Date: September 2018
Location: Melaka and Langkawi, Malaysia
Names: PARKROYAL A’Famosa Resort, Melaka in 2019 and PARKROYAL Langkawi Resort in 2020.
No. of Keys: 200 and 294
Owner: Pan Pacific Parkroyal Hotels: These follow the success of the recently renovated PARKROYAL Penang Resort, reinforcing Pan Pacific’s continued expansion plans in the resort arena.
PARKROYAL A’Famosa Resort gives a new lease of life to this integrated resort in Melaka.
Located within the resort precinct, PARKROYAL A’Famosa Resort will be the welcomed accommodation choice when it opens in 2019.
Surrounded by 520 hectares of undulating hills and a panoramic landscape, the resort will feature thoughtfully designed rooms and suites, exuding modern tones with a touch of local inspiration, crafted for today’s business and leisure travellers.
An extensive range of dining options including a Lobby Lounge, All-Day Dining Restaurant, a Chinese Specialty Restaurant, Club Lounge and Pool Café are housed within the resort compounds.
This integrated resort houses a water theme park and animal safari, as well as a wide range of activities such as bowling, horse riding, fishing, tennis, and BBQ. Children-friendly facilities include a Kids’ Club, activity centre, outdoor swimming pools and playgrounds.
The A’Famosa Resort Golf Course is a 27-hole international championship golf course designed by Ross C. Watson, which is set on elevated grounds amidst the hills, is a five-minute walk from the Resort.
PARKROYAL A’Famosa Resort will have 7 meeting rooms, an outdoor garden and an open rooftop. The Grand Ballroom will accommodate up to 700 persons.
Melaka town is a UNESCO World Heritage site is a 40-minute drive away.
Opening in 2020, PARKROYAL Langkawi Resort is nested at a prime beachfront location on the Pantai Tengah Beach, the longest stretch of beach in Langkawi. Surrounded by restaurants, nightlife and beach activities, the resort is a 20-minute drive from Langkawi International Airport and 18 km from the nearest town centre, Kuah Town.
An archipelago of some 100 islands, Langkawi is the only Southeast Asian destination to attain UNESCO’s highly-coveted Geopark status.
PARKROYAL Langkawi Resort will offer sky dipping pools at its most premium suites, seven exclusive villas, as well as an extensive range of facilities including an all-day dining restaurant, a Japanese restaurant, a beach bar, and multi-tier outdoor swimming pools.
Mr Lothar Nessmann, Chief Executive Officer, Pan Pacific Hotels Group, said, “PARKROYAL is an established brand in Malaysia, where we already operate a hotel, serviced suite and resort in the key cities of Kuala Lumpur and Penang.
We are excited to expand our portfolio of resorts in this market after seeing the popularity of PARKROYAL Penang Resort, which underwent an MYR55 million transformation recently as part of continuous upgrading efforts to offer the best experience to our guests.”
“We are committed to Malaysia as a strategic market as we grow our presence in Asia. The PARKROYAL brand, which celebrates people, is especially well-suited for the leisure segment. We are excited to plant more resorts with the PARKROYAL flag in Melaka and Langkawi, and look forward to creating real connections and joyous moments with our guests.”
THPT Comment: Great brand to open in these two fabulous sites in Malaysia. The PARKROYAL portfolio comprises 13 hotels, resorts and serviced suites in gateway cities across Australia, China, Malaysia, Myanmar, Singapore and Vietnam, including those under development.
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