Desaru Coast set to welcome Indian business and leisure travelers in 2018
Indian travel community and visitors are welcomed to find out more about the latest updates on Desaru Coast developments at Desaru Coast Booth located at IITT, Mumbai, Booth no. A 11 (January 11th – 13th, 2018) and SATTE, New Delhi, Booth no. E170, Hall 1 (January 31st – February 2nd, 2018)
Malaysia’s First Premium Integrated Destination to increase Tourist Receipts with New Offerings
Malaysia’s most anticipated new tourism development, Desaru Coast, has participated in India International Travel & Tourism (IITT), Mumbai from 11th to 13th January 2018 and will also be showcased at South Asia Travel & Tourism Exchange (SATTE), New Delhi from 31th January to 2nd February 2018. 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 Philip Whittaker, Chief Executive Officer of Integrated Theme Parks & Attractions and Chief Commercial Officer of Themed Attractions Resorts & Hotels 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 Mr. Mohd Hafiz Hashim, Director – Tourism Malaysia, Mumbai
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 welcomed to find out more about the latest updates on Desaru Coast developments at Desaru Coast Booth located at IITT, Mumbai, Booth no. A 11 (January 11th – 13th, 2018) and SATTE, New Delhi, Booth no. E170, Hall 1 (January 31st – February 2nd, 2018).