Meliá Hotels International expands footprint in Indonesia with addition of Meliá Bintan
Scheduled to open in 2018, the newly built five-star resort strengthens Meliá brand’s resort portfolio in Indonesia
"This new project is an exciting addition to our resort portfolio in Indonesia, where we've had over 30 years of experience," says Bernardo Cabot, Senior Vice President, Asia Pacific, Meliá Hotels International. "Our momentum continues to be fueled by strong demand for our exceptional guest accommodations and service. Meliá Bintan will provide discerning travellers a gateway to the one of the world's newest meccas for luxury travel."
Bintan, the largest island in the Riau archipelago, is blessed with pristine beaches and 23,000 hectares of white sandy coast facing the South China Sea. The island is a short ferry ride away from Singapore and Malaysia, and the addition of a new international airport will give travellers around the world greater access to this tropical paradise.
Melia Bintan is located in a privileged coastal enclave, with 280 rooms and villas covering and area of eight hectares. Managed under the Melia Hotels & Resorts brand, the hotel will have numerous amenities for guests' enjoyment, such as the renowned Yhi Spa; the Level lounge and suites, where each detail is designed and crafted specially to create unique guest experiences; two beachfront restaurants; a swimming pool with water attractions; and a fitness and large-scale convention center.
Melia Hotels & Resorts is the most international brand of the group, highly valued by travelers worldwide and characterized by the personalized experiences provided through the Passion for Service culture of the brand. The brand has over 30 years of presence in Asia with the opening of Melia Bali, an iconic hotel since Melia Hotels International was the first international hotel group in the Island of Gods.
In 2016 Meliá Hotels International celebrates its 60th Anniversary and maintains its robust momentum in Asia, aiming to double its portfolio in the region with the addition of 30 hotels in the next three years. The leading Spanish hotel has 32 hotels in the region, with seven of them due to open this year.
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About Melia Hotels International
Founded in 1956 in Palma de Mallorca (Spain), Meliá Hotels International is one of the largest hotel companies worldwide as well as the absolute leader within the Spanish market, with more than 370 hotels (current portfolio and pipeline) throughout more than 40 countries and 4 continents under the brands: Gran Meliá, Meliá Hotels & Resorts, Paradisus Resorts, ME by Meliá, INNSIDE by Meliá, Tryp by Wyndham and Sol Hoteles. The strategic focus on international growth has allowed Meliá Hotels International to be the first Spanish hotel company with presence in key markets such as China, the Arabian Gulf or the US, as well as maintaining its leadership in traditional markets such as Europe, Latin America or the Caribbean. Its high degree of globalization, a diversified business model, the consistent growth plan supported by strategic alliances with major investors and its commitment to responsible tourism are the major strengths of Meliá Hotels International, being the Spanish Hotel leader in Corporate Reputation (Merco Ranking) and one of the most attractive to work worldwide.