Singha's New Resort Concept
First integrated leisure and recreation destination set to re-ignite and stimulate Maldives’ tourism economy
Mr. Moosa Zameer, Minister of Tourism, joined Chairman of Singha Estate Public Company Limited, Mr. Chutinant Bhirombhakdi; Director, Chairman of Executive Committee, Mr. Chayanin Debhakam, D.B.A; Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Naris Cheyklin; and the company’s Chief Investment Officer, Mr. Thiti Thongbenjamas, at an official groundbreaking ceremony at the Maldives’ Emboodhoo Lagoon, set to be a multiisland integrated leisure and recreation destination resort concept, designed to significantly expand the Maldives’ appeal as a multi-faceted tourism destination.
Upon the completion, the project will provide accommodations of 1,300 rooms and create over 5,000 job opportunities. It is set to ‘redefine’ the Maldives’ as a leisure and tourist destination and is set to re-ignite and stimulate the country’s tourism economy.
The Emboodhoo Lagoon project has
partnered with world-class developers Camper and Nicholsons, renowned Ukmarina management specialists, for a luxurious international-standard 50-berth marina at the Township; Café Del Mar, an internationally-renowned beach club operator; a world-class travel retailer; Hard Rock International Hotel Group to open a ‘new DNA’ resort concept featuring Rock Star suites; and a secluded upscale lifestyle resort offers guests highlyexclusive water villas.
Singha Estate aims to create sustainable value to all stakeholders and has pledged to support the Maldives’ ecological environment, the living quality of the local community and the country’s economic growth.
As part of the overall project, Singha Estate will be establishing a Maldives cultural and Indian Ocean marine learning centre. Working closely with the local community and marine biologists, the cultural centre will promote the life and crafts of the island nation and introduce globally practiced marine conservation schemes dedicated to preserving and enhancing the bio-diversity of the Maldives’ prestigious marine ecosystem. The Township and Phase One of the project are expected to be completed by the third quarter of 2018, while the second phase is set to complete within the next five years.