Landmarks' Bintan integrated resort breaks ground - TTG Asia - Leader in Hotel, Airlines, Tourism and Travel Trade News
 
Tuesday . May 31 . 2016
         
Follow TTG Asia on Twitter
TTG ASIA this week
TTG Asia Luxury
 
Share |
Landmarks' Bintan integrated resort breaks ground
Karen Yue, Bintan, February 28, 2011
 

MALAYSIAN-listed land developer Landmarks commenced construction of a second integrated resort development on Bintan over the weekend.

 

Treasure Bay, a water resort city built at a cost of S$425 million (US$334 million), will occupy 337 hectares on the northern coast of Bintan.

 

Gabriel Teo, executive director and COO of Landmarks, told TTG Asia e-Daily that the resort’s phase one site, which will span 89.7 hectares when completed by 2015, will be a high-end destination, although there will be room in other sites for different grades of accommodation and attractions.

 

The phase one site will comprise a multi-modal transportation terminal and marina that will cater to ferries and possibly sea planes and cruises, a resort built in a ring layout with 150 to 180 keys, a cluster of serviced villas with potentially 200 units, a wedding hall and an underwater 300-seat banquet hall extending from the resort into a manmade lagoon, as well as a collection of retail, F&B and entertainment outlets.

 

“We envision Bintan to be more than just a short-break destination when all these are complete,” Teo said.

 

A hotel management company has not yet been appointed for the resort and villas in phase one.

 

 

Print Top Stories
 
 
Editor's pick >
   
High ambitions for alpine glory

by Juian Ryall

Female Power

by Julian Ryall

Asia's hottest resort spots

by TTG Asia reporters

Making peace with progress

by Feizal Samath

Overpricing comes under fire

by Feizal Samath

 

 

>