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
10 March 2016: Meliá Hotels International today announced the signing of Melia Bintan, its 15th hotel in Indonesia and second on the island of Bintan, following the announcement of Gran Melia Bintan, representing its growing presence in the country.
Owned by Kurnia Land, Meliá Bintan is another milestone in Meliá Hotels International’s development and growth strategy in Indonesia and Asia.
“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.
About Meliá Hotels International
Founded in 1956 in Palma de Mallorca (Spain), Meliá Hotels International is one of the largest hotel companies worldwide and a leader in the Spanish market, with more than 350 hotels and 90,000 rooms in 40 countries and four continents under the brands: Gran Meliá Hotels & Resorts, Meliá Hotels & Resorts, ME by Meliá, Paradisus Resorts, Innside by Meliá, Sol Hotels and TRYP by Wyndham. Its product and service portfolio is complemented by Club Meliá, the only vacation club operated by a Spanish company. 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 and the US, while maintaining leadership in traditional markets such as Europe, Latin America and 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. The company leads the Spanish market in number of hotels and resorts and greatest corporate reputation (Merco Ranking), remaining among the most attractive companies to work for worldwide. For more information about Meliá Hotels International, visit www.melia.com, or follow us on Facebook and Twitter (@MeliaHotelsInt).
About Meliá Hotels & Resorts
Meliá Hotels & Resorts brand is the Group’s city and resort hotels brand that combine a mixture of stunning yet functional facilities within preferred business and leisure destinations, such as Meliá Kuala Lumpur – Malaysia, Meliá Jardim Europa - Sao Paolo, Meliá Caribe Tropical - Dominican Republic, Meliá Barcelona Sky- Spain, Meliá Vendome - Paris, Meliá Whitehouse – London, Meliá Dubai, Meliá Hanoi - Vietnam and Meliá Zanzibar - Tanzania. The brand is designed to offer the five senses a fresh and innovative experience through igniting the Spanish tradition of excellence in hospitality. All hotels pay close attention to sensory design coupled with fresh and welcoming decorations, balancing aesthetics and design functionality. Meliá hotels feature a VIP experience called “The Level” that offers a private lounge with open bar, exclusive room accommodations, special in room amenities and the finest service. www.melia-hotels.com