans over 3,900 acres along a 17km unspoiled beachfront while featuring an array of world-class hotels and resorts, two championship golf courses, a conference centre, a themed water park and a retail village with a wide range of offerings.

“We are excited to reveal the much-anticipated upcoming openings that Desaru Coast is bringing in for holidaymakers and corporate segments through to 2019. We believe Desaru Coast has a vast potential for growth in the landscape of tourism in Malaysia. Our goal is to offer businesses and individuals an international bleisure destination hub, providing unique Desaru Coast experiences to families with children, couples, golf enthusiasts, and corporate sectors. It’s a one-stop holiday destination in South East Asia, with something for everyone,” said Muhammad Zainal Ashikin, Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer of Desaru Development Holdings One Sdn. Bhd.

Desaru Coast’s development has successfully seen the opening of The Els Club Desaru Coast, with the Ocean Course in September 2016, and the Valley Course in March 2017. Ocean Course is a 27-hole golf course designed by 4-time Major Champion, Ernie Els while the Valley Course is an 18-hole golf course designed in collaboration with Els’ long-standing friend and major champion, Vijay Singh. Golf enthusiasts can be assured of a unique world-class golfing experience.

Desaru Coast is anchored by Desaru Coast Adventure Waterpark, one of the world’s biggest water parks set against the backdrop of a Malaysian fishing village. Visitors can plunge into the largest wave pool in Southeast Asia and experience the first water coaster in the region. Adding to the vast array of entertainment and leisure offerings is Desaru Coast Riverside, a stunning 23-acre water-front landscaped retail and lifestyle village located in the heart of Desaru Coast that offers a wide range of upscale retail, restaurants, cafes and entertainment outlets.

The integrated destination also offers a unique blend of globally renowned hotels and resorts namely The Westin Desaru Coast Resort, the luxury family-oriented Anantara Desaru Coast Resort & Villas, the iconic Hard Rock Hotel Desaru Coast and the exclusive 6-star luxury resort Aman Resort & Villas.

This multi-billion-dollar integrated destination resort will also be equipped with a state-of-the-art facility, Desaru Coast Conference Centre – a fully-equipped multi purpose venue with a banquet area and exhibition space that can host up to 1,000 participants. The conference centre is fitted with meeting and breakout rooms, VIP lounges, a pre-function area, and courtyard to cater to corporate functions, meetings, exhibitions and entertainment events like no other.

Visitors can find out more about the latest updates on Desaru Coast’s developments at booth no J03.

Visitors can find out more about the latest updates on Desaru Coast developments at Hall 4, Tourism Johor pavilion, booth number 4079, 4080, 4095 and 4096.

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For media enquiries, please contact:

Eva Law

Manager, Edelman Malaysia | Phone: 03-2287 8689, ext: 212


Nuthany Ganasen

Executive, Edelman Malaysia | Phone: 03-2287 8689, ext: 213 | Phone: +603-7688 6618


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.

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